The topic for this month’s Diabetes Social Media Advocacy blog carnival gives us a chance to tell our insurance companies what we’d like them to pay for, in an ideal world of diabetes coverage. As we all know, diabetes sure can be expensive. Insurance can help take away some of the financial burden, but sometimes the things we want, or more importantly need, are just not covered by insurance. This month’s DSMA carnival is a…Read more »
A new calendar year is nearly upon us — always a good time to “get your house in order” in various ways. Today, D-author and fellow mother of three Amy Stockwell Mercer joins us to report on her recent adventures in getting her family’s medical bill situation cleaned up, with a little help from some new tools.
Special to the ‘Mine by Amy Mercer
My son Reid is 2 ½ and we are still…Read more »
Got diabetes and need some help? You’ve come to the right place.
Every week, we take reader questions and do our very best to be informative and helpful (and make you smile a little) here at our diabetes advice column, Ask D’Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.
Send us your queries related to life with diabetes — nothing is off-limits here! (except of course specific medical instructions for…
Lack of access to diabetes supplies and education is a serious issue that we often talk about in regards to developing countries. But the fact of the matter is that it’s also a huge problem here in the U.S. This month’s DSMA (Diabetes Social Media) carnival topic aims to tackle the issue with this question:
Let’s discuss the lack of diabetes education, supplies and insulin for PWDs living here and in other countries. What can…
According to the World Health Organization, diabetes affects 285 million people. Since we know they don’t all live in the United States, we have been (virtually) traveling around the world to learn what life with diabetes is like elsewhere, visiting countries like Spain, Serbia and England.
Today, Margot Vanfletern, a 17-year-old student living in Belgium who’s had type 1 diabetes since she was two-and-a-half years old, shares what it’s like in her country. Margot lives…