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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

    Interviews

    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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    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

    Advocacy

    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

    Advocacy

    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

    Advocacy

    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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    Father-Son Team Develop Nanotech for Better Insulin Therapy

    Research

    Not only is Bob Geho a fellow type 1 diabetic, but he likes to refer to himself as a "liver evangelist" when it comes to how glucose and insulin work inside the body.Or more accurately, how they don't currently work together the way they should in...

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    "If I Kiss You, Will I Get Diabetes?" (Book Review and Giveaway)

    Advocacy

    I may not be a 13-year-old girl, but I'll confess: it may have seemed that way if you saw the range of emotions that came over me while reading a new diabetes book by a young type 1 from Minnesota.From laughing to crying, I was all over the place....

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    A Little Madness Over College Basketball and Diabetes

    Interviews

    The Madness of March is here, once again! It's the time of year when college basketball fever consumes the world and businesses lose countless hours of employee productivity thanks to bracketology and all forms of NCAA fan activity.I'm a sports fa...

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    A Response from Miss Manners, and Her Son with T1 Diabetes (!)

    Advocacy

    The Diabetes Community got quite worked up this past week about a Miss Manners advice column appearing in newspapers all over the country, in which the etiquette expert's advice to a type 1 diabetic seemed to say that he ought to flee to the restr...

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    David Kerr to Lead Sansum in New Wave of Diabetes Innovation

    Research

    Renowned endocrinologist, researcher and entrepreneur David Kerr is moving from the UK to Santa Barbara, CA, in April to become the first-ever Director of Diabetes Research and Innovation at the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute. Since 1993, he's...

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    Pro Skier Kris Freeman Ready for His 4th Winter Olympics... with Diabetes

    Advocacy

    Fellow type 1 Kris Freeman has learned he's heading to his 4th Olympic Winter Games.On Wednesday, the 33-year-old professional cross-country skier who's been living with diabetes for almost 14 years got official word that he's been named to the 20...

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