Thank You,
Ed Bryant,
For Giving Us Our Voice

Voice of the Diabetic

Vol. 22, No. 2                                                                                         Spring Edition 2007

Ed Bryant standing with an award plaque from the Diabetes Action Network of the National Federation of the Blind. It reads: Award of Gratitude, Ed Bryant, Editor, Voice of the Diabetic, 21 Years of Distinguished, Dedicated Leadership and Service to the Diabetes Action Network, July 3, 2006, NFB Convention, Dallas, TX. Photograph courtesy of Vicki Palmer.

Voice of the Diabetic, published quarterly, is the national magazine of the Diabetes Action Network of the National Federation of the Blind. It is read by those interested in all aspects of diabetes and blindness. We show diabetics that they have options regardless of complications. We know that positive attitudes are contagious.

Send news items, change of address notices, and other magazine correspondence to: Voice of the Diabetic, 1800 Johnson Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230; phone: (410) 296-7760; e-mail: editor@diabetes.nfb.org

Find us on the World Wide Web at: www.nfb.org and click on Publications.

Copyright 2006 Diabetes Action Network, National Federation of the Blind. ISSN 1041-8490

Note: The information and advice contained in Voice of the Diabetic are for educational purposes, and are not intended to take the place of personal instruction provided by your physician, or by your health care team. Discuss any changes in your treatment with the appropriate health professionals.


Voice of the Diabetic

Eileen Rivera Ley
Director of Publishing

Elizabeth Lunt
Editor

Suzanne Shaffer
Art Director

Ed Bryant
Editor Emeritus

Gail Brashers-Krug
Director, Special Projects

Ann S. Williams
Contributing Editor

Tom Rivera Ley
Technology Writer


Voice of the Diabetic is published quarterly by the Diabetes Action Network (DAN) of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB). It is read by over 320,000 diabetics and their care-givers who know that with the right information and support, no diabetic has to feel helpless or hopeless, regardless of medical complications. Voice of the Diabetic is available in print, audio, and e-mail versions and is the only magazine that focuses specifically on making life with diabetic complications a lot less complicated.

Voice of the Diabetic: Educate, Empower, Inspire.

Voice of the Diabetic
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230; phone: (410) 296-7760
www.nfb.org, click on publications

E-mail:
News items: editor@diabetes.nfb.org
Subscriptions & change of address: subscribe@diabetes.nfb.org
To distribute free copies: distribute@diabetes.nfb.org
To advertise: ads@diabetes.nfb.org

Note: The information and advice contained in Voice of the Diabetic are for educational purposes, and are not intended to take the place of personal instruction provided by your physician or by your health care team. Discuss any changes in your treatment with the appropriate health professionals.

Copyright 2007 Diabetes Action Network, National Federation of the Blind. ISSN 1041-8490


INSIDE THIS ISSUE

FEATURE:
Ed Bryant’s Vision Gave Us Our Voice

by Elizabeth Lunt

 

Diabetes and Heart Health
by Paula S. Yutzy, RN, BSPA, CDE

Don’t Ignore Erectile Dysfunction: It’s Treatable!
by Ed Bryant

Tackling Trans Fats
by Lynn Baillif, MS, RD, LN, CDE

 

If Blindness Comes

The Unofficial Guide to Low Vision Services
by Eileen Rivera Ley

Pumps Are Possible Even If You Can’t See Them
by Tom Rivera Ley

National Federation of the Blind Annual Convention

 

Letter to Our Leaders

Tribute to Ed Bryant
by Gary Wunder, President, NFB Missouri

Book Review: The Ultimate Guide to Accurate Carb Counting

Healthy Home Cooking
by Healthy Exchanges

Resource Roundup

Voice of the Diabetic Subscription Form

 

COMPLETE ISSUE (Word Document)


Posted: April 2007