Sunday Funnies: Polar Freeze Diabetes Solutions
Our weekly DiabetesMine series of cartoons and memes for the diabetes community features a cartoon by Terry Keelan. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Who Should Win " The Diabetes Oscars " ?
DiabetesMine offers an annual diabetes spin on the Academy Awards -- who are your picks for their outstanding work in 2018? (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: How Diabetes Is Like Groundhog Day
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column compares the movie " Groundhog " day to the repetitiveness of life with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

The Daughter Who Inspired a Diabetes Game-Changer
Marissa Town was the little girl with type 1 diabetes who inspired the Children With Diabetes empire -- today, she's a Certified Diabetes Educator. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Bronchial Meds and Blood Sugar
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column takes a question about how bronchial inhaler albuterol might impact diabetes management. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

A Marvel-ous Diabetes Holiday Giveaway!
DiabetesMine reviews several diabetes-themed comic books and graphic novels, and offers a giveaway just in time for the 2018 holiday season. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Celebrating Hanukkah with Diabetes in Israel
Diabetes advocate and journalist Jessica Apple describes how her family handles Hanukkah (in Israel) with type 1 diabetes on board. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

To Pump or Not to Pump with Diabetes?
DiabetesMine's Wil Dubois weighs the Pros and Cons of insulin pumping versus taking insulin injections. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Netnography: We Studied What People with Diabetes Do Online (And Why It Matters)
DiabetesMine has published original research exploring the impact of social media engagement on life with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Elder Care Looking Like a Trainwreck
DiabetesMine reports on the desperate need for improvement in diabetes care in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Dan Fleshler Source Type: blogs

Ask DMine: Seizures and Brain Damage
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column addresses seizures possibly caused by low blood sugar, and mitigating the resulting damage. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

At Last, A Conference Dedicated to Diabetes Eating Disorders (Diabulimia)
Diabetes and eating disorders advocate Erin Akers recaps the first-ever Diabulimia Helpline Conference she hosted in November 2018. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

FDA Updates Guidelines on Glucose Meter Accuracy
DiabetesMine reports on updates to FDA guidance calling for tighter accuracy of glucose monitors used in clinics and by patients at home. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Life with Diabetes for the Visually Impaired
DiabetesMine interviews Ed Worrell in Montana, who helps fellow visually impaired people with diabetes learn technology tools for disease management. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Diabetes-Themed Christmas Gifts: Should You or Shouldn ’t You?
DiabetesMine explores whether it's advisable to give someone with diabetes a holiday gift related to their disease -- or rather not? (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

" Happy Diabetic " Chef on Type 2 Diabetes and His Passion for Food
DiabetesMine interviews Chef Robert Lewis, known as " The Happy Diabetic, " a professional food expert living with type 2 diabetes himself. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Death By Cake?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column answers the call of a concerned son about his elderly father with type 2 diabetes who insists on eating sweets. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Apple Health and Diabetes Connectivity: How Helpful Is It?
DiabetesMine explores the diabetes products that connect with Apple Health, and advantages for people using this technology to manage blood sugar levels. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Greg Brown Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Advocacy Orgs: 2018 Milestones & 2019 Goals!
DiabetesMine asks leading diabetes advocacy organizations to share accomplishments in 2018, and their big goals for 2019. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

FDA and Lawmakers Call for Generic Insulin, Lower Prices
DiabetesMine covers recent news of the FDA Commissioner addressing insulin pricing by implementing changes that will impact the US drug market. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

The Legendary Dr. Fran Kaufman, On Retiring from Medtronic Diabetes
DiabetesMine interviews longtime leader of Medtronic Diabetes Dr. Francine Kaufman, who has recently announced she's stepping down as Chief Medical Officer. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: How to Dose Insulin for Holiday Meals?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column explores three options for approaching high-carb holiday meals with carb counting and insulin dosing. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Merry Christmas from DiabetesMine!
The DiabetesMine team is sending the best holiday wishes to the Diabetes Community as we wrap up 2018. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

The Diabetes Year In Review 2018
A look back on the year in diabetes 2018, with the biggest happenings from around the Diabetes Community. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich and Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: New Year's Health Insurance Angst
Our weekly advice column addresses fear of losing health insurance in 2019 -- what will happen to " Obamacare " for people with diabetes? (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Counting Down to the New Year...
Our weekly series of diabetes humor at DiabetesMine features a meme by Jerry King. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Around the Diabetes Online Community: December 2018
Our final monthly DiabetesMine roundup of 2018 featuring posts from around the diabetes online community, known as the DOC for short. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Happy New Year 2019! (Plus Diabetes Resolutions We Won't Be Keeping)
The DiabetesMine Team has some thoughts about diabetes-related New Year's Resolutions we won't be keeping for 2019. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Tech-Spectations 2019: Eight Exciting Things to Watch for This Year
A look at several exciting new diabetes technology products expected in 2019, and some things that aren't expected in the coming year. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

D-Mom Pens Diabetes Children's Book from Daughter's POV (with Giveaway!)
DiabetesMine interviews a Texas mom who recently wrote a new book from the POV of her young daughter diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Sleeping Pills and Blood Sugar
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column addresses the relative safety of taking sleeping pills if you have diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

A First Experience with the New Eversense Implantable CGM
Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMine, one of the first American patients to get the Eversense implantable CGM, shares her experiences and diabetes user tips. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Oklahoma Diabetes Dad Shares " Heartbreak, Fear, Joy, and Triumph "
An Oklahoma father whose daughter lives with type 1 diabetes shares their story, and his work with race horses and as an advocate for affordable insulin. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Rethinking Glucagon for Emergency Use and Beyond
New forms of glucagon allow a ready-to-use rescue pen, and later possibly easy ways to give small doses to boost blood sugar for people with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Remembering Ivy Lockett and Her Diabetes Camp in Georgia
DiabetesMine honors longtime type 1 Ivy Lockett, who passed away in 2018 but had led a Georgia diabetes camp bearing her name for nearly 40 years. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

People with Diabetes Talk Apps They Actually Use
DiabetesMine presents the results of an AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators) survey asking people with diabetes which apps they use and why. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Does Hookah Raise Blood Sugar?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column addresses the health risks of hookah smoking, in particular whether it raises blood glucose levels. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

What's New in the 2019 ADA " Standards of Diabetes Care "
DiabetesMine covers the most recent updates to the Diabetes Standards of Care, published annually by the American Diabetes Association. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Paying Attention to Diabetes + Thyroid Disease
DiabetesMine offers information on the interaction of diabetes and thyroid disease, along with patient advocacy tips. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Two New Continuous Glucose Monitors in the Works
DiabetesMine reports on future continuous glucose monitor (CGMs) devices for people with diabetes, on the heels of the 2019 JP Morgan Healthcare conference. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

When Medical Technology Fails
DiabetesMine reports on the recent Dexcom server outage, and concerns from diabetes patients who rely so heavily on this and other medical technology. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Do Growth Hormones Impact Blood Sugar?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column addresses a question about how taking growth hormone might impact blood sugar control with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

When Diabetes Parenting Turns to Neglect... Or Not?
DiabetesMine covers high-level cases of diabetes parental neglect involving prayer healing, and ponders the risk of wrongly judging some parents. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Going Beyond with New Diabetes Nonprofit CEO Thom Scher
DiabetesMine talks with Thom Scher on his new role as CEO of Beyond Type 1, and launch of the new Beyond Type 2 resource for those with type 2 diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Could Pharmacies Revolutionize CGM Access?
DiabetesMine provides updates on availability of continuous glucose monitor (CGM) supplies for purchase over-the-counter at pharmacies nationwide. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

A'Titan' Advocate with a Robotic Arm and Type 1 Diabetes
Chris Ruden, who lives with type 1 diabetes and a prosthetic arm, made an appearance on the new " Titan Games " reality show with Dwayne " The Rock " Johnson. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: How to Test Glucose with Hand Tremors?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column suggests alternate ways to test blood sugar if your hands can't handle fingerstick pokes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Winter Diabetes Fun
Our weekly DiabetesMine series of cartoons and memes for the diabetes community features a cartoon by Jon Carter. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

States Lead the Way on Insulin Pricing Transparency Laws
New state legislation focused on drug and insulin pricing transparency may be key to protecting people with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Klue App Review: Delivering on Diabetes Meal Detection
DiabetesMine reviews the new diabetes app Klue, that can detect when you're eating a meal or drinking via wrist movements. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - February 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Rachel Kerstetter Source Type: blogs