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The Diabetes Community has been known to grumble about the FDA once or twice before. OK, fine. We’ve griped A LOT about the federal agency in how it handles diabetes drug and device reviews. They don’t approve devices fast enough.… The post FDA Becoming More Patient-Friendly, It’s True! appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
As a blogger (conditioned for instant gratification!) I feel like I’ve been waiting forever, but the research article I prepared for the American Diabetes Association’s Spring 2013 Diabetes Spectrum journal has finally been published. Show More Summary
So it’s been an entire decade since type 1 diabetes turned my life on its ear, or something along those lines… Many of you know my story: How I had a new baby who had just turned 5 months old,… The post Ten-Year Diaversary (No Way!) appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
Smoking during pregnancy is known to be harmful to the fetus, and a new study suggests that there are long-term effects on the child, which could even impact the health of the third generation. Researchers have found that women whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are at a higher risk of obesity and gestational diabetes. Women... [Continue Reading]
I just figured out what the hell this thing is for: Capping up a pre-filled insulin pump cartridge. For YEARS now I've been wondering what the hell this was, and then tossing it into the garbage after a site change (but then finding it again, days later, rolling around on the bathroom floor because I clearly missed the garbage can). And now I know. Always learning.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) proudly showcased their new “comprehensive algorithm” for diabetes treatment at their 22nd Annual Conference in Phoenix, AZ, at the beginning of May, replacing their previous...Show More Summary
We skipped yesterday’s prompt on Diabetes Blog Week for our regular weekly advice column, so today we bring you two treats: First, our Sunday Funnies, addressing the Saturday D-Blog Week prompt… Diabetes Art. Hey, dance is an art form ya… The post Sunday Funnies: Ballroom Diabetes + Our D-Blog Week Faves appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
Got questions about navigating life with diabetes? Welcome to our weekly advice column, Ask D’Mine – the place to get some colorful answers from veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator, Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes a look at… The post Ask D’Mine: The $471 Billion Dollar Question appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
Today's D-Blog Week prompt is: "If you could switch chronic diseases, which one would you choose to deal with instead of diabetes? And while we’re considering other chronic conditions, do you think your participation in the DOC has affected...Show More Summary
We talk a lot about living with diabetes around here (hey, we’re a D-blog after all!), but we’re keenly aware that other ailments affect many of our D-brethren. This is Diabetes Blog Week and the prompt for today encourages us… The post A D-Mom’s Guide to Type 1 + Celiac (Toaster In Tow) appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
My biggest accomplishment? This is pretty big: My smallest accomplishment? My littlest friend: Enough said. [For more posts on Accomplishments, Big and Small, check out these links!]
Here we are in Day Four of Diabetes Blog Week, and today’s topic is all about the accomplishments we’ve had both big and small. Today’s writing prompt, from campaign creator Karen Graffeo: We don’t always realize it, but each one… The post D-Blog Week: How I Broke Through the Silence appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
I remember being nine or ten years old, on my hands and knees, crawling up the staircase to get to the kitchen, where my mom was cooking dinner. I remember calling out for my mom, but the words lost their form and letters fell into a heap on the staircase. Show More Summary
We’re in the third day of the annual Diabetes Blog Week, hosted by Karen Graffeo over at Bitter-Sweet Diabetes. The topic today takes us down Memory Lane… diabetes-style! As Karen instructs: Today we’re going to share our most memorable diabetes… The post D-Blog Week 2013: Memories That I Can’t Recall appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
More than 1,400 physicians gathered in Phoenix, AZ, last week for the 22nd Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). Our correspondent Wil Dubois was embedded with the “troops”...Show More Summary
We, the undersigned, being of sound body and mind, need to go back to that "being of sound body" bit. As a person living with type 1 diabetes, my insulin is of the utmost importance. As is testing my blood sugar. And don't anyone try to take away my online community or my emotional health may take a dive. Show More Summary
This is the fourth year of Diabetes Blog Week dreamed up by D-Peep Karen Graffeo, who blogs over at Bitter-Sweet, and today’s prompt asks us to take a stand on all the hubbub we’ve seen in our Diabetes Online Community… The post D-Blog Week 2013: Petitioning in the Name of Mistreated Carbs appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
It’s taken me a little longer than expected to get around to posting this review of Erin Spineto’s new book “Islands and Insulin“ — but hey, good things take time, right? It’s a different kind of diabetes book from any… The post “Islands and Insulin” Recharges… (with Book Giveaway!) appeared first on DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog.
Share and Don't Share: Often our health care team only sees us for about 15 minutes several times a year, and they might not have a sense of what our lives are really like. Today, let’s pretend our medical team is reading our blogs.Show More Summary