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Sunday Funnies: In the Event of Snow

Published December 27, 2015

Dreams of a white Christmas were dashed for many of us across the U.S. experiencing unseasonably warm weather this year. But we can dream...

 

 

For now, looks like we may have to find other blood sugar-lowering activities :)

Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 illustrations monthly for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide!


Sunday Funnies: Reindeer of the Diabetes Community

Published December 20, 2015

Forget about Dancer, Prancer or Vixen...

 

 

Now, if they could just deliver us new pancreases in their sleigh... :)

Thanks again to the talented Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian in California who's also a fellow type 1 PWD, best known in the D-Community under his alter ego: Meter Boy of the Diabetes Hero Squad.


Sunday Funnies: Zombie Bite or Infusion Site?

Published December 13, 2015

The challenges of diabetes have a life of their own, no?

 

 

If only it were that easily to tell if a site was bad... (as our own Mike H knows, from his wacky D-Quirks recently involving infusion site problems).

Thanks to the talented Jon Carter, who's been drawing for us here at the 'Mine for some time now. You can check out the more of his work over at CARTerTOONS.


Sunday Funnies: High Noon, Diabetes-Style

Published December 6, 2015

Highs and Lows always come at the worst moments, don't they?

 

You know what they say... Always be the first to draw your meter. Right?

Thanks to the ever-artistic Gareth Morgan from England, who's a biomed engineer by trade but struggles with diabetes just like the rest of us!


Sunday Funnies: Black Friday with Diabetes in Tow

Published November 29, 2015

Happy Day Post-Turkey Day, when the holiday shopping season strikes with a vengeance!

If you happen to be a guy with diabetes, you've got plenty of options for carrying your loot...

 

Cartoon by Jon Carter

Ha!

Thanks to the talented Jon Carter, who's been drawing for us here at the 'Mine for some time now. You can check out the more of his work over at CARTerTOONS.


Sunday Funnies: A Low-Carb Thanksgiving?

Published November 22, 2015

Turkey Day is just around the corner, always a challenge with diabetes -- and of course, if you're a turkey.

 

Thanksgiving and diabetes food

Oy!

Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 illustrations each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide.


Sunday Funnies: Einstein's Theory of... Diabetes?

Published November 15, 2015

You've heard of Albert Einstein's definition of insanity, right? (Doing the same thing repeatedly, yet expecting different results). Well hell, imagine if he had diabetes!

Einstein Diabetes

 

Thanks again to the talented Terry Keelan, a type 1 living in Southern California who we're proud to feature regularly here at the 'Mine.


Sunday Funnies: Big Blue Test Rejects

Published November 8, 2015

If you're planning to do a Big Blue Test anytime soon, you might want to keep this in mind...

Big Blue Test Rejects

Thanks as always to fellow type 1 PWD and social media guru Mike Lawson, who created this illustration for us a few years back. We've since been sorry to see Mike leave the Diabetes Hands Foundation (creators of the Big Blue Test), but wish him well in his new career move!

We're now less than a week out from World Diabetes Day 2015, so be sure to keep logging your glucose levels before and after exercise at the Big Blue Test site, to help provide life-saving supplies and services to those with diabetes who need them most. Keep up the activity levels, D-Friends!


Sunday Funnies: Here Batter Batter...

Published November 1, 2015

Baseball season is coming to a close, but for those of us with diabetes, we're playing in a pseudo World Series every day...

 

World Series Diabetes

Thanks to our regular contributor Terry Keelan, an accomplished cartoonist who not only has some serious drawing talent but also lives with type 1 diabetes himself. Thanks for continuing his If Diabetics Ran the World line of cartoons here at the 'Mine.


Sunday Funnies: Some Serious Halloween

Published October 25, 2015

Who says we PWDs (people with diabetes) can't enjoy Halloween?!

 

Halloween and diabetes

Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 illustrations each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide!


Sunday Funnies: A Hypo House?

Published October 18, 2015

Hansel and Gretel followed the path in the forest, only to find...

Hypo House

Yeah, if they were living with diabetes... :)

Thanks to the ever-artistic Gareth Morgan from England, who's a biomed engineer by trade and struggles with diabetes (and unwanted low blood sugars) just like the rest of us!

 


Sunday Funnies: The Walking... Diabetic?

Published October 11, 2015

Ever feel like this when a low blood sugar hits?

 

The Walking Dread

 

Zombie... or Living with Diabetes?

Props to the creative Jon Carter, who's been a freelance cartoonist drawing for numerous newspapers, print and online publications and corporate clients for more than 20 years. Of course, like Mike, he's a big fan of The Walking Dead which returns for a new season on Oct. 11.

 


Sunday Funnies: If Starbucks Did Diabetes...

Published October 4, 2015

Coffee and Fall flavors are universal favorites -- including for those of us with diabetes!

 

Starbucks Insulin

 

Originally published in Fall 2014, this illlustration is such a modern classic, we couldn't resist running it again :)

Thanks again to Jon Carter, our newest illustrator here at the 'Mine, who's been a freelance cartoonist drawing for numerous newspapers, print and online publications and corporate clients for more than 20 years.


Sunday Funnies: Remote Controlled Diabetes?

Published September 27, 2015

Yep, Fall's new channel-flipping TV season has arrived, and we can't help wondering what it'd be like if managing our diabetes was just that easy?

 

Diabetes Remote Control

 

Thanks once again to fellow type 1 PWD Terry Keelan in California, who never fails to elicit a smile with his popular cartoon series, If Diabetics Ran The World.


Sunday Funnies: Are You Ready For Some... Diabetes?

Published September 20, 2015

Football season has arrived, but are you ready for some diabetes along with it?

 

Diabetes Football

Blood Sugar Touchdowns are where it's at!

Thanks to the talented Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian in California who's also a fellow type 1 PWD and famous in the D-Community under his alter ego: Meter Boy of the Diabetes Hero Squad.


Sunday Funnies: Stupid Diabetes Tricks

Published September 13, 2015

Sometimes our loved ones try a little too hard when attempting to help us with our D-management, ay?

 

Hypnotized with Diabetes

Here, diabetes, here boy! :)

Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 illustrations each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide.


Sunday Funnies: A Diabetes Pool Party?

Published September 6, 2015

This Labor Day Weekend, how about this last blast of pool fun before the summer comes to a close?

 

 

Insulin Pool

Whoa...!

Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 illustrations each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide.


Sunday Funnies: Diabetes in the Kitchen?

Published August 30, 2015

We're seeing a flurry of new diabetes devices these days -- it seems only a matter of time before our household appliances start following suit (read the fine print).

Diabetes Refridgerator

Now that's a kitchen appliance we'd like to have!

Thanks to cartoonist Jon Carter, who's been lending us his drawing talents here at the 'Mine for some time now, on top of all the great work he does at CarterTOONS.


Sunday Funnies: Back to School... and Diabetes

Published August 23, 2015

It's Back to School time once again, and so many families are prepping...

Back to School and Diabetes Mike Lawson

Gotta give our D-Community some extra credit on the supply-buying, right?!

This cartoon originally appeared here in August 2012, thanks to the artistic talents of fellow type 1 Mr. Mike Lawson. We appreciate the timeless fun, Mike!


Sunday Funnies: Is Space Diabetes-Friendly?

Published August 16, 2015

Lots of talk about space and traveling throughout the galaxy these days, and you have to wonder: Is space diabetes-friendly?

 

Diabetes in Space

Maybe they'll weave diabetes in to the next Star Wars or Star Trek movies, huh?

Thanks to Gareth Morgan, a visual artist living with type 1 diabetes over in the United Kingdom, who's been lending us his artistic talents for quite some time now.


Sunday Funnies: The Summer Heat Is On

Published August 9, 2015

Yep, we know the heat is on in much of the U.S. this summer -- a particular challenge for us insulin-addicts...

Summer Heat

 

(This cartoon was first published back in 2012 here at the 'Mine, but with the high temps lately, we thought it worth re-visiting.)

Thanks once again to Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist whose work has appears in 200+ spots worldwide each month including newspapers, magazines, websites, greeting cards and beyond.


Sunday Funnies: Sweetness Everywhere

Published August 2, 2015

We can feel it, People...

 

Sweets

 

Thanks to the artistic Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who's name has appeared in 200+ spots worldwide each month including newspapers, magazines, websites, greeting cards and beyond.

 


Sunday Funnies: Waiter, Check Please!

Published July 26, 2015

If people with diabetes ruled the world... it would be THIS easy.

Waiter

 

Word is some test strips are as good as a nice Dom Pérignon -- and sometimes seem just as costly! ;)

Thanks once again to fellow type 1 PWD Terry Keelan in California, who never fails to elicit a smile with his popular cartoon series, If Diabetics Ran The World.

 


Sunday Funnies: Pancreas-Challenged Life on Pluto?

Published July 19, 2015

Who saw the big astronomy news about Pluto this past week, announcing that NASA was able to do a #PlutoFlyBy and take some historical photos of the dwarf planet like we've never seen before? But what else did they see? Could there actually be signs of Diabetes Life...?!

 

Pluto

 

Out of this world, isnt it? Ha!

Thanks to the talented Brad Slaight, a fellow type 1 PWD in California who's professional actor and comedian, and famous in the D-Community as part of the Diabetes Hero Squad.

 


Sunday Funnies: Summer Fun with Diabetes...?

Published July 12, 2015

Summer brings new challenges with diabetes, like...

Diabetes and Mosquitoes

Thanks again to the talented Jon Carter, who's been drawing for us here at the 'Mine for some time now. You can check out the more of his work over at CARTerTOONS.

 


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