Mollie and Jackie Singer are 19-almost-20-year-old twins from Las Vegas, Nevada, who have spent the better part of their lives advocating on behalf of people with diabetes. Mollie was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 4 and she and her sister Jackie, along with their mom, Jackie, and their aunt Mollie (who are also twins — so yes, two sets of twins, both Mollie and Jackie!) — recently launched a new social network called…Read more »
All the most useful and intriguing things I learned about diabetes seem to come from other patients. No contest. Every time I correspond with folks in the community and read other PWDs blogs (as much as time permits), I am blown away by the stuff I hear about. I was fortunate enough to actually see Manny Hernandez and Anne Findlay live and in person in San Francisco last week. Here are three cool things they…Read more »
It’s finally here — the compilation of all the wonderful nuggets of wisdom from YOU, the diabetes community, that you shared with us here during the recent Holiday Survival Sweepstakes event.
In case you missed that whole to-do, we asked PWDs across the community to share some of their best tips about surviving the holiday season with diabetes: on exercise, stress, managing the “diabetes police,” travel, and of course, food.
Rather than lose all the…
As mentioned on Friday, Internet legend Craig Newmark was the featured speaker at last week’s Consumer Reports Health Blogging Summit in Yonkers, NY. Having lived and worked in the web-tech capital of the world for so many years, I couldn’t help being a little awed to meet “Mr. Craiglist” himself in person. And he didn’t disappoint.
Craig is the quintessential nerd, and he revels in it. He must have said the word “nerd” at least…
I’m in New York at the moment (hi Mom!). Yesterday I took part in a very interesting gig put together by the Consumer Reports Health organization, the folks who bring you practical ratings on everything from running shoes to “best buy drugs.” It was a small gathering of health bloggers, online experts and journalists organized expressly to “encourage an interactive discussion bout consumer-driven healthcare and how health bloggers have transformed health communication.” Hmmm, I suppose…Read more »