** See our UPDATE Post on this topic, published Feb. 25, 2014 **
Many of you have already heard about the double product recalls issued by Abbott Diabetes Care about 48 hours ago.
This is huge, especially for everyone using the OmniPod system, because the recalled strips are those used in the PDM’s built-in FreeStyle meters!
Abbott hasn’t yet contacted customers directly, but say they’re in the process of sending out letters —…
Happy Valentine’s Day, Everyone! We have a special treat today, from the lucky lady who nabbed one of the diabetes community’s most eligible bachelors, Team Type 1 founder & CEO and co-founder of Team Novo Nordisk Phil Southerland.
Her name is Biljana, and she and Phil were married in Fall of 2012. They’ve just recently had their first child, a little boy — so now dealing with a partnership that includes Phil’s diabetes, two careers…Read more »
We all know how scary emergency glucagon kits can be — and for God’s sake, who wants to face a complicated nine-step mixing process when your PWD loved one is passed out on the floor?!
Thankfully, the race is on to develop the next generation of rescue glucagon to replace the powder + syringe mixes housed in those red and orange plastic cases made by Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk. And we’re beginning to see…
Diabetes isn’t very loving, but here at the ‘Mine, we do our best to support you! Welcome to another edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D’Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.
With Valentine’s Day coming at us next week, Wil takes up a question on diabetes, and um… intimate moments. And what if you’re not the only PWD in the house and bed? Yup, here’s all the…
This is a big deal, Folks! Asante Solutions, maker of the new Snap insulin pump, just signed an agreement to make its data protocols open and available via the new open-source Tidepool Platform. This means that for the first time ever, a pump maker is going straight to the cloud, committing to an open system that will allow users to combine their pump data with CGM data and other records, and view and share that…Read more »