What diabetes milestones have you celebrated? Read the story of Richard Vaughn, a.k.a. Richard157, who has lived with diabetes for 68 years and is a Joslin 50-Year Medalist in our latest Discuss Diabetes post. Best, Laura K.
Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on December 4, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Even though I might be the only person in the world having these symptoms, on the off chance that it will help someone, somewhere out there, let me share how the first four years of my diabetes went.
I was diagnosed in 2009 with an HbA1C of 11.2 and fbs of 258. The doctors thought it was LADA, and in my first antibody test I tested slightly positive, while my second one, six months later, turned out negative. I was put on long-acting insulin straight away (5 units), but my pancreas…Continue
The weekend was wonderful here in the Shire blue skies slight ruffle of the wind on your face for a bank holiday Whitsun it was nice Angel's sister Brenda came to stay and we drove to Ironbridge on Monday lots and lots of other folks had the same idea as we the River Severn flowed under the Bridge and there was even a cruise on the river for those energetic enough to climb on and off the boat.
It is like walking into the past crossing the Bridge until you look downstream at the power…
Added by twiddlemthumbs on May 29, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
When it comes to living with Type I Diabetes I'm impatient and frustrated. Since my first insulin shot in 1994 I've looked every day for the announcement for a cure. Sheila Thorne lived with it for over 80 years - receiving her first shot from the discoverer of insulin.
Before Dr. Frederick Banting made his Nobel Prize winning discovery a diagnosis of diabetes meant death - either from starvation or hyperglycemia. Luckily for Sheila Thorn, she was taken to see the pioneering doctor…Continue
Did you know that Lee Ducat established JDRF with a cocktail party? You heard me, a cocktail party! If this is news to you, you’ll be interested in today’s blog post that highlights her story. Read our post at Discuss Diabetes here.
Best, Laura K.
There’s plenty of tradition to go with St. Patrick’s Day, so we decided to share one of the most traditional recipes around – corned beef & cabbage. Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here and enjoy your St. Patrick’s Day! Best, Laura K.
We’re celebrating Women’s History Month with a timeline infographic showcasing inspiring women and their contributions to diabetes history. Here’s some girl power you won’t want to miss! Read the post and check out our infographic at Discuss Diabetes here.
Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 1, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments