Third Annual Diabetes Blog Week! The assignment for today is to talk about one thing we could improve on in our diabetes management.  I didn’t have to think much, if at all, about what that thing would be for me.  Carb counting.  Or maybe I should say accurate carb counting.

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Third Annual Diabetes Blog Week! Today’s assignment is called “One Great Thing” – what is just one diabetes thing I do spectacularly?

Most of the time, activity is easy for me.  I love playing basketball, and most weeks I’m able to play four or five days [...]

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Third Annual Diabetes Blog Week! Today’s assignment is called “Find a Friend”, and we are to introduce you to a blog I’m reading that you may not already know about.

With that in mind, I’d like to introduce you to Drew [...]

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Not too long ago I posted about running into my childhood endo at a local event.

He has been working hard to get Camp Sweet Life up and running, and I wanted to give it a quick plug before summer starts flying away [...]

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Today’s smile is brought to you by Ginger Vieira and Mike Lawson.

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Brenda Novak is a world famous NY Times (& USA Today) Bestselling author with a ton of accolades to her name.  But if you were to ask her, she’d say she’s just a mom with a passion to help find a cure for her son.

I had the opportunity to chat [...]

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Presented on April 23, 2012 at the International Diabetes Center Symposium for Advanced Diabetes Educators.

Using Social Media: A Patient Perspective

View another webinar from Scott Johnson You are welcome to [...]

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This PSA resonated with me, so I wanted to help spread the word.

It’s all about being an empowered patient and asking questions, and having a discussion with your doctor about your health.  It’s from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a government agency with a mission [...]

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I recently had a dream that I was attending the ‘Design of Medical Devices‘ conference at the University of Minnesota.  I had no idea such a thing existed until somebody signed me up to their mailing list. I was hoping for a free invitation, [...]

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Medtronic Diabetes hosted the second ‘Medtronic Diabetes Advocates Forum’ at their headquarters in Northridge, CA last week.  Myself and nearly thirty others involved in diabetes social media spent about a day and a half visiting with some of the brightest minds at Medtronic.

I am always encouraged by the caliber of people that [...]

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