It’s no big secret that there’s plenty to feel down about when it comes to living with diabetes, unfortunately. But airing and sharing your concerns can be empowering, rather than facing it all alone. So today at our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D’Mine, veteran type 1 and diabetes educator Wil Dubois addresses one quandary in particular: what might go into making us have to wait seemingly foooorreeeeeever for low blood sugars to rebound back…Read more »
This past summer, I made the bold decision to leave my full-time (and awesome!) job as Assistant Editor here at the ‘Mine to pursue a lifelong dream of becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator.
That meant going back to school to get some kind of medical degree (I chose nursing), working in that field for two years, then finding a diabetes educator job and accumulating 1,000 hours of with patients before finally passing an exam with…
A huge thank you and congratulations to all who participated in our 2011 open innovation contest! Yet again we feel this effort is an example of “crowdsourcing” at its best — culling the brightest concepts from across the community to help improve life with diabetes.
Jeffrey Brewer, President and CEO of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), recently stated:
“This contest has created a great deal of buzz within the diabetes industry, really helping to…
The country is getting pelted with rainstorms, no doubt. Our T1 illustrator extraordinaire Haidee Merritt has fared at least 10 straight days of rain in the Northeast, and is following all the storms and flooding along the Mississippi.
Apparently all she could think about was the importance of being prepared:
Right. Who needs a bunch of smelly animals when it’s sugar that can save your life?
[Missed last week's Funnies? Paddle over here]…Read more »
Step right up, please, to our new diabetes advice column, Ask D’Mine.
Send us your diabetes questions! No matter how simple, strange, or possibly silly they might seem to you. There’s no such thing as a dumb D-question, they way we see it.
“Need help navigating life with diabetes? Email us at AskDMine@diabetesmine.com” (or you can send us your queries via Twitter)
By now you’ve gotten to know him, and we hope you love him…Read more »