"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.

'Betes puppet-in-progress

In case you are wondering what we are doing: we are creating a character out of diabetes: the ‘Betes. ((yes, the pictures on the site are an old ‘Betes. A “minimal viable product” ‘Betes, if you will. ‘Betes 2.0 is coming. And we’re excited for how its coming!)) Why are we creating a character? so…

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…

Blog Vision

I am happy to announce that I will be a regularly contributing writer to the amazing community at Diabetes Daily! www.diabetesdaily.com ((Check out the interview Ginger Vieira and I did here.)) THE BETES BLOG: is going to track the creation of the shows, the puppets, and also my intensive aerial acrobatic training, and how it…

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 company. 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…