ADVOCATE: n. [ad-vuh-kit, -keyt]: a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc.
You can advocate for yourself and your own health needs, get involved with the diabetes online community (DOC), which is a very vocal group of T1s who write, blog, podcast, write letters and lobby in and for the diabetes community, and choose to be involved in causes that touch your heart or your family or your pets or the environment. Search online for groups that advocate in the area of your passion … or start your own crusade!
Mike Hoskins of DiabetesMine just posted: Stuck Waiting for Medicare CGM Access, about the saga of Medicare coverage (or not) of CGM, ever since their ruling to cover CGM was announced on 12 January 2017. It's been a rocky roller coaster for all Medicare-covered T1s...read more
I had another great opportunity to be a T1d cohost on The Bonnie Sher Show ... she now calls me her "Roving T1 Co Host"! And I got to talk about an issue that I feel is extremely important to us T1ds. (By the way, my section stars at 30 minutes into the broadcast!)...read more
Here I go again ... to HOLLYWOOD! I'll be on The Bonnie Sher Show TOMORROW, Thursday, 30 March 2017, in the studio with Bonnie, as her T1d Cohost! Please tune in at 2pm est: The Bonnie Sher Show - Boomer Life Universal Broadcast Network, Channel 2 Listen to...read more