Last Wednesday, diabetes researchers and advocates from around the country convened in Washington, DC, for an FDA hearing on the Artificial Pancreas with the aim of making this pipe dream a reality. The point of the hearing was to allow JDRF and other stakeholders — researchers, industry reps, and patients — a chance to provide input on the Artificial Pancreas Project, in particular “recommendations to ensure the safe and effective testing of artificial pancreas technology…Read more »
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 »
Today, Nov. 9, is annual Diabetes Blog Day, thanks to community member Gina Capone, who founded this effort six years ago. It’s a day for us D-Bloggers to rally, and try to combine our collective voices to rustle up some attention from the outside world. A perfect effort for National Diabetes Awareness Month, of course!
This year’s topic is: 6 things you want people to know about diabetes.
When Gina says “people,” I’m taking that…
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…
Since living with diabetes is all about struggling to eat like a normal human being, I bring to you what I am calling my BOB/BOW post in honor of Diabetes Awareness Month: In my quest to be a better snacker, and a less guilt-ridden PWD, I have queried the diabetes community about their “Best of the Best / Best of the Worst” snack choices. Essentially, using Twitter and the DBMine Facebook page, I asked you…Read more »