It’s not too often we have a new insulin making its way on the scene, so we were excited to hear that Novo Nordisk filed two applications with the FDA for a new “ultra long acting” insulin called Degludec, and another for something called DegludecPlus, a combination of degludec and insulin aspart (Novolog), which would be available in an insulin pen in a fixed 70% degludec/30% Novolog ratio. The company is hoping for FDA approval…Read more »
Most newly-married women my age (that would be 26) spend the first year basking in the glow of newlywed life: snuggling up on the couch watching movies, traveling and exploring far-off places, establishing new routines and merging two lifestyles, and lots and lots of late nights (wink, wink).
And me? On top of all that, I’m thinking about a baby.
Even before we were married, I started plotting out a timeline for children. Many of…
When we recently received an email from Stand Up Paddleboard surfer Paul Zacharias, our first thought was: “Stand up paddleboard surfing? What the heck is that?” Our second thought was, “This type 1 guy is 47 years old and doin’ battle with the waves — wow!”
Turns out Paul is an accomplished athlete in this off-shoot of surfing that is quickly growing in popularity. Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) surfing is similar to regular surfing, but…
Here’s a product description for you: an accurate, non-invasive continuous glucose monitor that talks to your iPhone, and will call someone if the CGM alarms and you don’t respond. Sounds like something you might have heard about in our annual DiabetesMine Design Contest, isn’t it? Well, guess again! It’s a product actually under production by the folks at C8 MediSensors, a San Jose-based company. If you’re wondering why you’ve never heard of them, C8 MediSensors…Read more »
What woman with diabetes can’t relate to this?!
Thanks to funny gal, CDE, and interim D-artist Theresa Garnero for this one!
* ENTER THE FUNNIES *
We’ve got a roster of talented D-folks regularly joining us here at the ‘Mine, but we’re still looking for folks from the community who’d like to be included in our monthly DOC Cartoonist Spotlight.
If you’re an artist with a funny bone for D-art, we’d love to hear…