diabetes online community Archive

Raising Awareness For Diabetes

There’s no one right way to support a cause. Whatever your D-Type (our personality quiz to discover what makes you unique), you can be an advocate in YOUR own way. We asked some of our friends in the community how they raise awareness for diabetes, and here’s what they shared. How about you? What

The Power of Peer-to-Peer Advocacy

Editor’s Note: I am so excited to introduce you to our newest guest blogger, Scott E, from Rolling in the D, who has lived with type 1 diabetes for over 30 years. His wife and two sons are most important in his life, and Scott enjoys playing an active role in the online diabetes

9 Appointment Reminders: Don’t Forget These!

I believe people with diabetes are like super heroes, but we don't realize it. I say this to drive home the fact that we deal with a lot, and we manage both big and small details involved in day to day care, and we don't always step back to recognize that.

World Diabetes Day, The Blue Circle And So Much More

In honor of World Diabetes Day, we have a special treat for you! Meet Debbie Jones from the International Diabetes Federation. She has an extremely impressive resume (which you will hear about below) and is a true asset to the diabetes community. Here's what Debbie has to say about this special day with

This Valentine’s Day, Spare A Rose And Save A Child

At Medtronic, we love seeing when the diabetes community gets involved with a campaign that can help people with diabetes and "Spare a Rose, Save a Child" is no exception to this. This community initiative was created by Kelly Close, Manny Hernandez, Bennet Dunlap, Kerri Sparling, and Jeff Hitchcock, with the following premise: