By Kim Stagliano From time to time when I'm not too grumpy or tired or busy with mastering adult skills, I'll be writing about autism and aging out. My oldest finished school earlier this month. Forever. She turns 22 in...
By Anne Dachel Last week the story about a British young man in America who was allegedly planning to kill Donald Trump got a lot of coverage in the UK. He also has autism. June 21, UK Guardian: British man...
By Cathy Jameson About a year ago, I chimed in on an online conversation. A man, who I assumed had a daughter because of the type of questions he was asking, was curious about vaccines. He was specifically curious about...
Last month Gwenn and I had the privilege of speaking about HIV education and prevention on Al Jazeera’s The Stream, representing sero-discordant couples. Annie Lennox and activists from around the world were on hand to discuss the need for continued funding of HIV prevention programs. Watch the entire 30-minute discussion here Need more Annie? Then […]
Imagining a world where Republican candidates answer surveys by HIV/AIDS organizations… here’s Donald Trump “discussing” the issues of the day. Enjoy. Positively Yours, Shawn On HIV research An extremely credible source has called my office and informed me that HIV is harmless. Another source has told me that a cure would be easy. […]
When I decided to open up about HIV 20 years ago, I went online hoping to find the internet that exists today. My search for HIV websites yielded a handful of results- one of them was Steve Schalchlin‘s “Living in the Bonus Round”. 20 years ago, today, he put up his first blog entry- then […]
Today I went to the dentist for a routine teeth cleaning. I wasn’t psyched about it, mainly because of the bleeding that can occur afterwards. Minor stuff, it’s just that I prefer the taste of my daily iced mocha without a splash of plasma. I filled out my medical resume- checking the usual boxes […]
By Natalie Vawter For the past few months, I have felt down about diabetes. I know I’m not alone in my struggle – there is a whole community of diabetics and all of us are going through similar challenges – but I still felt alone. I was letting diabetes make me feel different from everyone […]
When ten year old Lundyn Cox’s mother received a text message from her daughter’s softball coach… the last that thing see expected was a message kicking her daughter from the team for having type 1 diabetes. Show your support for the Juicebox Podcast by checking out this episodes sponsor – Get your free no obligation demo of […]
If you're a Native American living in the area of Corning, California, you may be interested in the "Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference & Health Fair" taking place on Saturday, August 27, at the Rolling Hills Casino Event Center... The post “Taking Control of Your Diabetes” Health Fair in California appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
If you thought going gluten-free was just a fancy fad-diet from yuppies and hippies, think again. More and more research continues to demonstrate the benefits of a gluten-free diet–especially for those with both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease.. Show More Summary
Read Part 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1. By Dan Olmsted Our story so far: The great Northeast polio epidemic was first reported 100 years ago this month, ushering in the Age of Polio that afflicted increasing...
Virtual Data Room: Ideal Solution for Different Industries A VDR is the novelty that has high level of effectiveness in various errands. It is generally used for keeping and distributing of the significant sensible data, but it additionally provides a lot of other benefits to its owners. In the recent past, business people […]
An initial trial called Fr1da has found that type 1 diabetes can be accurately diagnosed before symptoms appear in children between age 2 and 5 by detecting islet autoantibodies in the bloodstream. Islet autoantibodies are proteins made by the immune system whose presence signals destruction of insulin-producing beta cells or insulin itself. This study from Germany sought […]
It’s Day 5 of Diabetes Blog Week and we survived! There are no blue ribbons or trophies to be awarded today. Instead we can be satisfied with having touched base with old friends, creating new online friendships, and gaining new insights into diabetes. Not a bad payoff! Certainly there were a few laughs and tears along the way and I […]
The injectable diabetes medicine liraglutide (brand name Victoza) safely and effectively lowers the risk of heart attack, stroke, cardiovascular death, kidney disease, and death from all causes in those with Type 2 diabetes, according to new research... The post Diabetes Medicine Reduces Risk of Heart, Kidney Complications appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder in which one has one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths during sleep. The breathing pauses may occur 30 times or more an hour. It can cause daytime fatigue, morning headaches, memory or learning problems, dry mouth or sore throat when one wakes up. Show More Summary
Author: Gary Scheiner MS, CDE Seems there are rules for everything these days. Rules for dating. Rules for e-mail etiquette. Even rules for raising kids. So it only seems fair that I get to create some rules of my own. Since nothing drives me battier than people who make ill-conceived changes to the basal settings […]
By Anne Dachel “Vaxxed” is being shown in theaters across the U.S. and in Canada. It will soon go international. Thousands and thousands of ordinary people are learning about the complete lack of safety standards and the corrupt practices at...