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    #DData17 San Diego: How Industry is Embracing Patient Innovation

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    On Friday, June 9, just before the big ADA conference kicked off in San Diego, we hosted our 8th biannual DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange. The aim of this forum is to convene key players in the Diabetes Technology World for a chance to update, inter...

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    Diabetes Tech at ADA's 77th Scientific Sessions (Now Social Media Shareable!)

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    We're just returning home from the biggest diabetes conference of the year, and as always, our feet and minds are winding down from overdrive. The huge annual ADA conference never ceases to be overwhelming -- held in a major conference center span...

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    A Sneak Peek at the ADA's 77th Scientific Sessions

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    We're just days away from the biggest annual event in the diabetes world, the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions, showcasing the latest in research, technology and treatment methods.Our DiabetesMine team will be flying to San Dieg...

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    New iGlucose Meter Sidesteps Smartphone App Trend

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    There's a new smart glucose meter coming soon by the name of iGlucose, but don't let the name fool you: it will not connect to your iPhone or any other smartphone via mobile app.Whoa! In today's app-happy world, that's either a bold move or one si...

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    Stuck Waiting for Medicare CGM Access

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    Longtime type 1 Dan Patrick in Ohio is one of many people with diabetes currently in limbo, waiting for finalization of Medicare coverage of the Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitor -- facing the uncertainly of not being able to access needed supp...

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    Trial-Testing the New Accu-Chek Guide Meter: No-Spill Strips, Great Port Light

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    When you get a new glucose meter and can't wait to try shaking out test strips and checking whether the blood droplet is visible in the dark, that might very well be a sign you're about to embark on a different type of diabetes product review. E...

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    NEWSFLASH: Tidepool Announces Big Data Donation Project for Diabetes!

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    Imagine that all your blood glucose results and other data tracked by your insulin pump, continuous glucose monitor and other gadgets could serve the greater good and help accelerate research -- at no cost to you -- and you'd even get a chance to ...

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    Visiting the Banting House, Birthplace of Insulin in Canada

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    On a recent vacation to Canada, I was able to visit the "birthplace of insulin," the house where insulin co-discoverer Dr. Frederick Banting lived and worked at the time when he came up with the idea that would lead to this life-saving miracle dru...

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    Livongo Hits the Open Market, Launches Multi-Org Diabetes Donation Program

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    For the first time since it launched three years ago, the Livongo glucose meter paired with a coaching service is now available for PWDs (people with diabetes) to purchase directly without having to go through their doctors, clinics or employers.O...

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    Investor Updates: The Latest in Diabetes Tech (Spring 2017)

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    To help keep you all up on what's new and hot in diabetes technology, we continue to follow the industry's quarterly "earnings calls" -- webcast sessions designed to update investors on product pipelines and business projections. Heading into mid-...

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    Tech-Friendly Clothing Choices for Women with Diabetes

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    For women especially, wearing a bunch of diabetes devices can be quite a struggle. Personally, I use the OmniPod patch pump that does away with dangling tubes, but in these days of #WeAreNotWaiting and do-it-yourself closed loop system innovations...

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    ANNOUNCING: The 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Scholarship Awards - Innovate Locally!

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    Hi All, Interested in participating in the 2017 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford School of Medicine this Fall on full scholarship*? We are in search of: passionate patients willing to lend their experiences and insights to our influen...

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    The Scoop on Novo's New Faster-Acting FIASP Insulin

    Life with Diabetes

    There's a new ultra fast-acting insulin on the market internationally, and hopefully before long it will become available to us here in the U.S. too. You may have heard mention of FIASP, or Faster-Acting Insulin Aspart, that recently hit the mark...

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    5 Hot New Diabetes Products

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    In our never-ending quest to keep you up to date on all things diabetes, here are five items we came across recently that you might want to know about: The Myabetic Cherise diabetes handbag – an absolutely lovely purse reminiscent of Kate Spad...

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    Ask D'Mine: Dying for Insulin (Retracted)

    Life with Diabetes

    We're sorry.At this URL was an Ask D'Mine post about a woman struggling to pay out-of-pocket to get needed insulin to carry her over while she was waiting for her insurance to kick in. While we feel this is an important issue to address, we ...

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    That 'Open Letter to Steve Jobs' 10 Years Later - Milestones in Patient Innovation!

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    Ten years ago this month I penned an 'Open Letter to Steve Jobs,' calling on the gurus of consumer technology to help transform medical devices into something more Apple-esque. After all, it was 2007, and our glucose meters, insulin pumps and othe...

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    Meet the Rebranded 'MedAngel' Insulin Temp Tracker (with Giveaway!)

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    There's no shortage of crowdfunding campaigns for new diabetes gadgets and products, and not all of them succeed, of course. But if the idea is solid, there may be life after Indiegogo death for some -- such as MedAngel, version 2.0 of a clever in...

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    Ask D'Mine: Mystery Spasms Caused by Insulin?

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    Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author in New Mexico Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a question about mystery spasms th...

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    Pops! Diabetes: New All-Inclusive, Smartphone Snap-On Meter

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    It's tough to find someone these days who doesn't carry their smartphone pretty much everywhere they go. That's certainly proven in recent stats showing roughly three-quarters of Americans own smartphones, and everywhere we go we see people starin...

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    Dad and Daughter Dealing with Diabetes... Plus Making Technology Choices

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    You may remember Randall Barker in Texas, whom we introduced last summer as one of our 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest winners. He's an active advocate who raises his voice for our Diabetes Community in a variety of ways, from engaging wi...

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