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.
My buddy Manny Hernandez and his team at the non-profit Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) — publishers of the social media health networks Tudiabetes.org and EsTuDiabetes.org — have scored again! In a very big way!
They’ve just announced being awarded a $150,000 grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, the same organization that is funding a new national registry for type 1 diabetes.
From the press release:
The Helmsley Charitable Trust is…
We continue with our new series on life around the globe with diabetes! Our first feature was an English PWD living in Spain. Today, we introduce you to Anke, a kindred spirit from Germany who has some pretty unexpected revelations about diabetes in her country.
A Guest Post by Anke Troeder
I’m a college lecturer for public speaking and presentation skills at a small college in northern Germany. I was diagnosed in 2005 at the…
Thanks to Cherise Shockley and the team at the DSMA (Diabetes Social Media Advocacy – #dsma) website, there is a new Blog Carnival making the rounds in the DOC (Diabetes Online Community). How’s that for a mouthful of acronyms? In case you’re not familiar with any of this, a Blog Carnival is a monthly feature in which bloggers respond to a prompt on their respective sites, and the following month all the responses are collected…Read more »