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    The Scoop on Novo's New Faster-Acting FIASP Insulin

    Life with Diabetes

    There's a new ultra fast-acting insulin on the market internationally, and hopefully before long it will become available to us here in the U.S. too. You may have heard mention of FIASP, or Faster-Acting Insulin Aspart, that recently hit the mark...

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    5 Hot New Diabetes Products

    Products

    In our never-ending quest to keep you up to date on all things diabetes, here are five items we came across recently that you might want to know about: The Myabetic Cherise diabetes handbag – an absolutely lovely purse reminiscent of Kate Spad...

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    Ask D'Mine: Dying for Insulin (Retracted)

    Life with Diabetes

    We're sorry.At this URL was an Ask D'Mine post about a woman struggling to pay out-of-pocket to get needed insulin to carry her over while she was waiting for her insurance to kick in. While we feel this is an important issue to address, we ...

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    That 'Open Letter to Steve Jobs' 10 Years Later - Milestones in Patient Innovation!

    Products

    Ten years ago this month I penned an 'Open Letter to Steve Jobs,' calling on the gurus of consumer technology to help transform medical devices into something more Apple-esque. After all, it was 2007, and our glucose meters, insulin pumps and othe...

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    Meet the Rebranded 'MedAngel' Insulin Temp Tracker (with Giveaway!)

    Products

    There's no shortage of crowdfunding campaigns for new diabetes gadgets and products, and not all of them succeed, of course. But if the idea is solid, there may be life after Indiegogo death for some -- such as MedAngel, version 2.0 of a clever in...

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    Ask D'Mine: Mystery Spasms Caused by Insulin?

    Life with Diabetes

    Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author in New Mexico Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a question about mystery spasms th...

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    Pops! Diabetes: New All-Inclusive, Smartphone Snap-On Meter

    Products

    It's tough to find someone these days who doesn't carry their smartphone pretty much everywhere they go. That's certainly proven in recent stats showing roughly three-quarters of Americans own smartphones, and everywhere we go we see people starin...

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    Dad and Daughter Dealing with Diabetes... Plus Making Technology Choices

    Products

    You may remember Randall Barker in Texas, whom we introduced last summer as one of our 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest winners. He's an active advocate who raises his voice for our Diabetes Community in a variety of ways, from engaging wi...

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    New Diabetes Video Review: One Drop Glucose Meter and App

    Products

    Remember our crowdsourced, patient-created video product review hub, the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen? Today we're happy to announce publishing of a new look at the slick, stylish One Drop glucose meter and powerful diabetes management companion app....

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    Ask D'Mine: What Metformin Is Good For (and Not)

    Life with Diabetes

    Need help navigating life with diabetes? You can always Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly Q&A column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical expert Wil Dubois. This week, Wil offers some (non-doctor) thoughts on mixing a...

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    New Apps Calculate Your Insulin Doses

    Products

    Trying to calculate your insulin doses for injections, without the help of an insulin pump "wizard"? There's an app for that! (of course) First came basic insulin dose calculators like RapidCalc. But providing more personalized recommendations in...

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    Ask D'Mine: Why Blood Sugar Repairs Cost More Than Prevention

    Life with Diabetes

    Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 expert and diabetes author Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes on a longtimer's question about the mysteries of high blood sugars -- why they happen a...

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    Talking Diabetes Tech: The Future Is Now

    Products

    "Hey Alexa / Siri, What's My Blood Sugar?"Amazingly, that's not a question going unanswered by our technology anymore.Thanks to Apple's Siri, Amazon Echo + Alexa, and Google Home, voice recognition technology that was once tough to find and reser...

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    Investor Eavesdropping: Diabetes Tech Updates in Early 2017

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    As we've often noted, one of the best ways to find out what's new and hot in diabetes technology is to follow the industry's "earnings calls" -- those quarterly webcasts designed to update investors on predicted product pipelines and business fl...

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    Test Driving Ascensia's New Contour Next ONE Meter

    Products

    It's often the little details that translate to the biggest benefits when it comes to taking care of your diabetes. That was top of mind for me after trying out the new Ascensia Contour Next ONE meter, the latest in the line of Contour meters fro...

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    DiabNext Brings Artificial Intelligence to Diabetes

    Products

    What if we could have an ultra-cool Artificial Intelligence platform like the one Marvel comics invented for Iron Man that would combat our diabetes the way it did villains?! Well, you guessed it: a med-tech company in the real world is bringing t...

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    Siren Socks: Revolutionizing Diabetes Foot Care with the Internet of Things (with Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    Got neuropathy in your feet? We hope not, but if you do -- or suspect that you might -- you will absolutely want to know about a new company called Siren Care. It was founded by young Chinese-American entrepreneur Ran Ma, who after completing a Bi...

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    Diabetes Community Oscar Awards for 2017!

    Life with Diabetes

    February is of course awards season thanks to the Grammys and Oscars, and in keeping with tradition we're excited to once again offer our own take on the "best-of" in various categories among the Diabetes Community. What's unique about our Dia...

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    Implantable Insulin Pumps are Near Extinction, But Still Alive...

    Products

    Once viewed as the future of diabetes technology, implantable insulin pumps have mostly vanished over the past decade and one might say the technology is nearly extinct.Yet even now in 2017, implantable pumps are still clinging to life.There are c...

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    Afrezza Updates: Upcoming TV Ads and Possibly 'The Uber of Diabetes'?

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    We're closely following the latest developments with Afrezza, the inhaled insulin that's now been on the market for a little over two years, and has been struggling to gain traction since Sanofi dropped its marketing deal with manufacturers MannKi...

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