We love to spotlight our wonderful readers here at the ‘Mine, especially because we have some really fabulous, accomplished people in our community. For example, Caroline Sheehan, a type 1 PWD for 8 years, who recently won our giveaway of the book Your Medical Mind. Not only is Caroline a good friend of mine, but she’s an accomplished Laughter Yoga instructor (featured for that last Fall) and has run two marathons — and she’s only…Read more »
We’re very excited to announce the winners of our landmark 20,000 Voices Giveaway! Over the past seven years, we’ve hosted thousands of visitors, and your thousands of comments full of great input have made this site what it is. When we saw that we were coming up on our 20,000th comment, we decided to take the opportunity to honor YOU with some nice prizes!
- the Grand Prize is a $200 gift card to the…
We review a lot of books here at the ‘Mine, but rarely do we have the opportunity to review one that we’re actually featured in! That’s why it’s a special honor to share the news about the release of My Sweet Life, by Beverly S. Adler, PhD, CDE, a new anthology of essays written by 24 dynamic women living with diabetes. And our fearless leader, Amy Tenderich, is one of them! … along with other…Read more »
Another month has come and gone — and in the spirit of this past weekend’s Thanksgiving holiday, we are thankful to be part of such an amazing blogging community. Here’s a small sampling of noteworthy posts from bloggers we’re thankful to know:
November was of course National Diabetes Awareness Month and there was a lot of awareness-raising going on in the DOC. Gina hosted the 7th annual DBlog Day, Lee Ann organized the World Diabetes…Read more »
As veterans in the diabetes blogging community, Amy and I are often asked how people can get started or get more involved in social media. If you’re unfamiliar, it can feel like a huge undertaking, so it’s not surprising that many people are hesitant about jumping in feet first. Plus, the discussion continues about whether social media really does make a difference. This month’s Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) carnival poses the question: