I wanted to take a few minutes today to introduce myself as the new assistant editor here at the ‘Mine. While I am not new to the diabetes community, some of you might not be as familiar with me as others and I wanted to make sure that we could all get to know each other.
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes nearly 17 years ago, on January 27, 1994 (funny how…
Like my buddy Scotty J of Scott’s Diabetes Journal, I’ve got some big changes for 2011 to share with you all, which I’m very excited about too. I am pleased to announce that DiabetesMine.com has joined the Alliance Health Networks family of social media websites serving our growing community of people living with a wide variety of chronic conditions.
Say what? Yes, you heard correctly: we’re teaming up with Alliance Health to help bring you…
I don’t need to remind you that it’s that time of year when diabetes management can slide from stress, travel, and holiday cookies, etc. Which is why I do think a reminder is in order about the awesome eBook we all created as D-community effort last year: Nuggets of Wisdom from the Diabetes Community.
The book was compiled from entries submitted to the DiabetesMine Holiday Survival Sweepstakes, in which hundreds of community members submitted their…
Wil Dubois (aka Lee) is a fabulous resource. He’s a D-blogger, diabetes educator himself, and author of a bunch of very cool and down-to-earth informative books about living with diabetes. However, his experience with his publisher was the same as ours: Not enough marketing! Not enough help getting these useful books into patients’ hands! So Wil has decided to go rogue, by offering his Taming the Tiger book, a tiny pocket first-year survival guide for…Read more »
You wouldn’t believe the weird queries that bring people to diabetes websites. Or maybe you would. If you write a blog yourself, and have ever checked the search terms, I’m sure you’ve had a chuckle. Among my favorite recent search terms for landing here at the ‘Mine are:
“fun facts about the immune system”
“he didn’t have medical id”
For your National Diabetes Month reading pleasure, I thought it might be fun…Read more »