All Blog Posts Tagged 'November' (5)

A Joyful but Heavy Heart

A Joyful but Heavy Heart

Today I am writing with a heavy heart, because yesterday central Indiana sustained a rare fall outbreak of tornados. The news anchors are reporting about 40 tornados touched down. This was an uncommon storm; it is unusual because typically we see this kind of storm outbreak in the spring. It is terrible both because of the timing but also because of loss life in Illinois. I hope readers here will…


Added by rick the "Blogabetic" on November 18, 2013 at 4:33am — 14 Comments

World Diabetes Day


World Diabetes Day


November 14, 2013 will be World Diabetes day. The day was chosen deliberately since it is the birthday of Fredrick Banting (the man credited with discovering Insulin) who was born November 14, 1891. Mr. Banting shared the Nobel Prize with John Macleod who was the administrative department head of the meager department in which Banting worked. The Research took place at the University of…


Added by rick the "Blogabetic" on November 11, 2013 at 4:30am — 5 Comments

What Diabetes Awareness Month Means to Me

From my blog, The Juice Box Diaries. To see the original post (complete with pictures), go here

For the masses, November =

  • Thanksgiving
  • The 2nd to last month
  • Cold
  • The month to start planning Christmas
  • The official end to Halloween

But for diabetics, November…


Added by Leanne on November 2, 2012 at 2:57pm — 1 Comment

Dear Government...Please get involved in your area

Those of us in the Diabetes Community are quite well aware that November is Diabetes Awareness Month. For years, I have found something new and unique to do each year. I have sent out general information letters to everyone I could think of, I created a book of the faces of diabetes with real people and their real stories, I have gotten a tattoo, and much more. This year I decided that November was the perfect time to get back to a focus that is very dear to my heart--advocating for…


Added by Barb Wagstaff on November 15, 2011 at 2:57pm — 6 Comments

Ask The Well Done Chef! Diabetic-Friendly Crème Brulée?


Added by Jason Sandeman on November 1, 2010 at 4:04am — No Comments

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DHF receives $200,000 grant from Novo Nordisk

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Guest Post: World Diabetes Day 2014 on Twitter… sifting through the data

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