Patient Voices Contest Winner: New Jersey D-Dad Advocates for Young Son with T1D
Congrats again to the 10 winners of our 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced earlier this summer! Over the next several weeks, we'll be featuring an interview with each.This leads up to our annual DiabetesMine Innovatio... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

#AADE17: An Uncertain Future for Diabetes Education
What will diabetes education look like in 5-10 years? Or moving into 2030 for that matter? One thing that became clear at the recent annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) in Indianapolis is that there's some ser... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

NEWS: Roche Hands Over Remaining U.S. Insulin Pump Customers to Medtronic
Seven months after Roche Diabetes Care announced it would stop selling its Accu-Chek brand insulin pumps in the U.S., the company is now handing off its remaining pump customers to Medtronic Diabetes.Starting in September, any existing Roche pump ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Michael Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Cyborgs
Wow, this one rings weirdly true, no? Thanks to the artistic Gareth Morgan, a fellow type 1 in England and biomedical researcher-turned-illustrator who lends us his drawing talents regularly here at the 'Mine. Sunday Funnies: Round and Round ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Things Best NOT Shared (Hepatitis C and 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 and diabetes author Wil Dubois.This week, Wil is taking on the tough topic of Hepatitis C and diabetes.... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 12, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

College Diabetes Network's Got Your Back-to-School Back
Hey Diabetes Community! Back-to-School time is right around the corner once again, but don't worry -- the College Diabetes Network has your back!Not quite a decade old, this Boston-based organization has been growing by leaps and bounds, and very ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

#AADE17 – Diabetes Educators Conference Gets Digital
When roughly 3,000 diabetes health professionals and 189 exhibitors convened in downtown Indianapolis for the 2017 annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) last week, our team was right in the fray. Three-thousand a... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich, with Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

My Week of Living Unplugged (aka #$@ & %*! Diabetes)
I went into my annual summer trip to Europe this year with a staunch commitment to take a break from thinking about two things: U.S. Politics and Diabetes. Unfortunately, I was only really able to avoid the former, as diabetes truly never, ever ta... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Going 'Beyond A1C': Talking with Cats and Lettuce Heads While Hypo
The topic of looking #BeyondA1C is a hot one these days. Advocates are working alongside regulators and groups like the JDRF to help improve lives by focusing more on time in range and other factors that impact our quality of life with diabetes.Th... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Dan Fleshler Source Type: blogs

New Survival Guide for Diabetes Spouses and Partners (Plus Giveaway!)
As we all know, diabetes is a life condition that doesn't just impact us individuals -- rather it plays into all of our relationships with those we love.Wouldn't it be great if our loved ones had a special guide, something to help them approach a ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Round and Round We Go
Here we are, in the so-called Dog Days of Summer... in which hope still springs eternal, no? Thanks to the talented Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine, who's a worldwide drawing talent creating more than 200 cartoons each mon... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Tackling Diabetes Ignorance
Hey, All -- if you've got questions about navigating life with diabetes, then you've come to the right place! That would be our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois in New Mexico.Th... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Meet the 2017 Diabetes Educator of the Year: Davida Kruger
Earlier this summer when the American Diabetes Association named its diabetes educator of the year, the honor fell to Davida Kruger in Detroit, who's been helping to shape diabetes care since the early 1980s. Kruger has spent her career as a nurs... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Advocacy on Capitol Hill, in Tumultuous Times
Congress is now on recess through August until its return to session after Labor Day, but the country is still reeling from a dizzying display of Congressional activity in late July.That's especially true for those of us in the Diabetes Community,... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 3, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Curing the Dog Days of Summer
Here we are, in those so-called Dog Days of Summer... and sometimes it feels like we're all still circling the block in the Diabetes Community... no? Thanks to the talented Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine, who's a worldwide ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

#AdultingWithT1D: How to Transition from a Kid to a Grown-Up with Diabetes
One of the most important times in everyone's life is that transitional period between being a kid and becoming an adult, and for those with diabetes, it's an absolutely critical juncture in learning how to live well with this disease.Late Summer/... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 2, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Baseball Pitcher Dustin McGowan Creating Diabetes All-Stars!
We're past the half-way point in the professional baseball season, following the big All-Stars game in July that's seen as the season middle stop. This year, that big game took place in Miami, FL, which leads us to an interesting "All-Stars" story... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Music Mogul Dame Dash Launching New Diabetes 'Lifestyle Network'
His name may not immediately ring a bell for everyone, but Damon "Dame" Dash is an American music mogul who's best known for launching the Roc-A-Fella Records label with hip-hop rapper Jay-Z back in the 90s and the numerous businesses he's helped ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 31, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Test Strips, Ahoy!
Ah, summer boat trips are fun, but can present challenges for those of us with diabetes... Thanks to the artistic Gareth Morgan, a fellow type 1 in England and biomedical researcher-turned-illustrator who's been lending us his drawing talents he... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Overboard!
Ah, summer boat trips are fun, but can present challenges for those of us with diabetes... Thanks to the artistic Gareth Morgan, a fellow type 1 in England and biomedical researcher-turned-illustrator who's been lending us his drawing talents he... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: On Expired Test Strips, Wine and Survival
Welcome back to another edition of our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois in New Mexico.This week, Wil takes on a trio of brief questions "from our mailbag." If you're interested in... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Around the Diabetes Blogosphere in July 2017
We're once again smack dab in the middle of the year, in the dogs days of summer. And no doubt there is a whole lot going on around the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).Here's our monthly roundup of fave posts that caught our eye, in no particular ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Nutrino App Creates a 'FoodPrint' for People with Diabetes
Among the bevy of new mobile apps coming out all the time that proclaim to help people with diabetes, one in the food and nutrition arena stands out. It's called FoodPrint, made by Israeli-based startup Nutrino. As the name implies, this free app... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Nutrino App Creates a 'FoodPrint' for People With Diabetes
Among the bevy of new mobile apps coming out all the time that proclaim to help people with diabetes, one in the food and nutrition arena stands out. It's called FoodPrint, made by Israeli-based startup Nutrino. As the name implies, this free app... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Wayback Wednesday: Fleas, Mosquitoes, Ticks and Diabetes - Oh My!
Summer brings outdoor fun, barbeques, and of course... bugs!! This year it's nearly all about ticks and the diseases they spread (ugh). Since diabetes seems to effect EVERYTHING, we wondered if there was any special connection between tick bites a... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Amazing Advocate Expands 'Dancing For Diabetes' Organization
Ever since she was a little girl (with type 1 diabetes), Elizabeth Forrest has had a love for dancing. And at just 11 years old, she had an idea to combine that love with awareness and fundraising for diabetes. Now a twenty-something in Central Fl... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

2017 Diabetes Carry-Swag Summer Giveaway
Hi All,Here we are in the advanced stages of summer, but August promises to continue sizzling, so... a great time for a cool giveaway!What we're giving away are some sweet new supply carry bags from two creative small diabetes businesses: Sugar Me... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Shark Week Is Here!
The annual week of the shark is here once again, so beware Diabetes Community... 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 CARTerTOON... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Diabetes in the Sun
Hi 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 veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois.This week, we have a timely summer ques... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs