If there’s one thing we here at the ‘Mine can get behind, it’s innovation in diabetes technology. After all, Amy did launch the DiabetesMine Design Challenge four years ago after her popular Open Letter to Steve Jobs post was published. So that’s why we were excited to see that this month’s DSMA Blog Carnival challenge is all about diabetes technology, especially after spending weeks looking at all the wonderful submissions to this year’s contest. We…Read more »
It’s the little stuff with diabetes they don’t tell you about that sometimes gets you down, right? Like grappling with skin irritations and finding test strips stuck in places they do not belong (thx Scott!).
As usual, our beloved T1 illustrator Haidee Merritt has the images that say it all:
Type 2 diabetes is a sneaky beast, and often has been hiding in the background for far longer than people realize. So for many people, the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes also comes along with diagnosis of a complication.
This is what happened to Mike Durbin. When he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2008, he was also diagnosed with heart disease. He was also only 27 years old! He immediately had to reverse…Read more »
We’ve talked before about dreaming in diabetes. No kidding. It seeps into your every pore.
Thanks to our lovely type 1 illustrator Haidee Merritt you’ll see what I mean. No rest for the weary. (Look closely)
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During our trip to San Diego for the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions, I had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Lois Jovanovic, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer at the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, and a pioneer in the field of diabetes and pregnancy. Although women with diabetes have been having babies for years, we’re still learning more and more about how best to do it, for optimal health of both mom and baby.