Diabetes is certainly not created equal, and it’s even more varied when you take into account the various ways countries manage their health care system. Over the past few months, in our new international series, we’ve peeked into the lives of PWDs in Spain, Germany, Canada and Australia, and this month we’re taking a hop across the pond to visit Becky Thomson, a resident of the United Kingdom (which of course encompasses England, Scotland, Wales…Read more »
Ever feel like nothing you do matters? Like you just keep trudging along, working so hard, yet the burden never dissipates? Not exactly the kind of stuff you’d expect in a column called “the DiabetesMine Sunday Funnies,” but here it is…
Another OMG-true vision from our fave type 1 illustrator Haidee Merritt:
[Missed last week's Funnies? Creep this way.]
Bob Krause is a modern-day diabetes hero. He celebrated his 90th birthday on May 27, and has lived with diabetes for 85 of those years! He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just a few years after insulin was invented by Banting and Best. Today, he is a retired chemical engineer living in San Diego with his wife, with whom he celebrated 57 years of marriage last year. He is the father of two sons…Read more »
June is National Employee Wellness Month, Folks. Did you know?
It’s a campaign created a few years ago by none other than Virgin HealthMiles, a leading provider of employee health programs (go figure). And this year’s initiative is co-sponsored by the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation. Why do we smell diabetes all over that?
A lot of the focus here…
I just had my full set of lab tests again – ugh. How ’bout you all? Hate it! But trying, as always, to look on the bright side of life.
This reminded me of an image our illustrious diabetes illustrator Haidee Merritt sent over recently for the DiabetesMine Sunday Funnies. Yup, that vial is just what you think it is:
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