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Sunday Funnies: Amazing Holiday Gifts!

Happy Holidays to All today!

Here's a gadget we could all use...

Thanks for this illustration go to legendary cartoonist Jerry King, who we're proud to feature at the 'Mine regularly.


Sunday Funnies: Tis the Season... To Decorate!

Published December 18, 2016

The holiday season is here, and we're all in the festive mood, right...?!

Whatever holiday you happen to celebrate, we hope it's a decorative one!

Thanks as always 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: Getting Cold Outside!

Published December 11, 2016

We haven't officially crossed into the Winter Season yet according to the calendar, but the thermometer says otherwise... and makes us think we need something like these:

Thanks, as always, to the talented Terry Keelan, a type 1 who lives in the warmer part of the country in southern California, and drew this cartoon for us a couple years ago as part of his If Diabetics Ran The World series of cartoons. Always appreciated, Terry!


Sunday Funnies: Why Did the Diabetic Cross the Road?

Published December 4, 2016

Here's a joke: Why did the person with diabetes cross the road?

Yup, that would totally motivate us to cross the road, too -- especially if our blood sugar's Low!

Thanks to the artistic Gareth Morgan, a fellow type 1 "across the pond" in England and biomedical researcher-turned-illustrator who’s been lending us his drawing talents here at the ‘Mine.


Sunday Funnies: Holiday Gift Fun for Diabetes

Published November 27, 2016

Ah, the fun of holiday gift giving, especially when diabetes is on the mind...

Thanks to fellow type 1 PWD Terry Keelan in California for this continuation of his popular If Diabetics Ran The World cartoon series.


Sunday Funnies: Gobble Gobble, Diabetes Community!

Published November 20, 2016

It's almost Turkey Day, and we all have our diabetes feast-day strategies...

Thanks for this holiday humor go to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide. We love how he "talks turkey" :)


Sunday Funnies: Big Blue Test Rejects

Published November 13, 2016

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

We may need to re-think our exercise lineup... ;)

Thanks as always to fellow type 1 PWD and social media guru Mike Lawson, head of user experience at the Diabetes Hands Foundation that runs the Big Blue Test advocacy campaign.

Remember: we have through World Diabetes Day, Nov. 14, to keep logging these glucose tests and help spread the word so that life-saving supplies and services can get to those who need them most. So, keep up the activity levels, Friends!


Sunday Funnies: Time for a Change

Published November 6, 2016

It's time once again to "Fall Back" an hour...

Indeed!

We moved back an hour last night at 2am, so make sure to adjust accordingly -- everything from your wall clocks to your microwave to your car dashboard, and of course all of your diabetes devices!

Thanks as always to the talented Jon Carter, a regular illustrator here at the 'Mine. You can check out more of his work over at CARTerTOONS.


Sunday Funnies: A Halloween Pancreas?!

Published October 30, 2016

Every PWD's Halloween wish...

Muahahahah! 

Thanks to the talented Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine who's a worldwide drawing talent creating more than 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, and more.

Happy Halloween, Diabetes Peeps!


Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Zombie Apocalypse...?

Published October 23, 2016

Hey PWDs, ever feel like you're channeling The Walking Dead?

Props once again to the creative Jon Carter, a veteran freelance cartoonist drawing for numerous newspapers, online publications and corporate clients for more than 20 years.

He actually drew this cartoon last year, but we HAD to revisit it in light of the return of The Walking Dead series tonight (Oct. 23, 2016) for what many consider the most-anticipated new season ever!


Sunday Funnies: Pancreas for President?

Published October 16, 2016

In the spirit of contenders trying to name something they can appreciate about each other... 

Wonder who might win that debate?!

Thanks to our friend and talented cartoonist Mike Durbin, who chronicles life with both type 2 diabetes and congestive heart failure over at My Diabetic Heart.

He actually drew up this 'toon several years ago leading up to the last presidential election -- before we even realized just how contentious these debates could get (!)


Sunday Funnies: Columbus Does Diabetes?

Published October 9, 2016

As we mark another Columbus Day this Monday, the mind wanders to "what if diabetes were in the mix?"

A very different 1492, indeed.

Thanks to the ever-artistic Gareth Morgan, a biomed engineer by trade in England who's exploring better BGs and A1Cs just like the rest of us!


Sunday Funnies: Just Swipe Your Card Here...

Published October 2, 2016

Oh, if only...

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: The Meaning of "Fall"?

Published September 25, 2016

You can also call it Autumn...

Thanks to Jon Carter, a freelance cartoonist for more than 20 years who's drawn for numerous newspapers, print and online publications and corporate clients.


Sunday Funnies: iPhone 7 vs. Diabetes

Published September 18, 2016

As the world gets a yet another new iPhone model, we just can't seem to stop feeling cheated...

That's what we call "vaporware."

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: Waiting for a First Generation iPancreas...

Published September 11, 2016

Well, it's time for Apple's latest launch of a new iPhone... yet, us pancreatically-challenged folks are still waiting for our first automated artificial pancreas.

That would be worth buying, no?

Thanks 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: Diabetes Labor Day Break?

Published September 4, 2016

This Monday marks another Labor Day, time again for the American workforce to take a day off. But geez...

Our D-pancreases are always slacking!

btw, this reminds us of the Job Interview with a Pancreas we published a few years back.

As always, thanks to fellow PWD Mr. Mike Lawson who works for the Diabetes Hands Foundation in California, and is just a naturally funny guy.

If you have Monday off work, we hope it's a relaxing one for you!


Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Overload?

Published August 28, 2016

More evidence diabetes is just too much sometimes...

 

Hmmm, maybe it's time for a workplace-friendly diabetes supply cabinet?

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: The Brexit Diabetes Effect?

Published August 21, 2016

That time when Britain exited from the European Union:

 

There's always a silver lining -- or some kind of diabetes fallout -- no?

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: Bad Diabetes App?

Published August 14, 2016

So many diabetes mHealth apps... so little fun.

 

Yup, maybe this explains why so many of us stop using those smartphone apps. *sigh*

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


Sunday Funnies: Diabetes in Space?

Published August 7, 2016

They say space is the final frontier, but is it really when it comes to diabetes?

Bummer...

Thanks to the talented Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine, who's a worldwide drawing talent creating more than 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, and more.


Sunday Funnies: When It's HOT, HOT, HOT!

Published July 31, 2016

With a heat wave gripping parts of the U.S., we of course had some D-related ideas...

 

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


Sunday Funnies: Dog Days of Summer?

Published July 24, 2016

Giving new meaning to the phrase "dog days of summer"...

 

Ah, test strip strays... they're everywhere!

Thanks as always 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: The PokeMeAgainGO App!

Published July 17, 2016

As the Pokeman Go craze grows, try on this special version for diabetes gamers:

 

Yeah, we'll be searching for that app all over!

Thanks 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: Cooking Up Some Summer Campfires

Published July 10, 2016

Ah, the joys of summer camping and campfires...

 

 

Fire up the fires, friends! ;)

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


Sunday Funnies: Take Me Out to the Bolus Game (?)

Published July 3, 2016

Halfway point of baseball season is here! So we're taking a "7th-inning stretch" and imagining what it might be like if PWDs (people with diabetes) ran the world...

 

 

Batter up, right?

Thanks as always 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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