You may have heard that the Unicorn is the new mascot of the Diabetes Online Community. They certainly are helpful creatures!

Many thanks to type 1 blogger Kim Vlasnik for this, er... explanatory work of art...


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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Just a friendly reminder that we've launched into a new era of celebrating D-art from all around the community; we're still on the hunt for some fresh talent for our Sunday Funnies! If you're an artist with a knack for the snarky but true, then we want to hear from you. Email us with a little about yourself and some samples of your work, or with a submission ready for our consideration. Those selected to be featured will receive a cash $tipend, plus great exposure for your budding talent, and lots and lots of DOC love.  We look forward to your D-creativity!

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