Sometimes it feels like there’s a new revolutionary diet or list of superfoods being “discovered” every other day, especially during Spring, when everyone is getting ready for swimsuit season! Weight issues plague both people with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, but some of these diets can be tricky to understand. When you have diabetes and are trying to balance blood sugars, it can be difficult to know whether any given diet is a…Read more »
It’s not often you get to meet someone who actually worked directly with Dr. Elliott Joslin, “the father of diabetes care,” back in the day. But lucky for us, fellow D-blogger and journalist Mike Hoskins lives in Indiana, very near the Eli Lilly HQ and a gentleman who’s made an incredible impact on treating diabetes over the past 74 years. Don’t miss his (somewhat lengthy) historical perspective today:
Special to the ‘Mine by Michael Hoskins…Read more »
We wrapped up the year here at DiabetesMine with our traditional year in review post — outlining everything we thought was BIG for our year in diabetes. That got us thinking:
What did the major diabetes advocacy organizations and patient communities in this country believe were their biggest accomplishments in 2011? How would they describe the year? And what are their flagship plans / goals / strategies for continuing to help the diabetes community in…
Bob Krause is a modern-day diabetes hero. He celebrated his 90th birthday on May 27, and has lived with diabetes for 85 of those years! He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just a few years after insulin was invented by Banting and Best. Today, he is a retired chemical engineer living in San Diego with his wife, with whom he celebrated 57 years of marriage last year. He is the father of two sons…Read more »
Today, we feature the most seasoned member of our 2011 DiabetesMine Design Challenge* judging team: Dr. Rich Jackson, a senior endocrinologist at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, and also Director of Medical Affairs, Healthcare Services, and Strategic Initiatives for that famous clinic.
But don’t be fooled by the fancy titles. Rich is a really down-to-Earth guy. He’s Amy’s co-author and friend, with a very “grounded” view of how technology can help us PWDs live better.…