As I've mentioned in some of my post, I'm not diabetic, but I am a survivor. I say that because I was born with Hydrocephalus ("water on the brain") and wasn't supposed to live more than two (2) years and never move! The thing that the doctor(s) didn't take into consideration was God's purpose for putting me here and the fact that He might have different ideas than they did. Well . . .coming up in October I turn 48 years-old . . .just two years short of the half-century mark and I am still going strong. "Arthr" (arthritis) has caused me to slow down a little, but I'm still able to do the things I enjoy including working for the Red Cross, obtaining my Technician Class Amateur Radio License, and serving as an Elder in my church. That's not all . . .in the Winter I'm planning to go back to the local technical school and get my Paramedic certification! (I've been a First Responder since 1986).
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, 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! →