Diabetes Wisdom, from a Former School Nurse and College Professor with Type 1
A Texas college professor and former school nurse living with type 1 diabetes shares detailed tips on assuring your child's safety in school with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - October 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Climbing 50 of America's Highest Peaks with (and for) Diabetes
Two athletic advocates are the first people with type 1 diabetes to ever climb 50 peaks in 50 days across America, while raising money for the cause. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - October 3, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

A Diabetes Doctor Encouraged Her to " Spread Her Wings in Advocacy "
2019 DiabetesMine Patient Voices winner Erica Farr in Michigan is studying for a healthcare career while " spreading her advocacy wings. " (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - October 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Interactive Toys: A1C and Insulin Molecule " Action Figures " !
Casey Steffen in Oklahoma makes 3D diabetes " action figure " models to teach about the hemoglobin A1C and workings of insulin. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - October 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: If You Live in a Meth House with Diabetes...
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column explores the impact of chemicals from meth production on blood sugars with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 28, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Around the Diabetes Online Community: September 2019
DiabetesMine shares its monthly roundup of favorite posts from around the Diabetes Online Community for September 2019. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

What's New in Diabetes Cure Research Efforts for 2019
The JDRF and others are stepping up efforts to find a biological (cell-based) cure for type 1 diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 26, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

JC Aragone is Making Tennis and Diabetes History
Tennis star JC Aragone is making history as the first type 1 diabetic to compete in the U.S. Open tournaments. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

" Diabetes Tech Nerd " Nick Galloway Advocates as a Patient and Provider
DiabetesMine talks with Nick Galloway, a type 1 diabetes patient and nurse-educator from Ohio, and 2019 Patient Voices Contest winner. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

What to Eat for Breakfast with Type 1 Diabetes
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially for people with type 1 diabetes. DiabetesMine explores goals, pitfalls and strategies for success. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 23, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Ginger Vieira Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Knee Pain and Diabetes?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column digs into whether knee pain could be associated with diabetes and high blood sugar levels. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Advocate Forces Police Arrest at Insulin Vigil
During an insulin pricing protest and vigil at Eli Lilly's Indianapolis headquarters, a high-profile advocate defied the law to force an arrest for the cause. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Advocate and Budding Doctor Tackles Access Barriers
DiabetesMine Patient Voices winner Hannah Carey from Oregon is studying medicine and wants to help with diabetes in underserved communities. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 17, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Plush Pancreas Toys to Love (with Giveaway!)
As plush toys can be soothing to people with chronic illness, DiabetesMine features the Plush Pancreas from I Heart Guts. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Can Declining Kidney Function Help Us Outlive Diabetes?
Our weekly diabetes advice column explores whether kidneys in older people with type 2 diabetes may produce less glucose, helping disease control. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 14, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise: What You Need to Know
DiabetesMine explores the risks and benefits of exercise for those living with type 1 diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Greg Brown Source Type: blogs

FDA OKs New Xeris Ready-To-Use Gvoke Glucagon Pen
Xeris Pharmaceuticals just received FDA clearance for the first-ever hypoglycemia glucagon rescue pen, akin to an EpiPen for diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Type 2 Diabetes Blogger Seeks " Judgment-Free Space "
DiabetesMine interviews Mila Clarke Buckley from Texas, a type 2 diabetes Patient Voices Contest Winner, blogger and advocate against stigma. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 10, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

All About Novo Nordisk's New Half-Price Insulin
DiabetesMine reports on the details of Novo Nordisk's new " authorized generic " insulin called Insulin Aspart, that will cost 50% less. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: How Long Do Insulin Pens Last?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column answers a question about how long insulin pens remain safe and effective. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 7, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Helpful Diabetes Aids, as Seen at #AADE19
DiabetesMine introduces six helpful diabetes tools and resources seen at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Jim Hirsch: Journalist and Best-Selling Author Immersed in Diabetes
Best-selling author and journalist Jim Hirsch, one of the most remarkable people in the diabetes community, shares historical perspective with DiabetesMine. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Diabetes Patient Voices: An Aspiring Endo and DIY Closed Looper
DiabetesMine 2019 Patient Voices Contest winner Dan Bisno uses a DIY diabetes closed loop system, and is studying to become an endocrinologist. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 3, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Looping on Labor Day: Reducing the Burden of Diabetes
DiabetesMine celebrates Labor Day by sharing testimonials from people with diabetes on how new closed loop systems reduce the burden of the disease. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - September 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Procrastinating on Pre-diabetes Medication
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column answers a question about tackling pre-diabetes with medications. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 31, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Around the Diabetes Online Community: August 2019
DiabetesMine shares its roundup of favorite posts from around the online diabetes community during the month of August 2019. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

DiabetesWise: New Hub Helps Match Patients with the Right Diabetes Technology
A Stanford Medicine team has created DiabetesWise, an informational " comparative shopping site " to help match people with diabetes with right devices. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 29, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

JaQuita Sampson: Former Medtronic Diabetes Tech Trainer, Mom and Advocate
Meet DiabetesMine 2019 Patient Voices Contest winner JaQuita Sampson from Georgia, a mom and diabetes educator living with T1D herself. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 28, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Why Isn ’t There More Affordable, Generic Insulin?
Almost all medications seem to come in cheaper off-brand versions known as “generics.” So why isn’t this true for insulin? (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Dan Fleshler Source Type: blogs

Spurring Investment in Type 1 Diabetes: A Look at JDRF's T1D Fund
Diabetes advocacy org JDRF has created a venture capital fund to spur investment in new medtech-based treatments for type 1 diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 26, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Do Spicy Foods Lower Blood Sugar?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column delves into the notion that spicy or sour foods can keep blood sugar levels in check. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

The Kindness of Strangers: A Hypoglycemia Story
DiabetesMine shares a severe hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) story showing how people with diabetes often depend on the kindness of strangers to survive. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 23, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Fear and Loathing of Diabetes Retinopathy Treatment
Mike Hoskins of DiabetesMine shares his experience of worsening diabetic retinopathy and going through eye laser treatment for the first time. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 23, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Indiana D-Mom Founds Diabetes Financial Assistance Org
Indiana Diabetes Mom Lisa Oberndorfer is a winner of the 2019 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest; she founded a nonprofit to help fund diabetes devices for young patients. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

What Is a CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitor) and How Do I Choose One?
DiabetesMine explains the basics of CGM (continuous glucose monitors), how to choose one, costs, insurance coverage, and where to buy. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 19, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Greg Brown Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Intense Itching - Could Diabetes be the Culprit?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column explores what might cause a person with diabetes to experience intense itching all over their body. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 17, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

‘Diabetes Educators’ Just Got a New Name: What Does it Mean?
DiabetesMine answers questions about the new name for diabetes educators -- who will now be referred to as “Diabetes Care and Education Specialists” (DCES). (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Moving the Needle on Insulin Pricing: the Bernie Sanders Bus and Beyond
DiabetesMine follows the Bernie Sanders'" Caravan to Canada " and new action to address the insulin access and affordability crisis in America. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 14, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Dreaming of a Diabetes Vacation?
Our weekly series of comics at DiabetesMine features a funny diabetes cartoon by Gareth Morgan in England. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

" Help! My Teen Has Diabetes " New E-Book (with Giveaway)
Hadea Fisher, who lives with type 1 diabetes and coaches families on disease care, has written a new book for struggling parents of teens with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Shopping for a New Diabetes Doctor
Our weekly DiabetesMine lifestyle advice column offers tips on finding the right doctor for you, and how to manage insurance coverage for shopping around. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 10, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

How One Diabetes Dad is Writing the Fear Away
Colorado diabetes dad Brian Hulmes has an idea for a children's book that could help families tackle the fear of life with type 1 diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Golfing in 50 States for Diabetes
Diabetes Dad Pete Crozier from Ohio travels the USA playing 50 golf courses in as many days, all to raise money and awareness for diabetes research. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

20 Years of Diabetes Magic at Friends For Life
DiabetesMine reports on the 20th anniversary of the popular Friends For Life diabetes conference in Orlando, FL, in mid-July. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 6, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Glooko's Role in Revolutionizing Diabetes Data Usability
DiabetesMine covers the latest in diabetes data connectivity from platform company Glooko, talking with their new Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mark Clements. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: How Dangerous Are High Blood Sugar " Excursions " ?
Our weekly DiabetesMine lifestyle advice column delves into the dangers of post-meal blood glucose spikes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Alexi Melvin: Living Proudly in the Diabetes and LGBTQ Communities
At DiabetesMine, advocate Alexi Melvin shares how she found peace and pride in living with type 1 diabetes as part of the LGBTQ community. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

ANNOUNCING THE 2019 WINNERS: DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest!
DiabetesMine announces the 10 winners of patient scholarships to the Fall 2019 DiabetesMine Innovation Days in San Francisco. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - August 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Around the Diabetes Online Community: Hot Summer 2019 Edition
DiabetesMine shares its monthly roundup of favorite social media posts from the Diabetes Online Community for July 2019. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 31, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

National Diabetes Registries: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?
DiabetesMine profiles two major national diabetes registries, the research they enable, and how patients can get involved. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - July 30, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Greg Brown Source Type: blogs