Happy Independence Day, everyone!

Today, we celebrate the birth of our nation, back in 1776 when the United States became its own country. Of course, we all know how we mark this occasion...

 

Meredith July 4 Cartoon

 

Been there, done that -- but wait, didn't someone say Fourth of July?

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

NEWSFLASH: FDA Clears Dexcom Share Direct
Dexcom gets regulatory approval of its 'on-the-go' mobile apps for CGM data-sharing.
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
Israeli company developing new reusable square insulin pump that has Bluetooth for smartphone communication.

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Tonight, may there be many actual fireworks... and fewer D-device alarms going off.

Special thanks to our DOC friend, artist Meredith Pack, who lives in Kentucky and blogs at With A Side of Insulin.

 

And to all in the D-Community:

Happy Fourth

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