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    Diabetes Adventurer Travels Through 18 Countries, Makes Inspirational BG Video

    Interviews

    You may remember our featured interview from a couple years ago with Jeremy Larsen, a fellow longtime type 1 who lives in Japan and created a blood sugar photo project called 70-130. He's originally from Georgia, but has lived in the city of Osaka...

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    Diabetes Hits the Baseball Field (Interview with Team Bogo Creator)

    Interviews

    This time of year is always exciting for me, as it's the start of baseball season once again!I'm a huge baseball fan, having played competitively as a kid and enjoyed it on radio and TV most of my life. So it's always fun when the season rolls aro...

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    On Diabetes Alert Day, an Interview with New ADA Chief Kevin Hagan

    Interviews

    Happy Diabetes Alert Day 2015!Each year on the fourth Tuesday of March, we find the American Diabetes Association holding its one-day "wake-up call," encouraging millions of Americans to take their Diabetes Risk Test -- a simple but powerful seven...

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    Dr. Denise Faustman Ready for Next Phase of Diabetes Vaccine Research

    Research

    Wow, it seems like eons since we last chatted with the influential Dr. Denise Faustman about her controversial research in creating a vaccine to cure diabetes.For those not familiar with Dr. Faustman's work at Massachusetts General Hospital, she h...

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    American Idol Contestant Adam Lasher: His First Interview on Diabetes

    Interviews

    The Diabetes Community found itself in familiar territory recently when we saw one of our own auditioning and making headlines on reality show American Idol.On Jan. 22, fellow type 1 Adam Lasher appeared before the three-celeb panel to play guita...

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    Small But Mighty: New Diabetes SEVEN Cases Boast Interchangeable Designs

    Products

    No one in our diabetes community has to be told that we have a lot of issues with schlepping supplies around. And it's always nice to have ways to personalize our carry options and make them "ours," right?Well, that was notion that hit a fellow ty...

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    In Pursuit of Insulin Independence: Meet Dr. Claresa Levetan

    Research

    Take two pills and call me... a compliant pancreas?Wait, what?!Yep, that's the idea behind research a Philadelphia endocrinologist is spearheading with her biopharmaceutical startup Perle Bioscience, established about a year ago to continue the lo...

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    Costco Does Diabetes

    Products

    When recently offered the chance to talk with a Costco executive about how the discount warehouse is handling diabetes, we just couldn't say no. After all, Costco is the second largest retailer in the country and the third largest in the world, wi...

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    Persona Non Grata with Diabetes: the Book (With Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    One of the newest patient-written diabetes books on the scene brings a dimension we haven't seen before -- which can be summed up as voicing frustration about life with diabetes in literary journal form.The author is fellow type 1 Paul Cathcart in...

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    Introducing ePatient Community Delegates: Merle Gleeson & Karen Graffeo

    Interviews

    With our annual Innovation Summit coming up in mid-November, it's been fun over the past several weeks sharing the stories of the PWDs selected as winners of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest. Today, we're happy to introduce...

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    Patient Voices Winner Christel Aprigliano: Our D-Community's (Un)Advocate

    Advocacy

    Next up in our series of interviews with the winners of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest is returning advocate Christel Aprigliano, who was with us for the 2013 event. You may know of Christel's outstanding work establishi...

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    Patient Voices Winner Greg Nickleski: from Engineering to Aspiring Endo

    Interviews

    We continue to feature the excellent group of fellow PWDs chosen as winners of the 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest -- who will all be attending our Innovation Summit at Stanford University on scholarship this November.Today, w...

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    Patient Voices Winner Travels World & Stays Positive, Despite Complications

    Interviews

    As we work our way through the list of Patient Voices contest winners who'll be joining us for the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in a few months, today we're happy to introduce longtime type 1 Kim Hislop in New Hampshire.Residing in Newington wit...

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    Chatting with the AADE's New Guard

    Interviews

    Every year the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) elects new leaders, which is normally not big news for us. However, this year's new AADE leadership should be turning heads among the patient community -- because two of the ladies a...

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    Patient Voices Winner Jeff Mather on Fitness, Photos and D-Tech Hacking

    Interviews

    We're happy to be back today with the next in our series of chats with our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship winners, who'll be representing the patient community at our 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University in Nove...

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    Patient Voices Winner Heather Gabel Wears Many Advocacy Hats

    Interviews

    We're happy to feature one more of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest winners today -- another empowered advocate who'll be attending our Innovation Summit in November.Meet fellow type 1 Heather Gabel, who's been featured her...

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    New JDRF Leader Looks to the Future (Part 2)

    Advocacy

    Good Monday, Diabetes Community!Today we bring you the second half of our interview with Derek Rapp, who was recently named JDRF's new CEO to replace the beloved Jeffrey Brewer. He too is a D-Dad and has a 20-year-old son who was diagnosed with ty...

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    Patient Voices Contest Winner Advocates for People with 'the Suga'

    Advocacy

    Congrats again to the winners of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced earlier this summer! Over the next weeks, we'll be featuring an interview with each of them -- all leading up to the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation ...

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    Talking Diabetes Shop with JDRF's New (Interim?) CEO Derek Rapp

    Interviews

    We were all surprised to hear the recent news that JDRF had decided to swap out its top executive, trading out Jeffrey Brewer as president and CEO for another D-Dad and industry leader, Derek Rapp. The news came down a couple of weeks ago, and at ...

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    A New Push for Dancing It Up with Diabetes

    Interviews

    Put on your dancing shoes, Diabetes Community!There's a new national education and wellness campaign aimed at getting you to move your booty.The big message behind it is that just a little dancing can go a long way toward improving your health wit...

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