Happy Valentine's Day, Dears.


(photo courtesy of the Diabetes Made Visible folks on Flickr.  Love you all!)

Especially for us PWDs, a few V-day treats without the actual glucose:

* Sharing. This week's edition of Grand Rounds, the medical blogging roundup, features a "Give Me Some Sugar" theme.  No actual consumption involved. Oh, except for Kim over at EmergiBlog.  (If it weren't Love Day, I might be tempted to ring those chocolate-stained necks)

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

State of the Union: It's Time to Cure Diabetes
President launching new precision medicine initiative to better treat, cure diseases like diabetes.
'Robotic Pancreas' Appears On American Idol
Carlos Santana's nephew Adam Lasher shows off Dexcom G4 during live performance.
Metformin: A Great Lakes Disaster?
Wisconsin researchers find diabetes drug being discharged into Lake Michigan, affecting fish.

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* Empathy.  Diabetes is hard work.  So sometimes we just don't do it.  The newest edition of Straight Up with Amy over at dLife.com spotlights those stumbling blocks, yet again.

* Love and Diabetes.  Read Terry B's touching sentiments on what it means to be a partner of a PWD.

* Or Go for the Sex. No carbs, no calories. And good sex means good health. Enjoy!

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