Happy D-Blog Day! For the past six years our friend Gina has coordinated this event, and I always appreciate it. I’m hoping that this year we have even more people joining in than ever.
This year we are talking about six things we wish people knew about diabetes. Where do I start?
Diabetes is [...]Continue Reading →
I recently attended a local ‘Adults With Type One’ meeting. A couple of volunteers from the JDRF have been organizing this group for the last 18 months, though this was only my second meeting. I’m making it a priority to get to more of these because the two I have attended have been [...]Continue Reading →
One really fun campaign that launched on Monday is “Be Part of the Cure“. It’s a HUGE photo collage that will literally spell the word “CURE” and will hang [...]Continue Reading →
I’ve been working with Ginger Vieira for about four months now, and I feel like I’m making some very important internal progress. It is slow going, but many of these things can’t be forced or rushed.
With Ginger’s background on exercise training, combined with her incredible accomplishments, it’s easy to think that her [...]Continue Reading →
Some of my first exposure to the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) was from Gina Capone and the blog posts about attending ‘Mastering Your Diabetes‘, an intensive five-day course designed to teach self-management skills. She chronicled her time there, and it all sounded great.
Then I attended Continue Reading →
There are so many great people in the world who are doing great things. Not enough people know about them, and I want to help spread
the word when I can. Unfortunately I’ll never be able to help everybody, but I want to do what I can [...]
I’ve still got more to say about my time with George, his wonderful family, and all of the folks that came in from out of town for his celebration.
George’s family worked together like a well rehearsed orchestra to help him put together a party to celebrate 20 years of living with diabetes. Living with diabetes is [...]Continue Reading →
After a crazy California evening, and a few hours of sleep, the Simmons family and I were on the road headed to the Team Ninjabetic 2010 JDRF Walk for a Cure!
Team Ninjabetic was the largest family team, and even beat the corporate sponsor (Coca-Cola/Coke Zero) by over 20 walkers. We represented big [...]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.