Continuing our ongoing series by and for loved ones of people with diabetes, the so-called Diabetic Partner Follies, we’re proud to play host today to Suzi, the wife of prolific DOC blogger and fellow journalist Mike Hoskins. Suzi and Mike have been married since 2005. Not only does Suzi’s husband have type 1 diabetes, but so does her mother-in-law, Mike’s mom! That’s quite a bit of diabetes in the family! Suzi takes it all in…Read more »
For those of you living in America, Happy Memorial Day! We hope you enjoy your day off, ringing in the unofficial beginning of summer (hopefully the weather will cooperate…). Whether you’re waiting for the grill to heat up or still stuck at work, check out these great posts from the month of May that we think should not be missed!
If you missed out on official D-Blog Week, head on over to Karen Graffeo’s site,…
Step right up, please, to our new diabetes advice column, Ask D’Mine.
Send us your diabetes questions! No matter how simple, strange, or possibly silly they might seem to you. There’s no such thing as a dumb D-question, they way we see it.
“Need help navigating life with diabetes? Email us at AskDMine@diabetesmine.com” (or you can send us your queries via Twitter)
By now you’ve gotten to know him, and we hope you love him…Read more »
In January, I met with Dr. Ed Damiano, one of the co-investigators at Boston University studying the artificial pancreas trials in humans. At the end of our conversation, he invited me to come up to Boston to check out one of the experiments. The artificial pancreas project has always been something I’ve been a little skeptical of, especially since I haven’t had the best experience with the continuous glucose monitor. However, the more I hear…Read more »
Anyone who’s ever looked over a traditional glucagon kit (scary! confusing!) will appreciate this: another company hot on the trail of developing a new compact, one-step injection device for treating severe hypoglycemia. This one is called GlucaGo, from a group of young entrepreneurs out of Purdue University.
Co-Founder Rush Bartlett explains: “Our device holds the drug in a freeze dried form until right before use when the user removes the cap, causing the freeze dried…