By Amy Tenderich on February 27, 2015
February may be a shorter month, but that doesn't mean our Diabetes Online Community (DOC) was short of amazing content. There was a lot of love in the air as usual this Valentine's month, and unfortunately a lot of snow for our friends in much of the Eastern part of the U.S.
Despite the cold (or because of it), we wanted to share some warm appreciation of our fellow D-Bloggers who've bared their hearts and souls once again in a month of outstanding posts!
Here are the "must-reads" that caught our eye this month:
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NEWSFLASH: ADA Names New CEO
FDA Approves New Basal Insulin
Daytona Win for Racecar Driver with Diabetes!
By AmyT on February 26, 2015
We're thrilled to hear from a D-Mom named Polina Bryson in California, who's extremely determined to "get it" when it comes to understanding her young daughter's reality with both T1D and Celiac disease.
By MikeH on February 25, 2015
Both scientific journals and mainstream media have lit up in recent weeks with big news of glucose-responsive insulin being developed by a team of researchers collaborating between the University of Utah and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
By AmyT on February 24, 2015
The 2015 Advanced Treatments & Technologies for Diabetes (ATTD) conference took place in Paris last week, and while we weren’t able to cross the pond ourselves, we had some keen eyes and ears trained on the action.
By AmyT on Feb. 23, 2015
A new eBook by Richard MacManus, founder of ReadWrite.com, is a colorful look at how self-tracking tech is allowing individuals to take control of much of their own daily healthcare, crumbling the paternalistic approach of health establishment.
By AmyT on Feb. 22, 2015
Yep, tonight is the Academy Awards, when many celebs will be honored for their TV and movie work. And if the Diabetes Community had our own version of the Oscars? It might look like this...