With all the political grandstanding going on at the moment, you gotta love this:

Now there's one way to raise awareness...

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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
TouchéMedical's new Bluetooth-enabled patch pump is supposedly the world's smallest and cheapest.

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Special thanks to Virginia Page from San Diego, CA, whose creation above was selected as our DOC community contribution of the month for September. She wins this month's $50 D'Mine Funnies prize, and lots of DOC love, right?

Virginia is a retired news reporter who just turned 74 ("Oh dear," she says). She has type 2 diabetes, and takes Metformin. Her hobbies include quilting, drawing, painting, and laughing with her grand-nieces and her dog, Bling.  Congrats, Virginia!

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