Archive for June, 2012

Hey D Families: It’s time for a Diabetes Vacation for the Caretakers. No guilt allowed.

June 25, 2012By 4 Comments

There’s something I say often, and I truly believe it: I can never take time off from continuing to work toward a better life and a cure for diabetes, because – put simply – my daughter never gets a moment off. But that’s not entirely true about me. Because over the years, I’ve learned a […]

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Complications: In this way, they are there from Day One

June 20, 2012By 7 Comments

The long rides on my bike to train for the JDRF Ride to Cure serve a multitude of purposes. Yes, I am getting better at riding and riding far (I clocked 54.1 miles in one ride yesterday. Whoa.) And yes, I’m learning to ride a bike with more style and confidence. But more to the […]

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JDRF’s Annual Conference: Putting you there

June 13, 2012By 3 Comments

It isn’t everyone who gets a chance to attend JDRF’s Annual International Conference. And yet, I’ve been lucky enough to attend a number of times. I even got to Chair it back in 2006. I had not been in a few years, so when I got the chance to go back again this year, I […]

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The PWD’s best tool: It’s called a “Friend”

June 5, 2012By 4 Comments

Today,  as I think about the summer ahead, I want to celebrate friends. I hope you’ll read this and then share a “thank you” to a friend who has made a difference in your life or the life of your child with diabetes, and then share this link with them. There really should be a […]

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