ANNOUNCING: The 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Scholarship Awards - Innovate Locally!
Hi All, Interested in participating in the 2017 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford School of Medicine this Fall on full scholarship*? We are in search of: passionate patients willing to lend their experiences and insights to our influen... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: A PWD's Best Friend
When your dog needs some exercise, but... Thanks to the ever-talented Jerry King, an accomplished worldwide cartoonist who can always make us smile. Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Dandelions for Earth Day? Published April 23, 2017 We've heard the... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine | Comics from Community Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: On Hiatus
Our long-running weekly diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine is taking a hiatus for the first time since it began in 2011. We apologize again for the tone of last week's column. We understand that the insulin affordability crisis is a highly em... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 29, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: April 2017
Once again, the month of April felt both sweet and savory -- with 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 order.Please chime in and flag your fa... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

The Scoop on Novo's New Faster-Acting FIASP Insulin
There's a new ultra fast-acting insulin on the market internationally, and hopefully before long it will become available to us here in the U.S. too. You may have heard mention of FIASP, or Faster-Acting Insulin Aspart, that recently hit the mark... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Lilly Diabetes Hosts Insulin Pricing and Access Workshop
In the front lobby of Lilly's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis stands a towering 12-foot tall statue of a mother holding her child in her arms, sick and starving to death due to lack of insulin. It's an artistic rendering of a real-life ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Lilly Diabetes Hosts Insulin Pricing and Access Workshop
In the front lobby of Lilly's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis stands a 12-foot tall statue of a mother holding her child in her arms, sick and starving due to lack of insulin. It's an artistic rendering of a real-life mother who took he... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 26, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Talking with ADA's Interim Leader Martha Clark (Who Lives with Type 1 Diabetes)
In case you missed it, the American Diabetes Association is going through a leadership transition. The big diabetes org brought on a new chief scientific and mission officer early this year and just last month, Kevin Hagan stepped down as CEO afte... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

5 Hot New Diabetes Products
In our never-ending quest to keep you up to date on all things diabetes, here are five items we came across recently that you might want to know about: The Myabetic Cherise diabetes handbag – an absolutely lovely purse reminiscent of Kate Spad... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Dandelions for Earth Day?
We've heard the saying, "April Showers Bring May Flowers," but since this weekend marked Earth Day, we wondered if there was a diabetes equivalent... Yep, that's really how it feels sometimes -- test strips popping up everywhere, like dandelio... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine | Comics from Community Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Dandelions for Earth Day?
We've heard the saying, "April Showers Bring May Flowers," but since this weekend marked Earth Day, we wondered if there was a diabetes equivalent... Yep, that's really how it feels sometimes -- test strips popping up everywhere, like dandel... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 23, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Dying for Insulin (Retracted)
We're sorry.At this URL was an Ask D'Mine post about a woman struggling to pay out-of-pocket to get needed insulin to carry her over while she was waiting for her insurance to kick in. While we feel this is an important issue to address, we ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Dying for Insulin
Got questions about life with diabetes? Of course you do, as do we. So welcome back to our "curiously strong" weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author in New Mexico Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Hawaii T1D Weightlifter Jameson Dahl: Commitment Is Key
If you ever wondered if you could be an award-winning weightlifter with type 1 diabetes, just look to Hawaii, where D-peep Jameson (Jamie) Dahl is showing us how it's done. The thirty-something on Oahu (one of the most northwest of Hawaii's ei... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

That 'Open Letter to Steve Jobs' 10 Years Later - Milestones in Patient Innovation!
Ten years ago this month I penned an 'Open Letter to Steve Jobs,' calling on the gurus of consumer technology to help transform medical devices into something more Apple-esque. After all, it was 2007, and our glucose meters, insulin pumps and othe... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Thawing Out a Frozen Shoulder, with Diabetes
Scott Johnson's left shoulder was bothering him. Really bothering him."I couldn't remember a specific incident, but was sure it was just a stubborn basketball injury," said Johnson, a Minnesota-based type 1 for more than three decades who blogs at... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

D-Mom Puts Life with Diabetes Into 'Poetry Chapbook' (with Giveaway!)
There's seemingly no end to the creative ways people can express their experiences with diabetes... A highly literary D-Mom in Iowa has created the first-ever diabetes poetry chapbook -- a traditional pamphlet-style collection of her prose that "e... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Happy Easter, Diabetes PEEPS!
Happy Easter, everyone! Ah, this holiday that revolves around brightly packaged candy. But are there any Easter treats just for us PWDs? Why yes... Oy, diet peeps!Thanks to the talented Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian in Cali... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine | Comics from Community Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Easter Candy Edition
Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - with your host veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois. This weekend is Easter, so it just stands to reason that Wil's fielding a question about how to choose the "least offensi... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Biking Across America with Type 1 Diabetes
Thanks to our periodic correspondent Joanne Milo (who blogs at The Savvy Diabetic) we're happy to feature a special interview today with fellow type 1 and advocate Cassidy Robinson, a young adult from Orange County, CA, who's part of a 22-person t... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Biking Across America with Type 1 Diabetes
Thanks to our periodic correspondent Joanne Milo (who blogs at The Savvy Diabetic) we're happy to feature a special interview today with fellow type 1 and advocate Cassidy Robinson, a young adult from Orange County, CA, who's part of a 24-person t... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

George Huntley: Songwriter, Half-Marathoner, Box-Making Expert, Diabetes Advocate
Meet George Huntley, a longtime type 1 who you can pretty much think of as a "professional volunteer" in diabetes advocacy. OK, we made that title up, but it's apropos given what this Indianapolis D-peep has been lending his free time and passion ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 13, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Orgs Labor to Tackle Healthcare Reform
The future of healthcare reform remains ever unclear.At one moment, emotions are running high as it seems all manner of protections, access and affordability are on the line. Then suddenly, Congressional efforts are stalled and all but dead, after... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 12, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Celebrating Pets (In and Around the Diabetes Community)
Who loves furry, feathered, trotting, crawling, tail-wagging creatures?? We sure do!That's why we're excited that today is National Pet Day. Marking its 11th year, this U.S.-based tribute day is a time to share appreciation for all the beloved ani... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 11, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Meet the Rebranded 'MedAngel' Insulin Temp Tracker (with Giveaway!)
There's no shortage of crowdfunding campaigns for new diabetes gadgets and products, and not all of them succeed, of course. But if the idea is solid, there may be life after Indiegogo death for some -- such as MedAngel, version 2.0 of a clever in... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Meet the Rebranded 'MedAngel' Insulin Temp Tracker (with Giveaway!)
There's no shortage of crowdfunding campaigns for new diabetes gadgets and products, and not all of them succeed, of course. But if the idea is solid, there may be life after Indiegogo death for some -- such as MedAngel, version 2.0 of a clever i... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 10, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Fingerpoking... Fun?
Ah, the joys of diabetes, and the mistakes we can make... Yikes, is right!Thanks to the artistic Gareth Morgan, a fellow type 1 in England and biomedical researcher-turned-illustrator who's now a regular here at the 'Mine. Sunday Funnies: S... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 9, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine | Comics from Community Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Mystery Spasms Caused by Insulin?
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 in New Mexico Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a question about mystery spasms th... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 8, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Pops! Diabetes: New All-Inclusive, Smartphone Snap-On Meter
It's tough to find someone these days who doesn't carry their smartphone pretty much everywhere they go. That's certainly proven in recent stats showing roughly three-quarters of Americans own smartphones, and everywhere we go we see people starin... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 7, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Dad and Daughter Dealing with Diabetes... Plus Making Technology Choices
You may remember Randall Barker in Texas, whom we introduced last summer as one of our 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest winners. He's an active advocate who raises his voice for our Diabetes Community in a variety of ways, from engaging wi... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 6, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Beating the Diabetes Management Blues
Spring has sprung once again, and with the new season I'm working to make my diabetes management more of a priority and bring it out of its winter hibernation, so to speak. Burnout's been an issue these past few months, affecting my mood -- inev... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 5, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs