In the second in our series of interviews with the 10 winners of the DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest that were announced in June, we’re chatting with a Philadelphia woman who wants to see more integration and feedback factored into diabetes software. Jana Beck is currently finishing a Ph.D. in linguistics and certainly knows her stuff on the patient side, as she was diagnosed almost a decade ago. That came across in her winning video for the challenge.…Read more »
We recently took a look at some not-so-kosher ways to get your hands on cheap test strips. Today, we’re looking at how you can get the most mileage out of a limited number of these costly strips.
One if by land… and two if by… oh crap. There’s only one lantern! How on earth will Paul Revere get the memo if the British come by sea? It might be funny if people’s lives weren’t…
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…
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?!