Most of the time when a new book from an endocrinologist is published, it’s in a very prescriptive tone, as in “This is what you should do to achieve optimal disease management.” Very rarely are they written with the intention of showing the emotional challenges of life with diabetes from the patient’s perspective. That’s why the premise of the book, A Life of Control, was so interesting. Released last fall, the book is edited by…Read more »
Two years ago, Roche was the first to take the plunge, inviting a bunch of diabetes bloggers to visit their headquarters for a day of frank conversations and an “inside look” at how they make the products that keep us ticking. And they hosted us again last year at the CWD Conference.
On Friday, about 25 of us online advocates from the diabetes community were invited to Los Angeles for a day of similar interaction…
This month, we bring you more of our favorite posts from around the Diabetes Online Community. Luckily, there’s never a shortage of fun stuff to read.
Oh, and don’t forget to send us your favorites to be sure we’re ropin’ in all the best stuff each month!
Kim Vlasnik illustrates that there are some inadvertent advantages to life with diabetes in a creative and humorous way.
Candy Hearts blogger Wendy and her daughter are having…
In a new angle on a diabetes book (or is it?) longtime type 1 PWD and registered nurse Rita Girouard Mertig has published a new guide-to-living-with-D book called, “What Nurses Know… Diabetes: the Answers You Need from the People You Trust.” Somehow the publisher found me and sent me a review copy – surprising in this case because this author seems to be oblivious to the patient/online community. But I’ll get to that in a…Read more »
Very exciting news: Two new regular contributors will be joining us soon here at the ‘Mine! We’re introducing something I’m cheekily calling “The Weekend Edition” with some very special kind of can’t-find-it anywhere-else content:
On Saturdays, look for our brand new advice column called Ask D’Mine. This series will be hosted by my good friend, veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois — with occasional input from Allison and myself.