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Talking with Patients and Purpose

SUM in Other Places By April 25, 2018 Tags: , , , , No Comments

My advice when it comes to patient advocacy? “Remember the voice that doesn’t have the chance to raise itself.” Talking about patients, storytelling, and our responsibility as “advocates” with the team at Patients and Purpose. You might also like: These Boots Were Made For Talking. Type 1 Origins: Talking Comic Books with Partha Kar. Talking About Diabetes Burnout. Talking About…

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Guest Post: Diabetes Opera.

Guest Diabetes Blogger By March 14, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , 3 Comments

Michael Park is a composer whose work bridges the gap between real-world and musical experience. His Ted Talk, Experiencing Disease Through Music, has been described as moving, haunting, and an amazing translation of the disease. His opera, Diagnosis: Diabetes has received awards and high praise for turning an otherwise invisible illness into something the audience gets to experience.  And I’m…

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If I Knew Then: Diabetes Blogging.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes and Family, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes By April 9, 2014 Tags: , , , , , 11 Comments

I wish I had known, at the outset, what a “blog” was.  When Chris suggested I start one back in 2005, the face I made was as though he had shoved a lemon into my mouth.  “A blaaaaahgg?” I wish I had known that things like SEO would matter – not on the “I need more page views” sort of…

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