Hey there, D-Peeps!
February may be a shorter month, but that doesn’t mean our Diabetes Online Community is short of amazing content. With love in the air as usual this Valentine’s month, we wanted to follow that theme by showing our love for fellow D-Bloggers who’ve bared their hearts and souls once again in a month of outstanding posts!
Here are 13 “must-reads” that caught our eye this month:
Our D-Community came together again…
Hey there, D-Peeps!
Is there something in the water? Seriously… it’s like there’s a contagion out there at the moment spreading misinformation about diabetes.
Sadly, movies and media missing the point is nothing new for the Diabetes Community. It happens all too often.
But some recent high-profile examples demonstrate the continuing battle we face combatting myths and misconceptions around our disease.
First, there’s a new NBC show ironically titled Do No Harm (a referrence to the Hippocratic oath…
Buying a dozen roses is a traditional way many people say “I love you” for Valentine’s Day. But what if that token of affection also meant saving the life of a child with diabetes?
For the first time this year, it does! All you have to do is be a part of a new grassroots effort called Spare a Rose, Save a Child.
A small group of our friends in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC)…
As a book lover who happens to be a person with diabetes, I am pretty much the kind of guy who can’t resist checking out any and every book about this illness.
So I was especially excited when we heard that the fabulous Riva Greenberg was publishing her third book, and I’d have a chance to review it here at the ‘Mine!
For those who don’t know Riva, she’s lived with type 1 for 40…
Every Holiday Season we like to remind you about an awesome eBook that the DOC created collectively a few years back: Nuggets of Wisdom from the Diabetes Community.
The book was compiled from entries submitted to the first-ever DiabetesMine Holiday Survival Sweepstakes, in which hundreds of community members submitted their best advice for handling an assortment of holiday-related challenges, like holiday parties, exercising during the winter, travel, and avoiding too much food.
(As you may…