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Tallygear Winners!

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes By July 18, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , 3 Comments

The Tallygear giveaway was fun to run because it helped contribute to a discussion about how people in the diabetes online community are tackling diabetes-related stigma.  The comments section had some great points about erasing diabetes stigma, and I wanted to highlight a few: “Today I had a good discussion with my sister about the different challenges I face (35…

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Tallygear Giveaway! Exclamation Point!

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes Products, Real Life Diabetes, Robot Life By July 15, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , 61 Comments

Tallygear is awesome, and I’ve been a big fan for many years.  After switching over to the Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor, I was so happy to see that Donna at Tallygear had created a case to protect the G4 (and have been using it daily since).  And now she’s up and running with a lot of new cases for…

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ADA Tweet Up for DOC.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes, Traveling By June 10, 2014 Tags: , , , , 3 Comments

“You can’t eat that.” “You shouldn’t travel.” “You can’t have children.” “You aren’t worth curing because you did this to yourself.” “Insulin means you have it ‘bad,’ right?” “Did you catch it from eating candy?” “Isn’t that cured by flax seed oil?” … living with diabetes means also living with the stigma of diabetes, and perceptions of life with diabetes…

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