As you’ve probably read by now, Roche Diabetes was brave enough to host a ‘Social Media Summit‘ for the second year in a row last week, inviting a group of diabetes bloggers and online advocates to commune and interact. Yes, this was an all-expenses-paid trip to Orlando, FL, for those who attended, but by no means a marketing spiel. In fact, I was delighted that representatives from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American…Read more »
Thirty-seven diabetes bloggers and online advocates convened here in Florida Tuesday, hosted by Roche Diabetes, for the second annual Social Media Summit — a rare in-person gathering where we can exchange ideas over advocacy efforts and discuss how we’d like to “change the world,” or at least diabetes care in the United States.
This year, representatives from both the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) were invited to have…Read more »
Cheryl Alkon, journalist and D-blogger at Managing the Sweetness Within (pictured right) has written the book that many a would-be-mom with diabetes has been waiting for: an ‘insider’s guide’ to having a baby with this illness. Titled Balancing Pregnancy with Pre-existing Diabetes, it covers the whole pregnancy experience, from the months before you begin trying for a baby, through conception, all three trimesters, labor and postpartum.
Having already had my three wonderful babies before my…
Everyone lives with — and copes with — diabetes in their own unique way. But some of us are more unique than others? No, that’s not the point. Today, a perspective from yet another kindred spirit, Hannah McDonald, a self-proclaimed nerd who lives in Pennsylvania and has been blogging about the Big D since 2008:
A Guest Post by Hannah McDonald, of Dorkabetic
Hello, DiabetesMine Readers.
You may have found my blog before, or you…
My friend and periodic contributor Allison Blass is tired of blogging about diabetes. She announced this last week, and she worries about keeping her readers’ interest as her blog “will start to look like a blog about Allison, who happens to have diabetes, rather than a blog about diabetes, which happens to be written by Allison.” The reason I am posting about this is that Allison got me thinking (again) about the balance between focusing…Read more »