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    Introducing "Diabetes Strong"

    Life with Diabetes

    There's a new diabetes resource website in town!OK, it's not exactly brand new... Rather, a familiar site now rebranded with a whole new look and reader-friendly style.Say hello to Diabetes Strong. What began as The FitBlog in 2015 has just under...

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    A "Robot Relative": New Children's Book Helps Explain Diabetes Tech (with Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    It certainly can be an interesting experience trying to explain diabetes to the little kids in our lives -- attempting to simplify this complex condition and all that goes with it in ways their young minds can grasp.Fortunately, when it comes to e...

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    Yoga and Diabetes: A Core Mission in Life and New Book (with Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    Today, we're turning the 'Mine mic over to Rachel Zinman, a longtime type 1 who's originally from the United States but has lived in southeastern Australia in the state of New South Wales for about three decades now. Rachel was diagnosed with the...

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    Texas Woman Cycles Across Country to Mark Dia-versary (with Book Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    Since today is Columbus Day and many are talking about historic journeys, we thought it'd be the perfect time to share the story of a Texas woman who recently rode clear across America on her bike -- all to mark her 40th anniversary of living with...

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    Patient Voices Winner Crafting a Book on Mental Health and Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    Welcome back to our series of interviews with the 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices winners, the 10 empowered PWDs selected to attend our annual Innovation Summit in November. Today, we're thrilled to share the story of fellow blogger and active a...

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    New Survival Guide for Diabetes Spouses and Partners (Plus Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    As we all know, diabetes is a life condition that doesn't just impact us individuals -- rather it plays into all of our relationships with those we love.Wouldn't it be great if our loved ones had a special guide, something to help them approach a ...

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    Freedom Broker Book Features Badass Female Heroine with Type 1 (Plus Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    Covert operations, political intrigue and international kidnapping, sex, sarcasm, and compelling characters. That's the stuff of any good fictional thriller... But toss in the first female heroine who happens to be living with type 1 diabetes, and...

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    Chatting About the New Pregnancy Guide for T1D Women (Plus Book Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    Fortunately, the medical community has shifted in recent years to become more accepting of the fact that type 1 diabetes doesn't have to stop women from having healthy, happy babies. Many women have shared their inspirational stories of becoming T...

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    "Type 1 Diabetes Caregiver Confidence" - Book Review with Giveaway!

    Life with Diabetes

    Today, our periodic correspondent Joanne Milo (who blogs at The Savvy Diabetic) is back with a review of a cool new book that aims to prepare new T1D caregivers for the monumental task(s) at hand... I met Samantha Markovitz at an annual JDRF ch...

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    Adam Brown: Diabetes Bright Spots and Landmines (with Book Giveaway!)

    When does a book go beyond being just "a good read"? When it changes how you think and allows you to learn more about yourself, for one thing. That's how I feel about the new title Bright Spots & Landmines written by fellow type 1 D-peep Adam ...

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    All Aboard “The Insulin Express”! (New Book Review with Giveaway)

    Life with Diabetes

    From CNN Jerusalem correspondent Oren Liebermann comes a new type of diabetes book – part travelogue, part chronic disease memoir – that traces his story of low-budget trekking around the world, with a life-changing diagnosis of type 1 diabetes al...

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    D-Mom Puts Life with Diabetes Into 'Poetry Chapbook' (with Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    There's seemingly no end to the creative ways people can express their experiences with diabetes... A highly literary D-Mom in Iowa has created the first-ever diabetes poetry chapbook -- a traditional pamphlet-style collection of her prose that "e...

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    Getting Your Adventure On with Diabetes (Book Review and Giveaway)

    Life with Diabetes

    If you're in search of a motivational diabetes resource that lets you 'Choose Your Own Adventure,' then look no further than the newest paperback by type 1 athlete Erin Spineto!It's called "Adventure On" and encourages readers to embrace their inn...

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    A Moose and Giraffe Go Poetic on Diabetes (Twofer Kids' Book Giveaway)

    Life with Diabetes

    Yerachmiel Altman is a longtime type 1 living just southwest of Boston, who was diagnosed at a young age more than 55 years ago. He's been an early adopter of new diabetes technologies over the years -- employing MDI back before that was common, a...

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    Meet Dr. Chase: The Man Behind the Pink Panther Diabetes Books (and Much More!)

    Life with Diabetes

    You may not have heard his name before, but everyone in the Diabetes Community really should know about the Colorado-based endocrinologist Dr. H. Peter Chase.Even if you don't immediately recognize his name, you might be familiar with the Pink Pan...

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    'Sweet Blessings' Book Review (Giveaway, And a Little Diabetes Alert Dog, Too!)

    Life with Diabetes

    Walking through the exhibit hall at a diabetes conference earlier this year, I came across a little white puffball of a dog who immediately captured my attention. I learned that this multi-poo (cross between a maltese and toy poodle) is a 12-year-...

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    Through the Diabetes Looking Glass...

    Guest Posts

    Today, Certified Diabetes Educator Elisabeth Almekinder joins us from coastal North Carolina, where she's been helping PWDs (people with diabetes) for a couple decades now, but her historic perspective on diabetes goes back much farther...As a chi...

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    New T1D Booklets Perfect for Back to School (with Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    Just in time for the back to school season comes a new book series catering specifically to kids with type 1 diabetes in certain age groups -- along with their caregivers and the newly diagnosed In early July, JDRF and Novo Nordisk announced a ...

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    The Unspeakably Wonderful Girl Who Grew Up (Thanks to Insulin)

    Research

    History remembers Elizabeth Hughes as one of the first people ever to be treated with insulin back in the 1920s -- a landmark time when the discovery of this magic liquid suddenly meant that a diagnosis was no longer a guaranteed death sentence.Bu...

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    Hulk Smashing Diabetes... Breaking Down My 8 Types of Anger

    Life with Diabetes

    There used to be times when I'd get very angry about diabetes.So angry in fact, that I'd want to reach inside my body and rip out my useless pancreas in order to Hulk Smash it into a wall.Being diagnosed as a young kid, my rebellious teenage yea...

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