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    Amazing Diabetes Advocate Erin Spineto Launches "Adventure Academy"

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    Imagine opening up your email first thing in the morning and instead of the usual memo from the boss or spammy pitches pushing some ridiculous product, you see a note from the Sea-Peptide Adventure Academy, designed to help you live better with di...

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    Patient Voices Winner Brian Cohen on Monogenic Diabetes, the Low-Carb Diet, and More

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    Please say hello to Mr. Brian Cohen, a fellow PWD (person with diabetes) who lives in the Washington D.C. area and has become a well-known name in the Diabetes Community over the past several years for his efforts as a patient advocate. Today, we'...

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    Patient Voices Winner Julie Crawford Creating New Collaborative Type 1 Diabetes App for Caregivers

    Interviews

    Continuing our series of interviews with the patient voices contest winners who will be attending the 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in November, we're excited to feature a D-Mom from Ohio who's actually pretty new to the diabetes world.Julie...

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    Keeping Hollywood Honest, on Diabetes and Other ‘Social Impact’ Topics

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    Ever wondered if there really is an effective channel to assure that TV and movies portray things like diabetes and even domestic violence in a realistic, meaningful way? Say hello to the Global Media Center for Social Impact at UCLA, brainchild o...

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    Patient Voices Winner Joanne Milo Is a 'Diabetes Tech Junkie'

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    As we work our way through the list of Patient Voices Scholarship winners who'll be joining us for the 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit this November, today we're happy to introduce longtime type 1 Joanne Milo in California. Residing in Orange ...

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    Patient Voices Winner Betsy Ray is 'Diabetes Activist' for Herself and Daughter

    Interviews

    Next up in our series of interviews with winners of our 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced a few weeks ago, is a Colorado woman who's been at this type 1 game for the past half-century.Her name is Betsy Ray, and she wa...

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    Valerie June: Mixing Moonshine Roots Music & LADA Diabetes

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    We have a whole slew of singers and songwriters in our Diabetes Community, writing and performing all types of music genres.You name the musical style and there's pretty much someone playing that tune -- from big-name talent like Bret Michaels wit...

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    Patient Voices Winner Corrine Logan Creates "PumpStash"

    Interviews

    Congrats again to the winners of our 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced a few weeks ago. Over the next couple of months, we'll be featuring an interview with each, gradually leading up to our signature 2015 DiabetesMin...

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    TypeZero Tech: More High Hopes for Closed Loop Commercialization

    Research

    Another new startup has its sights on creating the first commercial closed loop system, taking years of research on one of the country's leading Artificial Pancreas projects and using that as their own prototype to eventually sell to people with d...

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    New Diabetes Foundation Aims to Empower Students, Young Adults, and More!

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    The annual Students With Diabetes conference begins today (May 22), bringing nearly 200 young adults to Tampa, Florida, where they can share all about their D-lives at that age. Now in its fifth year, this is a big moment for the peer and pr...

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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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    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)

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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