We all know that teenager-hood with diabetes can be extremely challenging. Also for the parents, of course. And if your teen is anything like I was, the phrase, “You just don’t understand!” is regularly heard around the home. As a parent, you probably feel like your teen doesn’t understand either! That’s why Brad Lowder, a Northern California-based real estate agent with a strong background in media and advertising, created 1SweetLife — an online community just for teens…Read more »
Just a few short years ago, no one could have envisioned the Diabetes Online Community would become what it is today. And be moving in the collaborative direction it’s going…
Seriously, some likely would have laughed at the idea while shaking their heads in disbelief!
It used to be “Us versus Them,” in terms of the relationship between Pharma and people with diabetes (PWDs). There was little interaction; we didn’t know them and they didn’t…
We’re about to reach our 20,000th reader comment here at the ‘Mine! No kidding. Incredible, right?
Without a doubt it is YOUR VOICES that make the difference!
Your visits and your input are what make our efforts worthwhile, and what makes this site worth visiting every day, in our humble opinion… for example, this post, with over 970 comments!
We want to THANK YOU ALL for speaking up, speaking out, and supporting us for seven…
In a new angle on a diabetes book (or is it?) longtime type 1 PWD and registered nurse Rita Girouard Mertig has published a new guide-to-living-with-D book called, “What Nurses Know… Diabetes: the Answers You Need from the People You Trust.” Somehow the publisher found me and sent me a review copy – surprising in this case because this author seems to be oblivious to the patient/online community. But I’ll get to that in a…Read more »
I’m not sure you all share my sense of humor — but this post, from back in Spring of 2006, still makes me laugh:
Name That Absurdity
Lots of little oddities are overheard in this crazy sugar- challenged life we lead. Care to take a gander at which statements recently peppered which daily situations? (Answers are below, but no cheating now!)
A) “Did you wipe yet?”
B) “WATER VERY HOT”
C) “Not now! I’m shooting…