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    Getting Personal with Medtronic's Minimed 670G

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    Today, we welcome back Wil Dubois with the second part of his product review of the new Medtronic Minimed 670G, also known as the first Hybrid Closed Loop system ever approved worldwide. This advanced insulin pump-CGM combo received regulatory app...

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    From the Ask D'Mine Mailbag: Expiration Dates, Insulin Freezing, Diabetes Donations

    Life with Diabetes

    If it isn't one thing with diabetes, it's another - from trying to figure out our dosing needs to cross-over with other ailments to how we feel about sharing our D-issues with others in our lives. We at the 'Mine have got your back, especially ea...

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    Afrezza News: Could New Labeling Change the Game?

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    For those who inhale their insulin -- or would like to -- big news came recently with word that MannKind Corp's Afrezza will get updated labeling that promises to make it easier for doctors to prescribe and for patients to understand dosing. On O...

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    NEWSFLASH: Animas Exiting Insulin Pump Market

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    After nearly two decades, the Johnson & Johnson-owned Animas brand of insulin pumps is shutting down. In the early morning hours on Thursday (Oct. 5), J&J issued a press release that finalized nine months of speculation on the future of i...

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    Life with Diabetes... But No Health Insurance

    Life with Diabetes

    Health insurance is a hot topic these days, with all the political volleying over trying (unsuccessfully) to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the ever-soaring costs of diabetes supplies and medications, and with open enrollment periods just around ...

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    FDA Fastracks mHealth Apps Review, Diabetes Tops List!

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    In what can only be described as a pretty revolutionary move, the U.S. FDA is looking to change how it reviews mobile apps and digital health software to accelerate the regulatory process and get these products out there for people to start using ...

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    Four New Innovations Tackling Diabetes Complications

    Life with Diabetes

    Research on diabetes complications has come a long way in the quarter-century since the all-hailed Diabetes Complications and Control Trial (DCCT) set the standard for how glucose monitoring and management should happen. Yet this progress doesn't ...

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    Ask D'Mine: What to Do When Running Out of Insulin?

    Life with Diabetes

    Hey, All -- if you've got questions about life with diabetes, then you've come to the right place! That's our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois.This week, Wil is fielding a cry ...

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    NEWSFLASH: New Fast-Acting Fiasp Insulin Approved for USA

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    People with diabetes in the United States will soon have access to a new, very fast-acting type of insulin! Earlier today, news broke that the FDA cleared Novo Nordisk's new insulin called Fiasp, which stands for Faster-Acting Insulin Asparte tha...

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    NEWSFLASH: FDA OKs FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for United States!

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    It's an exciting time for people with diabetes in the United States, as we now join the rest of the world in having access to the Abbott FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring technology. Abbott Diabetes Care announced late Wednesday it had rec...

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    Ask D'Mine: Insulin on the (Distant?) Horizon

    Life with Diabetes

    Who doesn't sometimes need a little help navigating life with diabetes? That's why we offer Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column, hosted by longtime type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois.This week, Wil's addressing the ever-daunting issue of insul...

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    NEWS: Dexcom Opens API to Embrace Collaborative Diabetes Innovation!

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    On Tuesday, continuous glucose monitoring leader Dexcom, Inc. announced a major (some may even say historic!) advancement in enabling open, accelerated innovation in data-driven diabetes tools: the San Diego company became likely the first-ever ma...

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    Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Needle Mania

    Life with Diabetes

    Hey, All -- Got questions about life with diabetes? Then you've come to the right place! That would be our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by longtime type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois in New Mexico, who spent many years ...

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    Massachusetts Diabetes Advocate Focuses on Local Action

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    As we continue our series of talks with the 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices winners, today we're delighted to introduce up-and-coming advocate Phyllis Kaplan. She's a longtime T1D in Natick, MA, who spent 17 years in higher education publishing,...

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    Living with Diabetes in an iPhone and Fitbit Smartwatch World!

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    The world's eyeballs were glued to Apple's annual product showcase this week, as the company launched its latest and greatest iPhone X and smartwatch coming this Fall. While we're all accustomed to the fanfare, this year was different for people ...

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    Insulin Pricing Protest Draws Passionate Crowd (Grim Reaper and Dr. Banting, Too!)

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    Insulin co-discoverer Dr. Frederick Banting made his way to a street corner in front of the Eli Lilly headquarters in Indianapolis this past weekend, to protest high insulin prices that have hit crisis status here in America. OK, it wasn't actual...

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    NEWS: New Dana RS Insulin Pump Embraces #WeAreNotWaiting Open Design!

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    A new insulin pump launching outside the United States this week is going where no commercial diabetes product has gone before: it is embracing the do-it-yourself diabetes community by actually including two-way communication capabilities between ...

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    Medical ID Jewelry – Too Pretty to Save My Life?

    Life with Diabetes

    Back in 2005 I wrote a very short post gushing over a "beee-uuutiful" new medical alert bracelet I had just purchased, that promised to "alert the medics without alerting the fashion police." But will it?! – I asked. I was worried that it might j...

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    Urgent Need for Insulin and Diabetes Supplies in Wake of Major Storms

    Life with Diabetes

    In the face of the devastating historic storms striking several U.S. states and Caribbean islands, and catastrophic earthquake damage in Mexico, the Diabetes Community is stepping up to make a difference for those hit hard. Throughout social medi...

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    NEWSFLASH: Tandem Touchscreen Insulin Pump is First to Market with Built-In Dexcom G5

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    The first-ever insulin pump that has Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitoring data integrated directly onto its display is now available in the USA. On Monday, Tandem Diabetes Care announced that the FDA had approved its G5 integration on Aug. 25,...

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