I recently returned from a short trip to Indianapolis, IN for a visit with Lilly Diabetes*. They hosted a summit with about a dozen people from the diabetes online community and gave us a chance to learn more about what they've been up to since the last meeting. I was pleased with the meeting and felt they did a great job hosting. The group was small, which made it more … [Read more...] about Lilly Diabetes – Connecting the Dots
I'm following Bennet's lead in spreading some news that we don't hear enough about. That news is about companies in the diabetes industry doing the right thing and directing a LOT of resources towards helping people with diabetes. There were two pieces of news last month that I wanted to to share. I'm late, but late is better than not at all. November 12, 2012, … [Read more...] about Don’t Hear Enough About…
Last year, at my first Friends for Life (FFL) conference, I bumped into Gary Scheiner in the exhibit hall. He told me that they play basketball in the activity center in the evenings. I didn't have any of my basketball gear (contact lenses, ankle braces, etc) but wanted to give it a try. It was so much fun. This year I made sure to pack some basketball clothes. George and … [Read more...] about I’m Proud of Bennet!
theBetes:NOW is a really fun project that I bumped into at the CWD Friends For Life (FFL) conference. It's a project that a couple of the super creative Dunlap teenagers are putting together, and I'm so impressed with how it is turning out. I'm proud of them, and proud to have had a chance to participate. From their site: "We at theBetes:NOW aim to serve Type 1 families by … [Read more...] about theBetes:NOW