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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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    Ask D'Mine: How to Bolus for Bulimia

    Life with Diabetes

    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 dis...

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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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