During March, for National Nutrition Month, I posted a review of gluten-free protein bars, which caught the attention of fellow writer and D-advocate Jessica Apple, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the diabetes magazine ASweetLife. She felt all the nutrition bars were packed with “way too much carb” and was surprised by my emphasis on their fat content. Why? Because many people associate fat in food with weight gain. But this is a fallacy, she says, especially…Read more »
A friend in the health business recommended this book. (Thank you, Matthew!) I googled it, and found it was written back in 1985 and fits this description:
“A young Englishwoman grapples with a singularly unstable type of diabetes.”
Based on those few facts, and mainly on the title, I was expecting a helping of sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll with my diabetes reading for a change. Turns out Metal Jam is named after the…
Continuing with our food theme for National Nutrition Month, here’s another eye-opener for you…
By D’Mine Columnist / Correspondent Wil Dubois
If it’s organic it must be more nutritious, right?
Probably not. And even if it is, what you have in your shopping cart isn’t as organic as you think it is.
Well, even if it’s not nutritious, it’s still worth paying more money to avoid chemicals, right?
Ummm… probably not. More on that in…
It’s not often you get to meet someone who actually worked directly with Dr. Elliott Joslin, “the father of diabetes care,” back in the day. But lucky for us, fellow D-blogger and journalist Mike Hoskins lives in Indiana, very near the Eli Lilly HQ and a gentleman who’s made an incredible impact on treating diabetes over the past 74 years. Don’t miss his (somewhat lengthy) historical perspective today:
Special to the ‘Mine by Michael Hoskins…Read more »
Sometimes bad things happen to good people. Lucky for us, fellow D-blogger and journalist Mike Hoskins is on the case.
Special to the ‘Mine by Michael Hoskins
As if we PWDs (people with diabetes) didn’t have enough to keep our minds busy with daily blood sugar tests, health insurance coverage headaches and finding the time to read all the D-blogs and #dsma tweets, apparently now also have think about something else in our homes…