“Faces of Change”: Type 2 Diabetes in Photographs

It was probably just a matter of time until some famous photographer decided to document life with diabetes among the more than 18 million people with Type 2 in this country. Now Novo Nordisk has helped the process along by recruiting Rick Smolan, former Time, Life and National Geographic photographer and creator of the best-selling “Day in the Life” photography series, to do just that.
Check out FacesofChange, a travelling photo exhibit launched at the…

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Made the Cut: World’s Top 10 Blogs on Health & Medicine

Thanks to a tip from Diabetes Notes I’ve discovered the Healthcare 100, a new global ranking of top English-language healthcare blogs from eDrugSearch.com — and also discovered that little ‘ol me here at DiabetesMine.com is currently rated No. 8. Cool!

The rankings are based on stats from Google, Bloglines, and Technorati, and a proprietary scoring system from eDrugSearch.com itself. And okay, the placements do seem to be moving targets to some degree, as new blogs…

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Made the Cut: World’s Top 10 Blogs on Health & Medicine

Thanks to a tip from Diabetes Notes I’ve discovered the Healthcare 100, a new global ranking of top English-language healthcare blogs from eDrugSearch.com — and also discovered that little ‘ol me here at DiabetesMine.com is currently rated No. 8. Cool!

The rankings are based on stats from Google, Bloglines, and Technorati, and a proprietary scoring system from eDrugSearch.com itself. And okay, the placements do seem to be moving targets to some degree, as new blogs…

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Traffic Jam, Niederrhein-Style

For those of you wondering, yes, we are in Europe. Despite a mix-up with our “family row” on the airplane and the lack of those wonderfully distracting little individual seat-back TVs we were counting on to keep the kids busy, the flight went surprisingly well. Which means, of course, that the little ones slept for about 5 hours. Whew!
I should mention that Airport Security made no notice whatsoever of my OmniPod. I was a…

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The Other iPort

Let me start by saying that unlike Apple’s wall-mounted docking station for the iPod, this product is not for everyone. The other iPort stands for injection port, a little extended-wear doohickey that attaches to your skin for easy injecting, without the need for repeated skin punctures. If you’re already a happy insulin pumper, take a pass. If, however, you’re newly diagnosed, just getting used to injections, or want a “vacation” from your pump, this may…

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