A Passion for Food and New Tech Tools for the African-American Diabetes Community
Today we continue our series of interviews with the ten 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest winners who will be joining us for the annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in mid-November at Stanford School of Medicine.We're delighte... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Diabetes in Disaster Mode: One Town's Tale of Evolving Relief Needs
We're all reeling from the news about the historic devastation doled out by a line of hurricanes and storms, hitting the Gulf Coast and southeastern states along with the Caribbean islands -- not to mention the catastrophic earthquake rocking Mexi... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Diabetes in Disaster Mode: One Town's Tale of Evolving Relief Needs
We're all hearing the news about the historic devastation dealt to the Gulf Coast and southeastern states as well as the Caribbean islands by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma -- and a new dose of catastrophe may be heading toward the East Coast now. Fo... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: A New iPhone X for Diabetes?
With the Apple announcement about the latest iPhone generation, people were diabetes must have been thinking... Thanks again to Jon Carter, who's been a freelance cartoonist for more than 20 years and has drawn for numerous newspapers, print an... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Needle Mania
Hey, All -- Got questions about life with diabetes? Then you've come to the right place! That would be our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by longtime type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois in New Mexico, who spent many years ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Massachusetts Diabetes Advocate Focuses on Local Action
As we continue our series of talks with the 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices winners, today we're delighted to introduce up-and-coming advocate Phyllis Kaplan. She's a longtime T1D in Natick, MA, who spent 17 years in higher education publishing,... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Living with Diabetes in an iPhone and Fitbit Smartwatch World!
The world's eyeballs were glued to Apple's annual product showcase this week, as the company launched its latest and greatest iPhone X and smartwatch coming this Fall. While we're all accustomed to the fanfare, this year was different for people ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Insulin Pricing Protest Draws Passionate Crowd (Grim Reaper and Dr. Banting, Too!)
Insulin co-discoverer Dr. Frederick Banting made his way to a street corner in front of the Eli Lilly headquarters in Indianapolis this past weekend, to protest high insulin prices that have hit crisis status here in America. OK, it wasn't actual... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

NEWS: New Dana RS Insulin Pump Embraces #WeAreNotWaiting Open Design!
A new insulin pump launching outside the United States this week is going where no commercial diabetes product has gone before: it is embracing the do-it-yourself diabetes community by actually including two-way communication capabilities between ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 12, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Medical ID Jewelry – Too Pretty to Save My Life?
Back in 2005 I wrote a very short post gushing over a "beee-uuutiful" new medical alert bracelet I had just purchased, that promised to "alert the medics without alerting the fashion police." But will it?! – I asked. I was worried that it might j... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Pool Therapy?
With summer coming to a close, it's a good time to hit the pool, right? Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 illustrations monthly for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting card... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: When Patience Is Not a Virtue in Diabetes
Happy Saturday! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois in New Mexico. This week, Wil offers some thoughts to a newbie who's a bit horrified by the unexpected symptoms of blood ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Former Miss America Nicole Johnson Joins JDRF Mission Control
We've long been big fans of Nicole Johnson, winner of the 1999 Miss America contest who's now also legendary in the Diabetes Community for her volunteer advocacy efforts, authoring several diabetes books, and the creation of organizations and prog... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Chasing the Dream to Become a Pilot with Diabetes
Ever dream of working in aviation or becoming a pilot with type 1 diabetes, but think maybe it's not possible?Today we're thrilled to introduce Angela Lautner, a longtime type 1 in Kentucky who's bucking that trend; she holds a private pilot's lic... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

#Insulin4all Protests Target Insulin Makers Over Skyrocketing Prices
In just a few days, I'll be part of a group standing outside Eli Lilly headquarters in Indianapolis raising my voice to protest outrageously high insulin prices. Yes, we'll be chanting, and carrying signs marked with the #insulin4all rally cry an... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

D-Mom Takes On Legal Health Insurance Battles for Diabetes
As our series of interviews with our 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest winners continues, we're delighted to introduce Christy Ford Allen, a D-Mom in Charleston, SC, who has quite the experience as an advocate. Christy's now-school-age dau... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Labor Day Funnies: Time Off Work, Really?!
With the Labor Day long weekend here, it seems everyone can find an excuse to relax... Our 'Mine team is taking a little time off to relax too, until Tuesday, while appreciating all the hard-working folk in the Diabetes Community who do so much ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Your (Diabetes) Diet May Vary
Hey, All -- if you've got questions about life with diabetes, then you've come to the right place! That would be our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by longtime type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Patient Voices Winner Crafting a Book on Mental Health and Diabetes
Welcome back to our series of interviews with the 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices winners, the 10 empowered PWDs selected to attend our annual Innovation Summit in November. Today, we're thrilled to share the story of fellow blogger and active a... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Around the Diabetes Blogosphere in August 2017
As we wind down the summer, our diabetes blogging radar has been lighting up with so many posts from around the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) -- from serious to chuckle-worthy.Here's a collection of posts that caught our eye during the month of ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 31, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Urgent Need for Insulin and Diabetes Supplies in Wake of Major Storms
In the face of the devastating historic storms striking several U.S. states and Caribbean islands, and catastrophic earthquake damage in Mexico, the Diabetes Community is stepping up to make a difference for those hit hard. Throughout social medi... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Urgent Need for Insulin and Diabetes Supplies in Wake of Major Storms
In the face of the devastating historic storm currently striking Texas and the Gulf Coast region, the Diabetes Community is stepping up to make a difference for those hit hard. Throughout social media, hundreds of posts are appearing with both pl... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Urgent Need for Insulin and Diabetes Supplies in Wake of Texas Storm
In the face of the devastating historic storm currently striking Texas and the Gulf Coast region, the Diabetes Community is stepping up to make a difference for those hit hard. Throughout social media, hundreds of posts are appearing with both pl... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

NEWSFLASH: Tandem Touchscreen Insulin Pump is First to Market with Built-In Dexcom G5
The first-ever insulin pump that has Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitoring data integrated directly onto its display is now available in the USA. On Monday, Tandem Diabetes Care announced that the FDA had approved its G5 integration on Aug. 25,... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

New Standards for Diabetes Care Finally Prioritize ‘Support’ (!)
It's pretty obvious to most people that some things just go better together, like, say, ketchup and French fries. Or beer and baseball. Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. But it took the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and the A... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

New Standards for Diabetes Care Finally Recommend ‘Support’ (!)
It's pretty obvious to most people that some things just go better together, like, say, ketchup and French fries. Or beer and baseball. Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. But it took the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and the A... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: If Clint Eastwood Had Diabetes
Diabetes can be challenging, but it'd be no match for Clint Eastwood's iconic character Dirty Harry... MAKE MY DAY!Thanks to the artistic Gareth Morgan, a fellow type 1 in England and biomedical researcher-turned-illustrator who regularly lends... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Demented Diabetes
Need help navigating life with diabetes? Ask D'Mine! That would be our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois. This week he's offering some wisdom on the connection between mental capacity and diabetes. Yes, ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

What's New at Diabetes Training Camp
We've previously featured the multi-sport Diabetes Training Camp located in Lancaster, PA, that's focused solely on fitness for people with diabetes of all ages. But a lot has changed over the past five years since our last writeup... The camp now... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Patient Voices Winner Hones in on Connections for Kids and Teens
As we continue featuring our 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest winners (who will attend our annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit this Fall) we're excited today to introduce Maria Wagner, a twenty-something who has been living w... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Patient Voices Winner Hones in on Connections for Kids and Teens
As we continue featuring our 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest winners, who will attend our annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit this Fall, we're excited today to introduce Maria Wagner, a twenty-something who has been living w... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs