Six Diabetes YouTubers to Watch
DiabetesMine recommends six fun diabetes-related YouTube channels to watch. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Rachel Kerstetter Source Type: blogs

Why I Set My CGM to Alarm Me at 100mg/dL
A medical student with type 1 diabetes shares why he sets his Continuous Glucose Monitor alarms so low, to keep him safe and keep his blood sugar in range. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

" Highs & Lows Ultimate Type 1 Diabetes Guide " Delivers (with Giveaway!)
DiabetesMine reviews the new guidebook " Highs& Lows of Type 1 Diabetes: the Ultimate Guide for Teens and Young Adults. " (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 7, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Hola, Diabetes! (Mexico en la Mente)
Our weekly series of diabetes humor at DiabetesMine features a cartoon by Jon Carter. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Truckin' On with Diabetes
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column addresses diabetes management for people who drive vehicles for a living. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

May the (Diabetes) Force Be with You
Mike Hoskins of DiabetesMine shares how Star Wars imagery plays into his recent struggles managing his diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 4, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Real-Life Tips for Using the Abbott FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitor
DiabetesMine shares 8 things people with diabetes should know to make the best use of the Abbott FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Greg Brown Source Type: blogs

Diabetemoji: Hacking Healthcare Emojis to Illustrate Diabetes
Dr. Joyce Lee at the University of Michigan has been working with the type 1 community to create a set of new diabetes emojis for mobile phones. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Country Singer Ben Rue Launches " Buck Off Diabetes " Campaign
DiabetesMine interviews country music artist Ben Rue, who's lived with type 1 diabetes since age 14, about his new awareness campaign with Roche. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Dr. David Kendall: From Lilly Diabetes to Leading MannKind's Afrezza Research
DiabetesMine interviews the former Chief Medical Officer of Eli Lilly Diabetes who has recently joined Afrezza inhaled insulin maker MannKind. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Instagram Imagery: You're Just My Type (of Diabetes)
DiabetesMine talks with Instagram expert Laura Pavlakovich about her diabetes story, passion for photography, and how she's advocating for patients. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Research Mice and a Diabetes'Cure '
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column explores new research that " reprograms " Alpha cells in hopes of curing diabetes, and the role of research mice. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Revisiting Dr. Seuss'" Fun with Diabetes "
DiabetesMine revisits a Dr. Seuss-style poem about diabetes to mark the children's author's birthday on March 2. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Amy Tenderich Source Type: blogs

Meet BluHale: Afrezza Inhaled Insulin's New Data-Tracking Accessory
DiabetesMine reports on MannKind Corp's new BluHale technology for tracking doses of Afrezza inhaled insulin. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Interviewing AADE's New Leader Donna Ryan
DiabetesMine talks with the new president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) about her experience and the organization's 2018 plans. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Dating Someone with Diabetes? Welcome to Our World
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column welcomes a girlfriend of a guy with type 1 diabetes, who wants to learn all about the disease to be supportive. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Alcohol and Glucagon, a Poor Mixed Drink
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column answers an important question about safe alcohol consumption with diabetes just in time for St. Patrick's Day. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Living with'Medical Mysteries' Beyond Diabetes
A young woman in Canada shares her struggles to be open about her type 1 diabetes and neurological diseases, and how she found support online. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Money, Insurance and Insulin
Our weekly diabetes advice column talks about medication costs and " non-medical switching " that forces people with diabetes to use cheaper products. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

A'Missed Diagnosis' Diabetes Story
DiabetesMine shares the story of a botched diabetes diagnosis in Chicago, in which doctors would not listen to the patient's concerns and experiences. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Hopscotch Insulin?
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column addresses whether it's OK to take your insulin every other day with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: On Meth Addiction with Diabetes
Our weekly DiabetesMine advice column addresses a question about just how bad crystal meth use is for people with diabetes. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Units vs. Millileters in Insulin Dosing
Our weekly diabetes advice column explains how to convert Lantus insulin doses for use of the highly concentrated Toujeo insulin, without overdosing. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

' That Time I Didn't Fall Off a Roof on Fire from a Low Blood Sugar '
A Kentucky man shares his story of being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 18 months, and growing up to become a local volunteer firefighter. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - May 1, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: April 2018 Edition
They say April showers bring May flowers...Yep, there have been some sweet, but also serious and savory blog posts from around the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) this month, with many bookmark-worthy reads from our friends sharing stories online... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Ask D?Mine: Get Answers to All Your Diabetes Questions!
Our weekly advice column at DiabetesMine provides answers to all sorts of questions about life with diabetes, from patients in the trenches. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: DiabetesMine Team Source Type: blogs

CheckMate Diabetes App: A Little Help from Our Friends?
A new app created by Harvard students aims to motivate people to check glucose and keep on top of diabetes via community interaction and gamification. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Mike Hoskins Source Type: blogs

Ask DMine: Dr. Peter Cottontail?s Easter Diabetes Diet Solution
Our weekly diabetes advice column offers tips on healthy eating that won't spike blood sugar during the Easter holiday. (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Authors: Wil Dubois Source Type: blogs

The Betes Bros Boost Diabetes Community Spirit
You may have heard of the Betes Bros, a relatively new group of social media peeps who've been making a name for themselves in our Diabetes Online Community over the course of the past year. It's all the brainchild of longtime type 1 Chris Picke... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Comedian Gets Serious About (Lack of) Diversity in the Diabetes Community
With April being National Minority Health Month, diversity and inclusiveness are top of mind. This is an issue that arguably doesn't get enough serious attention in our Diabetes Community -- be it online or at in-person meetups and conferences.One... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

'That Time I Didn't Fall Off a Roof on Fire from a Low Blood Sugar'
Not long ago, an endocrinologist emailed us to ask if we knew of any firefighters with T1D who might be able to connect with one of his newly diagnosed patients worried about that career path being blocked to him. We tapped the vast Diabetes Onlin... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 24, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Eli Lilly Dives Into Islet Cell Encapsulation and Diabetes Cure Research
Big insulin maker Eli Lilly is stepping into islet cell encapsulation, marking its first foray into a type of research that could bring about a new era of treating and potentially curing type 1 diabetes. In early April, the Indianapolis-based Pha... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Those Diabetes Headlines
In the D-world, we're very familiar with "alternative facts"... Thanks to the talented Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian in California who's also a fellow type 1 PWD, best known in the D-Community under his alter ego: Meter Boy of t... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 22, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Units vs. Millileters in Insulin Dosing
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, diabetes author Wil Dubois in New Mexico.Confused about converting various units to get insulin dosing... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

5 Diabetes Tumblr Feeds to Follow
These days, the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) extends far beyond blogs, Twitter and Facebook. There are so many dynamic new platforms to visit and share on!As a self-described social media maven who happens to have type 1 myself, I've been exci... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Revisiting the Old-School Days of Diabetes
What an honor it is today to share the story of a New York man who's now well into his  seventh decade of living with type 1 diabetes: Richard Vaughn, author of Beating the Odds. Richard was diagnosed in 1945, long before today's flurry of insulin ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

How Medicare Is Going All-In On Diabetes Prevention
We've all heard the rhetoric: Diabetes is preventable.Sometimes, it causes us to roll our eyes, or even get a bit more emotional depending on the context in which that claim is made.   Actually, we've known for a looooong time that type 2 diabetes... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

GlucosEnough: A Powerhouse Type 1 Diabetes Advocate in North Carolina
We always love to find strong new voices in our Diabetes Community, so today we're thrilled to feature a fellow type 1 North Carolina, Aaron Johnson. Aaron has lived with T1D for more than three decades since he was just a toddler. He recently le... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 16, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Diabetes and the Tax Man
With Tax Day just around the corner, many of us have the financials on the mind...   Yup, diabetes sure ain't cheap (sigh).Thanks again to the talented Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine,who's a worldwide drawing talent creating mo... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: On Meth Addiction with 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, diabetes author Wil Dubois in New Mexico.This week, Wil takes on a serious question about drug use and... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Yes, You Can: Safely Drink Alcohol with Diabetes
April is  Alcohol Awareness Month, so what better time to share resources from the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) aimed at raising awareness about diabetes and drinking? Some of the most common questions we get -- from folks newly diagnosed with ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Small But Mighty: Mom Invents Clever Diabetes Supply Reminder
How many times have you dashed out the door without those all-important diabetes supplies?Maybe you forgot your glucose meter or insulin pen, or possibly an OmniPod insulin pump receiver or backup infusion set, or test strips in case you need them... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

A Bad Case: Dark Comedy on Life with Diabetes
If we can't laugh a little about the ups and downs of diabetes, we're bound to lose our minds. That is the premise behind a new dark comedy web-series being produced by fellow type 1 and longtime diabetes advocate Erin Spineto, who doesn't shy aw... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 11, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

On National Siblings Day: Brothers and Sisters Who Share Type 1 Diabetes
Every April 10th is  National Siblings Day, a fun awareness day that's been celebrated since 1995, although it doesn't hold official federal holiday status.In the spirit of honoring beloved brothers and sisters, today we're thrilled to feature sto... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

A Better Way: Helping People Recoup Their Healthcare Costs
An audacious little Oakland-based start-up called Better is tackling one of the most critical problems in America's nutty healthcare system: people getting buried under heavy "out-of-network" healthcare expenses. That's an important but underpubl... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Sunday Funnies: Diabetes on the Mind
Yep, the daily diabetes routine can be a bit overwhelming at times...   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. ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Ask D'Mine: Hopscotch Insulin?
Need help navigating life with diabetes? You can always Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly Q&A column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator  Wil Dubois. This week, Wil is talking about just how minimal you can get ... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 7, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

NEWS: Sanofi Launches New Admelog Insulin at Reduced Price
As brand-name insulins that have dominated the market continue going off patent, new "biosimilar" versions are poised to shake up the diabetes world. And now... Hello, generic meal-time insulin!This week, Sanofi launched its meal-time insulin Adme... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs

Insulin Affordability Action: All Across the USA and Growing Stronger
You might say the advocacy and action aimed at Insulin Affordability is catching on like wildfire, as more grassroots efforts spring up across the USA.Just take a look at some of these most recent examples:A state lawmaker in Oregon who's been liv... (Source: Diabetes Mine)
Source: Diabetes Mine - April 4, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs