Here is the blog entry that I was telling you about, please share it with your friends, family and everyone else. 🙂 http://suited.myomnipod.com/therese/best-gifts-family-with-newly-diagnosed-child-diabetes/ A few months ago, a friend of mine, Andrea, contacted me via facebook to tell me that a friend of her sons had just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and would… Continue reading Best Gifts for a family with a child newly diagnosed with Type 1
Joey is an incredible kid, willing to put himself out there to represent the thousands of kids with type 1 diabetes. He really does have a strong sense of responsibility to being the teenage face of type 1 diabetes, meaning that he is funny, well liked, a good student, he’s healthy, good at sports, loves… Continue reading Did someone say Service?
When Joey was diagnosed with T1D, a support group website was recommended to us. It was a good support tool, although it wasn’t very user friendly. A couple years later I found private groups on facebook, that were a better fit for me. I like that they have simple rules and regulations, that basically state… Continue reading Facebook Support Groups: Friend or Foe
Joey has been involved in fundraising for type 1 diabetes research since 2007 when his nephew Cooper was diagnosed at 22 months old. Who would have ever imagined that 2 years later, Joey would be diagnosed with the same chronic illness? And beyond that, who would have ever imagined that Joey and Cooper would become… Continue reading I Ride With T1Diabetes! Join me for the Ride of My life…