With so many new social networks cropping up seemingly every week, it takes a bit of ingenuity to come up with something unique. The latest to join the club of online diabetes support networks is Phrendo, an invitation-only online social network from the folks at the diabetic athletes’ organization Insulindependence. Launched in March 2009, Phrendo’s charter is to pull together all sorts of people with diabetes who like to work out hard — many of whom…Read more »
As of yesterday, my family and I are back in the US of A — and in the process of moving into a local Best Western Hotel, which will be our home for the next four months or so while our regular home undergoes surgery. I feel very fortunate that we’re able to make the upgrades, but it’s still going to be a “bumpy” four months here, with the five of us plus our calico…Read more »
Today’s guest post is penned by William “Lee” Dubois, a Type 1 diabetic, diabetes educator, and fellow D-blogger at LifeAfterDx.
Wil has been called the “Godfather of Continuous Glucose Monitoring” because he was the 30th person in the whole United States to get “hooked up” to a CGM system when they became available five years ago; as far as anyone knows, he’s now the ultimate veteran, having continuously used a CGM longer than anyone else…Read more »
Lee Ann Thill is a beloved diabetes blogger at The Butter Compartment. I remember when she appeared on the scene a few years ago, and told us what she did for a living. All I could think at the time was, “what the heck?” Sounds like I am not alone. A big hug goes out to Lee Ann for breaking new ground — and of course for sharing her thoughts with us today at the…Read more »
As many of you know, I am in Europe this month. My family and I travel to Germany every summer, with a varying number of side trips to other regions and countries. Diabetes always puts up a fuss in some form or another — like when I woke up last week with a scary low (39) in a dark, unfamiliar house in Holland. Story for another day. But on this note, I am pleased to…Read more »