Welcome back to another Saturday edition of Ask D’Mine, our weekly advice column on anything and everything diabetes — hosted by veteran type 1 Wil Dubois, a diabetes author and community educator. The Diabetes Online Community is just wrapping up a special Diabetes Art Day this past week focusing on test strip accuracy, and in keeping with that theme, we have a trio of questions today on the issue of how our meters and test…Read more »
Getting to know the people behind the diabetes pharma industry is a benefit we’ve started seeing more of in the past several years, thanks mostly to company engagement with the Diabetes Online Community.
Putting a face to the names of those behind the scenes making diabetes devices and products helps us all see that these organizations are made up of real, passionate people rather than just some “profit-hungry corporate types” we might imagine.
All of us in the Diabetes Community often wonder: What might the future of insulin look like, and how far out is the exciting new stuff we’re hearing about?
Well, we have a snapshot of some of the latest developments, but keep in mind that answers to the really key questions that resonate through all of this are elusive; no one really knows, but they sure like to guess.
A small biotech firm in Indiana…Read more »
Last week, for the second year in a row, I attended the Lilly Diabetes Blogger Summit in Indianapolis and experienced up close and personal the place that’s been making the insulin that’s been keeping me alive for almost 30 years.
This was the sequel, so to speak, of the first Blogger Summit the pharma giant held last year, hosting a dozen diabetes bloggers at the company’s huge headquarters in Indy (where I live). But unlike…
Are you ready for the Readi Pak? No, not the Ready Pac salads. And not Redi-Pak defibrillator electrodes, either. The diabetes Readi Pak is a new “Go-Bag” that features a large main compartment with a removable diabetes accessory case that lives in its own hidden pocket.
This isn’t the latest thing from any of the dozens of existing diabetes case and bag makers. No, this new bag is the brain child of Sanofi, the giant…