I’ve interviewed athletes, musicians, artists, and even acrobats with type 1 diabetes. But Nat Strand “takes the cake,” if you’ll excuse the expression. She’s a 31-year-old anesthesiologist who, along with fellow doctor and friend Kat Chang, won the 2010 reality TV Amazing Race competition, which challenges two-person teams to race across the globe in a frenzied international scavenger hunt with just one backpack each and very little money. Contestants travel by bus, hot air balloon…Read more »
There has been some crazy winter weather going on the last few weeks, what with a massive snow storm on the East Coast spanning from Boston to Atlanta and even some frigid, icy weather in Southern California. Hopefully everyone is staying safe and warm!
Harsh weather isn’t exactly common here in CA, but for PWDs anywhere, the weather can cause major issues if a storm blocks the roadways or knocks out power, or if a…
Are you ready, PWDs? I hope you have your calendar marked for this Sunday, Nov. 14: World Diabetes Day 2010.
What to do to help the cause? There are plenty of campaigns to get behind this month, but here are my Top 4 suggestions:
* Find out what’s happening in your city/ state / town and be part of it this Sunday!
To do this, you can:
Browse the International Diabetes Federation’s calendar of 300+…Read more »
Kerri’s list of diabetes moving fun got me thinking: I haven’t updated you all on the renovation scene and hotel life yet. So here’s my take.
You know you’re diabetic and moving out for a home remodel when:
Clearing out your bedroom for construction makes you realize you own more boxes full of medical wipes, test strip vials, expired prescription meds, insulin pump supplies, and various diabetic carry cases than anything else (with the exception…Read more »
So much diabetes news, so little attention to the individuals “in the trenches”…
It seems we’re bombarded with headlines, often about developments from the major pharmaceutical and device companies that do play a key role in how we live and manage our diabetes. But what about the folks that don’t have a billion-dollar budget? The passionate people out there working to make an impact on life with diabetes from the “bottom up”?
In this new…