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 [...]

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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 [...]

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You Can Do This

On June 1, 2011 By

Every so often a project comes along that gives me the chills.  Full of honesty and inspiration, empowerment and stubborn determination, the “You Can Do This” Project hit the streets this morning.

YOU can do this. Add your voice. Check out the “ 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 [...]

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What I’ve Learned?

On May 15, 2011 By

Today is the last day of the 2011 Diabetes Blog Week.  I’d like to send a very sincere “Thank You” to Karen for her great idea, the courage to give it a shot, and for all of the energy she put into making it happen.

Our assignment today is to talk [...]

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Today’s assignment from Karen for the 2011 Diabetes Blog Week is all about snapshots and pictures.  I feel very lucky to have been able to collect a bunch of great memories with a lot of great people.

 

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Our assignment from Karen, our super awesome Diabetes Blog Week “Ring Leader”, is to write about something awesome we’ve done because of diabetes.

You know what – there is a lot that comes to mind.  Stuff like playing basketball with diabetes, kayaking [...]

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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 [...]

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