Despite having 10-12 hypos per month, Scott Bissinger had a problem remembering to carry fast-acting glucose with him. The reason? Lack of what he calls “the portability of glucose.” He knew there had to be a better way, and his proposed solution to the problem won him second place (and $10,000!) in a business venture competition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a senior majoring in Business Administration with…Read more »
Sometimes, I just want to scream at my endocrinologist.
I’m not a textbook diabetic!
Don’t say I am “uncontrolled”… I’m living with diabetes every day!
No, I DON’T know why that number from three weeks ago was 400…!
I’m not checking my blood sugars as much because I’m burnt out, and it’s not like I can just flip a switch to make myself feel better!
The Diabetes Online Community understands… why can’t you?!
It might be a tad overdramatic to say that this is the moment we’ve all been waiting for, but the news coming out of Sanofi-aventis today is definitely exciting. After five long months since its FDA approval in December, the company has finally announced that their new iBGStar, the FIRST and only meter to work in conjunction with the iPhone and iPod touch, has come to market and is available for purchase.
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Autumn is just around the corner (sniff!) … So as you wind down from your summer vacation, let us help you catch up on some of the gems of the diabetes blogosphere that you may have missed while you were away:
It was just a typical day at Starbucks until Nicole Purcell encountered a woman suffering a severe hypoglycemic reaction. Nicole’s compassion and quick thinking inspires us to give her the award for PWD We’d…Read more »
Ever have a case of Bad Idea Jeans when you were low? Yeah. See today’s DiabetesMine Sunday Funnies, D-ideas direct from the heart and mind of kindred spirit Haidee Merritt. Missed last week’s Funnies? Check ‘em out here.
Today, a special warning that only us PWDs could know and love……Read more »