In a new angle on a diabetes book (or is it?) longtime type 1 PWD and registered nurse Rita Girouard Mertig has published a new guide-to-living-with-D book called, “What Nurses Know… Diabetes: the Answers You Need from the People You Trust.” Somehow the publisher found me and sent me a review copy – surprising in this case because this author seems to be oblivious to the patient/online community. But I’ll get to that in a…Read more »
I know many of you are not keen on being overloaded with a bunch of “Health 2.0″ news. You just want to hear about things that effect your day-to-day existence with diabetes. Gotcha. Nevertheless, it’s useful to know what’s happening in the “health revolution” outside our D-community. You might be surprised.
I spent a significant amount of time on the topic this week, at the Health 2.0 Conference here in SF. (Here’s a nice new…
A collection of miscellaneous D-news items today. Not to be missed:
♦ If you haven’t already heard about the diabetes community’s push to get Google.com to feature a special Diabetes Doodle on World Diabetes Day (Nov. 14), please read about it right now. The idea is that Google displays special doodles for all sorts of holidays, like Halloween and Christmas. So why shouldn’t they use their incredible worldwide visibility to call attention to this killer…Read more »