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7th Annual Diabetes Blog Week: May 19

Most people who live with a chronic illness end up with a lot of experience when it comes to dealing with healthcare. How would you improve or change your healthcare experience? What would you like to see happening during medical visits with your healthcare team? How about when dealing with your health insurance companies? What’s … Continue reading

7th Annual Diabetes Blog Week: May 18

There is an old saying that states “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. I’m willing to bet we’ve all disagreed with this at some point, and especially when it comes to diabetes. Many advocate for the importance of using non-stigmatizing, inclusive and non-judgmental language when speaking about or … Continue reading

7th Annual Diabetes Blog Week: May 17

We think a lot about the physical component of diabetes, but the mental component is just as significant. How does diabetes affect you or your loved one mentally or emotionally? How have you learned to deal with the mental aspect of the condition? Any tips, positive phrases, mantras, or ideas to share on getting out … Continue reading

7th Annual Diabetes Blog Week: May 16

Lets kick off the week by talking about why we are here, in the diabetes blog space. What is the most important diabetes awareness message to you? Why is that message important for you, and what are you trying to accomplish by sharing it on your blog? (Thank you, Heather Gabel, for this topic suggestion.) … Continue reading

3rd annual diabetes blog week: May 15

Tuesday’s topic for the 3rd Annual Diabetes Blog Week is One Great Thing. What is one great thing that I do as part of managing Madeline’s diabetes? Thinking about this post, a variety of xylophone-toned, sparkly-smiled 50’s-inspired statements come to mind: Thanks to Diabetes, my multitasking skills have soared! Diabetes has made me the math … Continue reading

3rd annual diabetes blog week: may 14

Today’s topic for the 3rd Annual Diabetes Blog Week is “Find a Friend”—the idea being that we often forge new bonds and friendships with people who blog as part of the Diabetes Online Community, and that we should share them with others. When Madeline was first diagnosed, I spent hours online researching information about T1 … Continue reading