This week only! We hope to spread some holiday cheer by handing out a few great prizes for kids and adults in our 2014 DiabetesMine 'Good Vibes' Holiday Giveaway!2014 Holiday giveaway icon

We're focusing on relationships this year, and creating good vibes among loved ones, so here's how it works --

All you have to do is post a comment below, with your personal answer to this question:


"How has learning to manage diabetes improved your relationship with others?"


One submission per person will be entered into a drawing (conducted using for these great prizes:


One of TWO Jerry the Bears with Diabetes teaching buddies -- the cuddly type 1 companion that's a comfort to any CWD (retail cost $255.00).

Jerry is of course our "DiabetesMine Design Challenge Child" -- a creative concept from some Northwestern University graduate students that's now graduated into an amazing start-up company helping children with diabetes around the country.


 Jerry the Bear photo



One of THREE ChillMED bags for travel with diabetes -- great diabetes organizer bags that are FRIO-compatible and provide a chill environment (approximately 48 degrees) for your insulin for 12-24 hours at a time (retail cost $54.95).

ChillMED is a family owned business located in Plymouth, MN, that creates D-travel bags designed specifically to be flexible, afforable, and easily used with FRIO brand cooler wallets. Cool!

Chillmed bag 1



chillmed bag 2


The contest is open for entries through midnight PST on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. Winners will be announced the following week.  A valid email address is required to win.

Send us your Good Vibes and we'll send you ours -- in plenty of time for Xmas!

This contest is now closed. Congrats to all our winners -- Kelly Hall, Joe Kangley, Heikie, Michelle, and Laurie Lemos.


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