How many of you just hate lugging around tons of diabetes junk, only to find yourself rifling through the black hole of your bag, looking for your glucose meter or spare insulin pen? Jen Dorn, a 34-year-old type 1 diabetic for the last 20 years, sympathizes. After lugging around her own medical-looking pack for years, she finally decided to pursue her dream to create a line of stylish but functional handbags and messenger bags for…Read more »
I have to provide a brief disclosure before writing this book review: I am a huge fan of Gary Scheiner, especially after he managed to help me keep an A1c of 7.0% throughout my junior and senior years of college.
Yep, that’s right. Gary Scheiner was my CDE for several years in college, and he’s still a trusted adviser in all things D. Gary is also a prolific writer, having published two books on diabetes…
We review a lot of books here at the ‘Mine, but rarely do we have the opportunity to review one that we’re actually featured in! That’s why it’s a special honor to share the news about the release of My Sweet Life, by Beverly S. Adler, PhD, CDE, a new anthology of essays written by 24 dynamic women living with diabetes. And our fearless leader, Amy Tenderich, is one of them! … along with other…Read more »
Diabetes education + fun probably sounds like an oxymoron, right? Well, not if you’re Wil Dubois, DiabetesMine’s resident weekly Ask D’Mine columnist. As if the guy doesn’t have enough to do, what with working as the Diabetes Coordinator at the buzzing Pecos Valley Medical Center in New Mexico and a freelance writer for Diabetic Living, dLife and the ‘Mine, Wil has recently released his edu-fun-tastic fourth book, Diabetes Warriors: Be your own knight in shining…Read more »
Oftentimes the Diabetes Online Community does feel like a real, organic community — filled with all sorts of wonderful people who share your interests, and are just waiting to become closer friends with you. But it’s hardly a club that any of us elected to join. In fact, it’s scary as all get-out when you’re first diagnosed, with doctors and nurses telling you about all the horrible things you’re going to have to do (take…Read more »