With diabetes, you know, you've got to always be prepared... Oy, how appropriate on this very day, September 11! Ouch...

(Also, say hello to one of our new regular illustrators here at the 'Mine, certified diabetes educator and all-around talented gal Theresa Garnero)

Learn more about Theresa at her site, here.

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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* ENTER THE FUNNIES *

In addition to several new "regulars," we're still look for folks who'd like to submit their stuff from around the community.  If you're an artist with a funny bone for D-art, we'd love to hear from you. Email us with a little about yourself and some samples of your work, or with a submission ready for consideration. Those selected to be featured will receive a cash $tipend, plus great exposure for your budding talent, and loads of DOC love!

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