I wanted to take a few minutes today to introduce myself as the new assistant editor here at the ‘Mine. While I am not new to the diabetes community, some of you might not be as familiar with me as others and I wanted to make sure that we could all get to know each other.
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes nearly 17 years ago, on January 27, 1994 (funny how…
Like my buddy Scotty J of Scott’s Diabetes Journal, I’ve got some big changes for 2011 to share with you all, which I’m very excited about too. I am pleased to announce that DiabetesMine.com has joined the Alliance Health Networks family of social media websites serving our growing community of people living with a wide variety of chronic conditions.
Say what? Yes, you heard correctly: we’re teaming up with Alliance Health to help bring you…
We’ve all heard them at one time or another — those insensitive comments that just make you cringe. But what do you say back? We might wish we could share the snarky comeback on the tip of our tongues, but that isn’t always a good idea, especially if this is someone you’ll have to see again (a family member, friend, etc.). A few weeks ago, D-mom blogger Joanne was inspired by a “D-wit” post from…Read more »
With the fiscal year ending on Friday, it’s time to make any last minute tax-deductible donations. Fortunately, the diabetes community is not short on non-profit organizations dedicated to educating, assisting, and eventually curing people with diabetes. The most visible organizations are, of course, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Diabetes Association. But there are many others worthy of your philanthropic consideration. Here’s a list of a few great D-causes where you might possibly…Read more »
I don’t need to remind you that it’s that time of year when diabetes management can slide from stress, travel, and holiday cookies, etc. Which is why I do think a reminder is in order about the awesome eBook we all created as D-community effort last year: Nuggets of Wisdom from the Diabetes Community.
The book was compiled from entries submitted to the DiabetesMine Holiday Survival Sweepstakes, in which hundreds of community members submitted their…