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    On St. Paddy's Day, Exploring Diabetes in Ireland

    Guest Posts

    Happy St. Paddy's Day, Diabetes Community!While this is mostly an Americanized holiday, we wanted to offer you a glimpse into the real world of diabetes in Ireland -- with a personal testimonial from the country that so many of us are paying hom...

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    Implanted Islets: From the POV of a Longtime Type 1

    Research

    We shared the news early this year about the exciting work happening at City of Hope, after the Wanek Family in Wisconsin donated millions to diabetes cure research at the California facility. Today, we're excited to hear a first-hand POV from a l...

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    A D-Mom's Tips for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Kids

    Life with Diabetes

    Today, we welcome Sylvia White from Memphis, TN, who is not only a D-Mom, but also a certified diabetes educator (CDE) and insulin pump trainer (first for Medtronic and now for Tandem Diabetes), plus a registered dietician and licensed counselor. ...

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    Partner Follies: Valentine's Day Reflections on Love and the 'Diabetes Machine'

    Life with Diabetes

    Welcome back to our periodic Partner Follies series here at the 'Mine, in which we feature guest posts by spouses, romantic partners and loved ones about their POVs on diabetes. And as today's Valentine's Day, we thought it was a perfect time to ...

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    Life with Type 2, Running a Diabetes Blog and Training Alert Dogs

    Guest Posts

    Today, we welcome Kathleen Weaver, a type 2 in the Dallas, TX, area who happens to be one of the longest-running bloggers in our ever-growing Diabetes Online Community (DOC). Yep, she was one of the very first, blogging since February 2003! Nowada...

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    Homegrown Closed Loop Technology: Mom Connects to RileyLink

    Guest Posts

    We've watched with interest as the do-it-yourself diabetes tech community has grown exponentially -- from the first wave of data-sharing tools to the DIY closed loop systems that have emerged in the past year or so. The evolution's been phenomenal...

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    Dr. Dana Hardin of Eli Lilly: A Grandmother's Diabetes Influence

    Life with Diabetes

    Dr. Dana Hardin is a pediatric endocrinologist and medical director at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, IN, where she's been practicing for more than 20 years. She's also been a pioneer in research on the capabilities of medical alert dogs. ...

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    Diabetic Foodie: Why I'm Grateful for My Type 2 Diabetes

    Guest Posts

    As we head into the holidays, we can't help having food on the mind.That's why it's a perfect time to share a perspective from Shelby Kinnaird, a 50-something in Richmond, VA, who's been living with type 2 diabetes for nearly 20 years. She blogs o...

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    Tackling Diabetes: A Post-Election Policy Discussion

    Life with Diabetes

    Now that we're post-election and prepping for a massive political landscape shift, many in the Diabetes Community are wondering what will happen on the healthcare and medical innovation fronts. That was the topic of a recent meeting in Washington,...

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    Using 'Word Problems' to Tackle Diabetes Access Barriers

    Life with Diabetes

    At our DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in late October, we were happy to include a talk on rewards and incentives in diabetes care by the awesome Dr. Jennifer Shine Dyer, a tech-savvy pediatric endo and innovator in Ohio. She's been widely known in...

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    Santa Writing Diabetes Letters for Sixth Year

    Guest Posts

    Today, as we greet the Holiday Season, we're happy to welcome D-Dad and advocate Tom Karlya to tell us all about the annual Santa letter-writing campaign in the name of diabetes. Yep, you heard right. The Florida-based Diabetes Research Institute ...

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    Science 37: Bringing Clinical Trials to Patients via Mobile Technology

    Research

    Today, we're excited to hand the 'Mine mic over to Amanda Sheldon, who for close to a decade was marketing and communications lead at Medtronic Diabetes and worked closely with our D-Community during that time. In October, Amanda joined the LA-ba...

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    Type 2 Voices: How Diabetes Reunited an Uncle and Nephew

    Life with Diabetes

    Steve McDermott, a 50-something husband and avid runner from Minnesota, was to his surprise diagnosed with type 2 diabetes five years ago in November 2011. He stands as an example that being active is sometimes not enough to fight off diabetes. ...

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    Helping Doctors Utilize Nightscout -- from Romania

    Guest Posts

    We love hearing about how the #WeAreNotWaiting movement is exploding, bringing in ever more families and adults living with diabetes creating their own tools for sharing data that make life with this disease a bit easier to manage. Today, we're e...

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    Boyfriend of Longtime Type 1 Becomes Afrezza Champion

    Life with Diabetes

    Welcome back to our periodic Partner Follies series here at the 'Mine, in which we feature guest posts by spouses, partners and loved ones of PWDs (people with diabetes), sharing their POVs on having diabetes in their lives.Please welcome Steve Jo...

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    A Potential $1 Million for Diabetes Causes ⎯ Love You, Revlon!

    Guest Posts

    Have you heard about the program cosmetics company Revlon has launched that could provide a whopping $1 million or more to some awesome charity groups in our Diabetes Community? Yep, it's true! Now in its second year, the Revlon LOVE IS ON 2...

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    Through the Diabetes Looking Glass...

    Guest Posts

    Today, Certified Diabetes Educator Elisabeth Almekinder joins us from coastal North Carolina, where she's been helping PWDs (people with diabetes) for a couple decades now, but her historic perspective on diabetes goes back much farther...As a chi...

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    Media Matters: Election Season and the Health Rumor Mill

    Life with Diabetes

    Please welcome back New York-based longtime type 1, writer, media strategist and periodic 'Mine correspondent Dan Fleshler, with another take on hot topics in the news...The health of national leaders has made headlines in this election season, ...

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    Lyfebulb: A Rocky Path to Encouraging Diabetes Patient Entrepreneurs

    Guest Posts

    Have you heard of Lyfebulb? It's a unique New York-based organization devoted to encouraging entrepreneurship in diabetes -- just up our alley! They've just announced an Innovation Awards program in collaboration with Novo Nordisk "to spotlight ou...

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    Medtrum, the Tubeless Artificial Pancreas You've Never Heard Of

    Products

    Closed loop technology is no longer a pipe dream, with the first of these next-generation systems set to hit market within a year or two.Here at the 'Mine, we've written about the well-known Artificial Pancreas systems and the lesser-known ones li...

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