If you missed our first World Diabetes Day 2014 post early today, be sure to check out that story about creating a Diabetes Nation (for real!). Now, we’re happy to share a second story for this special Blue Friday Nov. 14 — one of a charitable alliance working to raise awareness about insulin access across the globe. It’s something sorely in need of attention, as evidenced by some great initiatives like the International Diabetes Federation’s…Read more »
Welcome to another (hopefully blue-colored) World Diabetes Day!
First added to the calendar back in 1991, this annual observation was of course placed on this particular day thanks to its historical D-significance as the birthday of the co-creator of insulin, Dr. Frederick Banting, who was born on Nov. 14, 1891 — and would be celebrating his 123rd birthday if we were alive today!
Today, we are wearing blue and also tuning in for this year’s…
A friend of mine in the Diabetes Community recently mentioned being burnt out on advocacy.
So many great diabetes causes and efforts, but just so many Asks at the moment… with this being the start of November, national Diabetes Awareness Month.
This D-peep is a longtime type 1 from my local community, someone who’s been very active offline through the years and has generally jumped at the chance to raise awareness and deepen connections with…
Today we find ourselves exactly one month out from the annual international World Diabetes Day observance on Nov. 14, and just a few short weeks away from yet another national Diabetes Awareness Month.
It can be a bittersweet time for those of us who are pancreatically-challenged, as we see the simultaneous overwhelming and exciting waves of diabetes advocacy and awareness being bantered about.
Those of us living with diabetes every day obviously don’t need a…
Welcome back to our virtual trip around the world with diabetes — our Global Series that invites PWDs (people with D) everywhere to share what their lives are like compared to ours in the U.S.
Say hello today to Jess, a young lady who shares her heartfelt story directly from the small country of Belize.
A Guest Post by Jess August
My name is Jessica August, I am 25 years old and live in Belize,…