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Sort-Of Guest Post: What Do You Wish Health Care Professionals Knew?

Uncategorized By August 26, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , 3 Comments

[Hey guys.  This post was not written by me, but was instead written on my behalf. It’s more streamlined and professional, and I didn’t want to toss it out there without some kind of explanation or positioning.  Take a look, read through, and please do participate if you’re inclined.  Also, please share this post if you’d like to help highlight…


Looking Back: PWD in the Wild.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Real Life Diabetes By July 8, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , 6 Comments

As the ladies of Team Sparling prepare for our trip to Orlando for the Friends for Life conference, I’m looking back at a moment from last November, when my friend Renza and I were spotted as “PWD in the wild.”  *   *   * We were sitting at the coffee shop having a really nice Melbourne cappuccino (they make the best…


A #dayofdiabetes.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community By May 24, 2013 Tags: , , , , 6 Comments

There’s not much of an option for a day without diabetes, but sometimes the friends and acquaintances I’ve made through social media aren’t as acutely aware of the food math and thought process behind each insulin dose decision, so I’m jumping on the #dayofdiabetes bandwagon. Chris Snider at A Consequence of Hypoglycemia took up the challenge of “live-tweeting” a day…


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! …