Who doesn’t sometimes need help navigating life with diabetes? That’s why we offer Ask D’Mine, our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, he takes a look at the federal government’s involvement in approving test strip prescriptions, and — being an expert continuous glucose monitor user and book author on the topic — Wil gives some advice on what sometimes happens when a GCM transmitter stops…Read more »
Out of nowhere, time can slip away from us when a high or low blood sugar comes at us unexpectedly.
This happened to me the other day, hitting me like a sucker punch in the gut and stealing a couple hours of my afternoon.
Thanks to that Low, those hours are time I’ll never get back. Still, I’m so very grateful that I was able to eventually catch this hypo and treat it myself, and…
We’ve been traveling the world for the past year, bringing you different perspectives on life with diabetes via our Global Diabetes Series. Today, we bring you a story from South Africa!
We were delighted to bump into fellow person with diabetes (PWD) Mark Koekemoer, a 31-year-old diagnosed with type 1 as a teenager 16 years ago. A year ago, Mark created an online community called Rock Your Diabetes, and more recently, he’s started a South…Read more »
Wow! We’re excited to welcome not one, but three senior FDA officers as joint guest posters here at the ‘Mine today. All three of these individuals attended and participated in the recent 2012 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit, which we hosted at Stanford University on Nov. 16.
Dr. Alberto Gutierrez gave an opening talk titled “How Different Constituencies Can Work Together to Improve Technology Tools for Diabetes Care” (slides here); Stayce Beck participated in our “Data and…
The other day, my dad told me that he’d recently hired a woman at his company who has LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults). She wears an insulin pump, and when he mentioned that I went off my pump this Spring and went back to taking multiple shots a day, the woman was apparently shocked and couldn’t figure out why I would “go backwards.”
It’s true that switching from a pump to multiple daily injections…