- Troubleshooting LifeHandling daily situations while living with diabetes
- Easier Summer LunchesTips for making packable, tasty, low-carb lunches
- Sit Down and Move!Tips for how to exercise from your chair
- Diabetes & the Doctor’s AppointmentTips to help your healthcare provider help you
- Life With Diabetes: The Golden YearsWhat do you see when you look into your retirement future?
Relationships07/23/14Unexpected AdvocacyHow a trip to a water park prompted an unexpected moment of d-advocacy Via Six Until MeDiabetes Basics07/23/14Taking the Challenge D-blogger Kim Vlasnik shares her experience taking part in a “Fakebetes Challenge” Via Texting my Pancreas People & Celebrities07/18/14Wearing It With PrideDuring a swimsuit competition, Miss Idaho showed off her bikini – and her insulin pump Via NPR Health & Fitness07/21/14Shall We Dance?A grassroots initiative helps people get active, learn about diabetes and have fun Via Lifestyle07/21/14A D-Friendly DestinationA DOC member shares her new favorite vacation destination Via A Sweet Life Relationships07/22/14Just the Right ReassuranceHow one designer filled a void in the greeting card department Via ScottsdiabetesFood & Nutrition07/18/14Food Label Debate Via Reuters Lifestyle07/18/14Jump Start! Via A Sweet LIfe
Did You Know?
- Disaster preparedness takes on new meaning when you have diabetes. Make sure you have a plan in place and an emergency toolkit at hand with at least 3 days worth of your diabetes supplies.– via Discuss Diabetes
- To learn about clinical trials for diabetes research, visit the National Institutes of Health's Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet (www.diabetestrialnet.org).– via National Institutes of Health
- You can support the diabetes community by encouraging your Congressional representatives to take action to support funding, programs, and legislation for those living with diabetes.– via American Diabetes Association
- Each state has specific laws about issuing a drivers license to a person with diabetes. Do you know what your state requires?– via American Diabetes Association
- In 1916, Elliot Joslin, MD, published the first edition of The Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. Joslin remains an internationally recognized influential voice in diabetes care.– via American Diabetes Association