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    Sunday Funnies: Diabetes in the Kitchen?

    Life with Diabetes

    We're seeing a flurry of new diabetes devices these days -- it seems only a matter of time before our household appliances start following suit (read the fine print). Now that's a kitchen appliance we'd like to have! Thanks to cartoonist Jon ...

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    Pondering the Sugar Surfing Concept: Diabetes Book Review (Plus Giveaway)

    Life with Diabetes

    We may joke about "surfing the waves" of glucose when it comes to life with diabetes, but any talk of sugar surfing these days may be a reference to a new diabetes book that is definitely the real deal. It's written by none other than Dr. Stephen ...

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    Ask D'Mine: Insulin Alternatives for Type 2 Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    Happy Saturday! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil dives into a question about the best "non-insulin" options for those in the type 2 wor...

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    Back to School with Diabetes Data-Sharing

    Life with Diabetes

    That time of year has arrived once again, when the kiddos to college students are all heading back to the classroom. Throw diabetes into the educational mix, and that can be a formula for trouble if you're not careful.We know of a whole bunch of o...

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    Ask D'Mine: Men's Health and Possibly TMI on Diabetes and Sex

    Life 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 and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a sensitive question from a...

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    Ask D'Mine: Small Meals for Small Diabetes Peeps

    Life 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 and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil is taking on the topic of Food and D...

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    Ask D'Mine: Struggling with Diabetes (As Many of Us Do)

    Life with Diabetes

    Diabetes isn't easy, so many of us living with this condition often need to reach out to other pancreatically-challenged folk for tips and moral support. That's why we offer Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column that offers honest straight talk a...

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    On Dr. Fran Kaufman's New Fiction Novel "Rhythms" (with Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    We know Dr. Francine Kaufman as a renowned endo and global force, helping to change the fate of those with diabetes in developing parts of the world where access to medicine and care is at its lowest. She is a professor at the University of Southe...

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    Ask D'Mine: Revisiting the Missed Insulin Shot Question

    Life with Diabetes

    Need help navigating life with diabetes? Ask D'Mine! That would be our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical diabetes educator Wil DuboisThis week, Wil takes another look at a common question often posed by ...

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    Moving Day Challenges with Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    Moving Day is here!Yep, my wife Suzi, our dog Riley and I are making the move back to Michigan today, leaving Indiana after living here for 11 years. Today is actually the big day, so I'm off the grid carting boxes and furniture into the giant UHa...

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    Ask D'Mine: Losing and Gaining Weight and Thryroid Questions

    Life with Diabetes

    Got diabetes? Need advice? Of course you do! And you came to the right place: Ask D'Mine, our weekly Q&A hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.Today, Wil takes a crack at two questions involving weight....

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    On Patient-Reported Outcomes: Can Loving Your Doctor Kill You?

    Life with Diabetes

    The hot topic with the patient community online, and at recent health conferences of every stripe, is the growing importance of the patient perspective in medicine. From trying to get doctors to listen to their patients better, to joint decision-m...

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    Miss America Hopeful Sierra Sandison Pens New Sugar Linings Book (with Giveaway)

    Life with Diabetes

    We all know the phrase, "Every cloud has a silver lining," right?Well now, we have a diabetes book that plays on that phrase and puts it into perspective for those of us who are pancreatically challenged and might not always be looking on the brig...

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    Ask D'Mine: Wicked Cures for Nerve Pain

    Life with Diabetes

    Diabetes isn't very loving, of course, but we do our best here at the 'Mine to support you! Welcome to another edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and diabetes educator Wil Dubois.In today's c...

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    Unleash Your Inner Diabetes Dominator

    Life with Diabetes

    She's known as the Diabetes Dominator, but the real name and face behind that moniker is fellow type 1 Daniele Hargenrader.Diagnosed as a girl more than two decades ago, Daniele not only has a strong voice in the Diabetes Online Community through ...

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    The Business of Getting Fit with Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    Getting active and staying fit is one of the huge ongoing challenges of living with diabetes. Of course, non-D folks struggle with it too, but having a "manual pancreas" complicates things. Not surprisingly, the industry and mHealth world have ca...

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    Ask D'Mine: Reflecting on Diabetes Freedom and Independence

    Life with Diabetes

    Today, we offer a special edition of our weekly Ask D'Mine Q&A in honor of the Fourth of July, which typically doesn't fall on a Saturday -- the last time that happened was in 2009! Our expert host Wil Dubois, a longtime type 1 himself, takes...

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    Not Much to Love In Diabetes Wine Drinker's Guide (Giveaway, Not Wine, Included)

    Life with Diabetes

    It's 9:20 on a Monday morning, and I just popped the cork on a bottle of Malbec and poured myself a glass. (Obviously, my wife is still asleep.) I'm sitting down to review Theodore Berland's new The Diabetic Wine Lover's Guide, and I could hardly...

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    Why I Fired My Endocrinologist, and What I Want in a New One

    Life with Diabetes

    A couple of weeks ago, I laid off my endo because he wasn't willing to work with me on trying out the new inhaled insulin Afrezza.How it all played out was unexpected and not how I would typically handle something like this, as it was a spur of t...

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    "Eat Out, Eat Well": New Diabetes Guide to Healthy Restaurant Choices (with Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    In my continuing quest to eat healthier, I was happy to hear about Eat Out, Eat Well, a new book published in February by the American Diabetes Association from well-known diabetes educator Hope Warshaw, who is also president-elect for the Americ...

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