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The Diabetic’s Corner Booth

Mike Hoskins of The Diabetics Corner BoothType 1 Diabetes, March 1984 The Diabetics Corner Booth is where I tell my own Diabetes story; connecting with an entire community, sharing the Highs, Lows and everything in between. The Diabetics Corner Booth Im thirty two years old and have been living with Type 1 Diabetes since March […]

The Diabetic Domestic Diva

Windy Cobourne of The Diabetic Domestic DivaType 1 Diabetes, August 1988 Im a wife, Mom of two young children and a teacher trying to find balance on my lifes journey while managing my Type 1 Diabetes. I passionately believe that life with Diabetes can still be lived without limits! The Diabetic Domestic Diva I love […]

Texting My Pancreas

Kim Vlasnik of Texting My PancreasType 1 Diabetes, April 1986 I write about my life with an emphasis on humor. Diabetes and hypothyroidism are best played as a team sport through support and camaraderie. Texting My Pancreas Finding the Diabetes Online Community completely changed how I look at, and care for, my Diabetes. I was […]

Spare a Rose, Save a Child

Dear DOC Friends, Valentines Day is coming up, and we, as a community, have a chance to show some love for people with diabetes around the globe. A small group of us Kelly Close, Manny Hernandez, Bennet Dunlap, Kerri Sparling, and Jeff Hitchcock with the support of some folks at Johnson & Johnson, got together […]

Six Until Me

Kerri Morrone Sparling of Six Until MeType 1 Diabetes, September 1986 Diabetes doesnt define me, but it helps explain me. Kerri Sparling writes honestly and fearlessly about real life with Type 1 Diabetes. Six Until Me Kerri Morrone Sparling has been living with Type 1 Diabetes for over 24 years, diagnosed just before she started […]

Scott Benner

Scott and Arden Scott is a stay-at-home dad of two, Cole and Arden. He started writing about being the parent of a child with type I diabetes in the summer of 2007. Since then Hes folded a literal ton of laundry, wrote a few things online that seem to resonate with folks and had a […]

Riva Greenberg

Riva Greenberg of Diabetes StoriesType 1 Diabetes, February 1972 Author, speaker and health coach helping people with diabetes create a great life notdespite butbecause of diabetes. Diabetes Stories Diabetes Stories unfolds the experiences and wisdom of living with Type 1 Diabetes 39 years. Rivas work is dedicated to helping patients flourish rather than just cope […]

Open letter to NPR about Diabetes Social Media piece

Dear Ms. Silverman: Thanks for shedding light on the importance of social media for people touched by diabetes. It was certainly special to hear our friend Kerri Sparling on NPR during the drive to work this morning! In your story, Dr. Jason Bronner from UCSD Medical Center is quoted saying: Theres no proof in diabetes […]

My Diabetic Heart

Mike Durbin of My Diabetic HeartType 2 Diabetes, December 2008 I live life to the fullest in spite of Type 2 Diabetes and CHF, and strive to support and encourage others in their efforts to do the same. My Diabetic Heart Mike was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes on December 29, 2008, and congestive heart […]

Carta Abierta a la Presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner @Cfkargentina

This Open message toPresident Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner is repeated in English below. Honorable Presidenta Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner, Durante el da de ayer usted promulg un discurso del lanzamiento del Plan Argentina Innovadora 2020 en la Casa Rosada. Como parte de los proyectos investigativos que present, se encuentra la creacin de un tratamiento para […]