We are marking another Independence Day here in the good 'ol United States of America, and of course we have to celebrate our united Diabetes Online Community, too...

 

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Nice to have Lady Liberty on our side! (and that's a nice insulin pump there, Ms.)

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.
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.

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A big firecracker thanks to our T1 friend Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian in California who's been lending us his artistic talents recently. Of course, you may also known him under his alter-ego "Meter Boy," part of the Diabetes Hero Squad. Thanks for sharing your many talents with our pancreatically-challenged community, Brad!

And from our team here at the 'Mine to all of you:

 

Happy 4th of July

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