Quick, name the movie!
“Drink your juice, Shelby!”
“Don’t talk about me like I’m not here!”
Those two lines are likely what’s burned into any PWD’s brain who saw… you guessed it! (if you read the post title)… the movie Steel Magnolias.
It’s the film in which Julia Roberts plays Shelby, a young woman with type 1 and dealing with family stresses in the U.S. South. There’s the famous scene in the beauty parlor, where…
Quick, name the movie!
We recently took a look at some not-so-kosher ways to get your hands on cheap test strips. Today, we’re looking at how you can get the most mileage out of a limited number of these costly strips.
One if by land… and two if by… oh crap. There’s only one lantern! How on earth will Paul Revere get the memo if the British come by sea? It might be funny if people’s lives weren’t…
Our Diabetes Community is getting a bolus designed to strengthen our advocacy, education and support for people with diabetes across the United States.
Today, the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) announced the nine winners of its inaugural Seeds Grant Program, a project funding initiative that we introduced you to back in March as a means to foster brilliant ideas in the community and strengthen projects already underway to improve the lives of people with diabetes (PWDs).…
Contrary to some recent criticisms, we don’t believe the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) is a closed club. Actually, it’s a very open and welcoming place where anyone struggling with diabetes can find support and information. We each might be looking for something different online, and we each have unique experiences. With that in mind, the monthly Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is reflecting on a chat from June 13th called Winging It and…Read more »
Our friend and fellow D-blogger Beatriz Dominguez lives near Chicago, where she works as Assistant to the Chair of Medical Laboratory Technology at Oakton Community College. But that’s just her day job. Beatriz grew up in Colombia and witnessed the effects of type 2 diabetes on her father. Beatriz was passionate about diabetes long before she was even diagnosed. Since her diagnosis, Beatriz has become a well-known type 2 blogger, attended the Roche Social Media…Read more »