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    The Scoop on Novo's New Faster-Acting FIASP Insulin

    Life with Diabetes

    There's a new ultra fast-acting insulin on the market internationally, and hopefully before long it will become available to us here in the U.S. too. You may have heard mention of FIASP, or Faster-Acting Insulin Aspart, that recently hit the mark...

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    Lilly Diabetes Hosts Insulin Pricing and Access Workshop

    Life with Diabetes

    In the front lobby of Lilly's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis stands a towering 12-foot tall statue of a mother holding her child in her arms, sick and starving to death due to lack of insulin. It's an artistic rendering of a real-life ...

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    Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Dandelions for Earth Day?

    Life with Diabetes

    We've heard the saying, "April Showers Bring May Flowers," but since this weekend marked Earth Day, we wondered if there was a diabetes equivalent... Yep, that's really how it feels sometimes -- test strips popping up everywhere, like dandelio...

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    Ask D'Mine: Dying for Insulin (Retracted)

    Life with Diabetes

    We're sorry.At this URL was an Ask D'Mine post about a woman struggling to pay out-of-pocket to get needed insulin to carry her over while she was waiting for her insurance to kick in. While we feel this is an important issue to address, we ...

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    Hawaii T1D Weightlifter Jameson Dahl: Commitment Is Key

    Life with Diabetes

    If you ever wondered if you could be an award-winning weightlifter with type 1 diabetes, just look to Hawaii, where D-peep Jameson (Jamie) Dahl is showing us how it's done. The thirty-something on Oahu (one of the most northwest of Hawaii's ei...

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    Thawing Out a Frozen Shoulder, with Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    Scott Johnson's left shoulder was bothering him. Really bothering him."I couldn't remember a specific incident, but was sure it was just a stubborn basketball injury," said Johnson, a Minnesota-based type 1 for more than three decades who blogs at...

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    D-Mom Puts Life with Diabetes Into 'Poetry Chapbook' (with Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    There's seemingly no end to the creative ways people can express their experiences with diabetes... A highly literary D-Mom in Iowa has created the first-ever diabetes poetry chapbook -- a traditional pamphlet-style collection of her prose that "e...

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    Ask D'Mine: Easter Candy Edition

    Life with Diabetes

    Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - with your host veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois. This weekend is Easter, so it just stands to reason that Wil's fielding a question about how to choose the "least offensi...

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    Diabetes Orgs Labor to Tackle Healthcare Reform

    Life with Diabetes

    The future of healthcare reform remains ever unclear.At one moment, emotions are running high as it seems all manner of protections, access and affordability are on the line. Then suddenly, Congressional efforts are stalled and all but dead, after...

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    Celebrating Pets (In and Around the Diabetes Community)

    Life with Diabetes

    Who loves furry, feathered, trotting, crawling, tail-wagging creatures?? We sure do!That's why we're excited that today is National Pet Day. Marking its 11th year, this U.S.-based tribute day is a time to share appreciation for all the beloved ani...

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    Ask D'Mine: Mystery Spasms Caused by Insulin?

    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 and diabetes author in New Mexico Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a question about mystery spasms th...

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    Beating the Diabetes Management Blues

    Life with Diabetes

    Spring has sprung once again, and with the new season I'm working to make my diabetes management more of a priority and bring it out of its winter hibernation, so to speak. Burnout's been an issue these past few months, affecting my mood -- inev...

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    "Golden Rules" for Living with Type 1 Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    One of the best resources for learning about diabetes and connecting with other PWDs (people with diabetes) locally can be summed up in five letters: TCOYD.That would be Taking Control of Your Diabetes, the national educational conference series f...

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    Insulin Availability for Those Who Need It Most (Remembering Shane Patrick Boyle)

    Life with Diabetes

    This is a story we wish didn't need to be told. By now, no one should be surprised by the high cost of insulin and how broken the drug-pricing system is in this country. We continue our coverage on this complicated #InsulinPrices issue -- from ca...

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    Ask D'Mine: A New Plan for Diabetes Healthcare Reform

    Life with Diabetes

    Today we interrupt our regularly scheduled diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine to bring you the following news report from veteran type 1, diabetes author and "guy in the know" Wil Dubois... Dateline April 1, 2017 -- The Southern White House, Pa...

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    The Diabetes Community Speaks Out About PBMs

    Life with Diabetes

    We've been exploring the complicated, opaque process of how Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) negotiate drug pricing in the U.S. and the effects on people with diabetes. On one hand, PBMs claim they lower costs while serving their clients throu...

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    Getting Your Adventure On with Diabetes (Book Review and Giveaway)

    Life with Diabetes

    If you're in search of a motivational diabetes resource that lets you 'Choose Your Own Adventure,' then look no further than the newest paperback by type 1 athlete Erin Spineto!It's called "Adventure On" and encourages readers to embrace their inn...

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    Ask D'Mine: What Metformin Is Good For (and Not)

    Life with Diabetes

    Need help navigating life with diabetes? You can always Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly Q&A column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical expert Wil Dubois. This week, Wil offers some (non-doctor) thoughts on mixing a...

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    On Navigating a Cruise with Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    Thinking of taking a cruise ship vacation but worried about managing your diabetes while on board?Today, we're happy to hand the mic over to our team member Rachel Kerstetter, who you may remember is a fellow T1 PWD in Ohio who blogs at Probably R...

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    What Twins Can Tell Us About the Causes of Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    Stacey Divone sees double every time she looks in the mirror. She's the slightly older of a pair of identical twins born on Christmas Eve 1976, and when she was just 5 years old, Stacey -- just like her father -- was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes...

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