Contrary to some recent criticisms, we don’t believe the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) is a closed club. Actually, it’s a very open and welcoming place where anyone struggling with diabetes can find support and information. We each might be looking for something different online, and we each have unique experiences. With that in mind, the monthly Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is reflecting on a chat from June 13th called Winging It and…Read more »
I think we’d all be gold medalists in this game!
Thanks to talented contributor Terry Keelan, an active member of the Insulindependence athletics group, for this inspirational vision that goes along with our post D-Olympics post earlier this month!
With only a few minutes left of a company’s internal quarterly conference, word began to circulate by email and whispers that the FDA had cleared a new blood meter-insulin pump device for sale in the United States.
An email bounced between the regulatory arm of Roche Diagnostics’ diabetes division to one of the company’s corporate communications chiefs, setting a chain of events in motion just about 12pm on Wednesday, July 18.
That was about five…Read more »
This is our first in a series of interviews with the 10 winners of the 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, who were announced back in June. If you’re at all interested in how diabetes technology might best address the real-world issues we PWDs (people with diabetes) face, then you should really hear what Shara Bialo has to say! This 28-year-old from Rhode Island has been living with type 1 since age 9, and as a…Read more »
We have our definition of what counts as “weird” in the D-world, no?
Thanks again to social media guru, funny man, and illustrator Mike Lawson, who’s all over the DOC these days!