Jennifer Dyer, MD, is an endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. In addition to all her hard work as a doctor, she also is passionate about consumer health communications and health media to improve health literacy. She also happens to be one of the few endos you can find using social media on a regular basis; you can follow her on Twitter…Read more »
Since I got Type 1 diabetes at the ripe old age of 30+, I never had the experience of “leaving the nest” with the Big D. So I recently asked fellow blogger and advocate Allison Blass what that was like: Did your parents fall apart? Were you scared to death, or more elated? What she came back with was actually more of a practical nature: the top tips she wished she’d known at the time.…Read more »
As people with diabetes or parents of children with diabetes, we all know how difficult it is to manage the never-ending balance of food, insulin, exercise and myriad of other endlessly circumvolving variables. Now imagine having to handle all of that turmoil for FOUR children.
Meet Ellen and Dave Gould, parents of EIGHT children ages 17 to 2 years old — four of whom are living with type 1 diabetes. This week, Ellen, a stay-at-home…
My recent post about Carb Intake for Type 1 Diabetics was pretty critical of new research and of the ADA’s recommendations. Today, please enjoy a counterpoint view:
A Guest Post by Hope Warshaw, nutrition expert and CDE
As a dietitian and diabetes educator for more years than I like to count, (however, not a person with diabetes), I wanted to provide more context for you to evaluate the research featured in “How Many Carbs…
The winning design concept in our “Most Creative” category this year was an interactive toy called Jerry the Bear with Diabetes:
So who is “Design for America” and how did they come up with the concept of an interactive toy, and accompanying web community (something like Webkinz for diabetic kids)?
Turns out that Design for America is a new interdisciplinary student group at Northwestern University that focuses on “projects with a social impact.” …