HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013!!
At the close of last year, we asked the top diabetes advocacy organizations and communities to share what they felt they’d accomplished in 2011, and what kinds of plans / goals / strategies they had in mind for 2012?
It only makes sense that we return to them this year with the same question: did they meet their own expectations for 2012? And what do they envision for continuing to help…
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013!!
We review a good number of books here at the ‘Mine, but it’s not often that I’ve found myself reviewing a book with chapters written by so many people I’m lucky enough to know!
That was what made reading My Sweet Life: Successful Men with Diabetes all the more surprising for me.
Before I opened the pages to start reading, I wasn’t expecting much more than an obligatory book review: a handful of fellow guys…
For the next few days, the diabetes the online community is rallying around “LADA Awareness Week” to call attention to Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults. This is obviously the type that turned my own life upside-down.
We know there’s some controversy about the specific definition of this type of diabetes (see my own definition post + comments), so we decided to query some leading experts from around the country for their thoughts on this nebulous…
This past weekend, 17 of the leading researchers in the diabetes community traveled to San Diego, CA, to speak at TEDxDelMar, an exciting day-long conference focused on the latest breakthroughs and continuing challenges in the search for a cure. Although the cure was the main focus of the day, TEDxDelMar also featured discussions on living well with diabetes (with talks including Dr. Steve Edelman and Dr. Bill Polonsky) and the future of diabetes technology (with…Read more »
Most of the time when a new book from an endocrinologist is published, it’s in a very prescriptive tone, as in “This is what you should do to achieve optimal disease management.” Very rarely are they written with the intention of showing the emotional challenges of life with diabetes from the patient’s perspective. That’s why the premise of the book, A Life of Control, was so interesting. Released last fall, the book is edited by…Read more »