It’s always exciting to see a member of the D-OC accomplish a goal, so we’re thrilled to announce the release of Ginger Vieira’s self-published book, Your Diabetes Science Experiment. Ginger has lived with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease since 1999, but she’s most recognized for being a powerlifter (she’s set 15 records in drug-tested powerlifting) and owner of a life coaching business called Living in Progress. Ginger is powerfully committed to motivating and encouraging…Read more »
While blogs are hugely popular for sharing our day-to-day trials of living with diabetes, there’s also been a new crop of self-published books about the Big D making their way online in virtual stores, including Amazon. A recent title is Tales in the Insulin Vial, by Steve Beriault, a 58-year-old type 1 living in Canada.
Steve’s book is more of a collection of stories than a straightforward memoir. Some of those stories capture a true…
Wil Dubois (aka Lee) is a fabulous resource. He’s a D-blogger, diabetes educator himself, and author of a bunch of very cool and down-to-earth informative books about living with diabetes. However, his experience with his publisher was the same as ours: Not enough marketing! Not enough help getting these useful books into patients’ hands! So Wil has decided to go rogue, by offering his Taming the Tiger book, a tiny pocket first-year survival guide for…Read more »
Diabetes Awareness Month comes to a close for another year today. I think we can all be proud that we did our very best to be heard. There were hundreds and thousands of blog posts, grassroots education campaigns, and local meet-ups.
We lit up the world!
We gave “Blue Fridays” a new meaning!
The Big Blue Test campaign was a huge-mongous success! (Congrats and we love you, Manny!)
On top of that, research progressed, as…
Another blog contest? Seriously? Why yeeeeesss — and this one introduces a brand new D-learning program coming this January from legendary CDE (certified diabetes educator) Gary Scheiner called Type-1 University!
Essentially Gary, who is also author of the seminal book, “Think Like a Pancreas” (and currently my very own CDE – yay!) has been looking for ways to reach larger groups of patients with his excellent coaching services for insulin users. Type-1 University will be…