Another month gone by already? Wow! It's certainly been a busy one here at the 'Mine, and there's been a lot going on around the Diabetes Online Community as well. Check out a few blog posts we think shouldn't be missed!
A belated but very deserved congratulations to Lee Ann Thill, who has been accepted into grad school and will begin work this summer on her PhD in Art Therapy for children with diabetes. Way to go, Lee Ann!
Can't keep Kelly Kunik down: she and several other D-bloggers banded together to set the record straight with Reader's Digest after spotting a magazine headline that perpetuated the age-old "reversal" myth about type 2 diabetes.
American Diabetes Association Names New CEO
Non-profit leader Kevin L. Hagan named as new chief exec of national diabetes org after six-month search.
FDA Approves New Basal Insulin
Sanofi's Troujeo has 'flatter profile' of action that helps to avoid lows.
Daytona Win for Racecar Driver with Diabetes!
Type 1 driver Ryan Reed wins first NASCAR series race at Daytona on Feb. 21.
The butter compartment is for insulin, but where do the rest of your diabetes supplies go? George Simmons is on the hunt for a good spot in his new house. Where do you keep yours?
Moira McCarthy Stanford thinks "Type 3" is not an OK designation for the loved ones in our lives, and she shares her thoughts on a guest post at SixUntilMe. But if you're craving more Moira, never fear: she's started her own D-blog, Despite Diabetes, where she also published an amazing open letter to Sen. Scott Brown after getting shot down at a recent advocacy meeting.
Kim Vlasnik shares a heartfelt post about why empathy, and the bond from mutual hatred of tooth sweaters, makes the DOC so powerful.
On UK blogger Siobhan's 20th anniversary with diabetes, her mother writes a wonderful post about Siobhan's diagnosis. April also marked the diaversaries (diabetes anniversary) of Scott Johnson and Kim.
Sara Knicks reflects on the life of a diabetes advocate, and concludes that "I advocate for the fact that diabetes cannot stop you living your life. Diabetes is not your life. " Amen!
Don't forget, you can also recommend your fave blog posts for next month's roundup by emailing us.