Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes's Blog – March 2012 Archive (10)

Elizabeth Evans Hughes: Reluctant Diabetes Pioneer

Elizabeth Evans Hughes blazed an intriguing and courageous trail for people living with diabetes. However, she was reluctant to take center-stage while doing so.

Read about her journey at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 29, 2012 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Women’s History in Diabetes: Research Calls On Lee Ducat

Part 2 of my conversation with Lee Ducat shares why and how she founded the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) in the early 80s. Spoiler alert: she and others were not satisfied by the progress of diabetes research. She’s an amazing diabetes trailblazer and an inspirational woman!

Read the full post at Discuss Diabetes here.

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Laura…

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Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 26, 2012 at 6:52am — No Comments

Break Time: 7 Tips For Spring Break Travel With Diabetes

For many, spring break means it’s time for a vacation! No matter if it’s on the slopes, a warm beach, or a theme park, help prepare with some vacation tips. Read our post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 22, 2012 at 6:59am — No Comments

Women’s History in Diabetes: Lee Ducat’s Tenacity Sparks JDRF

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.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 19, 2012 at 7:14am — 2 Comments

A Tradition With Nutrition on St. Patrick’s Day

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.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 15, 2012 at 6:57am — 3 Comments

A Mother-Daughter Duo Encourage Others with Diabetes

Sue & Alyssa are a mother-daughter duo sharing their encouraging messages with others through their work as A1C Champions. Read their interview in a post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 13, 2012 at 7:17am — No Comments

CDEs Walking the Walk: Their Advice to You

As we wrap up our discussion with three CDEs from our HELP Team who have children with diabetes, they share their most important messages to PWDs. The passion and insight is inspiring. Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 7, 2012 at 7:34am — No Comments

CDEs Walking the Walk: How Personal Diabetes Experiences Changed Their Work

Part 2 of our discussion with CDEs who have children with diabetes talks about how they’ve incorporated their own personal story into their teachings. All three say it’s important to earning trust. Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 6, 2012 at 6:25am — No Comments

CDEs Walking the Walk: Their Own Children Diagnosed

In the first part of our discussion with three CDE HELP Team members who have children with diabetes, they share the emotions they went through when their kids were diagnosed. Read the post at Discuss Diabetes here.

Best,

Laura K

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 5, 2012 at 6:25am — No Comments

You Go, Girl! Women Pioneers in Diabetes [INFOGRAPHIC]

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.

Best,

Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 1, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments

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