Next up in our series on “mom-and-pop” diabetes shops is Jessica Floeh, who knows a thing or two about good design. As a type 1 diabetic and a student at Parsons The New School of Design, Jessica is mixing her love of design with her personal connection with diabetes. She’s recently concocted Hanky Pancreas, a line of insulin pump accessories designed to make that unseemly bump a little more flattering and tasteful. Hanky Pancreas is…Read more »
Thankfully, many readers send me emails when they hear about something newsworthy/ different/ fun/ controversial/ or quirky in the world of diabetes. Thank you! And keep those tips coming, pahhhleeese, People.
Today, from the mailbag, three items that I simply had to share:
New OneTouch Delica Lancing Device
This one’s so new it doesn’t even appear on the JNJ OneTouch website yet — but appears to available via DiabeticPromotions.
According to my reader tip: “At…
Richard Vaughn is a bit of a legend in the diabetes online community. Known more widely as Richard157 on several diabetes forums, Richard began sharing his story of living with type 1 diabetes for over 60 years via forum posts in 2007 and has become an inspiration for many. Last week, Richard also became a self-published author, releasing his memoirs, Beating The Odds: 64 Years of Diabetes Health, on Amazon.com.
Born in 1939 in rural…
Everyone lives with — and copes with — diabetes in their own unique way. But some of us are more unique than others? No, that’s not the point. Today, a perspective from yet another kindred spirit, Hannah McDonald, a self-proclaimed nerd who lives in Pennsylvania and has been blogging about the Big D since 2008:
A Guest Post by Hannah McDonald, of Dorkabetic
Hello, DiabetesMine Readers.
You may have found my blog before, or you…
After months of preparation, today I am indescribably excited and proud to kick off the 2010 DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge, an online competition to encourage creative new tools for improving life with diabetes!
You know the drill: Do you have an idea for an innovative new diabetes device or web application? This is your chance to win big, and potentially help transform life with diabetes for millions of people.
First, please watch the video:
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