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 →
I’m having breakfast this morning at the Philadelphia International Airport after spending yesterday evening with an incredible group of fellow PWD’s (Persons With Diabetes).
My four-dollar bagel and soda didn’t come with enough cream cheese, but I feel kind of stuck. The bagel itself is HUGE (60-80 grams of carbs?), but the cream cheese container [...]Continue Reading →
November 10, 2010 the FDA and NIH held a public workshop to discuss progress towards a semi-automated insulin delivery/ glucose monitoring system. This workshop was “webcast” meaning anyone with internet access could watch and listen from their computer.Continue Reading →
It is often hard for me to remember that diabetes can take young lives.
When I think about death and diabetes, my mind wants to think about a person who has lived with diabetes for a long time. I want to think that they lived a full and satisfying life, fighting diabetes blow for blow [...]Continue Reading →
I think one of the secrets to decent diabetes management is management … of priorities.
November of 2010 I had the best lab report I’ve had since I was in my early 20′s. Best A1C, best cholesterol, best everything. I hadn’t made any purposeful changes to my diabetes routine, I wasn’t testing more, I wasn’t [...]Continue Reading →
“The place God calls you to is where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”— Frederick Buechner
DisclaimerI am not a medical professional. Nothing on this site should be construed as medical advice. Your diabetes may vary. Contact your health care provider for specific questions.