What You Need to Know If You've Just Been Diagnosed with Diabetes

My teenage daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes five days before her tenth birthday back in January 2011. It was quite a shock, and our lives were totally thrown upside down and inside out. We now had to test her blood glucose multiple times each day and night, count carbohydrates, administer multiple injections, pack up a bag full of medical supplies each time we ventured out of the house, and were dealing with various highs and lows, both physical and emotional. ...more
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World Diabetes Day: A Blog Roundup

In honor of Word Diabetes Day I've decided to do a blog roundup of women blogging diabetes.  Most are blogs by women who are living with diabetes, and others are women blogging about parenting a child with diabetes.  I've also included several informative links and resources at the end of this post. If you blog about living with diabetes or World Diabetes Day, please leave your link in comments. World Diabetes Day......more

World Diabetes Day

Today, November 14th, is World Diabetes Day (WDD). WDD was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization as a response to the rising rate of diabetes diagnoses across the world. In 2007, the UN passed the United Nations World Diabetes Day Resolution and made November 14th World Diabetes Day. Today, the attention of the world is turned to diabetes. Funny. It's been a focus in my life for the past twenty-two years. ...more

It's nice to see you posting here after meeting you briefly at BlogHer Boston.

Kalyn ...more

World Diabetes Day 2008 is November 14th

Diabetes. It's a diagnosis that happens twice every 10 seconds. And it will happen to all of us, some time, if not yet, then soon. An aunt. A father. Worse - a child, our child. To mark World Diabetes Day on November 14th, let's take a look at the disease that's become the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. But the good news is that millions and millions of people live and thrive with diabetes. ...more

Thank you for taking the time to provide resources, Alanna.

To AprilTara, I feel ...more