Or is it Impressions? Either way, today is the Second Annual Diabetes Art Day, a day to visually document your experience(s) with diabetes. Founder Lee Ann Thill talked with us last week about this grassroots awareness day, and now the community is buzzing with creative energy as folks of all ages show off their masterworks embodying how they feel about life with diabetes.

Of course, we at the 'Mine tend to gravitate towards words to express ourselves, but nonetheless, we do have our own submissions to share.

When I asked my middle daughter to draw something that embodied diabetes for her, this is what she made:

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

NEWSFLASH: FDA Clears Dexcom Share Direct
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Snail Uses Insulin to Poison Fish
New study shows these slow-moving creatures use toxic form of insulin to capture prey.
A New Square Patch Insulin Pump
TouchéMedical's new Bluetooth-enabled patch pump is supposedly the world's smallest and cheapest.

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Pretty insightful for a small type 3, I'd say!


And Allison used her photography skills to show how diabetes creeps into all of life's everyday situations...

Don't forget to check out the entire gallery of work at the Diabetes Art Day website, and upload your own masterpiece!

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