Re-thinking Evidence - Based Medicine

We’ve been following the excellent, analytical work of @Trisha Greenhalgh Her latest paper, written in partnership with several colleagues is: Evidence Based Medicine: A Movement in Crisis? ” Real evidence based medicine has the care of individual patients as its top priority It asks  “what is the best course of action for this patient, in these…

Welcome to The Betes 2.0 !

Hello and Happy World Diabetes Day! As The Betes nears our 1 year birthday, reflecting back on the past year certainly leaves me with a lot of food for thought. What are our next steps? What do we keep with us for next year, and what do we let go of? And the ever-present voice-howl…

"Living Content"

You will hear the term used by our organization in how we approach our work: “Living Content“: Exciting, engaging, dialogue and play driven content.   Don’t you think that diabetes education and health education as a whole, for people of all ages, could use some… enlivening? We do.

This is the mind of an artist meeting her diabetes

I’ve been in fear the past 48 hours… But it’s because we – Deborah Kaufmann and I- are starting to enter the Real work of THE BETES. The real work is to fearlessly dig into these painful, terrifying places that diabetes holds and creates so that we can collectively work through the demons that the…

Giving thanks to my Betes

Hello blog world!  Welcome to THE BETES!  What this creature of an endeavor is will be revealed bit by bit, and part by part, through this blog and through the development of our organization. So here we are. Thursday evening, 12 hours before my flight to Australia for the World Diabetes Congress http://www.idf.org/worlddiabetescongress And I…