Serving young adults (ages 18-20′s), DTreat provides an opportunity for you to come together with other young adults for a 3-day program where you can talk through issues with peers and professionals — and get real-life advice.
There are discussion style support groups, workshops, and sessions geared towards life-affecting [...]Continue Reading →
Diabetes and exercise is something incredibly hard to manage. It is difficult to get my blood sugar where I want it for exercise, and even harder to get it to stay there. For many people, managing blood sugars before, during, and after, is so hard that they just don’t exercise. I don’t blame them. It [...]Continue Reading →
What makes the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) so special?
Understanding, support, encouragement, empowerment, companionship, and love.
The Internet has been around for a while, and since the early days there have been ways to communicate about diabetes. Mailing lists, forums, online message boards, you name it, it’s been there.
But there is something different about [...]Continue Reading →
Today’s Assignment: Ten things I hate about you, Diabetes – Thursday 5/12: Having a positive attitude is important . . . but let’s face it, diabetes isn’t all sunshine and roses (or glitter and unicorns, for that matter). So today let’s vent by listing ten things about diabetes that we hate. Make them funny, make [...]Continue Reading →
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Imagine having to pump your own heart because it didn’t do it by itself. And when you want to sleep you have to pump it slower. For exercise you would have to speed it up. You would have to know the rate of pumping for every activity. Do you think you could do it? Do you think it would be easy?— George Simmons, Facebook
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