A small group of people who I highly respect asked for some help in spreading a message. If any one of these folks asked me,  individually, for help, I’d not hesitate. So when they approached me collectively talking about how we could use social media for social [...]

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Lee Ann Thill is one of my favorite people around. She is super smart and plugs into the emotional side of life with diabetes with experienced perception.  She’s been wrestling with type 1 diabetes for a long time. She get’s it.

Looking to take her smartness [...]

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Today’s post is intended to help Bennet spread the word about a survey on MyGlu.  I am a supporter of what the T1D Exchange (of which Glu is a part of) is all about, and am happy to help whenever I can.

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James Ward is in jail, and is being killed one meal at a time. I saw the story in diaTribe last month and wasn’t quite sure what to think about it.  Mr. Ward is, by no means, the picture of a model citizen, but that doesn’t [...]

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The Diabetes Scholars Foundation does amazing work.  They raise money to help get families and young adults to Friends for Life conferences.  As if that isn’t enough, they also raise money to get young adults to college. I’ve written about Continue Reading

I’m posting this on behalf of Mary Podjasek, President of the Diabetes Scholars Foundation.  Her mission in life is to help bring more people to Friends for Life (not to mention college scholarships), and that is a mission I [...]

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Do you know about Glu?  If you have type 1 diabetes, you’ll want to keep these guys on your radar…

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I spent Sunday afternoon sweating it out with the local Insulindependence regional group.

Insulindependence is all about helping people, of all ages and fitness levels, be active with diabetes.

It’s a great mission!  Would your life with diabetes be different if you had a group of people around and available that were [...]

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Last weekend I bumped into an old friend.

I don’t even know how to properly convey the gratitude I have for Dr. Robert Larson.  He is the pediatric endocrinologist that took care of me and my diabetes for nearly twenty years as I was growing up.  Starting with me at age six or seven, going [...]

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Insulindependence is a group of incredibly inspirational athletes living with diabetes who are on a mission to get people living with diabetes active.  I know what you’re thinking.  You are thinking that you are not an athlete, you are not active, you don’t have it in you.  Bologna (I love how that [...]

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