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 »
Some of you may know that I’ve been working closely with fellow advocate and blogger Allison Blass these days. We have a ton in common, and I love her perspective on life with the Big D. Today, you can join me in cheering for her new relationship! She also wanted to share how difficult it can be starting out with someone wholly unfamiliar with her illness…
A Guest Post by Allison Blass
Growing up with…
Greetings, Holiday Merrymakers. Today I have the pleasure of announcing our three GRAND PRIZE WINNERS of the DiabetesMine™ Holiday Survival Sweepstakes.
But first, we’d like thank you one and all for participating! We judges are now compiling some of our favorite tips to showcase in an eBook of “survival nuggets” for the diabetes community. If you’d like to help illustrate this book, you can submit your relevant D-photos at the new Flickr group HERE.
A very Happy Holiday to one and all!
After my recent rant on the downside of gift exchanges, I wanted to publicly announce my gratitude to Jill West, my Diabetes OC “Secret Santa” this year, who went all-out to make it special:
She blew me away with a full collection of “romantic evening” items, including crystal candlesticks, a set of glasses, a wine opener and purty sequined wine-bottle cover, and 2 romantic music CDs;…Read more »
Following on my review of the year in diabetes, I’ve been reflecting on what marked 2008 here at DiabetesMine.com. I realized that 2008 was quite an eventful year over here, both for me personally and news-wise. Here’s a list of some key milestones here at the Mine:
January – I was featured in Newsweek! And we learned that diabetes costs America more than the conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan and the global war on terrorism combined.…Read more »