A note from our veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois: Today’s post is Rated PG-13. Actually, the weekend edition of Ask D’Mine is always Rated PG-13, and I don’t think today’s post is any further across the Rubicon than we usually go. But people get funny talking about reproductive issues, so forewarned is forearmed: Today we gotta talk about male “thingies” to answer a reader’s question. Read on at your own…Read more »
With the summer well underway, there’s a lot of diabetes conference activity happening. So naturally, we have a bunch of great posts to highlight from the past month! Here, in no particular order, are some of our recent favorites from the Diabetes Online Community:
A highlight of the month sweeping the D-Community has been the American Diabetes Association’s 72nd annual Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia. While our team had a lot of coverage so far,…
All eyes are on the U.S. Supreme Court, which just ruled today on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Everyone’s talking about this, and it’s apparently the most widely anticipated Court decision in memory, according to those in the know.
This is about insurance and our society’s desire to pay for well-being. Just one example of why this is so important comes from a study released in mid-June stating more than 26,000 working-age adults…Read more »
June is Men’s Health Month, so as one of the ‘Mine’s men in the trenches, I’ve been asked to cover what’s unique about diabetes and men. You might be surprised to learn that it’s not all below the waistline (although some of it is). Diabetes uniquely effects men’s bodies differently from women’s, and yes — the classic male traits may get in the way of good healthcare as you’d expect.
But don’t worry guys, we’ve…
Hello Dear Readers and Empowered Patients Everywhere,
Today we are pleased to announce the WINNERS of our 2012 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest, a campaign to identify 10 articulate patients who can represent the Diabetes Community in our ongoing push for innovation to improve the lives of people with diabetes (PWDs) everywhere.
We asked folks to submit brief videos talking about their lives with diabetes and what they feel are the biggest unmet needs. We were…