An update from the management:
We have recently spun the DiabetesMine business unit out of Alliance Health Networks, which has owned and operated the site since January 2011. We are once again an independent advocacy organization, and our mission and team remain unchanged. This new structure now gives us more flexibility to enter co-operations with other health social media sites, as well as grant-giving foundations and other non-profit organizations. As a result, we…
You might say I’m excited about exercise these days.
That could very possibly be an understatement.
Not in many years have I had an exercise routine like I am currently embracing, one that I’m actually keeping up with for the most part. Perhaps it’s a symptom of the seasonal stars realigning for Spring, or maybe a guilty response to the realization that I’m so totally out of shape — and how the mirror keeps reminding…
My dog has fleas. And so do I.
Thanks to my diabetes.
Yes, the official word from our Riley dog’s vet is that People with Diabetes (PWDs) are more susceptible to bug bites, from mosquitoes to fleas. Even my endo backs that up as true statement.
If you still don’t believe it, come on over to my house. I have the itchy bites to prove it.
Actually, no. Strike that. We had fleas, but we’ve…
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?!
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 »