Let’s be real: when it comes to taking care of kids with diabetes, it can seem like a mom’s world. We know that dads love their kids just as much, but sometimes it can seem like moms are the only ones going to doctor’s appointments, picking up prescriptions, and negotiating 504 plans. Women also tend to be more comfortable talking about their emotions, so it’s no surprise that we have a huge community of D-mom…Read more »
Diabetes is certainly not created equal, and it’s even more varied when you take into account the various ways countries manage their health care system. Over the past few months, in our new international series, we’ve peeked into the lives of PWDs in Spain, Germany, Canada and Australia, and this month we’re taking a hop across the pond to visit Becky Thomson, a resident of the United Kingdom (which of course encompasses England, Scotland, Wales…Read more »
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…
For those of you living in America, Happy Memorial Day! We hope you enjoy your day off, ringing in the unofficial beginning of summer (hopefully the weather will cooperate…). Whether you’re waiting for the grill to heat up or still stuck at work, check out these great posts from the month of May that we think should not be missed!
If you missed out on official D-Blog Week, head on over to Karen Graffeo’s site,…
The community votes are in! We want to thank everyone for participating; we had nearly 5,000 completed surveys this year.
** Contest Winners Will Be Announced
on June 13, 2011 **
What we can tell you now is that in the “Most Creative” and “Kids’ Category,” we had a few close calls — so the judges will be responsible for deciding tiebreakers.
All of your votes clearly narrowed down our list of 20 Grand Prize…Read more »