It’s taken me a little longer than expected to get around to posting this review of Erin Spineto’s new book “Islands and Insulin“ — but hey, good things take time, right? It’s a different kind of diabetes book from any I’ve encountered so far; it’s a narrative of a huge sailing adventure + the college-age experiences that shaped Erin’s life, with a generous helping of diabetes on the side — rather than the other way…Read more »
With Mother’s Day this Sunday (hope you didn’t forget!), we wanted to honor the many, many Superhero D-Moms out there, by highlighting how they have dealt with the transition from “regular mom-hood” to being a parental pancreas.
It’s tough to single out one in particular… But we’re excited to have found a mommy blogger who’s caring for not just one little girl with type 1 diabetes, but two.
You may recognize Heather Brand of Grand…Read more »
You might remember when Sanofi US announced last November it was teaming up with actress Elizabeth Perkins, a type 1 herself since 2005, on a new diabetes documentary aimed at the importance of having a support network when living with the Big D.
Of course, we know Elizabeth best for her movie and TV star roles going back to the 1980s — particularly in the movie Big where she played the love interest of Tom…
Today is National School Nurse Day and a time when many are recognizing the 74,000 school nurses in the U.S. So, it’s a perfect time to take a look at the current landscape of school nurses.
Of course, we thank those make it their professional responsibility to take care of kids in school. There are a lot of great nurses out there who do wonders for our taking care of our D-Kids and make sure…
In the not-so-distant future, people with diabetes or parents caring for type 1 kids could have more peace of mind sleeping through the night thanks to a new device Dexcom’s developing.
The California company that makes continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) is creating what it calls the Dexcom Share, a sort of docking station that would allow you to set your Dex G4 Platinum receiver inside a cradle overnight and have it send your diabetes data…