By Mike Hoskins on May 21, 2015
Whenever you're able to connect with a celebrity chef you haven't chatted with in a few years, naturally the first question that comes to mind is, "What's cooking lately?"
For celeb chef Sam Talbot, a fellow type 1 since age 12, there's a lot on the metaphorical stove these days.
Yes, Sam is probably most well-known for being a fan-fave semi-finalist on the second season of Bravo's Top Chef TV series and being named one of People's "Sexiest Men Alive" -- but also for his diabetes advocacy work. It's been almost four years since Sam first made his way around the D-advocacy circuit, attending conferences with rockstar status on the eve of his first book being published. A lot has changed since then, and with 2015 now almost halfway over, Sam's been busy making headlines once again.
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By MikeH on May 20, 2015
The Diabetes Community got a quick and unwanted snap of harsh reality recently when Asante Solutions, makers of the innovative Snap insulin pump, suddenly announced they were closing up shop. Here's an inside look at what happened, plus how other insulin pump companies are responding.
By WilD on May 19, 2015
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By AmyT on May 18, 2015
At last, a book that talks about managing diabetes in real life – where traffic stress, shopping ‘exercise’ and poor sleep happen. 'Thriving with Diabetes' takes a refreshing ‘life hack’ approach to keeping blood sugar levels in range.
By MikeH on May 16, 2015
News broke late Friday that insulin pump manufacturer Asante Solutions is closing its corporate doors in Sunnyvale, CA, and the Asante Snap will soon be a diabetes device of the past. Customers are being directed to Animas...
By MikeH May 17, 2015
With th final day of Diabetes Blog Week, we are happy about the new connections we've made in the DOC... but we are a little saturated from all the blogs we've read this past week!