1-2pm PacificWhat time is this where you are?Jane K. Dickinson is a nurse and certified diabetes educator; she has both a professional and personal interest in diabetes. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1975, Jane spent several summers as a counselor and student nurse at diabetes camp. Later she served as the Director of Clinical Services and Education at The Barton Center for DiabetesEducation, where she oversaw diabetes…See More
1-2pm Pacific 4-5pm Eastern When Phil Southerland was seven-months-old, he lost ten pounds in a week, his body was limp and his breathing slowed to what his mother called a “death rattle.” Rushing him to the ER, she was informed that tiny Phil displayed the youngest case of diabetes on record in the world at that time.Blindness, kidney failure and death were all predicted for him by age twenty-five. Twenty-nine years later, not only is Phil alive and well but as the founder of Team Type 1, he…See More
"A lot of good comments to this question. Unfortunately, there's just very little research and documentation on T1's with severe recurrent hypoglycemia and cognitive impairment. I think any T1 (probably some T2's) who've had many…"
"Hi, Jethro. I, too, have had T1 diabetes a longtime (going on 48 years) and have been very, very concerned about cognitive impairment due to many, many hypoglycemic instances where I passed out. My wife says I must have had at least 50 of these…"
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