Happy Independence Day, All. I hope you too are enjoying the long weekend. We've (finally) got some killer summer sunshine here in the Bay Area.  Plus a nice rib cookout and some fab fireworks last night.

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
TouchéMedical's new Bluetooth-enabled patch pump is supposedly the world's smallest and cheapest.

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I'm still recovering from my week in Orlando, FL, where I attended both the annual ADA Conference, and for the very first time, Jeff Hitchcock's wonderful CWD Friends for Life event. I thought y'all might enjoy these snapshots of each, taken spontaneously with my iPhone:

ADA 2010

Children with Diabetes Friends for Life 2010

It just so happens that I'm kind of a geek, so I enjoy all the new technology, research and clinical stuff at ADA.  But let's be honest, which event looks like more fun to you? ;)

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