By Amy Tenderich on May 25, 2015
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY, D-Peeps!
Err, Is that the proper salutation for this day, honoring all Americans who died while in the military service?... Of course, it's also about honoring those still living and serving.
It's the perfect day to check in with someone extremely knowledgeable about the mix of our mainstay, diabetes, with serving in the military.
Dr. Jordan Pinsker is a research physician at the Williams Sansum Diabetes Center in Santa Barbara, CA, heading up their clinical lead for the artificial pancreas…
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By WilD on May 24, 2015
As we mark another Memorial Day and pay tribute to those who gave their lives in military service, we in the D-Community can think about giving our own salute...
By WilD on May 23, 2015
This edition of our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D’Mine is pretty heavy duty. Our columnist Wil Dubois (himself a longtime type 1 who works as a community diabetes educator) is faced with a real medical emergency in the form of an eating disorder.
By MikeH on May 22, 2015
The Students With Diabetes program founded by Miss America 1999 Nicole Johnson, a fellow type 1, is expanding to include more programs for to include young adults, parents, and partners. And there's new ownership, through the new Diabetes Empowerment Foundation.
By MikeH May 21, 2015
For celeb chef Sam Talbot, a fellow type 1 since age 12, there's a lot on the metaphorical stove these days. He is working on a new book, has recently opened two new eating establishments, and has co-founded a new group called Beyond Type 1 with two D-Moms.
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.