Maybe you’ve seen the “Diabetic Strips” signs on the side of the road in your state and also wondered what actually happens when you call one of the numbers listed… We wrote about organizations dealing in test strips cheap-for-cash in our post “Test Strip Charities” last year, but without the extra bonus of having an undercover “secret shopper” to check the service out. Now our talented cartoonist, D-Advocate and correspondent Mike Lawson offered to make…Read more »
Our Diabetes Community is getting a bolus designed to strengthen our advocacy, education and support for people with diabetes across the United States.
Today, the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) announced the nine winners of its inaugural Seeds Grant Program, a project funding initiative that we introduced you to back in March as a means to foster brilliant ideas in the community and strengthen projects already underway to improve the lives of people with diabetes (PWDs).…
Sometimes, I just want to scream at my endocrinologist.
I’m not a textbook diabetic!
Don’t say I am “uncontrolled”… I’m living with diabetes every day!
No, I DON’T know why that number from three weeks ago was 400…!
I’m not checking my blood sugars as much because I’m burnt out, and it’s not like I can just flip a switch to make myself feel better!
The Diabetes Online Community understands… why can’t you?!
Another month has come and gone… and once again, we find ourselves overwhelmed with all the outstanding posts that have been published in the Diabetes Online Community in the past month! Here is just a small sampling of noteworthy posts from bloggers we’re proud to know:
Celebrity shame moment: Conan O’Brien caught the DOC’s attention after a lame attempt to get a laugh earlier this month, when he used a Super Mario Brothers video…
Contrary to some recent criticisms, we don’t believe the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) is a closed club. Actually, it’s a very open and welcoming place where anyone struggling with diabetes can find support and information. We each might be looking for something different online, and we each have unique experiences. With that in mind, the monthly Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is reflecting on a chat from June 13th called Winging It and…Read more »