Have you heard of YouTube.com? It's a place to post homemade videos, and thus "bVlog_manroadcast yourself" to the world. Just for fun, I decided to find out if anyone was making videos on the disease at hand -- and guess what? They are!

Search for the term "diabetes" on that site, and you get an array of quick-flicks ranging from irreverant parodies of Wilford Brimley for the Big D to child's diagnosis in claymation.

Do check out "The Diabetes Song." It's worth sitting through the first few minutes of inane chatter... painfully witty.

Hey OC, could personal vodcasting be our Next Big Thing? I think it would be pretty darn cool to shoot some of our own irreverant footage. I'd do it myself straight away if my plate weren't so exquisitely full at the moment. (Work, plus that book, and those three girls -- two of whom just had rollicking week-long birthday-fests -- the back-to-back-BBQs this week, tomorrow's dinner menu, that wash in the dryer...)

Anyway, more about vlogging (video blogging) in this month's Wired Magazine. Enjoy.

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.
State of the Union: It's Time to Cure Diabetes
President launching new precision medicine initiative to better treat, cure diseases like diabetes.
'Robotic Pancreas' Appears On American Idol
Carlos Santana's nephew Adam Lasher shows off Dexcom G4 during live performance.

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