Kidneys. They’re sort of an “out of sight, out of mind” organ, much like the spleen (and plenty of other gooey things inside us that we’d rather not know about). But March is National Kidney Month, so it’s a good time to learn more about these organs and how to protect them from diabetic damage. Thus, we’re focusing this edition in our new monthly series on complications on these two friends who’ve got our back…Read more »
I love my iPhone (not necessarily the coverage, but definitely the phone) and I hate logging my glucose data, so I’m always on the lookout for new iPhone apps to help me manage my diabetes. I figure, if I always have my phone close by, surely that will make it easier to stay on top of logging? So when Amy pinged me to have a closer look at a new app called LogFrog, I thought,…Read more »
Attention, please! We’ll be hosting next week’s Grand Rounds blog carnival here at the ‘Mine. This is my third time hosting this awesome weekly forum of the best of medical and health blogging — as submitted by anyone who wants to participate.
For a look-see, check out this week’s edition over at DrPullen.com.
Lots of hosts use themes. It being the 15th of March next Tuesday, we are going for the Ides of March, an…
Last week I was on the East Coast for a few days, in part for a “Healthcare Roundtable” event in Washington, DC, hosted by the Institute of Federal Healthcare. It was all about “putting the patient at the center of the system.” Yada, yada, right?
No less than 27 experts were on hand — everyone from the new director of the Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation from the Veterans Health Administration (who…
It is with great pride and pleasure that we announce today the formal opening of the 2011 DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge, an online competition to encourage creative new tools for improving life with diabetes!
This is our third exciting year having the chance to reward innovation:
Do you have an idea for an innovative new diabetes device or web application? The DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge is your chance to win big, and potentially help transform life with…