Diabetes Educational Model Crowd-Funding Campaign

favor requested below! i’ve been working with a man with t1 diabetes who creates educational 3d models of proteins. his name is casey steffen and his work is spectacular. he has created a hemoglobin model duo to show the difference between glycated and normal hemoglobin (as you see above). i don’t often use this space […]

Rocking Coachella With Diabetes

today i am heading out to coachella. it is a music festival in indio, CA near los angeles. it is four days of dancing in the hot hot sun. before i get to the diabetes part of this post, i must disclose that the photo above came about because our only housemate who couldn’t attend […]

let me share this whole new world with you

there is much debate in the diabetes online (and offline) community about whether a person with diabetes ought to be considered or consider one self, “disabled”. sharing my position on this is something i’ve been very weary of because my feeling is that it goes against the grain of the majority rule. but alas, here […]

for you, i bleed myself tryin’

i care about you. i know it is bold to say that and you might not even believe it… but i do. maybe we have never engaged before. okay: i’ve never met you. you’ve never met me. we have never laid eyes on one another. i don’t know where or how you live, or how […]

Best of the Betes Blogs: January 2014

When Sara invited me to host this month I was overwhelmed with joy and felt a great sense of pride. Reading through the nominated posts was warming, entertaining, and just a bucket of fun. Making selections was very challenging because they were all SO SO SO good. Just after the Super Bowl blow out (go […]