"Mom, what's the weirdest thing that ever happened to you?" (my 9-year-old on Saturday)

"Umm, getting diagnosed with diabetes, I guess... Yes, definitely the diabetes."

"But you knew about them before, right?"

"Knew about who, honey?"

"The diabetes! And what they do and stuff..."

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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School started today. I sure hope they don't change her too much.

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