"I got out of bed, pulled my pants on without help. This may not seem like much, but for many of us, it is a daily victory over the tribulations of getting old. As long as I can have victories such as this I am independent."
"I wish I would wake up to a low before I'm already at 40 or below. It is damn scary. I am going to look into a "diabetes guide dog" that are trained to sense lows and alert the person to impending problems. I have worn a monitor and I…"
"Please! Aren't we all diabetics? We all have the same disease, be it 1,2,3 or whatever. We all have frustrations with the disease and how the "non-diabetic" responds to us. Be cool, accept what we cannot change and manage what we can."
"As I age arthritic loss of dexterity and the skin on my fingers no longer has any 'grip'. The slipping out of a test strip from the container is frustrating at best. A strip dispenser would be a welcome improvement!"
The Diabetes Hands Foundation and Diabetes Advocates Program is proud to announce and congratulate the members of DA who were granted scholarships to attend diabetes conferences in 2013! Thanks to a generous grant from Novo Nordisk, in 2013 we were … Continue Reading
El Centro Nacional de Prevención de Enfermedades Crónicas y Promoción de la Salud en el Estados Unidos encontró que a partir de 2002-2009, el 11,8% de los hispanos mayores de 20 años, que viven en los EU, viven con diabetes … Continue Reading