Dr. Anne Peters is one of our favorite endocrinologists in the limelight. She’s director of the Diabetes Program at the University of Southern California (USC), head of the nation’s largest outreach program for community-based diabetes prevention and treatment in Los Angeles, and author of the best-selling book Conquering Diabetes. She does a series of regular videos on diabetes for Medscape and other sites, and we’ve interviewed her and featured her here several times in the…Read more »
We’ve reached the end of another month, and for September the monthly Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) Blog Carnival asks what we people with diabetes would like our doctors and medical professionals to know about social media. Great question! Especially in light of the panel discussion on this very topic I’ll be participating in, along with several other online advocates, at the upcoming Joslin Diabetes + Innovation conference.
Of course, we’ve written about this many…Read more »
Ah, the summer string of diabetes conferences is upon us! Along with a handful of other D-advocates from the online world, Mike and I are both heading to Chicago for the American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions, so be sure to watch our Twitter feed and Facebook page for updates. The hashtag for the ADA conference this year is #2013ada.
In addition, The Endocrine Society’s annual meeting took place about a week ago in San…
More than 1,400 physicians gathered in Phoenix, AZ, last week for the 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). Our correspondent Wil Dubois was embedded with the “troops” covering the week-long convention, and files this report on the highlights that jumped out at him.
(In a separate article coming soon, he’ll also report on AACE’s just-announced new treatment “algorithm,” their official alternative to the American Diabetes Association’s diabetes…
It’s D-Blog Week 2013! In its fourth year, this is a great “coming together” of the diabetes blogging community around selected topics of note to our community. The effort was spearheaded by Karen Graffeo of the blog Bitter-Sweet. You can learn more about this effort, and sign up yourself if interested, here.
There’s a list of set topics to tackle each day this week, and for Opening Day today, we bring you: