While I’m a believer that it is never too late to experience your first Friends for Life conference, I do believe that the earlier you get there the better.

To this day I can vividly remember walking into the opening banquet years ago and being stopped in my tracks by [...]

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Whew! It has been an amazing couple of months for me. I have so much I’d like to say about so many things, but I’m short on time (seems to be a theme of mine lately). I’m heading off to the YMCA for some afternoon basketball, which I’m hoping buys me some slack from you guys.

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I know you guys are probably getting terribly sick of me and this contest stuff, but I’m desperate, so I’m making one last push.

This push has a story though. I hope it is enough of a story to collect three clicks from [...]

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All of your help has pushed me into the final round of voting for Insulindependence’s 2o13 Athletic Achievement Award! I can’t thank you enough.

I need another huge push from you guys, if I may ask. The voting is a bit different this time — it’s much easier and faster (we [...]

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Here’s a fun interview I did recently for the Insulindependence 2013 Athletic Achievement Awards. You guys have pulled me through this thing so far, and unless something drastic happens in the next week I think I’ll make it into the finals [...]

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One of the most exciting events at the Friends for Life conference this year was the P4DC panel discussion. This event brought a panel of highly respected medical professionals in front of similarly highly respected members of the diabetes online community to [...]

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I have a message for you!

Exercising with diabetes is super hard, but you can be successful with it! Education, practice, and persistence can pull you through it.

This short video is my entry into the 2013 Insulindependence Athletic Achievement Awards contest. I’ve made it to the semi-finals and I need your help to [...]

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I am so excited about this announcement!

We have long talked about health care professionals and our desire for them to recognize the value of peer to peer support. This event may be one of the first steps in a very important evolution of understanding and cooperation.

The Partnering for Diabetes Change Coalition [...]

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See this guy? This is Neil Benchell. He is one of my favorite people in the world. He does magic tricks, tells jokes, flies airplanes and giant kites, rebuilds antique cars, and makes balloon animals. I’m sure there are some great things I’m forgetting to mention…

I love him because he’s a great guy [...]

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I first learned of this talk from a recent post that Bea shared. She is an amazing person, and you should be sure to check out her blog, Cranky Pancreas.

I am a fan of TED Talks. They are almost always engaging [...]

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