Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes's Blog – February 2012 Archive (13)

A1C Champions: Healthy Living Finally Clicks and Inspires JoAnn

Today we share the story of JoAnn, an A1C Champion. Even though she had a family history of diabetes, it took her several years after being diagnosed with type 2 to make healthy changes. Now she travels the country helping to inspire others like her! Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 27, 2012 at 6:19am — 2 Comments

A1C Champions: Members of the Diabetes Community Mentor Their Peers

Check out this insightful Q&A with one of the creators of Sanofi US’ A1C Champion program, Susan Harris, and learn about the 900+ events they lead each year around the country! Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 23, 2012 at 6:18am — 2 Comments

Practical Ways to Celebrate Mardi Gras

Happy Mardi Gras! In our latest post, we’re looking at responsible ways to eat, drink and be merry on Fat Tuesday. Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here and share what you had planned!

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 22, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

How Grassroots Diabetes Efforts Support Community Growth

This week, we’re highlighting some creative and inspiring grassroots efforts from within the diabetes community. Learn about the ways they’re giving back to the diabetes community in our post on Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 16, 2012 at 6:29am — No Comments

Happy Valentine’s Day: Members of The DOC Share Their Love

Some members of the DOC are giving out virtual Valentine’s Day cards -  sharing everything from who in the DOC they’d like to send a valentine to… to ways to make chocolate snacking healthier! Read their messages in today’s post on Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 14, 2012 at 1:23pm — 1 Comment

Happy Valentine’s Day: Sanofi US Employees Share Their Love For The Diabetes Community

Love is in the air! We’re sharing virtual Valentine’s Day cards from a handful of Sanofi US employees, expressing just some of the reasons why we love our jobs. These are way better than store bought cards! Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 14, 2012 at 6:40am — No Comments

Help shape the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge!

Time is running out to help shape the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge. What matters most to you? What do you see as the biggest challenge in diabetes? Your responses will help shape what the entrants in the 2012 challenge will be working to solve. There’s just two days left, get your responses in ASAP!

 

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 10, 2012 at 6:29am — 1 Comment

Now & Then: A Mother and Son’s Story of Type 1 Diabetes

In part two of our conversation with blogger Michael Hoskins and his mother, Judi, we hear about raising a child with diabetes and how discovering the DOC has changed Michael’s life.

Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best, Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 9, 2012 at 6:59am — 2 Comments

Diabetes Now & Then: Joslin Medalist Paves Her Own Path

I think you will really like the first part of our two part interview with blogger Michael Hoskins, of The Diabetic Corner Booth, and his mother, Judi. In the first part, Judi talks about how much diabetes has changed in the 53 years since her diagnosis – she’s truly paved her own path.

Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 8, 2012 at 6:27am — 4 Comments

2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge

A call to all those innovators, tech heads, entrepreneurs and people living with diabetes – there’s only 5 days left to share your insights for the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge. You might remember that Ginger.io won last year’s challenge and now we’re gearing up for an entirely new challenge. Take a moment to…

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Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 7, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments

Score Big At Your Football Party With Healthier Spins On Classics

Did you know this Sunday is the second biggest day of food consumption in the U.S., behind Thanksgiving? Keep those New Year’s pledges intact by including some healthy options in your spread this year!

Learn how to make traditional party favorites healthier in our Discuss Diabetes post here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 3, 2012 at 6:35am — No Comments

CalorieKing: More Than Just a Little Book

This week, we follow up our interview with Allan Borushek by chatting with CalorieKing’s CEO, Keith McGuinness. Learn how the CalorieKing website goes hand-in-hand with the book to help people accomplish weight management goals.

Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 2, 2012 at 6:28am — No Comments

CalorieKing: The Little Book That Has Changed the Way People Eat

This week, we get the back-story on Allan Borushek, author of CalorieKing’s “Calorie FAT & Carbohydrate Counter”.  Learn how this book came to be, how it’s evolved, and how it’s been helping people for the last 25 years! Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on February 1, 2012 at 6:53am — 4 Comments

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