If you are a parent of a teen who lives with diabetes, I recommend this book – but DON’T FORCE IT ON YOUR TEEN!
I met Korey when we did a session together for the Continue Reading →
We know how beneficial the DOC has been for us, and we wish that benefit for everyone touched by diabetes.
But we also know that the people in the DOC are the motivated, proactive people. These are the people [...]Continue Reading →
The first session I went to was called “Government Relations 101″. Sounded perfect to me – as I had no clue what I was getting into. Kim and I sat next to each other and listened to a great, high level, presentation about the JDRF and Government Relations.
At some point during [...]Continue Reading →
Did you know there is a whole section of JDRF that deals with Government Relations? Me either – at least not until this trip.
When I think JDRF, I always think about fundraising and walks, stuff like that. I didn’t think about people keeping an eye on government stuff.
It makes sense though, if you [...]Continue Reading →
A quick, post-trip vlog post that I recorded last night after getting home from the airport.
I know that I look half asleep already, and I’m probably even slurring my words a little bit… but I wanted to get a quick “thank you” out to the JDRF and everyone else I met these past few [...]Continue Reading →
This is a short (3:21) video compilation that Jenni composed, orchestrating a small sampling of some great Health Community Heroes. (George & Ann from our little diabetes corner of the world (I’m honored to join them), and a whole bunch of other fantastic people making a difference for [...]Continue Reading →
I am excited to have received an invitation from the JDRF Grassroots Advocacy group to join them for the 2011 JDRF Government Day event, starting this afternoon in Washington, D.C.
The event actually lasts four days, and is a mix of updates, information, advocacy training, and meeting with representatives [...]Continue Reading →
I support the Diabetes Research Institute (and disclosure), and they recently made a pretty huge announcement that I wanted to share with everyone.
It started with the Walgreens stores in South Florida. About 260 of them. But it has expanded across all of Florida – all 852 Walgreens stores in Florida [...]Continue Reading →
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