Published April 26, 2015
We gotta do what we gotta do, when it comes to living with diabetes and making things work...
Diabetes Life Hacks are definitely something we know well here at the 'Mine, having just closed our 2015 Patient Voices Contest calling for those. Thanks to the talented Terry Keelan, a type 1 in southern California, whose artistic talents are hugely appreciated.
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By WilD on April 25, 2015
In this week's Ask D'Mine, Wil Dubois looks at the newest basal insulin to hit the market: Sanofi's Toujeo (aka the Son of Lantus). It was launched in early April, and it can be a little confusing since the unit-dosing is a bit different from what we're used to.
By MikeH on April 23, 2015
The 21st Century Cures Act is all about creating better treatments and even cures for all kinds of diseases, including diabetes, and a Congressional hearing is set for April 30 to discuss #Cures2015.
By AmyT April 22, 2015
I can’t wait to get my next A1C test done (who says that?! but it’s true). I am now two-plus months into my use of new inhaled insulin Afrezza, and frankly I’m blown away by how well it performs (ooh, pun!)
By AmyT April 21, 2015
Today is my birthday* -- always a good time to reflect on life and our place in it. I've been aware lately that as I approach my 12-years-with-diabetes mark, it slips my mind sometimes (sort of).
By MikeH on April 20, 2015
A new non-profit called the Diabetes Research Connection ahas an online crowdfunding hub for type 1 diabetes research, where you can pinpoint a particular scientist and project to fund, watch your money be assigned to that research, and get regular updates on what's happening inside the research lab.