Sunday Funnies: D-Pancreas Lullabies?
Published October 12, 2014
Hey Baby... can you guess what your mom-to-be's pancreas is thinking?
Never dull for a mom-to-be with diabetes -- as we just touched on in yesterday's Ask D'Mine advice column.
Thanks to fellow type 1 Meredith Pack, a graphic-design inclined D-blogger over at With a Side of Insulin, who happens to be six months pregnant with a baby boy on the way. We're happy for you, Meredith, and hope your baby and pancreas aren't duking it out inside!
Sunday Funnies: If Starbucks Did Diabetes...
Published September 14, 2014
Fall weather is just about here and the pumpkin spice latte is a drink of choice for many Starbucks-lovers, including those of us with diabetes...
Even if some are raising concerns about all that's in the pumpkin spice latte, we might order it up -- if it did away with that band-aid smell of insulin!
Thanks again to Jon Carter, our newest illustrator who's been a freelance cartoonist for more than 20 years and has drawn for numerous newspapers, print and online publications and corporate clients.
Sunday Funnies: Aside from the iPhone 6...
Published September 7, 2014
Ha! 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: Diabetes Going Coca-Cola?
Published August 24, 2014
Like the trend-setters over at Coca-Cola, maybe Big Pharma will be sharing happiness soon...
Nice personal touch! 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: Breakfast of (Diabetes) Champions
Published June 29, 2014
If people with diabetes were in charge, what kind of breakfast foods would rule the roost?
Yum... if only these new morning treats could keep blood sugars low as well :)
Sunday Funnies: How I Met Your... Meter?
Published May 11, 2014
Hey, fans of the recently-wrapped-up TV comedy How I Met Your Mother especially will appreciate this sentiment, in honor of Mother's Day today:
He, he. Thanks to cartoonist and fellow type 1 blogger Meredith Pack, a graphic designer in Lousville, KY, who blogs at With a Side of Insulin.
Sunday Funnies: Monopoly Board Rejects
Published April 27, 2014
If we're gonna play games, let's do it right...
Remember that when you pass Go, you need to "Test and Not Guess"... ha!
Sunday Funnies: Playing That Diabetes Tune?
Published April 13, 2014
All that time spent on hold during diabetes-related calls can really play tricks on your mind...
Yes, the waiting really is the hardest part!
Thanks to our newest illustrator here at the 'Mine, 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: Olympics, D-Style
Published February 23, 2014
Today is the final day of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. But the "Diabetes Olympics" never stop, do they? Mental image:
We actually think every PWD deserves a medal for what we endure every day!
Thanks for this illustration go to legendary cartoonist Jerry King, who we're proud to feature at the 'Mine regularly.
Sunday Funnies: Old School
Published January 12, 2014
We've got tech devices on our minds as we look forward to the year ahead. But not everyone's a futurist...
Ah, the "good ole days"... glad to be here in 2014 and have the D-tech options we do!
Props (and a 2014 welcome to the 'Mine) to the artistic Jon Carter, a freelance cartoonist who's been in the business for 20+ years and drawn for a multitude of newspapers, print and online publications, and for corporate clients. You can read more about Jon and his work here. Thanks for the D-toon, Jon!
Sunday Funnies: Songs of the Season
Published December 22, 2013
With the Christmas holiday nearly here, we're wondering if any of these D-tunes are on your playlist?
We're totally adding them to our repertoire of holiday tunes to sing around the fireplace this year... hah!
Thanks to the funny and talented Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian 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. Whammo, Brad!
Sunday Funnies: Giving Diabetes the Cold Finger
Published December 1, 2013
Winter temperatures have arrived, and with them, one more "fun" little challenge for us PWDs (people with diabetes)...
Brrr. Our fingers and BGs are shivering! Thanks to the ever-talented Jerry King, a world-renown cartoonist whom we're proud to feature at the 'Mine monthly.
Sunday Funnies: Survivor, Diabetes-Style?
Published September 29, 2013
Not sure this one's in the guide for new or returning shows this Fall TV Season...
But it SHOULD be in the TV Guide! Thanks to our cartoonist Mike Durbin, who blogs at My Diabetic Heart and could very well be onto something here with diabetes-specific TV hit.
Sunday Funnies: The Latest Diabetes Superpower!
Published September 15, 2013
It's a bird, it's a plane... No, it's the latest and greatest D-Superpower!
YEEES! Forget about turning invisible or whatnot -- it'd be totally awesome to have this D-Superpower!
Thanks again to cartoonist Terry Keelan, a fellow type 1 living in Southern California, for adding CarboVision to our growing collection of diabetes superhero 'toons. You're a hero in our book, Terry!
Sunday Funnies: Does Diabetes Make You... Crabby?
Published August 11, 2013
In this age of Twitter and texting, not everything is as it seems... Read carefully:
Oh, Autocorrect, how you make life interesting!
Thanks to cartoonist and fellow type 1 blogger Meredith Pack, a graphic designer in Lousville, KY, who blogs at With a Side of Insulin.
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Sunday Funnies: Meter Greetings
Published July 21, 2013
If only our meters were just being friendly...
Yikes -- been there, done that!
Thanks to the very talented Jerry King, who's a regular contributor here at the 'Mine and is an accomplished worldwide cartoonist drawing more than 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc.
Sunday Funnies: Holy Diabetes Trouble, Batman!
Published June 30, 2013
With the latest iterations of Iron Man, Superman, and Thor on the big screens this year, we couldn't help wondering what it might be like if one of these fan-fave crime-fighters was also living with diabetes...
Bummer, Batman... (!) Looks like I'm not the only one with an aversion to insulin pump tubing. Ha! Thanks to the talented Jerry King, who's an artistic superhero in his own right with published cartoons worldwide.
Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Sins...
Published March 31, 2013
Today can mean a lot of different things for different folks -- bunnies, baskets, family festivities and feasts, recognizing religious beliefs, or Charleston Heston movies. But for us PWDs (people with diabetes), certain things are always top of mind...
Well played, funny man and illustrator Mr. Mike Lawson. Here's to "praying" everyone has a great day no matter what Easter means for you!
Sunday Funnies: Push Your Pedal to the... Meter?
Published January 27, 2013
Cars are a hot topic this time of year, with the huge North American International Auto Show going on in Detroit (which ends today!). Now here's a concept car even we can get excited about:
Hey, with everything Ford Motors is doing to integrate health solutions into their cars, it's not such a wild idea!
Sunday Funnies: D-Gadget Goofups
Published January 20, 2013
Diabetes management in the 21st century has its drawbacks...
Thanks to social media guru, funny man, and illustrator Mike Lawson, who like us sometimes gets mixed up by all the D-gadgets we have to carry around along with our phones.
What about you? Ever have one of these tech mix up moments?
Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Fairy Tales
Published November 25, 2012
Somehow diabetes has a "grounding effect" on even the most legendary moments, or...?
Sunday Funnies: You Are What You... Oooh
Published November 11, 2012
Geez, we're glad this doesn't make the list of actual diabetes complications...
Kudos today to social media guru, funny man, and illustrator Mr. Mike Lawson, who knows we can all use a laugh amid the attempts to carb-count and dose perfectly every time (NOT!)
Sunday Funnies: A Different Kind of D-Police
Published October 7, 2012
You know those people who mean well, but can be so annoying when they ask questions or try to "help" us PWDs?
You know, the ones we call the Diabetes Police?
Well, what if we turned that whole thing around...?
Thanks to talented contributor Terry Keelan for this latest cartoon in his new series for the 'Mine, If Diabetics Ran the World. Gotta love it!
Sunday Funnies: Stupid Food Tricks
Published September 30, 2012
As frustrating as diabetes and food decisions can be, there are some benefits we PWDs can take advantage of sometimes...
Thanks again to social media guru, funny man, and illustrator Mike Lawson, who's all over the DOC these days!
Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Olympics (?!)
Published July 29, 2012
I think we'd all be gold medalists in this game!
Sunday Funnies: Design Challenge Rejects
Published June 24, 2012
Good in theory, bad in practice... ?
We so totally would have gone with that last idea for bacon-flavored glucose tablets! Surely would have been a winner 'round here!
Thanks to guest cartoonist Terry Keelan, a member of Insulindependence, for his quirky suggestions. We <3 quirky,Terry.
Sunday Funnies: Making Adjustments
Published April 8, 2012
After diabetes, the holidays are just never the same!
Big thanks to illustrator Jerry King, one of the most published and prolific cartoonists in America, who creates over 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide.
Happy Easter, Everyone!
Sunday Funnies: Think Big
Published March 25, 2012
Life with diabetes is all about being prepared, right?
High five to illustrator Jerry King, one of the most published and prolific cartoonists in America, who creates over 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide. Once again his comic ties in nicely with a recent Ask D'Mine column, this one on stockpiling D-supplies — how much is too much?
Sunday Funnies: Doctor's Orders
Published March 11, 2012
Always good to listen to your doc. Just be sure you're brushed up on your carb-counting skills.
Thanks to Mike Lawson, social media guru and all-around funnyman, for this tasty gem!
Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Cheerleaders
Published February 12, 2012
Who couldn't use a little sugar-free Valentine's Day lovin'?
Thanks to T1 blogger and talented illustrator Kim Vlasnik, who knows exactly what female PWDs want. (Sorry guys!)