A week ago, the media was all abuzz about a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that the oral drug Actos can prevent diabetes. At first we at the ‘Mine didn’t pay much attention, because of course we’re more concerned with what happens to people who already have diabetes. But the buzz didn’t stop. Forbes blogger Matthew Herper wrote a great piece about why side effects make this a bad…Read more »
This month, we bring you more of our favorite posts from around the Diabetes Online Community. Luckily, there’s never a shortage of fun stuff to read.
Oh, and don’t forget to send us your favorites to be sure we’re ropin’ in all the best stuff each month!
Kim Vlasnik illustrates that there are some inadvertent advantages to life with diabetes in a creative and humorous way.
Candy Hearts blogger Wendy and her daughter are having…
Please welcome a brand new judge this year in the 2011 DiabetesMine Design Challenge, Dr. Daniel Crowe. He is Medical Director of the Diabetes Program at Southboro Medical Group in Massachusetts, and a long-time type 1 himself.
As a diabetologist who wears his very own insulin pump and CGM, Dan brings a unique perspective to this contest and the prospects of innovative diabetes tools:
DM) First off, can you tell us what it’s like to…Read more »
Welcome back to the new DiabetesMine Sunday Funnies, featuring the work of fantastic D-artist Haidee Merritt (and occasionally some other stuff). If you missed it last week, check it out here.
Your Funnies for today… the way life often seems to us PWDs:
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In a new angle on a diabetes book (or is it?) longtime type 1 PWD and registered nurse Rita Girouard Mertig has published a new guide-to-living-with-D book called, “What Nurses Know… Diabetes: the Answers You Need from the People You Trust.” Somehow the publisher found me and sent me a review copy – surprising in this case because this author seems to be oblivious to the patient/online community. But I’ll get to that in a…Read more »