By Mike Hoskins on April 17, 2015
This time of year is always exciting for me, as it's the start of baseball season once again! I'm a huge baseball fan, having played competitively as a kid and enjoyed it on radio and TV most of my life.
With diabetes obviously also being a big part of my life, it's always been fascinating for me when the two collide. There's been a wave of "diabetes and baseball" stories circulating lately, and one of the most interesting to catch our eye is about a college athlete living with T1D, who could be on his way to the Baseball Big Leagues before long...
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By MikeH April 16, 2015
April is National Foot Awareness Month, so it's no coincidence that we have had diabetes foot health on the mind lately and were curious about both a new app aimed at foot care, along with the title of a talk scheduled for the upcoming ADA conference in June: "The Great Debate: Current Controversies in Diabetic Foot Care."
By MikeH on April 15, 2015
The Egg Crack Challenge for diabetes honors the memory of Will Hauver, a fellow type 1 who died in February. Celebs like Mario Lopez have taken the challenge by cracking an egg on their head and making a donation for diabetes research.
By MikeH on April 14, 2015
On Monday, Medtronic announced its partnership with IBM's Watson Health Unit, meaning the super computer technology behind the Watson that wowed the world on Jeopardy in 2011 will now be coming to future diabetes devices.
By MikeH on April 13, 2015
A new diabetes app debuting in a couple of weeks for both Apple and Android is Sugar Streak, aimed at motivating people with diabetes to check their sugars more often -- to build a 'streak,' as it were. And eventually, it will be ready for the Apple Watch and Android Wear.