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    What's Cooking with Diabetes Celeb Chef Sam Talbot (and New Beyond Type 1 Group)

    Life with Diabetes

    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 ...

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    "Thriving with Diabetes" — New Book Preview, with Giveaway

    Life with Diabetes

    When fellow advocate and co-founder of the DiabetesDaily community site David Edelman asked me to look at a new book he was coauthoring with a well-known endocrinologist, I wasn't sure what to expect. Another overview of treatment options? More di...

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    Sometimes I Forget… (About Diabetes)

    Life with Diabetes

    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). SOMETIMES I FORGET... That I'm not 'normal' li...

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    Ask D'Mine: Beating the Diabetes Easter Candy Blues

    Life with Diabetes

    Diabetes isn't very forgiving, especially when it comes to holiday eating. But here at the 'Mine, we do our best to support you! Welcome to another edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and comm...

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    Ask D'Mine: Weathering Mail Order Diabetes Supply Services

    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 answers a big question about the "co...

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    Some Good News About Lipohypertrophy + Continuous Glucose Monitoring (!)

    Life with Diabetes

    Lipohypertrophy is one of those big words for bad side effects of diabetes that no one ever warns you about. Basically, it's a condition common in those of us who repeatedly inject ourselves – an accumulation of fat and scar tissue under the ski...

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    Ask D'Mine: Too Much... ?

    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 answers questions about the mix of exe...

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    Ask D'Mine: 50 Shades of Human

    Life with Diabetes

    Welcome to another Saturday and our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil follows takes follows up on a question that came in for Valentine's Day last week, ab...

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    Have a Little Heart on Your Diabetes Mind

    Life with Diabetes

    With February being American Heart Health Month (on top of all the love in the air), we've had this vital organ on the mind of late -- especially since it's so important to think about for those of us with diabetes.Personally, I've been getting m...

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    Ask D'Mine: Talking Sexy Pumpers and Bionic Love for Valentine's Day

    Life with Diabetes

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

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    Just For You, My Diabetes Valentine

    Life with Diabetes

    Happy Valentine's Day (Tomorrow), Dear Readers! Just for you (all), we've compiled a list of some of the Best of the Web when it comes to diabetes & love. And we're also revisiting a special Valentine's Video Treat that some of our D-friends...

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    Sunday Funnies: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

    Life with Diabetes

    When winter temperatures plunge, we PWDs (people with diabetes) face ever new challenges. And Necessity is the Mother of Invention, of course… Thanks to the talented Terry Keelan, a type 1 in southern California who's continuing his If Diabetics ...

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    Ask D’Mine: Marking 200 Great Pieces of Diabetes Advice

    Life with Diabetes

    What a special day this is for us, as today marks the 200th edition of our weekly Ask D'Mine diabetes advice column, penned here by the esteemed Wil Dubois, a fellow type 1 himself, author and clinical educator. We're delighted to hit this milest...

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    Prioritizing Thryoid Issues… with Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    With January being Thyroid Awareness Month, I thought this would be a perfect time to share some tidbits on how this has been a huge issue for me personally.I've touched on my struggles before in living with long-standing hypothyroidism, which bas...

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    Two More Diabetes Advocacy Orgs Share Plans for 2015

    Life with Diabetes

    Hopefully you saw our big annual roundup of what the top national diabetes advocacy organizations believe they accomplished in the past year (2014) and what they plan to focus on for 2015.Breaking news: we've just heard from two more influential n...

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    Ask D’Mine: The ‘Right’ Path to Control, (Thankfully) Nothing Lasts Forever

    Life with Diabetes

    Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - with your host veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes on a couple of question about low-carb, high-fat diets and some not-so-pleasant complicati...

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    Running on Batteries in Her First Decade of Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    We're always happy to find new friends in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) who are sharing their stories about life with D with all of us.Today, we're excited to introduce Daley Kinsey, a 20-something in California who's hitting her 10th diaver...

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    Sunday Funnies: Getting Real on Resolutions

    Life with Diabetes

    Here are we are, in a new year with all kinds of lofty resolutions in mind... but let's be realistic, shall we? Now we're talking! Thanks to the awesome Brad Slaight, a fellow type 1 in California who is not only a talented illustrator and car...

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    Ask D'Mine: Refurbished Insulin Pumps - How Safe Are They?

    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 goes deep into a question many of us insulin pumpe...

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    Happy New Year from DiabetesMine!

    Life with Diabetes

    Thank you all for making 2014 great.Our crew is taking today off to enjoy one single diabetes-free day before the New Year gets rolling... well, at least a day without being obligated to write or tweet about it ;)We wish you all a wonderful "slide...

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