It’s taken me a little longer than expected to get around to posting this review of Erin Spineto’s new book “Islands and Insulin“ — but hey, good things take time, right? It’s a different kind of diabetes book from any I’ve encountered so far; it’s a narrative of a huge sailing adventure + the college-age experiences that shaped Erin’s life, with a generous helping of diabetes on the side — rather than the other way…Read more »
No matter how old we get, our moms continue to fret, no…?
Thanks again to the talented Jerry King, an accomplished worldwide cartoonist who can always make us smile.
And to all the superhero D-Moms in our community, thanks for all you do!
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With Mother’s Day this Sunday (hope you didn’t forget!), we wanted to honor the many, many Superhero D-Moms out there, by highlighting how they have dealt with the transition from “regular mom-hood” to being a parental pancreas.
It’s tough to single out one in particular… But we’re excited to have found a mommy blogger who’s caring for not just one little girl with type 1 diabetes, but two.
You may recognize Heather Brand of Grand…Read more »
You might remember when Sanofi US announced last November it was teaming up with actress Elizabeth Perkins, a type 1 herself since 2005, on a new diabetes documentary aimed at the importance of having a support network when living with the Big D.
Of course, we know Elizabeth best for her movie and TV star roles going back to the 1980s — particularly in the movie Big where she played the love interest of Tom…
With the 2013 Kentucky Derby taking place on May 4, just look what happens when you have both diabetes and horse racing on the mind:
Did you know… ?
The Derby is the oldest continually held sporting event in the U.S., started in 1875 — just a year before Col. Eli Lilly founded his pharmaceutical company in Indianapolis that would eventually go on to make insulin! And also, featured…