How many of you just hate lugging around tons of diabetes junk, only to find yourself rifling through the black hole of your bag, looking for your glucose meter or spare insulin pen? Jen Dorn, a 34-year-old type 1 diabetic for the last 20 years, sympathizes. After lugging around her own medical-looking pack for years, she finally decided to pursue her dream to create a line of stylish but functional handbags and messenger bags for…Read more »
Hola, DOC Friends. Happy Leap Year Day! The month of February is always short but sweet, no?
Please enjoy our monthly carnival of some of the best reading around the diabetes blogosphere:
No matter how many times you do something, sometimes it just doesn’t get any easier. Colleen Skinner is having some trouble inserting her Dexcom sensors. Are you a pro? Let her know!
What exactly do “lifestyle changes” mean? Type 2 author and blogger…
We’re traveling around the world again for our ongoing series about Global Diabetes — what’s it like to live with this illness in parts unknown? Today we are joined by Senthil Nathan, blogging about diabetes from Chennai, India, a country of more than a billion people. He reminds us that India is a land of diversity, so whatever he shares here “has to be taken as a microview of a land in which people speak…Read more »
Happy President’s Day! This seemed like a great time to introduce you to someone doing some serious advocacy work on our behalf on Capitol Hill — the American Diabetes Association’s newest National Youth Advocate, 17-year-old Logan Nicole Gregory.
Logan lives with her parents and two sisters in Lexington, Kentucky, where she has been a diabetes advocate since she was in first grade (!). Logan has been a Walk Ambassador for several years, and has spoken…
Kathleen Weaver might be considered the godmother of diabetes bloggers. After all, she started blogging about her experiences back in the dawn of time (about 2003), when the word “blog” brought nothing to mind but a spill of some sort for most folks. For her day job, Kathleen’s an accomplished high school computer science teacher in Dallas, TX. We’re delighted to host Kathleen today, as she provides a little window into her “other” life as…Read more »