In early November, I had the honor of speaking in front of the Utah Chapter of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. What a great group they are! Not least because the Utah Department of Health actually supports them by funding educational initiatives. I loved that they sought me out to speak about the DOC after one CDE on the planning committee noted: “Just thinking about my adult children that are 18, 20, 24 and…Read more »
Childbirth and diabetes were once considered mutually exclusive. Thankfully, those days are over. But aiming for a healthy baby — and an uncomplicated birth — when you’re living with diabetes is still a very tall order. It can be scary. And no one really wants to have a C-section, right? (I sure didn’t, x3). Today, D-author and fellow mother of three Amy Stockwell Mercer joins us once more for a special report on new research…Read more »
This morning, Medtronic Diabetes announced FDA approval and U.S. market launch of its long-awaited mySentry Remote Glucose Monitor, which allows a parent or caregiver to monitor from another room a patient’s MiniMed Paradigm REAL-Time Revel System. mySentry was considered “mythical” of late by many observers, since rumors of it have circulated for at least four years.
mySentry is a desktop, or nightstand, monitor, that displays real-time data from a CGM sensor that a PWD is…
We insulin users have long suspected that the carbohydrate counts on packaged food nutrition labels are not particularly accurate. Who’s with me here?
So in the spirit of turning over a new leaf for a new year, we decided to dig into this a little and find out how nutrition labels are made. Warning: we didn’t much like what we discovered.
Did you know that just like with blood glucose result accuracy, the FDA also…
Ever feel like you’re making the same New Year’s Resolution over and over and over again? I know I do. I have several changes in my life that I’m planning to make this year, but the No. 1 thing on my Diabetes List is logging my blood sugars.
I feel like a broken record! Wasn’t I just talking about this a few weeks ago? Don’t we spend loads of time here at the ‘Mine…