This year is the Seventh Annual D-Blog Day, started by the wonderful Gina Capone, founder of Diabetes Talkfest and moderator on JDRF’s Juvenation community site. D-Blog Day is essentially one day a year in which everyone in the DOC is encouraged to write about their experiences blogging about diabetes — as a way to increase the chatter even more, and also to include bloggers who may not necessarily identify themselves as D-bloggers but who are…Read more »
I’ve become accustomed to seeing the Pink Ribbon on soda cans and packages of cookies in the supermarket, but was a little stunned when I stopped by ULTA last week to pick up a jar of my favorite face cream, and discovered it packaged in a special breast-cancer-pink advocacy box! In fact, the whole store was having a Pink Ribbon promo. Wow! This is the type of consumer-grabbing campaign I’d like to see for diabetes…Read more »
Welcome to November, National Diabetes Awareness Month. Here’s a question for you this month: why doesn’t diabetes have a single, recognizable symbol like the ubiquitous pink ribbon for breast cancer?
The answer is, it could and should, if we patients make it happen!
It’s definitely time for change. Introducing our…
Join the Circle Campaign!
The IDF (International Diabetes Federation) unveiled the Blue Circle for diabetes back in 2006, “to signify unity of the global…
Today might be the spookiest day of the year, but have no fear, our favorite D-picks of the past month are here. Hey, that rhymed! Our friends in the DOC certainly make living with diabetes a little less scary, huh?
We’re still riding the wave of excitement following the epic Simonpalooza DOC meet-ups! Chris Snider chats with the man himself on this episode of the hit podcast, Just Talking.
Kim Vlasnik writes a great post…
The topic for this month’s Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival kind of made me do a double-take. Under the auspices of “what you should know about people living with diabetes,” the specific prompt question is:
What types of decisions and frequency of diabetes-related decisions do you make in any given day?
Uh… to quote a recent source here at the ‘Mine: what the frappuccino?
To me, living with diabetes is all about…