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The 20 Amazing HIV-Positive Gay Men of 2014

In honor September’s National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we’re celebrating 20 great guys who are reinventing what it means to be HIV-positive in 2014. read more

Dachel Media Update: Autism Not on Rise???

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and their OurKidsASD brand. Aug 18, 2014, MDLinx.com: No rise in autism in 20 years Aug...

Turning Thirty

NEW MESSAGE! Showed up on my screen. It was Ralph confirming our birthday eve rendezvous. "See you around ten?" he texted. I agreed and expressed excitement. I was turning 30 and feeling the change. This is such a blessing to make it ten years strong of HIV and see another year, another chapter of life. On top of having Ralph on top of me. Read more...

Ferguson, Missouri, Activism and ACT UP

By now, Ferguson, Missouri has gained international attention. Being a 4th generation-resident of St. Louis, I wish the attention was for reasons other than police brutality, riots and the death of an unarmed teenager. Last night, day seven of the movement, I decided to venture down to Ferguson. Show More Summary

Cashews Being Made Safer for Those with Allergies

There could soon be help for the millions of adults and children in the U.S. who have to shun nuts to avoid an allergic reaction. Scientists are now developing a method to process cashews — and potentially other nuts — that could make them safer to eat for people who are allergic to them. “The […]

Diabetes Votes Needed: #ShowMeYourPump For Miss America!

By now, you’ve probably heard about the young PWD (person with diabetes) from Idaho who’s competing to become the next Miss America. Yep, the 20-year-old’s name is Sierra Sandison, and she’s been living with type 1 since she was 18.… The post Diabetes Votes Needed: #ShowMeYourPump For Miss America! appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

A Middle-Aged Look at Life Without a Cure

There was a time in my life when birthdays were a good time to look back and mark accomplishments.  There was a time when they were a good time to look forward to what might lie ahead.  In general, I now look at birthdays as simply a good time to have a good time. When [...]

Sharyl Attkisson: Researcher Who Dispelled Vaccine-autism Link: “Most-wanted Fugitive”

Note: Sharyl continues to speak out as a journalist should - and we are grateful. Please bookmark her site - SharylAttkisson.com. We have covered the strange case of fugitive from justice Dr. Poul Thorsen (Principal Investigator on the Danish...

The Greater Good Presents: VACCINE BEAT #2 - What Doctors Learn About Vaccines

Despite the official denials and all the studies, moms who witnessed the damage done to their children are speaking out. Doctors have been trained to call this a coincidence and close their eyes to a generation of children now crippled...

The 20 Amazing HIV-Positive Men of 2014

In honor September’s National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we’re celebrating 20 great guys who are reinventing what it means to be HIV-positive in 2014. read more

Heart Disease Prevention - Smartphone App Can Save Cardiac Arrest Victims!

PulsePoint is a smartphone app created to alerts users when someone is in cardiac arrest nearby. On May 9, 2014, a victim who had collapsed outside a gym used the app to alert a bystander who later performed CPR to him and saved his life. Show More Summary

Drowning In Depression, Part One

I'm drowning in the chaos of my life. It started back in February when I started this emotional eating and Cheetos were always in my right hand, going straight into my mouth. Now, in full disclosure, I took a moment a couple of months...Show More Summary

Sunday Funnies: Blood Sugar Radar

  Test, Don’t Guess… unless you have this kind of special ability:     Thanks again to cartoonist Terry Keelan, a fellow type 1 living in Southern California, for this latest addition to his growing collection of diabetes superhero illustrations.… The post Sunday Funnies: Blood Sugar Radar appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

When I Grow Up

By Cathy Jameson When my thirteen-year old daughter was six, she was at the magical age of "Mommy, when I grow up I'm going to be a ballerina, veterinarian, singer and baseball player. Oh, yes, I want to be a...

Ask D’Mine: Do T1 Gals Build Better Babies?

Need help navigating life with diabetes? Or just have questions you don’t know whom to ask? Welcome to Ask D’Mine, our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes on… The post Ask D’Mine: Do T1 Gals Build Better Babies? appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

Autism: the Good, the Bad, and What Causes it Anyway?

By Brooke Potthast and James Potthast Some of you AofA readers may remember my essay Evidence of Things Hoped For, Things Not Seen, a few months ago about the biggest game changer we’ve had with autism, the RPM method of...

Dachel Media Update: Back To School Back to Slamming Vaccine Safety Choices

By Anne Dachel Read Anne's commentary and view the links after the jump. The Dachel Media Update is sponsored by Lee Silsby Compounding Pharmacy and their OurKidsASD brand. Aug 14, 2014, CBS 2 Cedar Rapids, IA: Johnson Co. Seeing Rise...

Dexcom G4 Review — from a Parent’s Perspective

Looking for a place to learn about diabetes products from the perspective of people who use them? Check out our new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, a central hub for video product reviews by and for people with diabetes. We’ve just recently… The post Dexcom G4 Review — from a Parent’s Perspective appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.

After the Fall: Getting Up From an MS Tumble

I believe there are two kinds of people: those who divide the world into two kinds of people and those who don’t. I always told culinary students, however, that there were two kinds of people in professional kitchens; those who have been cut and those who have yet to be cut.  Likewise it could be [...]

Silk'n Blue (Review)

There are times I wish I were still a teenager - you know - not having any of those oh-so-fun adult responsibilities! But one thing from my teen years that I wish I could've left behind is acne.Yes, I'm 41 years old and acne still bothers and frustrates me. Show More Summary

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