Keeping up with our new Friday series, we bring you the next  "life with diabetes" video short from filmmaker Jenny MacKenzie. This week's clip dives into the scary deep end of the diabetes world by looking at the high costs of keeping up with daily management.

But despite the costs, this family's motto for their kiddo: "Just Keep Swimming!"

Episode 6: Costs of D-Management


Anybody got any tips you'd like to share on managing the costs of D-supplies and doctors' visits when insurance coverage isn't great?

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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