Ask D'Mine: Did the Flu Shot Cause My Daughter's Diabetes?
Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 peep Wil Dubois, a diabetes author with many years' experience as an educator in a New Mexico clinic.Th... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

World Traveler, Marathon Athlete, Proud Diabetes Momma
Today, we're excited to welcome another fellow diabetes blogger here to the 'Mine. You may recognize Kelley Kent from her blog Below Seven, where she's been writing for about five years now about her life with T1D and of course striving for an A1... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Transparency, Cost and Access Topics at #2017ADA
One of the biggest issues in the diabetes world right now is of course Access and Affordability. So how did this come up at the annual American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions in early June, you may wonder? Well, with some mixed messag... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Hello, Research! New Science from the ADA SciSessions 2017
As you all know, we were in San Diego attending the ADA's 77th annual Scientific Sessions last week, and already reported on new technology we observed. At the heart of this gathering is of course the science - – loads of new studies completed arou... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

#DData17 San Diego: How Industry is Embracing Patient Innovation
On Friday, June 9, just before the big ADA conference kicked off in San Diego, we hosted our 8th biannual DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange. The aim of this forum is to convene key players in the Diabetes Technology World for a chance to update, inter... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Chatting About the New Pregnancy Guide for T1D Women (Plus Book Giveaway!)
Fortunately, the medical community has shifted in recent years to become more accepting of the fact that type 1 diabetes doesn't have to stop women from having healthy, happy babies. Many women have shared their inspirational stories of becoming T... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Happy Father's Day
Hey D-Community Dads... this is your day! Thanks as always to the talented Jon Carter, who's been drawing for us here at the 'Mine for some time now. You can check out the more of his work over at CARTerTOONS. Sunday Funnies: A1C Victory! Publ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine | Comics from Community Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Is More Than Skin Deep
Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by longtime type 1 Wil Dubois, who is not only a diabetes author but also worked for many years as a diabetes community e... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Tech at ADA's 77th Scientific Sessions (Now Social Media Shareable!)
We're just returning home from the biggest diabetes conference of the year, and as always, our feet and minds are winding down from overdrive. The huge annual ADA conference never ceases to be overwhelming -- held in a major conference center span... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich and Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Learning and Trying... A Great Endo / Diabetes Advocate in the UK
Partha Kar caught our attention on social media as a diabetes activist over in the UK, getting people talking and organizing conferences. Turns out he's actually an endocrinologist, who has taken up the torch of the #gbdoc (Great Britain Diabetes ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Nevada Becomes First-in-Nation to Shed Sunlight on Insulin Pricing
In what may be the start of a national trend, Nevada is pushing to become the first state to pass sweeping legislation requiring real transparency from key players involved in the convoluted insulin pricing scheme. Both sides of the Nevada state ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Nevada Poised to Be First-in-Nation to Shed Sunlight on Insulin Pricing
In what may be the start of a national trend, Nevada is pushing to become the first state to pass sweeping legislation requiring real transparency from key players involved in the convoluted insulin pricing scheme. Both sides of the Nevada state ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

MEET THE WINNERS: The 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest!
This past week, our team has been in San Diego hosting the Summer 2017 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event, and then we headed straight into the big annual ADA Scientific Sessions happening there, of course. An exciting week all around...And not le... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 12, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: A1C Victory!
Yeah, it feels just like this... We're excited to introduce MEMEs as a new periodic addition to our Sunday Funnies series, thanks to our Canadian D-peep friend Kayla Brown, who's known in our online community for many clever creations at her ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine | Comics from Community Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: How to "Lower Your Diabetes" (Do the Limbo!)
Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by our friend Wil Dubois, who's not only a longtime type 1 himself but also a respected diabetes author and former clinic... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

NEWSFLASH: Diabetes Hands Foundation to Close, Beyond Type 1 Takes Over Core Programs
The Diabetes Hands Foundation is no more, but some of its core programs will stay alive under the umbrella of a young, powerhouse diabetes advocacy organization. In a startling development to many that's certain to shake up the Diabetes Online ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Banting's Ghost: A Grassroots Insulin Access Project
If insulin co-discoverer Dr. Frederick Banting were still alive, he'd likely be weeping over how unaffordable and inaccessible his life-saving diabetes medication has become in recent years.Seriously, almost a century later, Banting must be turnin... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

A Sneak Peek at the ADA's 77th Scientific Sessions
We're just days away from the biggest annual event in the diabetes world, the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions, showcasing the latest in research, technology and treatment methods.Our DiabetesMine team will be flying to San Dieg... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

New iGlucose Meter Sidesteps Smartphone App Trend
There's a new smart glucose meter coming soon by the name of iGlucose, but don't let the name fool you: it will not connect to your iPhone or any other smartphone via mobile app.Whoa! In today's app-happy world, that's either a bold move or one si... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

"Type 1 Diabetes Caregiver Confidence" - Book Review with Giveaway!
Today, our periodic correspondent Joanne Milo (who blogs at The Savvy Diabetic) is back with a review of a cool new book that aims to prepare new T1D caregivers for the monumental task(s) at hand... I met Samantha Markovitz at an annual JDRF ch... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Did You Say, Covfefe??
If you've been tuned into Twitter or current news, you may have heard about President Trump's latest tweet using the word "covfefe"... politics aside, we had to wonder how this mystery term might be used in the diabetes world? Thanks to the ta... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine | Comics from Community Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Hello Again, On Mice and Men with Diabetes
Hey, everyone! Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, published each Saturday. After a short break, we're pleased to be back with some insights from host Wil Dubois in New Mexico, who's not only a longtime type 1 himself b... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

DiAthlete Global Tour 2017: Running Across the World!
Ever think about running across the world? Maybe not straight through, of course, but hitting on pretty much every continent from the West Coast all the way around to the Southern Pacific Ocean...Well, one of our own in the Diabetes Community is d... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Stuck Waiting for Medicare CGM Access
Longtime type 1 Dan Patrick in Ohio is one of many people with diabetes currently in limbo, waiting for finalization of Medicare coverage of the Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitor -- facing the uncertainly of not being able to access needed supp... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - June 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: May 2017
We're now at the end of the fifth month of 2017, which is simply amazing. How quickly this year is going by! Of course, the summer months bring a bevy of diabetes conference activity and we're excited about that, but it's already been a busy Ma... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 31, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Trial-Testing the New Accu-Chek Guide Meter: No-Spill Strips, Great Port Light
When you get a new glucose meter and can't wait to try shaking out test strips and checking whether the blood droplet is visible in the dark, that might very well be a sign you're about to embark on a different type of diabetes product review. E... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Happy Memorial Day 2017
Hey, Friends! We're taking it easy for this extended Memorial Day holiday weekend, and hope you are too.Mike's visiting Indianapolis for the Indy 500 race weekend (congrats to both T1D drivers, Charlie Kimball and Conor Daly for their "racing with... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs