I was fortunate enough this past weekend to be able to attend TCOYD‘s first ONE conference/retreat specifically focused on Type One diabetes. It was an amazing weekend, full of education, excitement, information, and a bit of fun to boot. Continue Reading →
I killed my insulin pump last Thursday.
Not on purpose, mind you- I was in Las Vegas for the 2017 USBC Open bowling tournament (that’s tenpins if you’re overseas). It was hot – 100℉ (38℃). I was hanging out by the hotel pool with some friends drinking piña coladas, and decided to sit in the pool for a bit to cool off, and I guess I stayed in just a hair too long. Continue Reading →
The leading controversy out of this year’s American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions in San Diego, CA hasn’t been anything really related to Diabetes- or even anything medical. It’s been attempts by the ADA to ban attendees of the conference from sharing photos and accounts of presentations and sessions on social media. While there may be some justification for attempts to enforce this at the ADA conference itself (I don’t believe there is, and I’ll explain that a little further down the page), there have also been “take this post down” messages tweeted at people sharing photos from events that are not even part of the official conference: Continue Reading →
If you haven’t heard, the Diabetes Hands Foundation (which housed TuDiabetes, EsTuDiabetes, and Diabetes Advocates) announced yesterday that their board of directors has made the decision to wind down operations. TuDiabetes and EsTuDiabetes will have a new home under the umbrella of BeyondType1.