Back in the summer I was having a little fun bemoaning the trail of all those used test strips that seems to follow me everywhere I go. Well, a number of you got all over my case for not being more organized, by planting some strategic "TS repositories" around the house. So guess what? I took your advice. And here's what's come of it:

The Kitchen Repository:

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The Upstairs Repository:

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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My 10-year-old's Artistic Take on What To Do with Them:

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(I swear the motif was her idea! Sagacious kids these days...)

More Test Strip Art (from the literal art movement)

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Now I must admit we didn't count them all up, but there must be about $1,500 worth of test strips here. Anybody interested in purchasing some framed TS Art wall prints? Maybe I should sell them on eBay.

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