Wishing you and yours a wonderful long weekend.

By way of season's greetings, a favorite scene from a Christmas classic:





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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See? You don't' have to celebrate Christmas yourself to enjoy this majorly frolicsome film — although you do have to be American, it seems. My German husband didn't find it funny at all. (Don't know what you're missin', Buddy)



And btw, here's what that precious Red Ryder BB gun might have looked like if little Ralphie in the movie had had diabetes:




Click here to read about the Ghost of Torture Injection Devices Past.



Posting will be light around here for the next week or so.  But don't forget to tune in Monday, Dec. 28, for my look back at the past year here at the 'Mine.

with Loads of Warm Wishes,



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