Renata Pellino-Porter's Blog – November 2009 Archive (3)

Traveling with Diabetes

Taken from The DiabeticDuo

The Holidays are right around the corner and a lot of you will be traveling to go see friends and family. I was reading an article from Diabetes News Hound about air travel and the pump. I have to say that most of the article is good and shows common… Continue

Added by Renata Pellino-Porter on November 30, 2009 at 12:43pm — 2 Comments

Educational Web Casts

A friend of mine in the States works for a company that produces educational web casts on a variety of different health/disease topics. Patient Power is where patients can go to read, hear and see a variety of stories and gather information on just about any disease or medical issue you can think of. The site states that they are “Supported by America’s Top Medical Centers”. What I thought was interesting is that they have over 1000 patient stories. Those of us who read blogs/websites daily (I… Continue

Added by Renata Pellino-Porter on November 19, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Kelsey the Pastry Chef

Taken from

Yesterday’s conversation with Kelsey was about what schools to go to in order to become a Chef and then on to being a Pastry Chef. She has discussed this for many years and it’s where her passion lies. We have been positive and will continue to be so. We will support her through the process all the way, but does anyone else find it odd? It’s strange to me, but then I have to question myself.… Continue

Added by Renata Pellino-Porter on November 3, 2009 at 6:23pm — 2 Comments



From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Partners with HelpAround in an Effort to Connect People Touched by Diabetes

  Leer en español Technology has the amazing ability to ease the stress associated with diabetes; It simply makes our lives a little more bearable. That’s why we are excited to announce DHFs partnership with HelpAround. This new application will help Read on! →

La Diabetes Hands Foundation y HelpAround uniendo las personas tocadas por la diabetes

  Para nuestra comunidad de diabetes la tecnología ha venido a llenar muchos vacíos y a hacer de nuestras vidas un poco mas llevaderas. Eso mismo nos proporciona una nueva aplicación de geo-localización llamada HelpAround (Ayuda a tu alrededor). HA Read on! →

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Manny Hernandez
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Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

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