Friday, August 24, 2012

Diabetes Art Day.

It's coming! One month from today!

I've participated the last two years - found here and here. Will you join me again next month?

Ripped directly from

Diabetes Art Day is a web-based initiative for the Diabetes Online Community to “tell a story” about life with diabetes though creative visual expression. It’s a way for us to tell our stories so we can connect and share with each other and with our loved ones. It’s a way to generate diabetes awareness outside of the DOC by sharing artwork on Facebook, Twitter, blogs and community websites. Diabetes Art Day is for people young and old with any type of diabetes and their families, so children, spouses, parents, siblings, or anyone who is affected by diabetes can participate. For this one day, you’re encouraged to break out of your linguistic comfort zone, bust out some art materials, and make a piece of artwork – painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, an installation piece, a mixed media something or other, or whatever you can imagine. Whether you have lots of experience making art or none at all, Diabetes Art Day is for you to show the world what it’s like to live with diabetes in that “a picture is worth 1000 words” kind of way.

On September 24th, create a piece of diabetes-related art and upload it to the Diabetes Art Day gallery (and your website, blog, Facebook page, Twitpic, whatever...)! Let's do this thing!


  1. Cool! My daughter would LOVE to create..we'll get to work ; ) thanks for the heads up!

  2. Thank you for posting about Diabetes Art Day, Kim! I'm getting so excited to see what people make! The DOC has such an astounding creative spirit... I know this year's D Art Day is going to be spectacular :)


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