Category Archives: Diabetes Advocacy

Support JDRF at the Great River Ragnar Relay!

Tap, tap.  Is this thing still on? Hey there, folks. So it’s been a little over a month since my last post, which also happened to be a guest post so that almost doesn’t even count, does it? It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Happy World Diabetes Day!

Well, I almost missed it, but I’m here! Hoping everyone had a productive World Diabetes Day. I spent part of the day participating on the 24-hour long Twitter chat for World Diabetes, which was definitely enjoyable. I don’t participate in … Continue reading

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Wanna Talk To The FDA?

On November 3, there will be an unprescendented conversation between the diabetes community and the FDA taking place and YOU can get involved! DiaTribe wants to collect as much feedback from the diabetes community (type 1, type 2, caregiver, whoever) … Continue reading

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Doing Well & Kicking Butt

We’ve all been there: someone you’ve recently who has just learned you have diabetes decides to tell you that someone they know died or suffered with complications or had a totally and completely miserable existence thanks to their diabetes. And … Continue reading

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JDRF Government Day

A couple of years ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to attend JDRF’s Government Day in Washington D.C. as a panelist for their session on social media. Not only did I get to speak to dozens of committed … Continue reading

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Advocacy Doesn’t Have To Be Flashy

Last week, Scott Johnson asked me if I thought on DSMA Live if it was important for people to contribute their voice in the vast sea of voices in the Diabetes Online Community. Over the weekend, Sarah from Sugabetic tweeted, … Continue reading

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