New Exhibit on the Discovery of Insulin

Vials of insulin

Breakthrough – The Dramatic Story of the Discovery of Insulin and the Era of New Hope is an exhibit at the New York Historical Society on display from October 5, 2010 to January 31, 2011.

The exhibit coincides with the publication of a book on the discovery of insulin, Breakthrough, Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery . . . → Continue reading: New Exhibit on the Discovery of Insulin

No-Sugar Added Poetry

Book Cover graphic

It’s hard to believe anyone can make diabetes poetic.

But that’s exactly what the Diabetes Hands Foundation did with a book of poetry called No-Sugar Added Poetry, A Diabetes Poetry Book.

One of my favorite poems in the book is “Ode To A Perfect Pancreas” by Alan Eastwood. “What Matters” by Kerri Morrone . . . → Continue reading: No-Sugar Added Poetry

Bret Michaels Rocks!

Now this is very juicy!

Snapple’s Diet Trop-A-Rocka Tea is back!

And in celebration, Bret Michaels, who has had Type 1 diabetes since the age of 6, is auctioning off a signed guitar, cowboy hats, CDs and more to benefit the American Diabetes Association.

The Trop-A-Rocka Online Auction is going on now until August . . . → Continue reading: Bret Michaels Rocks!

Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes

Only Mary Tyler Moore could make diabetes funny. In her book, Growing Up Again: Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes she retells 40 years of living with Type I diabetes in a humorous and inspiring manner. The second part of the book explains many aspects of Type I diabetes.

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Using Words To Advocate For A Cure

The American Diabetes Association has an advocacy program in which anyone can email their senators or congressmen to request support for programs like the Special Diabetes Program, which provides funding for diabetes research.

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How Do You Find a Cure With Words?

Author Brenda Novak’s Online Auction For Diabetes Research has raised over one million dollars for diabetes research.

Inspired by her son with Type I diabetes, Brenda began the auction 6 years ago. This year she donated $285,870 to the Diabetes Research Institute. Her auction included items you can’t buy in stores, such as lunch with . . . → Continue reading: How Do You Find a Cure With Words?

JuicyMama loves Jamba Juice!

Inside a Jamba Juice store

Jamba Juice has carb counts making life so much easier for JuicyMama. Jamba Juice offers delicious, healthy, organic, no sugar options. The menu includes hot oatmeal made from organic steel-cut oats and all fruit smoothies. Your kids won’t feel deprived here while enjoying a juicy fruit smoothie.

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