All Blog Posts Tagged 'positivity' (3)

To spite diabetes, I carry on

Liberty lost, I wandered on, for I had not a choice. What has been taken wont be restored, but is that really a curse?



Out of shortsightedness I could lament. But what would be the benefit? If there is one call me blind, for one I cannot see. But perception's not reality.



With that said, my certainty's at its max. With assuredness I assert that which I truly believe to be the truth, namely, the general futility of singing endless songs of lamentation.



Although… Continue

Added by James122501 on May 3, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Is There 1 Positive Thing Diabetes Has Given You?

Some people say, "diabetes is a blessing in disguise." You might say, "Crazy!" But actually, I'm one of those positive-minded people. And this is how crazy I truly am: I asked 27 women at a support group to tell me 1 positive thing they've gotten from having diabetes. I thought they'd throw tomatoes at me. Instead, 25 women rattled off "humility," "feeling worthwhile helping family members with diabetes," without hesitation. My positive things include losing 30 lbs and keeping it off. I also… Continue

Added by Riva Greenberg on January 22, 2011 at 5:52am — 66 Comments

Being Motivated

Everyone and anyone can develop diabetes. Doesn’t matter how old you are, your ethnicity, nor what you do for a living. Although food is a key element in controlling our diabetes, it is NOT the sole cause of our disease. One thing that really frustrates me about the medical community, is that they have taken the use of labels, and has used them in such a manner, that eventually caused the world to…

Continue

Added by DiabeticRadio.com on October 21, 2010 at 8:30am — 42 Comments

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Meet The 2014 Big Blue Test Grant Recipients

  This year Diabetes Hands Foundation has pledged US$35,000 in Big Blue Test grants, continuing its support for programs aimed at providing lifesaving supplies, medical tests, treatment, and patient education to people living in need who have or at risk Read on! →

Kim Vlasnik: The Patient Voice

  Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 1)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service