Diabetes and Twitter: 101.

Diabetes Community By May 14, 2013 Tags: No Comments

One of the Friends for Life sessions that I co-lead with my favorite tall guy, Scott Johnson, was about finding diabetes support through social media.  (More on that session this week, but I wanted to get this post up today because there’s a diabetes chat that takes place on Wednesday nights.)  While that session had it’s own discussion points and…

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House Rules.

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Authority All posts are moderated daily, by Kerri Sparling.  I am not operating as a health professional. Complementarity The information provided on this forum is designed to support, not replace, the direct relationship between patients and health professionals.  Six Until Me is about peer-to-peer support, and nothing on this site, including comments and guest posts, is meant as medical advice….

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Disclaimer.

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Author and Webmaster Kerri Morrone Sparling (me!) is the creator and author of this website.  I am also the webdesigner, which is why the site looks a little strange sometimes. Contact Kerri Looking to contact me?  You can email me at kerri [at] sixuntilme [dot] com.  You can contact me by mail at Kerri Sparling, 716 Centre of New England…

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Diabetes Resources and Social Networks

Blogroll By May 13, 2013 Tags: No Comments

AADE Side by Side Blog:  Part of the American Association of Diabetes Educators’ Side by Side: A Partner Approach to Diabetes Self-Care program. Children With Diabetes:  Started as a place for parents, but is evolving into a place for all PWD. Chronic Babe:  The website for babes who just happen to have a chronic illness. dLife:  For your diabetes life! …

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Diabetes Twitter Accounts

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Here are some people with diabetes, or the people who love PWD, who are using Twitter to connect with the DOC.  For more on how to find and connect with the diabetes community on Twitter, check out this Diabetes and Twitter 101 post.  And if you want to add your Twitter handle to this list, please leave a comment on…

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Diabetes Patient Advocate Blogroll

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Active Diabetes Blogs: 1 Little Prick A Shot in the Dark A Sweet Grace Amazing Grace Annetics Bernard Farrell Better Cell Beyond Your Peripheral Vision Bittersweet Blah Blah Bklyn Blogabetes Blogging Diabetes Canadian D-Gal Candy Hearts Climbing Diabetes Computer Zen Consequence of Hypoglycemia Cure Moll D-Mom Blog Daddybetes Dam Diabetes Daniel Doo David Mendosa Dianna’s Voice Declaring my Diabetes Delight…

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Define? Or explain.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes By May 2, 2006 Tags: , No Comments

“Diabetes doesn’t define you, it just helps explain you.” It struck me that he was right. Darrell and I don’t talk about diabetes very much. I don’t remember ever talking about it when we were kids. We played with Legos and built army forts for the hamsters to live in. There weren’t any big diabetes discussions and, quite frankly, we…

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A Daisy in the Sand

Diabetes and Emotions By April 30, 2006 No Comments

Sometimes life moves just so damn fast. I miss so much, rushing from one place to another, making sure I attend to every obligation. Too much coffee, not enough sleep, phone is ringing, writing to be done, meetings to attend, consulting, and a workout to squeeze in daily. How many hours are in this day? How many do I spend…

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