Spare A Rose, Save A Child Today!

This blog was originally post on A Fresh POV for You at www.afreshpovforyou.com/spare-a-rose-save-a-child-today and reblogged with permission. The past few years we’ve requested no roses on Valentine’s day and instead asked our husbands to make donations to the Spare A Rose, save a child campaign, a program of Life For A Child. What is this all about? If you are reading…

Strength in the Community

communitynoun, often attributive com·mu·ni·ty \ kə-ˈmyü-nə-tē \a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society. Our society is composed of multiple individuals who collectively work toward bigger goals. Humans are social creatures that need support and companionship, especially in stressful situations. When we face a diabetes diagnosis, one…

Diabetes Educators and Peer Support Communities: A Special Report from AADE

iDOCr would like to share a fantastic initiative that is being shaped by AADE and a group of diabetes advocates, to better define and develop a work plan to join forces and create stronger support networks for the educators’ communities and the diabetes community in general. On behalf of 2018 AADE President Donna Ryan and meeting co-chairs…

DiabetesSisters and the Use of Social Media

Since its founding in 2008, DiabetesSisters has relied on the use of technology to reach its community. Today, over 25,000 women engage via website visits and social media including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Each avenue of social media is instrumental in sharing our mission of supporting and educating women living with all kinds of diabetes.…