I was definitely a little awed (OK, and maybe a little jealous) when I discovered that fellow diabetes writer Riva Greenberg had been selected to write about diabetes for the influential national news & commentary blog, the Huffington Post. But then it occurred to me what a boon this is for all of us D-bloggers and patient advocates in general, to have that kind of “mainstream visibility.” So I asked Riva what it’s been like…Read more »
Once again, I’m launching a series of Guest Posts here at the ‘Mine for your summer reading enjoyment (and also because I’m going on vacation, K?)
If all goes well, this year’s Guest Posts should appear intermittently with a few features and news items that I hope to cover from abroad. We’re spending *a whole month* in Germany this year, so I’m packing an entire roll-on carry case full of pods, test strips, and insulin…
Who says it’s all just idle chatter? We PWDs (people with diabetes) are finding new and different ways to use Social Media to impact our lives every day.
The latest campaign is a community-wide diabetes-friendly recipe exchange called D-Feast Friday, masterminded by D-bloggers Lorraine (Mom of Caleb), Elizabeth Arnold, Kelly Kunik, “Bittersweet” Karen and a few others. Not long ago, they started tweeting pictures of what they were making for dinner, then in response to…
OK, I too am suffering from Diabetes Blog Week withdrawal. I find myself still trolling Twitter trying to discover more great posts that I missed. In particular, it seems last Saturday’s planned “wild card” topic — brag about your triumph or commiserate about your D-blooper — got changed at the last minute to a collection of diabetes snapshots. Which I loved. Too bad for me though, because I had a really good blooper to share.…Read more »
Karen over at Bitter-Sweet blog has proclaimed this “Diabetes Blog Week.” For those who haven’t run into it yet, the idea is that the hundreds of us now blogging about diabetes participate in sort of an online rally. With seven pre-defined topics to post about, we all “get a variety of unique insights on a single topic each day.”
Looks like nearly 100 of us are participating so far, and if you have a diabetes…Read more »