Healthline RSS Feed- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/rss/diabetesmine Healthline RSS Feed en-us Copyright (c) 2017 Healthline, All rights reserved. en-us Copyright (c) 2017 Healthline, All rights reserved. Healthline RSS Feed- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/resources/healthline/images/logo/healthline-215x46.gif http://idolreplicas.info/rss/diabetesmine Can Mega-Corporations Save Our Healthcare System?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/major-employer-coalition-tackles-healthcare <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/PBMs/HTAlogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Of course there's lots happening on the healthcare reform front, with the Senate currently considering the Better Care Reconciliation Act (aka Obamacare repeal). The big diabetes orgs have urged our D-Community to contact senators about this poten...</p> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/major-employer-coalition-tackles-healthcare Dan Fleshler 2017-06-26T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: It's Raining...?!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2017a <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMSundayFunnies/2017/June/RainingTestStripsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Anyone with diabetes knows the woes of test strips going astray... Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 illustrations each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting card...</p> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2017a DiabetesMine | Comics from Community 2017-06-25T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Did the Flu Shot Cause My Daughter's Diabetes?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-did-flu-shot-cause-my-daughters-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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 peep Wil Dubois, a diabetes author with many years' experience as an educator in a New Mexico clinic.Th...</p> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-did-flu-shot-cause-my-daughters-diabetes Wil Dubois 2017-06-24T07:00:00Z World Traveler, Marathon Athlete, Proud Diabetes Momma- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/guest-post-kelley-kent <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/KelleyKent/KelleyKentFamilyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today, we're excited to welcome another fellow diabetes blogger here to the 'Mine. You may recognize Kelley Kent from her blog Below Seven, where she's been writing for about five years now about her life with T1D and of course striving for an A1...</p> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/guest-post-kelley-kent DiabetesMine Team 2017-06-23T07:00:00Z Transparency, Cost and Access Topics at #2017ADA- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/Cost-Transparency-2017ADA <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/2017-ADA/ScientificSessions17/ADA2017_SignMainTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>One of the biggest issues in the diabetes world right now is of course Access and Affordability. So how did this come up at the annual American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions in early June, you may wonder? Well, with some mixed messag...</p> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/Cost-Transparency-2017ADA Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich 2017-06-22T07:00:00Z Hello, Research! New Science from the ADA SciSessions 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-research-ada-scisessions-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/2017-ADA/ScientificSessions17/Science/ADA2017scienceMainTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As you all know, we were in San Diego attending the ADA's 77th annual Scientific Sessions last week, and already reported on new technology we observed. At the heart of this gathering is of course the science -– loads of new studies completed arou...</p> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-research-ada-scisessions-2017 Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich 2017-06-21T07:00:00Z #DData17 San Diego: How Industry is Embracing Patient Innovation- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ddata17-san-diego-industry-embracing-patient-innovation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Innovation-Project/DData-Summer17/DData-Summer17-THUMB.png" /><p>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...</p> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ddata17-san-diego-industry-embracing-patient-innovation Amy Tenderich 2017-06-20T07:00:00Z Chatting About the New Pregnancy Guide for T1D Women (Plus Book Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-pregnancy-guide-women-type-1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/PregnancyT1BookCoverTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Fortunately, the medical community has shifted in recent years to become more accepting of the fact that type 1 diabetes doesn't have to stop women from having healthy, happy babies. Many women have shared their inspirational stories of becoming T...</p> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-pregnancy-guide-women-type-1-diabetes DiabetesMine Team 2017-06-19T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Is More Than Skin Deep- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-more-skin-deep <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by longtime type 1 Wil Dubois, who is not only a diabetes author but also worked for many years as a diabetes community e...</p> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-more-skin-deep Wil Dubois 2017-06-17T07:00:00Z Diabetes Tech at ADA's 77th Scientific Sessions (Now Social Media Shareable!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-display-ada-77th-scientific-sessions <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/2017-ADA/ScientificSessions17/ADA2017_SignMainTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>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...</p> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-display-ada-77th-scientific-sessions Amy Tenderich and Mike Hoskins 2017-06-15T07:00:00Z Learning and Trying... A Great Endo / Diabetes Advocate in the UK- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/endo-and-diabetes-advocate-uk <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Partha-Kar-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Partha Kar caught our attention on social media as a diabetes activist over in the UK, getting people talking and organizing conferences. Turns out he's actually an endocrinologist, who has taken up the torch of the #gbdoc (Great Britain Diabetes ...</p> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/endo-and-diabetes-advocate-uk DiabetesMine Team 2017-06-14T07:00:00Z Nevada Becomes First-in-Nation to Shed Sunlight on Insulin Pricing- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nevada-targets-insulin-pricing-transparency <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Insulin4All/Insulin4allNevadaTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In what may be the start of a national trend, Nevada is pushing to become the first state to pass sweeping legislation requiring real transparency from key players involved in the convoluted insulin pricing scheme. Both sides of the Nevada state ...</p> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nevada-targets-insulin-pricing-transparency Mike Hoskins 2017-06-13T07:00:00Z MEET THE WINNERS: The 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/meet-winners-2017-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/PatientVoiesContestTHUMB.jpg" /><p>This past week, our team has been in San Diego hosting the Summer 2017 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event, and then we headed straight into the big annual ADA Scientific Sessions happening there, of course. An exciting week all around...And not le...</p> Mon, 12 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/meet-winners-2017-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest Amy Tenderich 2017-06-12T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: How to "Lower Your Diabetes" (Do the Limbo!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-lowering-diabetes-do-limbo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by our friend Wil Dubois, who's not only a longtime type 1 himself but also a respected diabetes author and former clinic...</p> Sat, 10 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-lowering-diabetes-do-limbo Wil Dubois 2017-06-10T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Diabetes Hands Foundation to Close, Beyond Type 1 Takes Over Core Programs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-hands-foundation-closing-transferring-beyond-type-1 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/standard_ModifiedBT1DHFfinal_0.jpg" /><p>The Diabetes Hands Foundation is no more, but some of its core programs will stay alive under the umbrella of a young, powerhouse diabetes advocacy organization. In a startling development to many that's certain to shake up the Diabetes Online ...</p> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-hands-foundation-closing-transferring-beyond-type-1 Mike Hoskins 2017-06-09T07:00:00Z Banting's Ghost: A Grassroots Insulin Access Project- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bantings-ghost-insulin-advocacy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/BantingsGhost/BantingsGhostLogo.jpg" /><p>If insulin co-discoverer Dr. Frederick Banting were still alive, he'd likely be weeping over how unaffordable and inaccessible his life-saving diabetes medication has become in recent years.Seriously, almost a century later, Banting must be turnin...</p> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bantings-ghost-insulin-advocacy Mike Hoskins 2017-06-08T07:00:00Z A Sneak Peek at the ADA's 77th Scientific Sessions- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/prepping-2017-ADA-scientific-sessions <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ADASessions2017/ADAscientificsessions2017THUMB.jpg" /><p>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...</p> Wed, 07 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/prepping-2017-ADA-scientific-sessions DiabetesMine Team 2017-06-07T07:00:00Z New iGlucose Meter Sidesteps Smartphone App Trend- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-iglucose-meter-sidesteps-smartphone-app-craze <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/iGlucose/iGlucoseMeterTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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...</p> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-iglucose-meter-sidesteps-smartphone-app-craze Mike Hoskins 2017-06-06T07:00:00Z "Type 1 Diabetes Caregiver Confidence" - Book Review with Giveaway!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-1-diabetes-caregiver-book-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/gracemark-book-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today, our periodic correspondent Joanne Milo (who blogs at The Savvy Diabetic) is back with a review of a cool new book that aims to prepare new T1D caregivers for the monumental task(s) at hand... I met Samantha Markovitz at an annual JDRF ch...</p> Mon, 05 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-1-diabetes-caregiver-book-review DiabetesMine Team 2017-06-05T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Hello Again, On Mice and Men with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hello-again-mice-and-men <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Hey, everyone! Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, published each Saturday. After a short break, we're pleased to be back with some insights from host Wil Dubois in New Mexico, who's not only a longtime type 1 himself b...</p> Sat, 03 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hello-again-mice-and-men Wil Dubois 2017-06-03T07:00:00Z DiAthlete Global Tour 2017: Running Across the World!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diathlete-global-tour-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DiAthlete/GavinDiAthleteGlobalTour2017THUMB.jpg" /><p>Ever think about running across the world? Maybe not straight through, of course, but hitting on pretty much every continent from the West Coast all the way around to the Southern Pacific Ocean...Well, one of our own in the Diabetes Community is d...</p> Fri, 02 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diathlete-global-tour-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-06-02T07:00:00Z Stuck Waiting for Medicare CGM Access- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medicare-cgm-access-limbo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DexcomG5MedicareCoverageTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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...</p> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medicare-cgm-access-limbo Mike Hoskins 2017-06-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: May 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-may-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupMayTHUMB.png" /><p>We're now at the end of the fifth month of 2017, which is simply amazing. How quickly this year is going by! Of course, the summer months bring a bevy of diabetes conference activity and we're excited about that, but it's already been a busy Ma...</p> Wed, 31 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-may-2017 DiabetesMine Team 2017-05-31T07:00:00Z Trial-Testing the New Accu-Chek Guide Meter: No-Spill Strips, Great Port Light- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/accu-chek-guide-meter-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/AccuChekGuide/AccuChekGuideSystemTHUMBmh.jpg" /><p>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...</p> Tue, 30 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/accu-chek-guide-meter-review Mike Hoskins 2017-05-30T07:00:00Z Happy Memorial Day 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-memorial-day-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMSundayFunnies/2017/May2017/MemorialDayJerryKing2017thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey, Friends! We're taking it easy for this extended Memorial Day holiday weekend, and hope you are too.Mike's visiting Indianapolis for the Indy 500 race weekend (congrats to both T1D drivers, Charlie Kimball and Conor Daly for their "racing with...</p> Mon, 29 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-memorial-day-2017 DiabetesMine Team 2017-05-29T07:00:00Z Trekking America's National Parks with Type 1 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/national-parks-t1d-road-trip <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/JeremyLarsen/JeremyLarsenRoadTripTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Traveling can be such an incredible experience, but too often people with diabetes don't realize they are able to take on some of the most spectacular adventures that exist in this world.Longtime type 1 Jeremy Larsen hopes to change that. He's an ...</p> Fri, 26 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/national-parks-t1d-road-trip Mike Hoskins 2017-05-26T07:00:00Z Prioritizing Mental Health with Diabetes -- At Last!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mental-health-diabetes-priority <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Mental-Health-Matters-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>For the first time in history (as far as we can tell), a major national diabetes organization has put the spotlight on the psychosocial aspects of living with this condition, helping to raise the profile of mental health+diabetes in the United Sta...</p> Thu, 25 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mental-health-diabetes-priority Mike Hoskins 2017-05-25T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Tidepool Announces Big Data Donation Project for Diabetes!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tidepool-big-data-donation-project-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/TidepoolBigData/TidepoolBigDataDonationProjTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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 ...</p> Wed, 24 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tidepool-big-data-donation-project-diabetes DiabetesMine Team 2017-05-24T07:00:00Z Targeting Employer Health Plans on Insulin Access- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/employer-health-plans-insulin-access <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/RickPhillipsTHUMB.png" /><p>Today we continue our ongoing coverage of the Insulin Affordability and Access Crisis in the U.S. with a fascinating interview by our correspondent Dan Fleshler in New York, who's been following the role of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and wha...</p> Tue, 23 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/employer-health-plans-insulin-access Dan Fleshler 2017-05-23T07:00:00Z Adam Brown: Diabetes Bright Spots and Landmines (with Book Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bright-spots-and-landmines-diabetes-book <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/BrightSpotsLandmines/standard_BrightSpotsLandminesBook.png" /><p>When does a book go beyond being just "a good read"? When it changes how you think and allows you to learn more about yourself, for one thing. That's how I feel about the new title Bright Spots &amp; Landmines written by fellow type 1 D-peep Adam ...</p> Mon, 22 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bright-spots-and-landmines-diabetes-book Mike Hoskins 2017-05-22T07:00:00Z Visiting the Banting House, Birthplace of Insulin in Canada- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/visiting-banting-house <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/BantingHouse/BantingPortraitMikeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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...</p> Fri, 19 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/visiting-banting-house Mike Hoskins 2017-05-19T07:00:00Z One Day Left to Enter! The 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/enter-2017-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DM_PatientVoices_THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Hey All, you have just one day left to apply to the 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest for a chance to win a full scholarship to attend our annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit, happening on Friday, Nov. 17, at Stanford University School ...</p> Thu, 18 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/enter-2017-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest Amy Tenderich 2017-05-18T07:00:00Z Livongo Hits the Open Market, Launches Multi-Org Diabetes Donation Program- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/livongo-charitable-giving-program <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/LivongoLogoBoxTHUMB.png" /><p>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...</p> Wed, 17 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/livongo-charitable-giving-program Mike Hoskins 2017-05-17T07:00:00Z D-Blog Week: On Costs, Fears, and Negativity- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dblogweek-costs-burden <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DBlogWeek/2017/standard_DBlogWeek2017square.gif" /><p>There's a lot at stake for the Diabetes Community these days, and the costs are high for all of us.So it's fitting that today, the second day of Diabetes Blog Week 2017, the focus is on financial burden and other obstacles:"Let's discuss how cost ...</p> Tue, 16 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dblogweek-costs-burden Mike Hoskins 2017-05-16T07:00:00Z Hello Diabetes Blog Week 2017 (Plus Prepping for the Unexpected)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DBlogWeek/2017/standard_DBlogWeek2017square.gif" /><p>Welcome to another round of Diabetes Blog Week!It's the 8th consecutive year of this initiative, bringing together our vocal D-community to rally around the same topic each day for a week running.You may remember that this effort was spearheaded b...</p> Mon, 15 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-05-15T07:00:00Z For Mother's Day: Enduring Lessons on T1D Parenting- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mothers-day-enduring-lessons-t1d-parenting <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Tamar-TiaTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Mother's Day is this coming Sunday, and we're wishing a happy one to all the D-Moms everywhere! (And all the other moms too, of course.)We thought this was a lovely time to revisit an informational T1D MOMs post by none other than the founder of t...</p> Fri, 12 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mothers-day-enduring-lessons-t1d-parenting DiabetesMine Team 2017-05-12T07:00:00Z Saying Goodbye to Pioneering Diabetes Advocate David Mendosa- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/saying-goodbye-david-mendosa <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DavidMendosa/DavidMendosaTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We referred to him as a "father of the Diabetes Online Community," and anyone who'd ever known or connected with him felt the passion to help that burned beneath his kind and gentle spirit. It's no exaggeration to say that David Mendosa was one of...</p> Thu, 11 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/saying-goodbye-david-mendosa Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich 2017-05-11T07:00:00Z Investor Updates: The Latest in Diabetes Tech (Spring 2017)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/investor-updates-latest-diabetes-tech-spring-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/WhatsNextBoxTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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-...</p> Wed, 10 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/investor-updates-latest-diabetes-tech-spring-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-05-10T07:00:00Z Tech-Friendly Clothing Choices for Women with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-friendly-clothing-women <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/RileyLinkMom/JudiHoskinsTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>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...</p> Tue, 09 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-friendly-clothing-women Amy Tenderich 2017-05-09T07:00:00Z All Aboard “The Insulin Express”! (New Book Review with Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/all-aboard-insulin-express-new-book-review-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Insulin-Express-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>From CNN Jerusalem correspondent Oren Liebermann comes a new type of diabetes book – part travelogue, part chronic disease memoir – that traces his story of low-budget trekking around the world, with a life-changing diagnosis of type 1 diabetes al...</p> Mon, 08 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/all-aboard-insulin-express-new-book-review-giveaway Amy Tenderich 2017-05-08T07:00:00Z Logan Merwin: The T1 Boy Behind the 'Fueled By Insulin' Race Truck- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/logan-merwin-insulin-race-truck <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/LoganMerwin/FueledByInsulinCWDTruckTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Since he was just a toddler, 10-year-old Logan Merwin in Connecticut has had a love for cars that's evolved from playing with Hot Wheels toy cars to big dreams of monster truck racing when he grows up. Given that he's been living with type 1 since...</p> Fri, 05 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/logan-merwin-insulin-race-truck Mike Hoskins 2017-05-05T07:00:00Z Find Local Clinical Trials- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/find-clinical-trials <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Get connected to new treatments and the latest clinical trials. Clinical trials are used to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of new treatments for a wide range of conditions. All new medications and treatment devices must be thoroughly tested...</p> Fri, 05 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/find-clinical-trials The Healthline Editorial Team 2017-05-05T07:00:00Z Life Insurance and Diabetes: Moving Past Denial- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-insurance-and-diabetes-moving-past-denial <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/LifeInsurance-Question-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today we hear again from Rachel Kerstetter, a longtime T1D who's a PR pro in Ohio and works with us here at the 'Mine on our Twitter feed (look for initials 'RK'). Rachel has spent some time researching the tricky topic of life insurance options w...</p> Thu, 04 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-insurance-and-diabetes-moving-past-denial DiabetesMine Team 2017-05-04T07:00:00Z Calling PBMs (Pharmacy Benefit Managers) to the Carpet- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pbm-advocacy-ideas <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/PBMs/PBMsExposedUSmapTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today our correspondent Dan Fleshler, a longtime T1D writer and media strategist, continues our series of articles on Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs).Under hashtag #PBMsExposed, we're calling these healthcare power brokers to the carpet on thei...</p> Wed, 03 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pbm-advocacy-ideas Dan Fleshler 2017-05-03T07:00:00Z MannKind Sponsors New Diabetes Reality TV Show, 'Reversed'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mannkind-sponsors-reversed-reality-tv-show-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ReversedTV/ReversedLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In what appears to be the first-of-its-kind, a new reality TV show focused specifically on diabetes will be airing this summer on the Discovery Life Channel.Created by celebrity chef Charles Mattocks, a type 2 himself since 2009 who happens to be ...</p> Tue, 02 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mannkind-sponsors-reversed-reality-tv-show-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2017-05-02T07:00:00Z ANNOUNCING: The 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Scholarship Awards - Innovate Locally!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-2017-diabetesmine-patient-scholarship-awards <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DM_PatientVoices_THUMB.jpeg" /><p>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...</p> Mon, 01 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-2017-diabetesmine-patient-scholarship-awards Amy Tenderich 2017-05-01T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: On Hiatus- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hiatus <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Our long-running weekly diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine is taking a hiatus for the first time since it began in 2011. We apologize again for the tone of last week's column. We understand that the insulin affordability crisis is a highly em...</p> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hiatus DiabetesMine Team 2017-04-29T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: April 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-april-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_DOCIconApril-THUMB.png" /><p>Once again, the month of April felt both sweet and savory -- with a whole lot going on around the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).Here's our monthly roundup of fave posts that caught our eye, in no particular order.Please chime in and flag your fa...</p> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-april-2017 DiabetesMine Team 2017-04-28T07:00:00Z The Scoop on Novo's New Faster-Acting FIASP Insulin- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/novos-new-faster-acting-insulin-fiasp <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/Fiasp/FiaspInsulinTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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...</p> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/novos-new-faster-acting-insulin-fiasp Mike Hoskins 2017-04-27T07:00:00Z Lilly Diabetes Hosts Insulin Pricing and Access Workshop- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lilly-diabetes-insulin-access-workshop-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/InsulinPrices/InsulinAccessDeaths/LillyWorkshopApril2017/LillyWorkshopSignTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In the front lobby of Lilly's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis stands a towering 12-foot tall statue of a mother holding her child in her arms, sick and starving to death due to lack of insulin. It's an artistic rendering of a real-life ...</p> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lilly-diabetes-insulin-access-workshop-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-04-26T07:00:00Z Talking with ADA's Interim Leader Martha Clark (Who Lives with Type 1 Diabetes)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-adas-interim-leader-martha-clark-who-has-type-1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/MarthaClarkTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>In case you missed it, the American Diabetes Association is going through a leadership transition. The big diabetes org brought on a new chief scientific and mission officer early this year and just last month, Kevin Hagan stepped down as CEO afte...</p> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-adas-interim-leader-martha-clark-who-has-type-1-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2017-04-25T07:00:00Z 5 Hot New Diabetes Products- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/5-hot-new-diabetes-products <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Cherise-bag-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>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...</p> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/5-hot-new-diabetes-products Amy Tenderich 2017-04-24T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Dying for Insulin (Retracted)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dying-for-insulin <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/NotDying-Insulin-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>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 ...</p> Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dying-for-insulin DiabetesMine Team 2017-04-22T07:00:00Z Hawaii T1D Weightlifter Jameson Dahl: Commitment Is Key- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/weightlifter-diabetes-jameson-dahl <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/JamesonDahl/JamesonDahlWeightliftingTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>If you ever wondered if you could be an award-winning weightlifter with type 1 diabetes, just look to Hawaii, where D-peep Jameson (Jamie) Dahl is showing us how it's done. The thirty-something on Oahu (one of the most northwest of Hawaii's ei...</p> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/weightlifter-diabetes-jameson-dahl Mike Hoskins 2017-04-21T07:00:00Z That 'Open Letter to Steve Jobs' 10 Years Later - Milestones in Patient Innovation!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/open-letter-steve-jobs-10-years-later-milestones-patient-innovation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/iphone-diabetes-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>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...</p> Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/open-letter-steve-jobs-10-years-later-milestones-patient-innovation Amy Tenderich 2017-04-19T07:00:00Z Thawing Out a Frozen Shoulder, with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/frozen-shoulder <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Complications/FrozenShoulder/FrozenShoulderTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Scott Johnson's left shoulder was bothering him. Really bothering him."I couldn't remember a specific incident, but was sure it was just a stubborn basketball injury," said Johnson, a Minnesota-based type 1 for more than three decades who blogs at...</p> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/frozen-shoulder Wil Dubois 2017-04-18T07:00:00Z D-Mom Puts Life with Diabetes Into 'Poetry Chapbook' (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/rachel-morgan-diabetes-poetry-book <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/RachelMorganPoetry/HoneyBloodCoverTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>There's seemingly no end to the creative ways people can express their experiences with diabetes... A highly literary D-Mom in Iowa has created the first-ever diabetes poetry chapbook -- a traditional pamphlet-style collection of her prose that "e...</p> Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/rachel-morgan-diabetes-poetry-book DiabetesMine Team 2017-04-17T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Easter Candy Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-easter-candy-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Easter-Candy-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - with your host veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois. This weekend is Easter, so it just stands to reason that Wil's fielding a question about how to choose the "least offensi...</p> Sat, 15 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-easter-candy-edition Wil Dubois 2017-04-15T07:00:00Z Biking Across America with Type 1 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bike-beyond-diabetes-cassidy-robinson <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/CassidyRobinson/standard_BikeBeyond.jpg" /><p>Thanks to our periodic correspondent Joanne Milo (who blogs at The Savvy Diabetic) we're happy to feature a special interview today with fellow type 1 and advocate Cassidy Robinson, a young adult from Orange County, CA, who's part of a 22-person t...</p> Fri, 14 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bike-beyond-diabetes-cassidy-robinson DiabetesMine Team 2017-04-14T07:00:00Z George Huntley: Songwriter, Half-Marathoner, Box-Making Expert, Diabetes Advocate- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/george-huntley-diabetes-interview <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/GeorgeHuntley/GeorgeHuntleyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Meet George Huntley, a longtime type 1 who you can pretty much think of as a "professional volunteer" in diabetes advocacy. OK, we made that title up, but it's apropos given what this Indianapolis D-peep has been lending his free time and passion ...</p> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/george-huntley-diabetes-interview Mike Hoskins 2017-04-13T07:00:00Z Diabetes Orgs Labor to Tackle Healthcare Reform- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-orgs-healthcare-reform-advocacy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/HealthcareButton.jpeg" /><p>The future of healthcare reform remains ever unclear.At one moment, emotions are running high as it seems all manner of protections, access and affordability are on the line. Then suddenly, Congressional efforts are stalled and all but dead, after...</p> Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-orgs-healthcare-reform-advocacy Mike Hoskins 2017-04-12T07:00:00Z Celebrating Pets (In and Around the Diabetes Community)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/celebrating-pets-and-around-diabetes-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Pets/standard_PetDayUSA.jpeg" /><p>Who loves furry, feathered, trotting, crawling, tail-wagging creatures?? We sure do!That's why we're excited that today is National Pet Day. Marking its 11th year, this U.S.-based tribute day is a time to share appreciation for all the beloved ani...</p> Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/celebrating-pets-and-around-diabetes-community DiabetesMine Team 2017-04-11T07:00:00Z Meet the Rebranded 'MedAngel' Insulin Temp Tracker (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/rebranded-medangel-insulin-temp-tracker <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/MedAngel/standard_MedAngelONE.png" /><p>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...</p> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/rebranded-medangel-insulin-temp-tracker Mike Hoskins 2017-04-10T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Mystery Spasms Caused by Insulin?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mystery-spasms-insulin <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>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...</p> Sat, 08 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mystery-spasms-insulin Wil Dubois 2017-04-08T07:00:00Z Pops! Diabetes: New All-Inclusive, Smartphone Snap-On Meter- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pops-diabetes-smartphone-glucose-meter <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/POPS/POPSlogoTHUMB.png" /><p>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...</p> Fri, 07 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pops-diabetes-smartphone-glucose-meter Mike Hoskins 2017-04-07T07:00:00Z Dad and Daughter Dealing with Diabetes... Plus Making Technology Choices- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dad-and-daughter-diabetes-technology <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/RandallBarkerWithDaughterTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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...</p> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dad-and-daughter-diabetes-technology DiabetesMine Team 2017-04-06T07:00:00Z Beating the Diabetes Management Blues- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-management-blues <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PersonalDiabetesData/standard_CGMdataDexcomApril2017.jpeg" /><p>Spring has sprung once again, and with the new season I'm working to make my diabetes management more of a priority and bring it out of its winter hibernation, so to speak. Burnout's been an issue these past few months, affecting my mood -- inev...</p> Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-management-blues Mike Hoskins 2017-04-05T07:00:00Z "Golden Rules" for Living with Type 1 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/golden-rules-living-type-1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>One of the best resources for learning about diabetes and connecting with other PWDs (people with diabetes) locally can be summed up in five letters: TCOYD.That would be Taking Control of Your Diabetes, the national educational conference series f...</p> Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/golden-rules-living-type-1-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2017-04-04T07:00:00Z Insulin Availability for Those Who Need It Most (Remembering Shane Patrick Boyle)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-access-deaths <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/InsulinCostTHUMB.jpg" /><p>This is a story we wish didn't need to be told. By now, no one should be surprised by the high cost of insulin and how broken the drug-pricing system is in this country. We continue our coverage on this complicated #InsulinPrices issue -- from ca...</p> Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-access-deaths Mike Hoskins 2017-04-03T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A New Plan for Diabetes Healthcare Reform- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/april-fools-diabetes-healthcare <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineJesterHatTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today we interrupt our regularly scheduled diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine to bring you the following news report from veteran type 1, diabetes author and "guy in the know" Wil Dubois... Dateline April 1, 2017 -- The Southern White House, Pa...</p> Sat, 01 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/april-fools-diabetes-healthcare Wil Dubois 2017-04-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: March 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogosphere-picks-march-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DOCRoundupMarch-THUMB.png" /><p>March has come and gone already, whaaaat?! Another busy month in the online diabetes world. Once again, we bring you a roundup of our favorite post picks for the month, in no particular order. Got any more faves you'd like to add, for this month o...</p> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogosphere-picks-march-2017 DiabetesMine Team 2017-03-31T07:00:00Z New Diabetes Video Review: One Drop Glucose Meter and App- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-video-review-one-drop <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/OneDrop-meterapp-thumb.jpg" /><p>Remember our crowdsourced, patient-created video product review hub, the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen? Today we're happy to announce publishing of a new look at the slick, stylish One Drop glucose meter and powerful diabetes management companion app....</p> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-video-review-one-drop DiabetesMine Team 2017-03-30T07:00:00Z One Drop Glucose Meter & App - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/one-drop-glucose-meter-app-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/OneDrop/OneDropChromeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Joanne Milo, who blogs at The Savvy Diabetic, reviews the sleek new One Drop glucose meter and app, which also offers a virtual coaching service. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs:VERY retro, James Bond-style case and packaging Tracks blood sugar and ...</p> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/one-drop-glucose-meter-app-review DiabetesMine Team 2017-03-30T00:00:00Z The Diabetes Community Speaks Out About PBMs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-patient-gripes-pbms <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/PBMs/PBMsExposedUSmapTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We've been exploring the complicated, opaque process of how Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) negotiate drug pricing in the U.S. and the effects on people with diabetes. On one hand, PBMs claim they lower costs while serving their clients throu...</p> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-patient-gripes-pbms DiabetesMine Team 2017-03-29T07:00:00Z ADA Works with NFL Players, etc., to Promote Diabetes Alert Day 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-alert-day-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/DiabetesAlertDay/DAlertDayRiskTest2017thumb.png" /><p>Today, it's once again Diabetes Alert Day. No, we're not talking about being alerted to big advocacy issues like insulin affordability or healthcare access, but rather the annual type 2-focused public awareness day held every fourth Tuesday in Ma...</p> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-alert-day-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-03-28T07:00:00Z Getting Your Adventure On with Diabetes (Book Review and Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/adventure-diabetes-book-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/AdventureOnTHUMB.jpg" /><p>If you're in search of a motivational diabetes resource that lets you 'Choose Your Own Adventure,' then look no further than the newest paperback by type 1 athlete Erin Spineto!It's called "Adventure On" and encourages readers to embrace their inn...</p> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/adventure-diabetes-book-review Mike Hoskins 2017-03-27T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: What Metformin Is Good For (and Not)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-metformin-questions <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_metformin-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Need help navigating life with diabetes? You can always Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly Q&amp;A column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical expert Wil Dubois. This week, Wil offers some (non-doctor) thoughts on mixing a...</p> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-metformin-questions Wil Dubois 2017-03-25T07:00:00Z On Navigating a Cruise with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/questions-about-cruising-seas-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/RachelKerstetter/Cruises/CruisingWithDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Thinking of taking a cruise ship vacation but worried about managing your diabetes while on board?Today, we're happy to hand the mic over to our team member Rachel Kerstetter, who you may remember is a fellow T1 PWD in Ohio who blogs at Probably R...</p> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/questions-about-cruising-seas-with-diabetes DiabetesMine Team 2017-03-24T07:00:00Z What Twins Can Tell Us About the Causes of Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/twins-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/MollieJackieSinger-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Stacey Divone sees double every time she looks in the mirror. She's the slightly older of a pair of identical twins born on Christmas Eve 1976, and when she was just 5 years old, Stacey -- just like her father -- was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes...</p> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/twins-and-diabetes Wil Dubois 2017-03-23T07:00:00Z Seven Months and Counting…- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/seven-months-and-counting <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/AThousandMoments-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>My A1C had crept up to 7.2, quite a jump from where it had been. My endo looked at me with real empathy and asked, "What's going on?" As much I'd promised myself not to go there, my eyes welled up with tears. It's been seven months now since my...</p> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/seven-months-and-counting Amy Tenderich 2017-03-22T07:00:00Z Gestational Diabetes: What to Know- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/gestational-diabetes-what-know <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We get a LOT of queries on pregnancy and diabetes -- not least gestational diabetes, the kind that pops up during pregnancy in women who have not had diabetes prior. To help answer the many questions that come our way, we've put together the follo...</p> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/gestational-diabetes-what-know Amy Tenderich 2017-03-21T07:00:00Z New Apps Calculate Your Insulin Doses- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-titration-apps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Apps/InsulinTitrationAppsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Trying to calculate your insulin doses for injections, without the help of an insulin pump "wizard"? There's an app for that! (of course) First came basic insulin dose calculators like RapidCalc. But providing more personalized recommendations in...</p> Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-titration-apps Mike Hoskins 2017-03-20T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Why Blood Sugar Repairs Cost More Than Prevention- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-blood-sugar-repairs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1 expert and diabetes author Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes on a longtimer's question about the mysteries of high blood sugars -- why they happen a...</p> Sat, 18 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-blood-sugar-repairs Wil Dubois 2017-03-18T07:00:00Z On St. Paddy's Day, Exploring Diabetes in Ireland- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/st-paddys-day-diabetes-ireland <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/IrishDOC/GrainneFlynnStPattysDayTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy St. Paddy's Day, Diabetes Community!While this is mostly an Americanized holiday, we wanted to offer you a glimpse into the real world of diabetes in Ireland -- with a personal testimonial from the country that so many of us are paying hom...</p> Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/st-paddys-day-diabetes-ireland DiabetesMine Team 2017-03-17T07:00:00Z Talking Diabetes Tech: The Future Is Now- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-diabetes-tech-alexa <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/AlexaBGquestion.jpg" /><p>"Hey Alexa / Siri, What's My Blood Sugar?"Amazingly, that's not a question going unanswered by our technology anymore.Thanks to Apple's Siri, Amazon Echo + Alexa, and Google Home, voice recognition technology that was once tough to find and reser...</p> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-diabetes-tech-alexa Mike Hoskins 2017-03-16T07:00:00Z Pregnancy and Diabetes: A Doctor and Patient’s Best Tips- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pregnancy-and-diabetes-doctor-and-patient-tips <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Bethany-Pregnancy-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Concerned about starting a family with diabetes? Diabetes and pregnancy can be a difficult pairing -- although contrary to old school thinking, it is more than possible to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby if you're living with type 1 or t...</p> Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pregnancy-and-diabetes-doctor-and-patient-tips Amy Tenderich 2017-03-15T07:00:00Z The Great Pizza and Diabetes Experiment- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/great-diabetes-pizza-experiment <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/PizzaExperiment/PizzaDiabetesEffectTHUMB.jpg" /><p>I hate pizza. Sure, it has that great smell. Yeah, it has an amazing look, as steam rises up over a landscape of melted cheeses dotted with toasted veggies and crisp meats. Oh, and the taste is wonderful, a molten fusion of flavors that rocks th...</p> Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/great-diabetes-pizza-experiment Wil Dubois 2017-03-14T07:00:00Z Investor Eavesdropping: Diabetes Tech Updates in Early 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-updates-early-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/WhatsNextBoxTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As we've often noted, one of the best ways to find out what's new and hot in diabetes technology is to follow the industry's "earnings calls" -- those quarterly webcasts designed to update investors on predicted product pipelines and business fl...</p> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-updates-early-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-03-13T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Below-the-Belt Grooming Question- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-hair-removal-ask-dmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/WomenUnderpants-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by Wil Dubois, a veteran type 1 in New Mexico who is a diabetes author with many years of clinical experience under his b...</p> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-hair-removal-ask-dmine Wil Dubois 2017-03-11T08:00:00Z Implanted Islets: From the POV of a Longtime Type 1- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/roger-sparks-islet-transplantation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/RogerSparks/standard_RogerDSparks.jpeg" /><p>We shared the news early this year about the exciting work happening at City of Hope, after the Wanek Family in Wisconsin donated millions to diabetes cure research at the California facility. Today, we're excited to hear a first-hand POV from a l...</p> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/roger-sparks-islet-transplantation DiabetesMine Team 2017-03-10T08:00:00Z Test Driving Ascensia's New Contour Next ONE Meter- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ascensia-contour-next-one-meter <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/ContourNextONE/ContourNextOneMeterSystemTHUMB.jpg" /><p>It's often the little details that translate to the biggest benefits when it comes to taking care of your diabetes. That was top of mind for me after trying out the new Ascensia Contour Next ONE meter, the latest in the line of Contour meters fro...</p> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ascensia-contour-next-one-meter Mike Hoskins 2017-03-09T08:00:00Z Dr. Seuss Does Diabetes, Again- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-seuss-does-diabetes-again <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We nearly missed it, but last week (March 2) was the birthday of legendary funny-man Dr. Seuss. Every five to seven years or so, we like to revisit the popular poem below that I wrote in his honor -- one of the original posts here at DiabetesMine,...</p> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-seuss-does-diabetes-again Amy Tenderich 2017-03-08T08:00:00Z Meet the New Chief Science Guy at the American Diabetes Association- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-william-cefalu-interview <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/DrWilliamCefaluTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>With the respected Dr. Robert Ratner stepping down at the end of last year, there's now a new mind in town leading the American Diabetes Association's national science and research efforts.That new leader would be Dr. William T. Cefalu from Louisi...</p> Tue, 07 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-william-cefalu-interview Mike Hoskins 2017-03-07T08:00:00Z DiabNext Brings Artificial Intelligence to Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabnext-artificial-intelligence-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DiabNext/DiabNextJarvisTHUMB.jpg" /><p>What if we could have an ultra-cool Artificial Intelligence platform like the one Marvel comics invented for Iron Man that would combat our diabetes the way it did villains?! Well, you guessed it: a med-tech company in the real world is bringing t...</p> Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabnext-artificial-intelligence-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2017-03-06T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diamonds and Diabetes -- Are Both Forever?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diamonds-forever <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1 and diabetes author Wil Dubois.This week, Wil tackles the whole crazy world of diabetes types -- you know, T1 and T2 and gestational and that ever-so-co...</p> Sat, 04 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diamonds-forever Wil Dubois 2017-03-04T08:00:00Z A D-Mom's Tips for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Kids- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tips-for-type1-diabetes-parents <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/SylviaWhite/SylivaWhiteLetterTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today, we welcome Sylvia White from Memphis, TN, who is not only a D-Mom, but also a certified diabetes educator (CDE) and insulin pump trainer (first for Medtronic and now for Tandem Diabetes), plus a registered dietician and licensed counselor. ...</p> Fri, 03 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tips-for-type1-diabetes-parents DiabetesMine Team 2017-03-03T08:00:00Z Another Iceberg Ahead? The 411 on Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetic-autonomic-neuropathy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_DarkSideComplications-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Just like the mythical creatures Cyclops could supposedly see the hour of their deaths, anyone with diabetes can look at grim mortality statistics and know what the Grim Reaper will likely be driving when he shows up at the door. On average, i...</p> Thu, 02 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetic-autonomic-neuropathy Wil Dubois 2017-03-02T08:00:00Z Opening Up the Black Box on PBMs (Pharmacy Benefit Managers)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/PBM-primer <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/PBMs/PBMsExposedTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today we continue our coverage of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) here at the 'Mine, using hashtag #PBMsExposed. Special thanks to our correspondent Dan Fleshler in New York for his work digging into this important topic. A Laymen's Primer on...</p> Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/PBM-primer Dan Fleshler 2017-03-01T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere in February 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-february-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCroundupFebruaryTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Hey, D-Friends!February may be a shorter month, but that doesn't mean our Diabetes Online Community is short of amazing content! With love in the air as usual this Valentine's month, we wanted to follow that theme by showing our love for fellow...</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-february-2017 DiabetesMine Team 2017-02-28T08:00:00Z Siren Socks: Revolutionizing Diabetes Foot Care with the Internet of Things (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/siren-socks-revolutionizing-diabetes-foot-care <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Siren-Socks-THUMB.png" /><p>Got neuropathy in your feet? We hope not, but if you do -- or suspect that you might -- you will absolutely want to know about a new company called Siren Care. It was founded by young Chinese-American entrepreneur Ran Ma, who after completing a Bi...</p> Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/siren-socks-revolutionizing-diabetes-foot-care Amy Tenderich 2017-02-27T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Maintaining Diabetes Control in the Hospital- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hospital-management <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil helps answer a question about diabetes management during a hospital stay for a hip replace...</p> Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hospital-management Wil Dubois 2017-02-25T08:00:00Z Diabetes Community Oscar Awards for 2017!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-community-oscars-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMDailyFeatureBox/FeatureSizeDiabetesOscars.jpg" /><p>February is of course awards season thanks to the Grammys and Oscars, and in keeping with tradition we're excited to once again offer our own take on the "best-of" in various categories among the Diabetes Community. What's unique about our Dia...</p> Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-community-oscars-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-02-24T08:00:00Z Insulin Price-Fixing Lawsuits and How Diabetes Advocates Are Involved- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-price-fixing-lawsuits <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/insulin-dollars-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>You may have heard that the battle over insulin access and affordability has made its way into court, challenging status quo drug-pricing methods and actually accusing the three Big Insulin makers of illegal price-gouging that endangers people wit...</p> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-price-fixing-lawsuits Mike Hoskins 2017-02-23T08:00:00Z Implantable Insulin Pumps are Near Extinction, But Still Alive...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/implantable-insulin-pumps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Implantables/ImplantablePumpSystemTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Once viewed as the future of diabetes technology, implantable insulin pumps have mostly vanished over the past decade and one might say the technology is nearly extinct.Yet even now in 2017, implantable pumps are still clinging to life.There are c...</p> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/implantable-insulin-pumps Mike Hoskins 2017-02-22T08:00:00Z The Bitterness over 'Brittle Diabetes'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bitterness-over-brittle-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/RareBrittleDiabetesTHUMB1.jpg" /><p>With the 10th annual Rare Disease Day just around the corner on Feb. 28, it's a perfect time to revisit the issue of "brittle diabetes" and how recognition of it as a rare disease (or lack thereof) has sparked a new wave of controversy recently. ...</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bitterness-over-brittle-diabetes Wil Dubois 2017-02-21T08:00:00Z Reflecting on Presidents' Day 2017, Diabetes-Style- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/presidents-day-2017-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Politics/standard_PresidentsDaySeal.png" /><p>Happy Presidents' Day, America.It's time once again to mark the annual holiday established in 1885 that's meant to honor all who've held that office, past and present. And 2017 is certainly an interesting one, no? The first month of our 45th Pres...</p> Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/presidents-day-2017-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2017-02-20T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Trumping the Blood Sugar?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trump-diabetes-healthcare-ask-dmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - with your host veteran type 1, and diabetes author Wil Dubois. On this President's Day weekend, Wil is helping a reader trump his fears about the state of healthcare coverage in the U...</p> Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trump-diabetes-healthcare-ask-dmine Wil Dubois 2017-02-18T08:00:00Z DiabetesSisters Recruiting Voices to Help Improve Research- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetessisters-voices-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/DiabetesSisters/DiabetesSistersVoicesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>While we're on a roll updating you all about the activities of various advocacy orgs, here's another one we're excited about: the national women's diabetes group DiabetesSisters is launching a new project to open a direct line of communication bet...</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetessisters-voices-research Mike Hoskins 2017-02-17T08:00:00Z 'Badass' Beyond Type 1 Creates Diabetes Access Fund- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/beyond-type1-access-fund <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/BeyondType1accessTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We've been writing a lot here about the crazy-complicated barriers to getting the tools and supplies we all need to manage our diabetes. You know, sifting through nebulous healthcare documents, spending endless hours on the phone, chasing down los...</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/beyond-type1-access-fund Mike Hoskins 2017-02-16T08:00:00Z Introducing Mandy Jones, New Director of Advocacy at the Diabetes Hands Foundation- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-mandy-jones-new-director-advocacy-diabetes-hands-foundation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Advocates/MandyJonesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>When Mandy Jones was diagnosed with T1D five years ago in her final year of college, she felt like she was thrown into the deep end -- forced to paddle frantically to learn how to handle not only the basics of D-management, but the complicated, ev...</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-mandy-jones-new-director-advocacy-diabetes-hands-foundation Mike Hoskins 2017-02-15T08:00:00Z Partner Follies: Valentine's Day Reflections on Love and the 'Diabetes Machine'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-nortons <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/PartnerFolliesTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome back to our periodic Partner Follies series here at the 'Mine, in which we feature guest posts by spouses, romantic partners and loved ones about their POVs on diabetes. And as today's Valentine's Day, we thought it was a perfect time to ...</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-nortons Mike Hoskins 2017-02-14T08:00:00Z A Moose and Giraffe Go Poetic on Diabetes (Twofer Kids' Book Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/moose-and-giraffe-diabetes-books-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/MooseGiraffeBooks/GiraffeBookCoverTHUMB.png" /><p>Yerachmiel Altman is a longtime type 1 living just southwest of Boston, who was diagnosed at a young age more than 55 years ago. He's been an early adopter of new diabetes technologies over the years -- employing MDI back before that was common, a...</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/moose-and-giraffe-diabetes-books-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2017-02-13T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Micromanaging the Microbrews (AKA: Drinking Craft Beer with Diabetes)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-drinking-craft-beer-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Beer/BeerBGMugClubTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil explores what's brewing (!) in the world of alcohol and diabetes, particularly when it comes to craft...</p> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-drinking-craft-beer-diabetes Wil Dubois 2017-02-11T08:00:00Z Seeing Beauty Through Artwork, Even with Diabetic Eye Disease- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-eye-disease-artwork-maryanne-kass <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/MaryanneKass/MaryannePaintingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>"Complications" of diabetes are always a scary prospect for those of us living with the disease. So we're always impressed to find PWDs who have managed to not only cope successfully with complications, but to use their experience to support and i...</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-eye-disease-artwork-maryanne-kass Mike Hoskins 2017-02-10T08:00:00Z Afrezza Updates: Upcoming TV Ads and Possibly 'The Uber of Diabetes'?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-updates-february-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Afrezza/AfrezzaTripleTitrationTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>We're closely following the latest developments with Afrezza, the inhaled insulin that's now been on the market for a little over two years, and has been struggling to gain traction since Sanofi dropped its marketing deal with manufacturers MannKi...</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-updates-february-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-02-09T08:00:00Z Furniture Company Family Donates Millions to Cure Diabetes (in Six Years?!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wanek-family-donates-for-cure-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Wanek/WanekProjectTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Have you heard the news about the family in the furniture business that's investing millions of dollars into type 1 diabetes cure research?The Wanek Family in Wisconsin -- the name behind the national Ashley Furniture store chain -- led an effort ...</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wanek-family-donates-for-cure-research Mike Hoskins 2017-02-08T08:00:00Z Partnering with Healthcare Pros on #DiabetesAccessMatters Campaign- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/access-matters-prescriber-prevails <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/PrescriberPrevailsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We've all been griping for who knows how long about insurance companies messing with our coverage, limiting access to needed medications and supplies and prioritizing profit over patient health. Their complex procedures force us to spend maddenin...</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/access-matters-prescriber-prevails Mike Hoskins 2017-02-07T08:00:00Z Diabetes Podcast Week! Supporting 'Spare a Rose, Save a Child' Initiative- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/podcasts-spare-rose-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/SpareaRose/SpareARoseLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Everywhere we turn these days, it seems there is the issue of Insulin Affordability and Access -- not just the sky-high prices here in the US, but across the globe in developing countries. We have it good, and we're very aware of that. But so many...</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/podcasts-spare-rose-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-02-06T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Chasing Zebras in Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-chasing-zebras <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/ZebraTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by our snarky diabetes expert Wil Dubois, a veteran type 1 and diabetes author.This week, Wil is taking on a query about ...</p> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-chasing-zebras Wil Dubois 2017-02-04T08:00:00Z Life with Type 2, Running a Diabetes Blog and Training Alert Dogs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kathleen-weaver-diabetes-story <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/KathleenWeaver/KathleenWeaverTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today, we welcome Kathleen Weaver, a type 2 in the Dallas, TX, area who happens to be one of the longest-running bloggers in our ever-growing Diabetes Online Community (DOC). Yep, she was one of the very first, blogging since February 2003! Nowada...</p> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kathleen-weaver-diabetes-story Mike Hoskins 2017-02-03T08:00:00Z First-Ever Guidelines on Safe Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-ever-guidelines-safe-exercising-type-1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/exercise-t1d-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>As a person with type 1 diabetes who exercises regularly, I can tell you it's pretty much of a guessing game. I have some strategies that I use to keep my glucose in range for my spin class, aerobics, kick box, hiking and other workouts, but they ...</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-ever-guidelines-safe-exercising-type-1-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2017-02-02T08:00:00Z Exploring the New 2017 Diabetes Standards of Care- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/exploring-2017-diabetes-standards-care <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Standards2017thumb.jpg" /><p>Our correspondent Wil Dubois takes a close look at the newest Standards of Care guidelines, released each year by the American Diabetes Association, on how medical professionals should be treating PWDs (people with diabetes) in the coming year. Y...</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/exploring-2017-diabetes-standards-care Wil Dubois 2017-02-01T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: Hi There, 2017!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-hi-there-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupIconJanuaryTHUMB.png" /><p>Welcome to our monthly roundup of outstanding blog posts from across the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).Since it is now 2017, we thought we'd share our first month faves as seen during January -- in no particular order.As always, we'd love to he...</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-hi-there-2017 DiabetesMine Team 2017-01-31T08:00:00Z Remembering Mary Tyler Moore and her Passionate Diabetes Advocacy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/remembering-mary-tyler-moore <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/MaryTylerMoore/MaryTylerMooreTributeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Goodbye, Mary Tyler Moore.Our Diabetes Community is mourning the loss of a legendary type 1 champion who changed the world of advocacy, awareness, and research-funding for T1D. Mary Tyler Moore died on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at age 80 of pneumonia, ...</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/remembering-mary-tyler-moore Mike Hoskins 2017-01-30T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Chinese New Year and Kanji Carbs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-chinese-food-carbs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/orange-chicken-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Chinese New Year, one and all! To mark the holiday, our diabetes advice guru Wil Dubois takes on a question about Chinese food.{Got your own questions? Email us at AskDMine@diabetesmine.com} Hank, type 1 from Kansas, writes: I love Chine...</p> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-chinese-food-carbs Wil Dubois 2017-01-28T08:00:00Z Blood Glucose Levels: How ‘Glucose Management’ Works- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-glucose-management-works <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>If you're new to diabetes, or trying to get your head around it for a loved one, you're surely hearing the term "blood glucose management" a lot. What does that mean? Well, it's the heart of controlling diabetes, so to speak.We proudly present you...</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-glucose-management-works Amy Tenderich 2017-01-27T08:00:00Z An End or New Beginning for Animas, LifeScan, OneTouch?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/jnj-diabetes-evaluating-business <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Pumps/AnimasVibeTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Things are changing fast in the diabetes device industry, and now it looks like maybe just a matter of time before another insulin pump company bites the dust -- or is gobbled up by a larger parent organization. Johnson &amp; Johnson is doing an ...</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/jnj-diabetes-evaluating-business Mike Hoskins 2017-01-26T08:00:00Z Is One Drop the One Diabetes Tool You Need? (Product Review)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/onedrop-premium-diabetes-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/OneDrop/OneDropChromeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>This is our third in a series of reviews of diabetes tech tools that also offer a coaching service connecting patients with certified diabetes educators (CDEs). We previewed a trio of these new products last Fall -- and recently published detailed...</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/onedrop-premium-diabetes-review Wil Dubois 2017-01-25T08:00:00Z Who Are Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and How Do They Influence Drug Pricing?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pharmacy-benefit-managers-and-drug-pricing <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/InsulinPrices/HealthcareMoneyExchangeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As part of our continuing coverage on the Insulin Affordability Crisis, in the Fall we "followed the money trail" to Pharmacy Benefit Managers, and we're now looking at them more closely. Special thanks to our correspondent Dan Fleshler for his he...</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pharmacy-benefit-managers-and-drug-pricing DiabetesMine Team 2017-01-24T08:00:00Z A Few Minutes with an 'Insulin Temperature Man' (Plus TempraMed Insulin Pen Cap Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-cooling-tempramed-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/TempraMed/VIVICAPTHUMB.jpg" /><p>This may be a time of colder weather when insulin overheating isn't top of mind, but it never hurts to be prepared, right?Yep, keeping your insulin at ideal room room temps (between 59 and 86 degrees) isn't always easy -- especially in hotter clim...</p> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-cooling-tempramed-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2017-01-23T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Back to Basics on Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-back-basics-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. We've had some "back to basics" questions piling up at the bottom of the mailbag, and while some may seem...</p> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-back-basics-diabetes Wil Dubois 2017-01-21T08:00:00Z Homegrown Closed Loop Technology: Mom Connects to RileyLink- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/homegrown-diabetes-tool-rileylink <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/RileyLinkMom/RileyLinkTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We've watched with interest as the do-it-yourself diabetes tech community has grown exponentially -- from the first wave of data-sharing tools to the DIY closed loop systems that have emerged in the past year or so. The evolution's been phenomenal...</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/homegrown-diabetes-tool-rileylink Mike Hoskins 2017-01-20T08:00:00Z Diabetes Advocacy Orgs: 2016 Milestones + 2017 Goals (Part 2)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-advocacy-orgs-2016-milestones-2017-goals-part-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/diabetes-advocacy-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome to Part 2 of our annual overview of national diabetes advocacy orgs. That is, at the end of each year here at the 'Mine, we call on the country's top diabetes advocacy organizations to report on what they believe they've accomplished over ...</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-advocacy-orgs-2016-milestones-2017-goals-part-2 Amy Tenderich 2017-01-19T08:00:00Z Diabetes Advocacy Orgs: 2016 Milestones & 2017 Goals! (Part 1 of 2)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-advocacy-orgs-2016-milestones-2017-goals <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/diabetes-advocacy-THUMB.jpg" /><p>HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017!As there seems to be consensus that 2016 sucked in many ways, we're especially glad to greet a new year. It's a tradition here at the 'Mine to essentially call the country's top diabetes advocacy organizations to the mat at t...</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-advocacy-orgs-2016-milestones-2017-goals Amy Tenderich 2017-01-18T08:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Roche Stops Selling Accu-Chek Insulin Pumps in U.S.- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-roche-discontinues-insulin-pumps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Pumps/AccuChekSpiritComboTHUMB.png" /><p>If you were hoping to buy a new Accu-Chek brand insulin pump from Roche Diabetes Care anytime soon, you're unfortunately out of luck. There's now one less player in the pump market, as the diabetes device company that makes the popular Accu-Chek b...</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-roche-discontinues-insulin-pumps Mike Hoskins 2017-01-17T08:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Medicare Can Cover Some CGMs Now!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-medicare-CGM-coverage <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DexcomG5MedicareCoverageTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Huuuuge news in the Diabetes Community!!!In a surprise move late last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a policy decision allowing for certain continuous glucose monitors (CGM) to be covered under Medicare! This im...</p> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-medicare-CGM-coverage Mike Hoskins 2017-01-16T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: To Pull the Plug, or Not... That is the Question- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-life-support-question <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Euthenasia-THUMB.png" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week is a downer, for sure, so make sure you have your tissue box handy... Wil responds to a scared sister's qu...</p> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-life-support-question Wil Dubois 2017-01-14T08:00:00Z Nightscout Foundation: Looking Back on 2016 and Ahead at 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nightscout-foundation-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/Nightscout/NightscoutFoundationLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Now that we've rung in the New Year, we're eager to hear what the major diabetes nonprofits consider their biggest accomplishments over the past year, and what they're aiming for in the next. We're kicking that off with the grassroots nonprofit th...</p> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nightscout-foundation-2017 DiabetesMine Team 2017-01-13T08:00:00Z Livongo Coaching Product Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/livongo-coaching-product-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/Livongo/LivongoMeterTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>One of the most interactive glucose monitors I've ever used is the Livongo meter, with its touchscreen color display and subscription-based model for ordering new strips. Introduced in 2014, this meter is paired with a coaching service that we pre...</p> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/livongo-coaching-product-review Mike Hoskins 2017-01-12T08:00:00Z New Diabetes Data and Smartwatch Tech at CES 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-smartwatch-tech-ces-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Watches/standard_DexcomWatchfacesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Hey Diabetes Peeps, did you know that the term "complications" isn't always negative?Yep, it's a little known fact that in horology (the art of measuring time), a complication refers to any feature in a timepiece that goes beyond just simply displ...</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-smartwatch-tech-ces-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-01-11T08:00:00Z Holiday Blahs: On Being Sick with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sick-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/soup_and_tea-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Some of you may know from following us on social media that I've been under the weather over the holidays. Yuck!For the past month, I've had a cold and persistent cough that have been messing with my diabetes management.With it being the start of ...</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sick-with-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2017-01-10T08:00:00Z A New Approach to Diabetes Subtypes (And Legitimizing Prediabetes)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/progress-report-classifying-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/RobertRatner-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Diabetes isn't a blood sugar disease, but rather a beta cell dysfunction disease.That's what a new collaborative report from top diabetes scientists and medical officers says. By couching it that way, we may no longer talk about just "having diabe...</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/progress-report-classifying-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2017-01-09T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Depression, Anxiety, and Panic Attacks- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-depression-ask-dmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, Friends! Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil offers some thoughts to a scared type 1 peep in Tennessee about high A1Cs who feel...</p> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-depression-ask-dmine Wil Dubois 2017-01-07T08:00:00Z Dr. Dana Hardin of Eli Lilly: A Grandmother's Diabetes Influence- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dana-hardin-grandmothers-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_HardinGrandmaLittle-THUMB_0.png" /><p>Dr. Dana Hardin is a pediatric endocrinologist and medical director at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, IN, where she's been practicing for more than 20 years. She's also been a pioneer in research on the capabilities of medical alert dogs. ...</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dana-hardin-grandmothers-diabetes DiabetesMine Team 2017-01-06T08:00:00Z DKA Awareness Campaigns Kick Into High Gear- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dka-awareness-campaigns <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/WarningsSigns/standard_BITLlogo.png" /><p>Raising awareness about dangerous DKA (Diabetic Ketoacidosis) seems to be all the rage these days.We've seen several new campaigns recently focused on preventing a missed diagnosis or undiagnosed diabetes altogether, coupled with DKA (a state of s...</p> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dka-awareness-campaigns Mike Hoskins 2017-01-05T08:00:00Z Emily Kaufman: Child Singing Star Tramples Type 1 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/emily-kaufman-child-singing-star-T1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_EmilyKaufman-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Emily Taylor Kaufman is a little powerhouse. Just 12 years old and in the 7th grade, she's already graced the musical stage, won a singing contest run by Phil Collins, and been signed on by a national talent agency. She's appeared in 15 musical pr...</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/emily-kaufman-child-singing-star-T1-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2017-01-03T08:00:00Z Diabetes Tech 'Spectations for 2017- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-spectations-2017 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DTechSpectations2017THUMB.jpg" /><p>It's a New Year's tradition here at the 'Mine to look ahead at the new technology and tools we expect to see coming down the pike in the year ahead.Even before the calendar rolled over, we knew 2017 would be a big year -- with the market launch t...</p> Mon, 02 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-spectations-2017 Mike Hoskins 2017-01-02T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: New Horizons for the New Year- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-new-horizons-new-year <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Here we are again with our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.Happy New Year's Eve tonight to all!Today, Wil's sharing details about a new chapter in his perso...</p> Sat, 31 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-new-horizons-new-year Wil Dubois 2016-12-31T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: December 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-december-2016-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupDecemberTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The time has come to say goodbye to 2016, as we get ready to ring in a new year.But before we do, it's worth taking a look back at this final month of '16 to reflect on all the outstanding diabetes blog posts that have shined brighter than any ...</p> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-december-2016-edition DiabetesMine Team 2016-12-30T08:00:00Z Escaping Technology: A Halt in Insulin Pumping for Me- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/no-more-insulin-pumping-me <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DiabetesTools2016thumb.jpg" /><p>Here we are, at the end of 2016.And with that, I've made a decision: No more insulin pumping for me.For most of this past year, I've been disconnected from my pump, which is unusual for me since I have pumped since the middle of 2001, taking onl...</p> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/no-more-insulin-pumping-me Mike Hoskins 2016-12-29T08:00:00Z California Mom Champions Access to Better Diabetes Healthcare Coverage- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/no-small-voice <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/NoSmallVoice/NoSmallVoicesLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>When Brenda Hunter's daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a little over two years ago, the California mom had no idea what she'd face on the insurance front -- nor that the challenges she experienced in that first year would lead her to fou...</p> Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/no-small-voice Mike Hoskins 2016-12-28T08:00:00Z Happy Holiday Wishes 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-holiday-wishes-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/HolidayWishes.png" /><p>HAPPY HOLIDAYS to all today!! We're chilling a bit in the wake of both Christmas and the start of Hanukkah this past weekend (which runs through Dec. 31 this year). This season, our parent company Healthline Media created this quite lovely holi...</p> Mon, 26 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-holiday-wishes-2016 DiabetesMine Team 2016-12-26T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: July - December 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2016b <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMSundayFunnies/2016/December2016/JerryKingGPScarTHUMB.jpg" /><p>« See newer comics Sunday Funnies: Amazing Holiday Gifts! Happy Holidays to All today! Here's a gadget we could all use... Thanks for this illustration go to legendary cartoonist Jerry King, who we're proud to feature at the 'Mine regularly. ...</p> Sun, 25 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2016b DiabetesMine | Comics from Community 2016-12-25T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Do Reindeer Get Diabetes?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-feeding-expected-holiday-guests <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Reindeer-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.Happy Christmas ...</p> Sat, 24 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-feeding-expected-holiday-guests Wil Dubois 2016-12-24T08:00:00Z The Year in Diabetes: Looking Back on 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/year-review-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DBMine2016-THUMB.png" /><p>With the New Year just days away, we're keeping up our tradition of reviewing what made this past year, 2016, one to remember in the Diabetes World and here at the 'Mine.We've had some big moments this year, and if we had to boil it down to one p...</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/year-review-2016 Amy Tenderich and Mike Hoskins 2016-12-22T08:00:00Z Navigating the Affordable Care Act with Diabetes (Part 2)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/navigating-affordable-healthcare-act-part-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/HealthInsurance/HealthInsuranceShoppingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As you may have read earlier this week, for me the clock is ticking. I need to choose my family's new health insurance. Today. I suppose I'm lucky, as in my state of New Mexico, I actually have 23 plans-from four different insurance companies-to...</p> Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/navigating-affordable-healthcare-act-part-2 Wil Dubois 2016-12-21T08:00:00Z Diabetic Foodie: Why I'm Grateful for My Type 2 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetic-foodie-grateful-type-2-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ShelbyFoodie/ShelbyKthumb.jpg" /><p>As we head into the holidays, we can't help having food on the mind.That's why it's a perfect time to share a perspective from Shelby Kinnaird, a 50-something in Richmond, VA, who's been living with type 2 diabetes for nearly 20 years. She blogs o...</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetic-foodie-grateful-type-2-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-12-20T08:00:00Z Navigating the Sunset (?) of the Affordable Care Act (Part 1)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/navigating-sunset-affordable-care-act-part-1 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/HealthInsurance/NeedHealthInsuranceTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>This morning, I woke up with a nasty hangover. And no health insurance for the first time since my diagnosis. As you might expect, the two are related. How did this happen? Well, the hangover came from drinking too much. The lack of insu...</p> Mon, 19 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/navigating-sunset-affordable-care-act-part-1 Wil Dubois 2016-12-19T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: In Case of Diabetes Emergency, Break Glass- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-break-glass-case-diabetes-emergency <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/skittles-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>We're back once again with Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil's talking what to do in case of insulin shock, and some things you may not know about gluca...</p> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-break-glass-case-diabetes-emergency Wil Dubois 2016-12-17T08:00:00Z Saying Goodbye to D-Dad and Advocate Alan Thicke- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/goodbye-diabetes-advocate-alan-thicke <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/AlanThicke/AlanThickeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We lost an icon this week in Alan Thicke. He's the Canadian actor best known for playing iconic TV dad Dr. Jason Seaver on the '80s sitcom "Growing Pains." And hearing of his death seems like a punch to the gut for an entire generation (myself in...</p> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/goodbye-diabetes-advocate-alan-thicke Mike Hoskins 2016-12-16T08:00:00Z 'Generic' Biosimilar Insulin Becoming Reality!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-generic-biosimilar-insulin-launched <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/Biosimilars/BasaglarKwikPenTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>As our community struggles with the skyrocketing prices of insulin, new hope dawns. After screaming for years that "WE WANT GENERIC INSULIN!," we are now finally entering the long-awaited era of biosimilars (even if they aren't technically called...</p> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-generic-biosimilar-insulin-launched Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich 2016-12-15T08:00:00Z Meet Dr. Chase: The Man Behind the Pink Panther Diabetes Books (and Much More!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/doctor-behind-pink-panther-diabetes-books <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DrChase/PinkPantherBookTHUMB.jpg" /><p>You may not have heard his name before, but everyone in the Diabetes Community really should know about the Colorado-based endocrinologist Dr. H. Peter Chase.Even if you don't immediately recognize his name, you might be familiar with the Pink Pan...</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/doctor-behind-pink-panther-diabetes-books Mike Hoskins 2016-12-14T08:00:00Z Tackling Diabetes: A Post-Election Policy Discussion- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-solutions-policy-meeting-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DiabetesSolutions16mtg/TacklingDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Now that we're post-election and prepping for a massive political landscape shift, many in the Diabetes Community are wondering what will happen on the healthcare and medical innovation fronts. That was the topic of a recent meeting in Washington,...</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-solutions-policy-meeting-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-12-13T08:00:00Z Digging Into Diabetes Stigma- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/addressing-diabetes-stigma <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Stigma-THUMB.png" /><p>Today, our correspondent Dan Fleshler (a New York-based longtime type 1, writer and media strategist) is digging into new research on diabetes stigma.Specifically, a new survey unveils the experiences of people with both types of diabetes. Dan s...</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/addressing-diabetes-stigma Dan Fleshler 2016-12-12T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Happens, Indeed- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-happens-indeed <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, where you get all sorts of tips about navigating life with diabetes from host Wil Dubois, a professional D-clinical educator and diabetes author who's longtime type 1 himself.Today, Wil's work...</p> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-happens-indeed Wil Dubois 2016-12-10T08:00:00Z Fitbit Scraps Pebble Watch, Partners with Medtronic on T2 Diabetes App- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fitbit-medtronic-diabetes-app-goodbye-pebble <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/FitBitDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>It seems like just yesterday that I ventured into the diabetes do-it-yourself arena by buying a pair of Pebble watches, allowing my wife and I to connect to CGM in the Cloud to see my diabetes data with just a quick glance at our wrists.That was...</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fitbit-medtronic-diabetes-app-goodbye-pebble Mike Hoskins 2016-12-09T08:00:00Z Insulog: Another New 'Smart' Insulin Pen Cap- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulog <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/Insulog/InsulogGrayTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Smart insulin pen tech is all the rage these days.In recent years, we've seen a number of companies developing gadgets to make insulin pens smarter so they can track dosing, share that data and more. Those include Timesulin, the NovoPen Echo smart...</p> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulog Mike Hoskins 2016-12-08T08:00:00Z Using 'Word Problems' to Tackle Diabetes Access Barriers- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dyer-diabetes-access-word-problems <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Access/DiabetesAccessMattersDevicesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>At our DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in late October, we were happy to include a talk on rewards and incentives in diabetes care by the awesome Dr. Jennifer Shine Dyer, a tech-savvy pediatric endo and innovator in Ohio. She's been widely known in...</p> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dyer-diabetes-access-word-problems Mike Hoskins 2016-12-07T08:00:00Z Hey, Coach! Trial-Testing the mySugr Diabetes Coaching App- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mysugr-coaching-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Apps/Coaching/MySugrCoaching/standard_MySugrCoachingMain.png" /><p>We all need a little boost in our diabetes management now and then -- which is why just a straight-up logging or data sharing app often isn't enough. We need some hand-holding and motivation to go with these tech tools.Having been in D-burnout mo...</p> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mysugr-coaching-review Mike Hoskins 2016-12-06T08:00:00Z Small But Mighty: A Diabetes-Friendly Cocktail Mixer (with Product Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/small-but-mighty-be-mixed-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/BeMixed/BeMixedSamplesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today we're happy to introduce a small business that solves a crucial problem for many people with diabetes... You know, trying to find mixed drink options that won't raise our blood sugars the way regular cocktails typically do.Enter Be Mixed, a ...</p> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/small-but-mighty-be-mixed-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2016-12-05T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Wasting Insulin- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-wasting-insulin <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/insulin-dollars-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - with your host veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil's addressing the sometimes unavoidable issue of wasting precious insulin, something that pains ...</p> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-wasting-insulin Wil Dubois 2016-12-03T08:00:00Z Santa Writing Diabetes Letters for Sixth Year- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/santa-diabetes-letters-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/SantaLetters2016/SantaLetterWritingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today, as we greet the Holiday Season, we're happy to welcome D-Dad and advocate Tom Karlya to tell us all about the annual Santa letter-writing campaign in the name of diabetes. Yep, you heard right. The Florida-based Diabetes Research Institute ...</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/santa-diabetes-letters-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-12-02T08:00:00Z On Pharma and Employers in the Insulin Affordability Crisis- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/affordable-insulin-actions <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/InsulinPrices/InsulinAffordabilityTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We reported earlier this week about a landmark roundtable gathering of diabetes advocates and industry leaders in Washington D.C. to address the complex problem of insulin affordability and access here in the U.S. Coordinated by the National Diab...</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/affordable-insulin-actions Mike Hoskins 2016-12-01T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: November 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogs-roundup-november-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Nov-Rounup-THUMB.png" /><p>Here we are post-Thanksgiving, moving into the Holiday Season once more -- and wrapping up yet another November, as National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM).This year's NDAM has been as prolific as ever, with some interesting wins and hot topics b...</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogs-roundup-november-2016 Amy Tenderich 2016-11-30T08:00:00Z National Meeting Addresses Insulin Affordability and Access (!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-pricing-meeting-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/InsulinPrices/InsulinAffordabilityTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Momentum seems to be building big time around the outrage over skyrocketing insulin prices, which are making this life-sustaining drug virtually unavailable to those who need it.In just the past several weeks, we've seen:Mainstream media coverag...</p> Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-pricing-meeting-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-11-29T08:00:00Z Science 37: Bringing Clinical Trials to Patients via Mobile Technology- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/science37-clinical-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Science37/Science37logoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today, we're excited to hand the 'Mine mic over to Amanda Sheldon, who for close to a decade was marketing and communications lead at Medtronic Diabetes and worked closely with our D-Community during that time. In October, Amanda joined the LA-ba...</p> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/science37-clinical-research DiabetesMine Team 2016-11-28T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: An Insulin Roller Coaster- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-insulin-rollercoaster <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil offers some thought on rapidly changing blood sugars when insulin's on board, and how that ...</p> Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-insulin-rollercoaster Wil Dubois 2016-11-26T08:00:00Z Afrezza + Tresiba Insulin Options (For a Guy Who Misses Doses and Miscalculates Carbs)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-and-tresiba-combo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/AfrezzaAndTresibaTHUMB.jpg" /><p>For the past six months, I've been disconnected from my insulin pump and back on multiple daily injections (MDI). Happily, I have found two insulins that are working pretty darn well together and giving me more flexibility to manage my... D-slack...</p> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-and-tresiba-combo Mike Hoskins 2016-11-25T08:00:00Z Happy Turkey Day, Diabetes Community!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-thanksgiving-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMSundayFunnies/2016/November2016/TurkeyDayToon2016THUMB.jpg" /><p>Being Thanksgiving, we hope you're also taking it easy and enjoying some time off with friends and family today.Of course, our diabetes never takes a holiday, so here are a few specific "Thanksgiving and Diabetes" resources that might come in hand...</p> Thu, 24 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-thanksgiving-2016 DiabetesMine Team 2016-11-24T08:00:00Z OmniPod Updates: Next-Gen Product, Safety Concerns and an Exploding Pod?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/omnipod-product-and-safety-news <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Pumps/PodBLEthumb.jpg" /><p>What an interesting time it's been recently for the tubeless insulin pump OmniPod and its parent company Insulet. From new product updates released at its first-ever Investor Day on Nov. 16, to claims about safety concerns circulating in social m...</p> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/omnipod-product-and-safety-news Mike Hoskins 2016-11-23T08:00:00Z Sernova Making Progress on Cell Pouch Diabetes Cure- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sernova-cell-pouch-diabetes-cure <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Sernova/CellPouchSystemTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Progress continues on the so-called "biological cure," aka medical devices that can eventually be implanted under the skin to generate insulin as needed, eliminating the need for all the cumbersome blood sugar checks, carb-counting and insulin dos...</p> Tue, 22 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sernova-cell-pouch-diabetes-cure Mike Hoskins 2016-11-22T08:00:00Z The 2016 DiabetesMine Summit - Exploring Quality of Life Innovations- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2016-diabetesmine-innovation-summit-quality-of-life <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/2016-Innovation-Summit-THUMB_1.jpeg" /><p>Can you focus an entire diabetes innovation event on Quality of Life? Yes, you can! In fact, it's the stuff that builds the foundation for the ever-elusive "improved health outcomes" we're all after. This was the premise behind the sixth annual...</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2016-diabetesmine-innovation-summit-quality-of-life Amy Tenderich 2016-11-21T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Turkey Day Etiquette with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-turkey-day-etiquette-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineThxgivingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Hey All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.Pass the ...</p> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-turkey-day-etiquette-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-11-19T08:00:00Z AZ Diabetes Linkup: On Uniting Community Without Reinventing the Wheel- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-linkup-2016-recap <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/AZlinkup2016/DiabetesLinkup2016thumb.jpg" /><p>In case you weren't aware, AstraZeneca has joined the ranks of Pharma companies hosting forums for patient leaders, bringing in about a dozen advocates from the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) recently for their second annual "Diabetes Linkup" ev...</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-linkup-2016-recap Mike Hoskins 2016-11-18T08:00:00Z Type 2 Voices: How Diabetes Reunited an Uncle and Nephew- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-2-diabetes-reunited-uncle-and-nephew <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DM_GuestPostIconTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Steve McDermott, a 50-something husband and avid runner from Minnesota, was to his surprise diagnosed with type 2 diabetes five years ago in November 2011. He stands as an example that being active is sometimes not enough to fight off diabetes. ...</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-2-diabetes-reunited-uncle-and-nephew Mike Hoskins 2016-11-17T08:00:00Z WINNERS of the 2016 DiabetesMine Usability Innovation Awards- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/winners-2016-diabetesmine-usability-innovation-awards <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Usability-Awards-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Today we're pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 DiabetesMineTM Usability Innovation Awards – unveiled at the sixth annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit on Oct. 28 at UC San Francisco's Mission Bay biotech campus (full event report coming ...</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/winners-2016-diabetesmine-usability-innovation-awards Amy Tenderich 2016-11-16T08:00:00Z A Dozen Type 1 Diabetes Influencers to Know- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-1-diabetes-influencers-to-know <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Influencers.jpg" /><p>On the heels of World Diabetes Day 2016, we'd like to recognize a dozen people who've made a big impact in U.S. diabetes care in recent years.If you're getting involved in the type 1 diabetes world at all, you'll undoubtedly run into the names of ...</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-1-diabetes-influencers-to-know Amy Tenderich 2016-11-15T08:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Google Creates Doodle for World Diabetes Day!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-google-doodle-world-diabetes-day-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/WorldDiabetesDay/GoogleDoodle2016BantingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Hey, have you Googled anything yet today, on World Diabetes Day 2016? If not, hop on over to Google's home page right now and check it out. We'll wait... Yup, after more than eight years of advocacy from our D-Community, Google is featuring a diab...</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-google-doodle-world-diabetes-day-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-11-14T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Too Many Carbs?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-too-many-carbs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey, All -- Got questions about life with diabetes? Then you've come to the right place here at our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.This week, Wil tackles ...</p> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-too-many-carbs Wil Dubois 2016-11-12T08:00:00Z The Seven-Day 'Fakebetes' Diabetes Experience- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fakebetes-diabetes-experience <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Fakebetes/FakeBetesChallengeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>It's not every day you get a chance to help a young aspiring health professional understand what it's actually like to live with diabetes. But I got that opportunity recently with the Fakebetes Challenge, a seven-day "collaborative simulation...</p> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fakebetes-diabetes-experience Mike Hoskins 2016-11-11T08:00:00Z Helping Doctors Utilize Nightscout -- from Romania- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/doctor-dashboard-nightscout-romania <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/RomaniaNightscout/standard_NightscoutRomania.png" /><p>We love hearing about how the #WeAreNotWaiting movement is exploding, bringing in ever more families and adults living with diabetes creating their own tools for sharing data that make life with this disease a bit easier to manage. Today, we're e...</p> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/doctor-dashboard-nightscout-romania Mike Hoskins 2016-11-10T08:00:00Z Diabetes in the Nation's Capital, During Election Season 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-nations-capital-during-election-season-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DCvisitNov2016/CapitolDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The votes have been cast and counted, and now we know who the winners and losers are in this crazy 2016 election season.But just last week, as those in the nation's capital were gearing up for the big event on Nov. 8, I was visiting Washington D...</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-nations-capital-during-election-season-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-11-09T08:00:00Z Diabetes Technology Investor Updates: Fall 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-technology-updates-Fall-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/WhatsNextBoxTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As we've noted before, one of the best ways to find out what's new and hot in diabetes technology is to follow the quarterly "earnings calls" that D-companies hold to update investors on product pipelines and near-term business projections. They'...</p> Tue, 08 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-technology-updates-Fall-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-11-08T08:00:00Z The Fall 2016 Diabetes D-Data ExChange - Story of Biblical Proportions- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-ddata-exchange-Fall-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DDataOct2016/DData16THUMB.jpg" /><p>Remember that bible story of the whole walls-came-tumbling-down thing at a little place called Jericho? Well, I'm hardly a biblical scholar, but I recall that the walls didn't fall the first time the Israelite army blew their trumpets: It was the ...</p> Mon, 07 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-ddata-exchange-Fall-2016 Wil Dubois and the DiabetesMine Team 2016-11-07T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Daylight Savings and Diabetes?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/daylight-savings-diabetes-ask-dmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil ponders time itself... especially considering we have once again hit that twice-a-year c...</p> Sat, 05 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/daylight-savings-diabetes-ask-dmine Wil Dubois 2016-11-05T07:00:00Z Boyfriend of Longtime Type 1 Becomes Afrezza Champion- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/partner-follies-boyfriend-afrezza-champion <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/MagalyPartnerFollies/MagalySteveTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our periodic Partner Follies series here at the 'Mine, in which we feature guest posts by spouses, partners and loved ones of PWDs (people with diabetes), sharing their POVs on having diabetes in their lives.Please welcome Steve Jo...</p> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/partner-follies-boyfriend-afrezza-champion Mike Hoskins 2016-11-04T07:00:00Z Diabetes Challenges Music Videos (!) from the 2016 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/video-montage-diabetesmine-innovation-summit-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DiabetesMine-video-thumb.jpg" /><p>If you've been following our Facebook page for the past few days, you may have noticed we've shared a trio of brief videos created for our recent DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in San Francisco.These newest Patient Voices snippets build on our "Un...</p> Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/video-montage-diabetesmine-innovation-summit-2016 Amy Tenderich 2016-11-03T07:00:00Z Questioning the Effectiveness of Diabetes Awareness Month- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/questioning-effectiveness-diabetes-awareness-month <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/NovemberAwarenessMonthTHUMB.jpg" /><p>With the start of November, we welcome another National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM). But don't you ever wonder how effective all of this "awareness month" activity really is? We sure do, so we asked our own Dan Fleshler to look into it. (Dan...</p> Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/questioning-effectiveness-diabetes-awareness-month Dan Fleshler 2016-11-02T07:00:00Z What's Happening for Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/world-diabetes-day-and-diabetes-awareness-month-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/NovemberAwarenessMonth2016/standard_NDAM.jpeg" /><p>November is upon us -- the time of year when "all eyes are on diabetes" for National Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14. That day was chosen in honor of Dr. Frederick Banting, the co-discoverer of insulin back in 1921, w...</p> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/world-diabetes-day-and-diabetes-awareness-month-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-11-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: October 2016 Boo Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogosphere-picks-october-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/OctoberDOCRoundupTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We're just about to hit November, the big National Diabetes Awareness Month! But before we do, let's all take a moment to appreciate what this past month of October has brought us from the Diabetes Online Community (DOC). Despite today's Hallowee...</p> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogosphere-picks-october-2016 DiabetesMine Team 2016-10-31T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Scary Plea on... Diabetes and Not Trying- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-scary-motivation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineJackOLanternTHUMB_0.jpg" /><p>Boo, Diabetes Community! Once again we're greeting Halloween along with all of our pancreatically-challenged friends.You got it, Folks -- with Oct. 31 just around the corner, this week we bring you the annual FEAR Edition of our diabetes advice...</p> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-scary-motivation Wil Dubois 2016-10-29T07:00:00Z 2016 DiabetesMine Challenges MATRIX Report: Patients Rate Tools & Services- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2016-diabetesmine-challenges-matrix-patients-rate-tools <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DiabetesMine-Challenges-Matrix-THUMB.jpg" /><p>You may remember that last Fall, we introduced something called the DiabetesMine Challenges Matrix®, a new way of mapping the diabetes care landscape with a focus on the needs of people with diabetes (PWDs) and their caregivers. In essence, it'...</p> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2016-diabetesmine-challenges-matrix-patients-rate-tools Amy Tenderich 2016-10-28T07:00:00Z The Fall 2016 D-Data ExChange and DiabetesMine Innovation Summit!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fall-2016-d-data-exchange-and-diabetesmine-innovation-summit <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/2016-Innovation-Summit-THUMB_2.jpeg" /><p>We've been talking about it for months, and now it's finally here! Today our team is at UC San Francisco's state-of-the-art biotech campus, where we're hosting the Fall 2016 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange (Thursday, Oct. 27) and 2016 DiabetesMine...</p> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fall-2016-d-data-exchange-and-diabetesmine-innovation-summit Amy Tenderich 2016-10-27T07:00:00Z Thirty Years at Novo Nordisk- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/camille-lee <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/CamilleLeeTHUMB.png" /><p>It's always good to keep in touch with the leadership at big diabetes companies, to understand their POV.That's why we were happy to be introduced to Camille Lee in April at the Novo-sponsored DOC forum in Phoenix, that brought a couple dozen diab...</p> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/camille-lee Mike Hoskins 2016-10-26T07:00:00Z CheckB4U Drive Hitting Gas Pedal on Teen Diabetes Driving School- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/teens-diabetes-checkb4udrive <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/NoLimitsDriving/CheckB4UDriveTHUMB.jpg" /><p>It all began with a racecar driver in Minnesota. About a decade ago, a marketing businessman met a D-Dad in the Twin Cities area with a T1D son. That father was Bill Hansen and his son, Todd Hansen, was a professional stock car driver in the AR...</p> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/teens-diabetes-checkb4udrive Mike Hoskins 2016-10-25T07:00:00Z Your Diabetes Voter's Guide for Election 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/your-diabetes-voters-guide-election-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Election2016/VotingonDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Thankfully, this maddening election season is almost over.We're all pretty sick and tired of the rhetoric, heading into the big presidential contest on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.Still, those of us in the pancreatically-challenged community are inevita...</p> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/your-diabetes-voters-guide-election-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-10-24T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Smokin' Cigars with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-smoking-cigars-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/BlackMildCigars-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Hey there, Diabetes Friends! Welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine. I'm your friendly host, Wil Dubois -- a longtime type 1 diagnosed as an adult who happens to write about diabetes and work as a clinical diabetes specialist in New...</p> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-smoking-cigars-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-10-22T07:00:00Z A Potential $1 Million for Diabetes Causes ⎯ Love You, Revlon!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/revlon-challenge-2016-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Revlon2016/RevlonTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Have you heard about the program cosmetics company Revlon has launched that could provide a whopping $1 million or more to some awesome charity groups in our Diabetes Community? Yep, it's true! Now in its second year, the Revlon LOVE IS ON 2...</p> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/revlon-challenge-2016-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-10-21T07:00:00Z Throwback Thursday: Shotgun Injections and a Palm Pilot-Style Glucose Meter!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/throwback-thursday-shotgun-injections-diabetes-tech <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/D-Tech-Throwback-ThursdayTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Since our team is busy preparing for our DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange and 2016 Innovation Summit at the end of next week, we thought this would be a nice moment for a little "Throwback Thursday" reminding us of just how far diabetes technology has...</p> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/throwback-thursday-shotgun-injections-diabetes-tech Mike Hoskins 2016-10-20T07:00:00Z FDA Finalizes New Guidelines for Better Glucose Meter Accuracy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-finalizes-meter-accuracy-rules <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_accuracy-button-THUMB.png" /><p>At long last, the FDA has finally signed off on new rules that call for more accurate glucose meters and test strips!On Oct. 11, the regulatory agency issued two sets of guidance, laying out new standards for meters used in clinical settings and a...</p> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-finalizes-meter-accuracy-rules Mike Hoskins 2016-10-19T07:00:00Z Following the Money Trail on Insulin Prices- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/following-insulin-price-money-trail <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/InsulinCostTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Of course we've been closely following the hot topic of high insulin prices, hoping to find some answers about how to best address this quagmire. We've reported here about The Human Cost of High Insulin Prices and heard the Insulin Makers' Respons...</p> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/following-insulin-price-money-trail Mike Hoskins 2016-10-18T07:00:00Z 'Sweet Blessings' Book Review (Giveaway, And a Little Diabetes Alert Dog, Too!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sweet-blessings-book-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/SweetBlessings/TrishaPorrettiTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Walking through the exhibit hall at a diabetes conference earlier this year, I came across a little white puffball of a dog who immediately captured my attention. I learned that this multi-poo (cross between a maltese and toy poodle) is a 12-year-...</p> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sweet-blessings-book-review Mike Hoskins 2016-10-17T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Stubborn Husbands with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-stubborn-husbands-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey, All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.This we...</p> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-stubborn-husbands-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-10-15T07:00:00Z Talking Diabetes with Country Music Star Eric Paslay- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-country-music-star-eric-paslay-about-type-1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/EricPaslay/standard_EricPaslayGuitar.jpeg" /><p>We've said it before and it's worth repeating: There must be something in the water that brings together people with diabetes and country music talent!Our Diabetes Community has a roster of talented singers and songwriters in many different forms ...</p> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-country-music-star-eric-paslay-about-type-1-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-10-14T07:00:00Z Roche Gets Creative with New Accu-Chek Guide Meter and Strips- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/roche-accu-chek-guide-meter <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/AccuChekGuide/AccuChekGuideSystemTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Every once in a while, a new glucose meter is introduced that really "steps outside the box" and offers something unique.That seems to be the case with the newest meter from Roche Diabetes Care, Accu-Chek Guide, offering some great practical featu...</p> Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/roche-accu-chek-guide-meter Mike Hoskins 2016-10-13T07:00:00Z Diabetes Educators Org Embraces Technology: Meet Crystal Broj- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-educators-org-goes-big-technology <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Crystal_Broj_THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Yesterday we announced that both the ADA (American Diabetes Association) and the AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators) are finally making diabetes technology a top priority -- both having recently hired new heads of Technology and ...</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-educators-org-goes-big-technology Amy Tenderich 2016-10-12T07:00:00Z ADA and AADE Dive into Diabetes Technology: Meet Jane Chiang- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-and-aade-dive-diabetes-technology <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_Jane-Chiang-THUMB.jpg" /><p>It may seem a bit overdue on their parts, but we're happy to announce that both the ADA (American Diabetes Association) and the AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators) are finally making diabetes technology a top priority. Both have rece...</p> Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-and-aade-dive-diabetes-technology Amy Tenderich 2016-10-11T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Tandem Diabetes Announces Next-Gen Tech and Upgrade Program- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-tandem-tech-platform <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/TandemTslimX2NewsFlashTHUMB.jpg" /><p>News update for October 2016 about the new Tandem t:slim x2 insulin pump, that that can be remotely updated from home.</p> Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-tandem-tech-platform Mike Hoskins 2016-10-10T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: What the Liver Can Do, and International Insulin- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-liver-and-insulin <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes a look at the wonders of the liver, and how despite its many talents, it cannot mag...</p> Sat, 08 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-liver-and-insulin Wil Dubois 2016-10-08T07:00:00Z Through the Diabetes Looking Glass...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/through-diabetes-looking-glass <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ElisabethAguestpost/standard_ElisabethAlmekinder.png" /><p>Today, Certified Diabetes Educator Elisabeth Almekinder joins us from coastal North Carolina, where she's been helping PWDs (people with diabetes) for a couple decades now, but her historic perspective on diabetes goes back much farther...As a chi...</p> Fri, 07 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/through-diabetes-looking-glass Mike Hoskins 2016-10-07T07:00:00Z Insulin Pump Hacking Risk in Animas OneTouch Ping? (Don't Worry)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-pump-hack-onetouch-ping <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/AnimasPingCybersecurityTHUMB.jpg" /><p>News is swirling over fresh revelations that the Animas OneTouch Ping insulin pump is at risk for hacking, with the manufacturer issuing a reassuring letter to patients that includes tips about reducing the cybersecurity risk.On Tuesday Oct. 4, Jn...</p> Thu, 06 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-pump-hack-onetouch-ping Mike Hoskins 2016-10-06T07:00:00Z T1D Exchange Making Waves in Diabetes Innovation- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/t1d-exchange-making-waves-in-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/T1DxM2D2-THUMB.jpg" /><p>If you're living with type 1 diabetes and you're not familiar with the T1D Exchange -- well, you should be! This well-funded and forward-thinking organization is taking the bull by the horns, so to speak, in advancing T1D care and research.Born ou...</p> Wed, 05 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/t1d-exchange-making-waves-in-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2016-10-05T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Sarah Mart: A Diabetes Sister in Advocacy!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-sarah-mart <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/SarahMart/SarahMartTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today we present the final interview of the season with our 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship winners, who'll be representing the patient community at our annual Innovation Summit later this month.Last not least of the 10 winners, we'r...</p> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-sarah-mart Mike Hoskins 2016-10-04T07:00:00Z Media Matters: Election Season and the Health Rumor Mill- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/media-matters-election-season-health-rumors <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/HillaryClintonTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Please welcome back New York-based longtime type 1, writer, media strategist and periodic 'Mine correspondent Dan Fleshler, with another take on hot topics in the news...The health of national leaders has made headlines in this election season, ...</p> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/media-matters-election-season-health-rumors Dan Fleshler 2016-10-03T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Penis Diabetes Diagnosis?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-penis-diabetes-diagnosis <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Hey All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.Today, W...</p> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-penis-diabetes-diagnosis Wil Dubois 2016-10-01T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: FDA Approves Medtronic 670G As First-Ever Hybrid Closed Loop!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-hybrid-closed-loop-approved <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/ClosedLoop/MedT670G/standard_670G.jpeg" /><p>Wow, what a huge moment for the Diabetes Community!On Wednesday, the FDA approved Medtronic's Minimed 670G, the first-ever "hybrid closed loop system" that can automatically monitor glucose and adjust basal insulin doses in people 14 years of ag...</p> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-hybrid-closed-loop-approved Mike Hoskins and Amy Tenderich 2016-09-29T19:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: September 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-september-2016-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupSeptTHUMB.jpg" /><p>After a busy summer in the Diabetes Community (as always), we find ourselves transitioning into Fall with just as much activity online! Indeed, the diabetes blogosphere is bristling full of great posts as diverse and colorful as the season's ch...</p> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-september-2016-edition Mike Hoskins 2016-09-29T07:00:00Z Way Back When... Insulin Was Cheap (And Then It Wasn't)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/history-of-insulin-costs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/InsulinVial1920sTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>In light of all the outrage over high insulin costs these days, we thought it would be interesting (to say the least!) to take a "Wayback Wednesday" walk through the history of this topic in the US...In the Beginning Remember those guys who actual...</p> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/history-of-insulin-costs Mike Hoskins 2016-09-28T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Sophia Walker: A 'Diabetes Tech Evangelist' in England- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-sophia-walker <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/SophiaWalker/SophiaWalkerTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome to another visit with our 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship winners, who'll be representing the patient community at our annual Innovation Summit in San Francisco next month.Today we're introducing Sophia Walker, a longtime ty...</p> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-sophia-walker Mike Hoskins 2016-09-27T07:00:00Z Google Diving Into Diabetes with New Sanofi Joint Venture Onduo- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sanofi-and-verily-form-onduo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/OnduoLogo-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>We knew Google was interested in diabetes -- with their glucose-sensing contact lens project and CGM development agreement with Dexcom announced last year. But now they've jumped in with both feet, so to speak, launching a whole new company! Excit...</p> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sanofi-and-verily-form-onduo Mike Hoskins 2016-09-26T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Eyebrow-Raising Insulin Use?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-eyebrow-raising-insulin-use <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil answers a question about taking large...</p> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-eyebrow-raising-insulin-use Wil Dubois 2016-09-24T07:00:00Z Diabetes UnConference Hits the Atlantic City Boardwalk- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-unconference-hits-atlantic-city-boardwalk <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/UnConference/AC2016/UnConfMikeSuzi2016thumb.jpeg" /><p>Even a few weeks after the Diabetes UnConference in Atlantic City, I'm still having a tough time getting my head around how my heart feels about the experience.There was quite the tidal wave of emotions there, and many of us were blinking back wha...</p> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-unconference-hits-atlantic-city-boardwalk Mike Hoskins 2016-09-23T07:00:00Z Insulin Makers Respond to Outrage Over Skyrocketing Prices- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/high-insulin-price-response <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/InsulinCostTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In our continuing coverage of the #DiabetesAccessMatters advocacy campaign combating high insulin costs and insurance woes... Outrage over inflated EpiPen costs continues to escalate as Congress is now investigating price-gouging of medication, an...</p> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/high-insulin-price-response Mike Hoskins 2016-09-22T07:00:00Z All-In-One Dario Meter Is iPhone 7 Ready- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dario-glucose-meter-iphone7-ready <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/Dario/DarioIPHONE7thumb.jpeg" /><p>Hey, you must have heard that a new iPhone is out!Yep, Apple's iPhone 7 made big headlines this month -- particularly with the controversial hardware change eliminating the headphone jack in favor of a "Lightning" charging port and Bluetooth audio...</p> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dario-glucose-meter-iphone7-ready Mike Hoskins 2016-09-21T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Jonathan Davis Talks Diabetes Tech, Costs and Access Advocacy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-jonathan-davis <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/JonathanDavis/JonathanDavisTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Next up in our series of interviews with the 2016 Patient Voices Winners (who'll be joining us on scholarship for this year's DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in San Francisco next month) is longtime advocate Jonathan Davis from Chicago.He's been l...</p> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-jonathan-davis Mike Hoskins 2016-09-20T07:00:00Z Glooko & Diasend Merge to Create Largest Diabetes Data Platform- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glooko-diasend-merger <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Glooko/GlookoDiasendMergerTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Big changes in the diabetes data-sharing world! Last week, news broke that California-based Glooko and Sweden-based Diasend would be merging into a new unified company, creating the largest and most dominant force in diabetes data-sharing platf...</p> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glooko-diasend-merger Mike Hoskins 2016-09-19T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Glucose Meter Diversity, and the Future of Fingersticks- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-more-meter-blues <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil responds to a couple device-specific questions -- about the universally-frustrating concern...</p> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-more-meter-blues Wil Dubois 2016-09-17T07:00:00Z Bracelet Buddy: Great Little Medical ID Hack- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bracelet-buddy-great-little-medical-id-hack <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_Bracelet-Buddy-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Cue my obsession with (medical ID) jewelry... But the one thing I can't abide is the way I always struggle to get medical ID bracelets clipped on my own wrist.When I did a review of sports medical ID alert bands recently, I mentioned having to pra...</p> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bracelet-buddy-great-little-medical-id-hack Amy Tenderich 2016-09-16T07:00:00Z A New Age of Mobile Diabetes Education and Coaching- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mobile-health-diabetes-coaching <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Apps/Coaching/mHealthCoachingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Say hello to the mobile app universe of diabetes coaching, where all you have to do is look to your smartphone to get the kind of diabetes advice and counseling that once was limited to expensive and time-consuming in-clinic visits.Hello, 2016.Dia...</p> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mobile-health-diabetes-coaching Mike Hoskins 2016-09-15T07:00:00Z Lyfebulb: A Rocky Path to Encouraging Diabetes Patient Entrepreneurs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lyfebulb-encouraging-diabetes-patient-entrepreneurs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Lyfebulb-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Have you heard of Lyfebulb? It's a unique New York-based organization devoted to encouraging entrepreneurship in diabetes -- just up our alley! They've just announced an Innovation Awards program in collaboration with Novo Nordisk "to spotlight ou...</p> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lyfebulb-encouraging-diabetes-patient-entrepreneurs Amy Tenderich 2016-09-14T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Polina Bryson: D-Mom and Gluten Free Advocate Extraordinaire- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-polina-bryson <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/PolinaBryson/PolinaBrysonTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome to another visit with our 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship winners, who'll be representing the patient community at our annual Innovation Summit in San Francisco this October.Today we're talking with Polina Bryson, a healthcar...</p> Tue, 13 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-polina-bryson Mike Hoskins 2016-09-13T07:00:00Z DiabetesMine's End of Summer '16 Swag Giveaway- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesminesummer-2016-swag-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/EndofSummerGiveawayTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We are quickly approaching the end of Summer '16, but that doesn't mean we have to say goodbye to the warmer weather or outdoor fun just yet -- so here's a chance to win some End of Summer Swag, of the T-shirt variety!Today, we're excited to offer...</p> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesminesummer-2016-swag-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2016-09-12T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Halting Your Meds and Training Your Own Alert Dog?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-fast-stop-and-dog-day-afternoon <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical diabetes specialist Wil Dubois.This week, Wil offers some thoughts on two questions from opposite ends of the diabetes univers...</p> Sat, 10 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-fast-stop-and-dog-day-afternoon Wil Dubois 2016-09-10T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Josef Dov Sokolsky on Type 2 Diabetes and Bipolar Disorder- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-josef-dov-sokolsky <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/Josef/standard_Josef.jpeg" /><p>Next up in our series of interviews with the 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship winners is Josef Dov Sokolsky from Florida, who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in his late '30s back in 1999.Josef has a unique POV, as he lives with bot...</p> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-josef-dov-sokolsky Mike Hoskins 2016-09-09T07:00:00Z The Human Cost of Unaffordable Insulin and Diabetes Supplies- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/human-cost-insulin-prices <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/InsulinCostTHUMB.jpg" /><p>On a recent sunny afternoon in Southeast Michigan, I witnessed ugly proof of the extreme circumstances many in our Diabetes Community are being forced into thanks to the escalating cost of diabetes medications and supplies. It all happened in...</p> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/human-cost-insulin-prices Mike Hoskins 2016-09-08T07:00:00Z Media Matters: Can Pokémon Go Make a Dent in Diabetes?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/media-matters-pokemon-go-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/PokemonGo/PokemonGoAppTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Please welcome back Dan Fleshler, New York-based longtime type 1, writer, media strategist and periodic correspondent here at the 'Mine, with another take on hot topics in the diabetes news. The whole Pokémon Go craze has captivated the country ...</p> Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/media-matters-pokemon-go-and-diabetes Dan Fleshler 2016-09-07T07:00:00Z FDA Workshop: 'A Lovefest of Unanimous Agreement' in Moving Beyond A1C- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/beyond-a1c-workshop-recap <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/FDABeyondA1C2016/BeyondA1CpatientLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As fellow type 1 advocate Anna McCollister-Slipp sat in a public workshop held by the U.S. FDA at the end of August, her heart swelled with emotion and tears came to her eyes.Finally, FDA decision-makers were looking beyond just A1C lab results w...</p> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/beyond-a1c-workshop-recap Mike Hoskins 2016-09-06T07:00:00Z Working Like a Dog (to Sniff Out Blood Sugars!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-alert-dogs-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/DiabetesAlertDogTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Labor Day, Everyone!Or as us dog owners love to say, "Happy Labrador Day!" :)We're taking it easy over this three-day weekend, especially since I'll be heading out to the Diabetes UnConference in Atlantic City next weekend. But of course, ti...</p> Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-alert-dogs-research Mike Hoskins 2016-09-05T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: On Donating Blood or Organs with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-donations-diabetes-blood-and-body-parts <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey, All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.Many o...</p> Sat, 03 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-donations-diabetes-blood-and-body-parts Wil Dubois 2016-09-03T07:00:00Z Who's Up for a New 'Fit With Diabetes Challenge'?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fit-with-diabetes-challenge-oerum <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/FitWithDChallengeTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>If you're living with diabetes and interested in taking on a new challenge to help you get fit and energized, then say hello to a brand new initiative called the Fit with Diabetes Challenge!This is a unique six-week educational program starting Se...</p> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fit-with-diabetes-challenge-oerum Mike Hoskins 2016-09-02T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Cassie Moffitt on School Nursing and Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-cassie-moffitt <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/CassieMoffitt/CassieMoffittTHUMBNAIL.jpeg" /><p>Today we're happy to introduce another of our 2016 Patient Voices Scholarship Winners, who'll be joining us for this year's DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in San Francisco at the end of October. Say hello to Cassie Moffitt in Austin, TX, a longt...</p> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-cassie-moffitt Mike Hoskins 2016-09-01T07:00:00Z How AADE 2016 Got Its Groove On (with Product News!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-aade-2016-got-its-groove-product-news <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/tweets-at-AADE16-THUMB.png" /><p>A bit belated, but still worth the read, we promise! Here's our coverage of the 2016 AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators) annual meeting that took place in San Diego Aug. 12-15: Maybe it was the non-stop sunshine… maybe it was the ro...</p> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-aade-2016-got-its-groove-product-news Amy Tenderich 2016-08-31T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: August 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-august-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/AroundDOCblogosphereAugustTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As we wind down the summer of 2016, our diabetes blogging radar has been lighting up with all the outstanding posts from around the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).Note that this was a very emotional month, with births, deaths, and a heavy helping...</p> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-august-2016 DiabetesMine Team 2016-08-30T07:00:00Z Miss America 2017 Could Be a T1D!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/caroline-carter-for-miss-america <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/CarolineCarterPhotoTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>In some ways, it's like deja vu. For the third time in history, a young woman with type 1 diabetes is competing for the Miss America crown, and in the coming weeks will be seen wearing her pump and CGM on the national pageant stage.As unthinkable ...</p> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/caroline-carter-for-miss-america Mike Hoskins 2016-08-29T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Hospital Horror Stories- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hospital-horror-stories <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil offers some thoughts to a scared D-peep who's in the hospital for unrelated health issues,...</p> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hospital-horror-stories Wil Dubois 2016-08-27T07:00:00Z Going Paleo with Diabetes?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/going-paleo-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Paleo-foods-Thumb.jpg" /><p>The article we published about "going Paleo with diabetes" in 2013 has been one of our most-searched posts for the past three years. And guess what? It needed some updating... which we've now completed with pride.The result is a comprehensive arti...</p> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/going-paleo-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2016-08-25T07:00:00Z Insulin Infusion Tech Gets a Shot in the Arm- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-insulin-infusion-set-tech <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/InfusionSets/MinimedProSetTHUMB.png" /><p>You might call it the dawn of a new era in infusion set technology. Starting in September, people with diabetes in the U.S. will have access to insulin pump connection apparatus different from anything we've seen before -- designed to curb the num...</p> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-insulin-infusion-set-tech Mike Hoskins 2016-08-24T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Kayla Brown Climbs High on Diabetes Advocacy, Innovation and Memes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-kayla-brown <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/KaylaBrown/KaylaMeMeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome to the 4th in our series of interviews with the 2016 Patient Voices Scholarship Winners -- 10 advocates selected to join us on scholarship for this year's DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in San Francisco in a couple of months.Please greet t...</p> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-kayla-brown Mike Hoskins 2016-08-23T07:00:00Z On the Paleo Diet and Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/experimenting-with-that-paleo-caveman-diet-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The Paleo Diet, otherwise known as the "Caveman Diet," is hugely popular at the moment. And lots of folks want to know how it plays with diabetes... The DiabetesMine Team has taken a deep dive here into what this eating plan entails, and what nu...</p> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/experimenting-with-that-paleo-caveman-diet-with-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2016-08-23T07:00:00Z New T1D Booklets Perfect for Back to School (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-t1d-booklet-series-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/T1DbookseriesNovo/DOTcharacterTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Just in time for the back to school season comes a new book series catering specifically to kids with type 1 diabetes in certain age groups -- along with their caregivers and the newly diagnosed In early July, JDRF and Novo Nordisk announced a ...</p> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-t1d-booklet-series-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2016-08-22T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Call Your Doctor, Not the Internet (For This)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-call-you-doctor-not-internet <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil has some key advice: Some things are ...</p> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-call-you-doctor-not-internet Wil Dubois 2016-08-20T07:00:00Z Manipulating My A1C and Looking Beyond That Number- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/looking-beyond-my-A1C <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PersonalDiabetesData/BeyondA1CWatchfaceTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As my endo read through the medical chart at a recent appointment, I sat there anxiously waiting for him to tell me my latest A1C. He scanned the notes and rattled off bits of information about prescriptions, before getting to the meat and potat...</p> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/looking-beyond-my-A1C Mike Hoskins 2016-08-19T07:00:00Z Medtrum, the Tubeless Artificial Pancreas You've Never Heard Of- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtrum-tubeless-artificial-pancreas <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/ClosedLoop/Medtrum/MedtrumAPsystemTHUMB.png" /><p>Closed loop technology is no longer a pipe dream, with the first of these next-generation systems set to hit market within a year or two.Here at the 'Mine, we've written about the well-known Artificial Pancreas systems and the lesser-known ones li...</p> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtrum-tubeless-artificial-pancreas Mike Hoskins 2016-08-18T07:00:00Z New Smart Insulin Pens Making it to Market- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/next-generation-smart-insulin-pens <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/EmperraPen/EmperraBluetoothPenAppTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In this time of excitement around the acceleration of diabetes technology, it's not all about the Artificial Pancreas. Even the insulin pen injection devices that many of us use are getting smarter, with built-in Bluetooth allowing users to track ...</p> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/next-generation-smart-insulin-pens Mike Hoskins 2016-08-17T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Mariana Gomez Spreads Diabetes Awareness from Mexico- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-mariana-gomez <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/MarianaGomez/MarianaGomezTHUMB.png" /><p>The next of our 2016 Patient Voices Contest Winners we'd like to introduce is a woman who's not only been living with type 1 diabetes for more than three decades, but is also an esteemed diabetes educator making a difference in the lives of many P...</p> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-mariana-gomez Mike Hoskins 2016-08-16T07:00:00Z Florida D-Mom: Teen Son with Type 1 Has Olympic Triathlon Hopes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/florida-teen-diabetes-triathlon-champ <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Rosser/LukeRosserTHUMB.jpg" /><p>With the Olympic Summer Games going on in Rio, many have athletic achievements and aspirations on the mind. In our own Diabetes Community, it's great to hear news of T1 Olympic swimmer Matheus Santana from Brazil competing, among other PWDs (peopl...</p> Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/florida-teen-diabetes-triathlon-champ Mike Hoskins 2016-08-15T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: On Guard Over Gardasil (and the Possible Diabetes Connection)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-gardasil-side-effect <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday, DiabetesMine Friends!Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine, hosted by the esteemed Wil Dubois who's not only living with type 1 diabetes himself but also an established diabetes author and community educato...</p> Sat, 13 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-gardasil-side-effect Wil Dubois 2016-08-13T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Medtronic Launches New Minimed 630G System- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-launches-new-minimed-630g <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Pumps/MedT630Gthumbnail.jpg" /><p>A new Medtronic insulin pump is now available in the United States, introducing a new design and color-screen as part of a complete makeover to these diabetes devices that have fundamentally looked the same for 30 years!Say hello to the Minimed 63...</p> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-launches-new-minimed-630g Mike Hoskins 2016-08-12T07:00:00Z Investor Updates: Diabetes Technology Tidbits Mid-2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/investor-updates-diabetes-tech-mid2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/WhatsNextBoxTHUMB.jpg" /><p>One of the best ways to find out what's new and hot in diabetes technology is to follow the industry's "earnings calls." These quarterly webcast sessions are designed to update investors on product pipelines and how business is expected to go ...</p> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/investor-updates-diabetes-tech-mid2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-08-11T07:00:00Z Global Diabetes: Talking with the Only Endo in Bermuda- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/global-diabetes-bermuda-endo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Global/Bermuda/AnnabelFountainTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>We continue roaming the planet to bring you accounts of diabetes care in various countries for our Global Diabetes series. Today, we're happy to share the story of Dr. Annabel Fountain, who happens to be the one and only endocrinologist in Bermuda...</p> Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/global-diabetes-bermuda-endo Mike Hoskins 2016-08-10T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Molly Schreiber Advocates Beyond Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-molly-schreiber <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/MollySchreiberTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Next up in our series of interviews with the winners of our 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest is a Baltimore woman who's been at this type 1 game for more than a quarter-century and comes from family line of T1Ds stretching back...</p> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-molly-schreiber Mike Hoskins 2016-08-09T07:00:00Z Lawsuit: U.S. Army Programs Discriminate Against Kids With Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-army-litigation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DiabetesInCourtGavelTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The American Diabetes Association has joined a California family in suing the U.S. Army, challenging a nationwide policy they say discriminates against type 1 kids by preventing them from participating in summer camps, daycare programs, and before...</p> Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-army-litigation Mike Hoskins 2016-08-08T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Forgot My Insulin... and I'm on Vacation!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-forgot-my-insulin-and-im-vacation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/StickyNoteForgotInsulinTHUMBNAIL.jpg" /><p>Need help navigating life with diabetes? You can always Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly Q&amp;A column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil has some advice on what to do if you're heading off...</p> Sat, 06 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-forgot-my-insulin-and-im-vacation Wil Dubois 2016-08-06T07:00:00Z More Advocacy Happening on #DiabetesAccessMatters- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesaccessmatters-update <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Access/DPACActNowLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In the three months since health insurance giant United Health Care made the controversial decision to offer only Medtronic insulin pumps to its customers and limit coverage on other brands, our Diabetes Community has been hard at work figuring ou...</p> Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesaccessmatters-update Mike Hoskins 2016-08-05T07:00:00Z Diabetes Advocate Gets INSPIRED for Women- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/vanessa-belani-inspired <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/VanessaInspiredTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Finding inspiring stories with diabetes is, well... always inspiring.Today, we're excited to introduce a woman actually producing a video series called INSPIRED, aimed at motivating women to do anything and everything (while embracing a love for v...</p> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/vanessa-belani-inspired Mike Hoskins 2016-08-04T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Randall Barker Advocates for Himself and Daughter with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-randall-barker <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/PVWinners2016/RandallBarkerWithDaughterTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Congrats again to the 10 winners of our 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced earlier this summer! Over the next several weeks, we'll be featuring an interview with each, delving into their stories and POVs on the impact...</p> Wed, 03 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-randall-barker Amy Tenderich 2016-08-03T07:00:00Z Do You Consider Diabetes a Disability? Inquiring Minds Want to Know- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/is-diabetes-a-disability <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/FFL2016/MasterLab2016/DisabilityDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>I don't like to think of myself as being "disabled" just because I happen to be living with type 1 diabetes. But legally I am, per definitions within the American Disabilities Act (ADA). So, I force myself to accept that label for purposes of pr...</p> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/is-diabetes-a-disability Mike Hoskins 2016-08-02T07:00:00Z The Guy Bringing a New Type 1 Diabetes Focus to ADA (!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/paul-madden-type1-diabetes-ADA <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/PaulMaddenHeadshotTHUMB.jpg" /><p>When it comes to people who've earned the designation of Amazing Advocate in our ongoing series here at the 'Mine, Paul Madden is a natural fit. Without a doubt, he's one of the most influential diabetes advocates of our time, who's become an insp...</p> Mon, 01 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/paul-madden-type1-diabetes-ADA Mike Hoskins 2016-08-01T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Fear and Denial of Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-fear-and-denial-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil is coming to the rescue for a woman ...</p> Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-fear-and-denial-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-07-30T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: July 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-july-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/AroundDOCblogosphereJulyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Here we are at the end of another July, and the heat's been on this past month! Not only in the outside temps across much of the States, but also here in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).Yep, there have been some hot topics afoot -- from big...</p> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-july-2016 DiabetesMine Team 2016-07-28T07:00:00Z FDA Panel: Dexcom CGM as Good as Fingersticks for Treating Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-dosing-claim-fda-panel <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/CGM/DosingCGM/DoseWithCGMthumb.jpg" /><p>Last week on July 21, an FDA panel held a day-long meeting to consider whether the latest Dexcom continuous glucose monitor generation is safe and effective enough to be used for insulin dosing and related diabetes treatment decisions -- without t...</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-dosing-claim-fda-panel Dan Fleshler 2016-07-27T07:00:00Z A Bad Bite and Real-Person Sick -- with Diabetes on Board- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/real-people-sick-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/RealPersonSick/RealPeopleSickTHUMB.jpg" /><p>A key takeaway from the recent diabetes advocacy MasterLab was how we need to look out for No. 1. That sounds bad, but it really just means that we must first care of ourselves in order to be in a position to help the rest of the community.As fat...</p> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/real-people-sick-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-07-26T07:00:00Z Country Singer RaeLynn Talks Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/country-singer-raelynn-talks-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/RaeLynnTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>There must be something in the air when it comes to country singers and songwriters with diabetes...That is, we seem to have a plethora of them in our pancreatically-challenged community, including young country star RaeLynn, who's been living wit...</p> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/country-singer-raelynn-talks-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-07-25T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: The Diabetes Standards of Care... and My Heresy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-standards-care-and-my-heresy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Hey, All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.This w...</p> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-standards-care-and-my-heresy Wil Dubois 2016-07-23T07:00:00Z Hot Tips for Roadtripping / Camping with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/roadtripping-camping-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Please say howdy once again to Dana Howe, a recent graduate student in Health Communication from Tufts University who's had type 1 since age 8. She also comes from a family of type 1s (her dad and mom's dad are T1D too), and she happens to be an...</p> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/roadtripping-camping-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2016-07-22T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Bigfoot to Kick Off Closed Loop Clinical Trial!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-bigfoot-closed-loop-clinical-trial-begins <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/ClosedLoop/BigfootBrainNewsFlashTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Big news in the world of closed loop research is being announced today.OK, make that "Bigfoot" news... as in Bigfoot Biomedical, the closed loop (aka artificial pancreas system) startup based in Milpitas, CA, led by the D-Dad trio of former JDRF l...</p> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-bigfoot-closed-loop-clinical-trial-begins Mike Hoskins 2016-07-21T07:00:00Z The Unspeakably Wonderful Girl Who Grew Up (Thanks to Insulin)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/unspeakably-wonderful-insulin-discovery <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/UnspeakablyWonderfulTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>History remembers Elizabeth Hughes as one of the first people ever to be treated with insulin back in the 1920s -- a landmark time when the discovery of this magic liquid suddenly meant that a diagnosis was no longer a guaranteed death sentence.Bu...</p> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/unspeakably-wonderful-insulin-discovery Mike Hoskins 2016-07-20T07:00:00Z Start Your Engine1... New Mobile App for Exercise Planning with T1D- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/engine1-mobile-app <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Engine1/Engine1THUMB.jpg" /><p>The tricky balance of diabetes-food-nutrition-exercise effects is "the last frontier that hasn't yet been conquered," according to longtime type 1 triathlete and advocate Cliff Scherb. His solution? Create an app for that! Say hello to the newly...</p> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/engine1-mobile-app Mike Hoskins 2016-07-19T07:00:00Z Dosing Insulin Off CGM Data- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dosing-insulin-cgm <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/CGM/DosingCGM/DoseWithCGMthumb.jpg" /><p>Despite what the powers-that-be mandate, I often use my Dexcom continuous glucose monitor results to make insulin dosing decisions... without doing a fingerstick to confirm the results.((Enter gasps here))According to FDA regulators and physicians...</p> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dosing-insulin-cgm Mike Hoskins 2016-07-18T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Insulin By Any Other Name...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-names-ask-dmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/WhatsInNameInsulinTagTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil reflects on varying names for insulin in different countries, even if they're pretty ...</p> Sat, 16 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-names-ask-dmine Wil Dubois 2016-07-16T07:00:00Z Insulin for Syrians with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-for-syrians <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Insulin4All/InsulinForSyriansTHUMB.png" /><p>Access to insulin is a hot topic for many in the United States, but our struggles here pale in comparison to what those with diabetes in developing countries face every single day.A few years ago, we introduced the #Insulin4All initiative created ...</p> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-for-syrians Mike Hoskins 2016-07-15T07:00:00Z MasterLab 2016: A Different Approach to Diabetes Advocacy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/masterlab-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/FFL2016/MasterLab2016/MasterLabMaterialsTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>One fellow type 1 in Georgia plans to create a non-profit group that will host comedy shows to raise money for diabetes supplies for those who can't otherwise afford them. Another T1D advocate from Illinois wants to set up web hubs at free health ...</p> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/masterlab-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-07-14T07:00:00Z A First-Timer's View of the Friends For Life Diabetes Fest- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-timers-view-friends-life-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/FFL2016/GreenBraceletWilTHUMB.jpg" /><p>This year marks the 17th anniversary of Friends For Life, the annual diabetes fest hosted at the Orlando Disney World Resort by the non-profit Children with Diabetes, with the 2016 event wrapping up last week. While the conference started off serv...</p> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-timers-view-friends-life-2016 Wil Dubois 2016-07-13T07:00:00Z Diabetes and Ice Cream: Yes, We Can!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ice-cream-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/IceCreamDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The other day, after a casual dinner at home, my wife and I went out for ice cream.We'd opted to leave the air-conditioned safety of our home on this 90+ degree day, to head for an ice cream parlor that's just a short stroll from our house.As we ...</p> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ice-cream-and-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-07-12T07:00:00Z The Rocket Science Behind Diabetes GrifGrips Stickers (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/small-but-mighty-grifgrips-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/GrifGrips/GrifGripsDragonTHUMB.jpg" /><p>When Griffin Jordan was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a few years ago, his parents Patrick and Stephanie wanted nothing more than to make sure their 9-year-old son could keep up his active lifestyle.That eventually prompted them to leave rocket s...</p> Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/small-but-mighty-grifgrips-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2016-07-11T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: How Insulin on Board (IOB) is Like an IOU- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-how-insulin-board-iob-iou <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/InsulinStackingIOUthumb.jpg" /><p>If we had a dollar for every time "What the heck??" was uttered in managing diabetes, we'd probably have enough funds to find the cure ourselves! Luckily, we thrive on the never-ending mysteries of diabetes here at our weekly advice column, Ask ...</p> Sat, 09 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-how-insulin-board-iob-iou Wil Dubois 2016-07-09T07:00:00Z Endo Appointment Anxiety- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/endo-appointment-anxiety <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DoctorOfficeAnxietyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Going to the doctor's office can often be a nail-biting experience for those of us with diabetes.Visiting our endocrinologists and diabetes specialists often brings an anxiety that's tough to describe, but today our fellow blogger and team member ...</p> Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/endo-appointment-anxiety DiabetesMine Team 2016-07-08T07:00:00Z Joslin's Technology Leader Starting New Innovation Chapter- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/joslins-technology-leader-lilly <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/WolpertTHUMB.png" /><p>For nearly three decades, Dr. Howard Wolpert has been the man behind technology and innovation at Boston's legendary Joslin Diabetes Center. For those who may not be as hip to his name, Dr. Wolpert built the insulin pump and technology program ...</p> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/joslins-technology-leader-lilly Mike Hoskins 2016-07-07T07:00:00Z Trial-Testing Medtronic's 670G Hybrid Closed Loop System- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-closed-loop-les-hazelton <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/ClosedLoop/Minimed670GHybridTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We've heard the big news that Medtronic has filed with the U.S. FDA its much-anticipated hybrid closed loop system, which is expected to be the first "pre-artificial pancreas" system to hit market sometime in 2017. At the ADA's 76th Scientific Ses...</p> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-closed-loop-les-hazelton Mike Hoskins 2016-07-06T07:00:00Z Media Matters: The Feud Over Heart Risk Lowering Diabetes Drugs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-drugs-heart-risk-news <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/victoza-THUMB.jpg" /><p>It may not surprise you to hear that pharma companies are grappling over whose diabetes drug lowers cardiovascular risk most.We're happy to turn the mic over to Dan Fleshler today for the latest in our Media Matters series, in which he looks at t...</p> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-drugs-heart-risk-news Dan Fleshler 2016-07-05T07:00:00Z Happy Fourth of July, Diabetes-Style- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-fourth-july-diabetes-style <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMSundayFunnies/2016/July2016/July4memeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Independence Day, Diabetes Community!We're taking it easy this July 4th, as Amy is vacationing with her family on their annual summer visit to Europe, while Mike is resting up at home with family and friends before traveling to Orlando this ...</p> Mon, 04 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-fourth-july-diabetes-style DiabetesMine Team 2016-07-04T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Call for a Revolution in Healthcare Access and Choice- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-revolution-healthcare-access <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/UncleSamTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week we have a special edition, given the Fourth of July holiday is upon us and many are reflecting on independence, free...</p> Sat, 02 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-revolution-healthcare-access Wil Dubois 2016-07-02T07:00:00Z Hulk Smashing Diabetes... Breaking Down My 8 Types of Anger- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-anger-management <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/hulk-smash-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>There used to be times when I'd get very angry about diabetes.So angry in fact, that I'd want to reach inside my body and rip out my useless pancreas in order to Hulk Smash it into a wall.Being diagnosed as a young kid, my rebellious teenage yea...</p> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-anger-management Mike Hoskins 2016-07-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: June 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-june-2016-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/AroundDOCRoundupJuneTHUMB.jpg" /><p>It's a busy summer season as always between the major diabetes conferences, Father's Day, summer D-camps, and much more.So naturally, we have a bunch of great posts to highlight from the past month!Here, in no particular order, are some of our rec...</p> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-june-2016-edition Mike Hoskins 2016-06-30T07:00:00Z Remembering Diabetes Advocate Kitty Castellini- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kitty-castellini-tribute <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/KittyCastellini/KittyCastelliniTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>To those who knew her best, Kitty Castellini was a lover of bologna, a practical joker and passionate Disney fan -- not to mention a devoted mom and wife who had a quick wit and fiesty personality, along with (believe it or not) expertise in explo...</p> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kitty-castellini-tribute Mike Hoskins 2016-06-29T07:00:00Z What's Happening in Response to #DiabetesAccessMatters- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/whats-happening-response-diabetesaccessmatters <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/UHCaccessmattersTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Getting the diabetes technology and medications that work best for each of us is becoming more difficult. Our access and choices are slowly being stripped away.And sadly, we're convinced there's little that can be done to halt that trend.Nearly tw...</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/whats-happening-response-diabetesaccessmatters Mike Hoskins 2016-06-28T07:00:00Z Diabetes Cure Talk: Research Updates from ADA 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-cure-research-updates-ada-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DiabetesCureTalkTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We're still catching our breath following the American Diabetes Association's huge 76th Scientific Sessions conference in New Orleans, where diabetes tech and treatments and other science took center stage. So what about cure research, you may as...</p> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-cure-research-updates-ada-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-06-27T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: January - June 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2016a <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMSundayFunnies/2016/June2016/SummerDiabetesMovies2016thumb.jpg" /><p>« See newer comics Sunday Funnies: If Hollywood Went Diabetes... Published June 27, 2016 The mid-year movie season could look quite different, you know... We'd totally hit Fandango for those titles, wouldn't you?!Thanks to the talented Brad Slai...</p> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2016a DiabetesMine | Comics from Community 2016-06-26T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Let's Talk About Sex and Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-lets-talk-about-sex-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil is taking his column to the bedroom, talking about how diabetes can interfere when you're ...</p> Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-lets-talk-about-sex-and-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-06-25T07:00:00Z Diabetes as an Art Form: Glucose Data Sculptures Inspire- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-data-art-therapeutic <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/JustusHarrisTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Justus Harris, type 1 diabetes since age 14, is a graduate and portfolio evaluator for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, internationally exhibiting artist and technologist passionate about 3D printed sculpture and data visualization f...</p> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-data-art-therapeutic Amy Tenderich 2016-06-24T07:00:00Z Diabetes Technology Breakthroughs at the June 2016 D-Data ExChange- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-data-exchange-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_NOLA-DData-THUMB_0.jpeg" /><p>Something big happened at the June 2016 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange forum in New Orleans. Some said it simply felt like making D-history, while others described it as an "inflection point" that will be remembered for years to come… Essentially...</p> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-data-exchange-2016 Amy Tenderich 2016-06-23T07:00:00Z Makeup Artist Uses Bodypaint for Diabetes Self-Expression- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/madeulook-makeup-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/AlexysArt/AlexysKetoneTHUMB.png" /><p>Ever wondered what a ketone looks like? Or what it might resemble if it were a human being?Just ask Alexys Fleming, a type 1 in Chicago who was diagnosed at age 13 about a decade ago.She has an idea, because this 20-something has actually painted ...</p> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/madeulook-makeup-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-06-22T07:00:00Z From Worst to Best (Glucose Meter) Case Scenario- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/worst-best-glucose-meter-case-scenario <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/LiVongo-case-THUMB.JPG" /><p>Not long ago, I wrote a whole treatise on the importance of medical device carry case design – how the functionality and aesthetics of the way we schlep these tools through life makes all the difference. At the time, I was already in talks with...</p> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/worst-best-glucose-meter-case-scenario Amy Tenderich 2016-06-21T07:00:00Z Afrezza Update: Giving Inhaled Insulin a Second Try, As MannKind Re-Launches- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-news-updates <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Insulin/AfrezzaBoothTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>I'm not afraid to say that I like to inhale.My Afrezza inhaled insulin, that is.I've gotten past my initial reservations about this novel type of powdered insulin and have been giving it another try over the past month, after taking a much-needed ...</p> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-news-updates Mike Hoskins 2016-06-20T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Fathers Rock (Or Try To!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-fathers-rock-or-try <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/KeepCalmDaddy-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy impending Father's Day. Which is tomorrow.In honor of this yearly day celebrating dads, we have a special edition of our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine. Here I am, your host Wil Dubois -- someone who's been living with type 1 di...</p> Sat, 18 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-fathers-rock-or-try Wil Dubois 2016-06-18T07:00:00Z Diabetes Partner Follies: A Quirky Approach to Marriage and Motherhood with Type 1- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-nichols <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/NicholsNathanNicki-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome back to our periodic Partner Follies series here at the 'Mine, in which we feature guest posts by spouses and loved ones of PWDs sharing their own POVs on diabetes.Today, we're excited to welcome Nicki Nichols, who's married to a longtime ...</p> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-nichols Mike Hoskins 2016-06-17T07:00:00Z 2016 ADA Scientific Sessions: Diabetes Product and Biz News- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-conference-2016-diabetes-tech <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ADASessions2016/ADAExhibitHallTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As per usual, the 2016 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions conference was... overwhelming. Set in super-humid New Orleans this year and peppered by thunderstorms that soaked hotel-hopping conference-goers, this annual gathering of ov...</p> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-conference-2016-diabetes-tech Amy Tenderich 2016-06-16T07:00:00Z A Walk Through Diabetes History (On Display at ADA 2016)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ADA-diabetes-history <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ADASessions2016/History/EarlyDiabetesHistoryTHUMB.jpg" /><p>So much is new and exciting from the American Diabetes Association's 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans...But of course this just ONE SINGLE YEAR of science, technology, healthcare trends and policy, emerging after decades of history. Diabete...</p> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ADA-diabetes-history Mike Hoskins 2016-06-15T07:00:00Z ADA Scientific Sessions 2016: The Science!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-scientific-sessions-2016-science <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ADASessions2016/ADAsign2016thumb.jpeg" /><p>Whew -- we're just returning from the gi-normous annual ADA Scientific Sessions, that took place in New Orleans this year. And like you all, we're watching all the mainstream media coverage with great interest. Obviously, folks who don't live with...</p> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-scientific-sessions-2016-science Amy Tenderich and Mike Hoskins 2016-06-14T07:00:00Z Little Lisette, The Diabetic Deep Sea Diver (Kids Book Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/little-lisette-kids-book-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/Lisette/LittleLisetteBookTHUMB.png" /><p>We all know that diabetes is challenging and sometimes scary, so we love how many kids' books take positive spins to make it a more palatable and even fun topic.That's why we're excited to see a new children's book from fellow D-peep Carrie Hether...</p> Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/little-lisette-kids-book-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2016-06-13T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Tick Tock, Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-tick-tock-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil is watching the clock... on a couple of questions related to the topic of time, that is. H...</p> Sat, 11 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-tick-tock-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-06-11T07:00:00Z ADA 2016 Conference Kickoff and the DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-2016-conference-kickoff-and-diabetesmine-d-data-exchange <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/ADA2016-NewOrleans-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Today marks the start of the American Diabetes Associations' 76th annual Scientific Sessions, taking place this year in New Orleans -- and also our Summer 2016 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange, happening now!As you all surely know, ADA's giant annual ...</p> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-2016-conference-kickoff-and-diabetesmine-d-data-exchange Amy Tenderich 2016-06-10T07:00:00Z Diabetes Exercise Expert Honored, Launching Academy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-exercise-expert-honored <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/SheriColbergOchsTHUMB.png" /><p>Whenever we think diabetes and exercise, Sheri Colberg-Ochs immediately comes to mind. A longtime diabetes educator, researcher and author, this woman knows what she's talking about given her own five decades with type 1 maintaining a highly activ...</p> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-exercise-expert-honored Mike Hoskins 2016-06-09T07:00:00Z Talking Sense to Real Men (with Diabetes) During Men's Health Month- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mens-health-month-real-men-have-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/MensHealthMonthTHUMB.png" /><p>Well, happy frickin' Men's Health Month.Yep, it's June. This month-long awareness-a-thon, sponsored by a Congressional health educational program, is designed to raise awareness about men's health issues, and encourage men to focus more on their...</p> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mens-health-month-real-men-have-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-06-08T07:00:00Z Beyond Diabetes Devices - Weaving Coaching Into D-Tools- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/virtual-coaching-diabetes-tools <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/DNavTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Thankfully, companies aren't just making straight-up gadgets anymore for helping us manage our diabetes. They're increasingly realizing that adding health coaches, clinical advisors and educator insights as part of the package make all the differe...</p> Tue, 07 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/virtual-coaching-diabetes-tools Mike Hoskins 2016-06-07T07:00:00Z Washington State First Responder Creating Glucose Necklace- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/maynard-glucose-necklace <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/GlucoseNecklace/GlucoseBoostNecklacesTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Kris Maynard remembers that pivotal moment when a low blood sugar stopped him in his tracks and had his loved ones frantic.The 39-year-old type 1 from Spokane, WA, was diagnosed roughly 16 years ago, when he was a young man serving in the military...</p> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/maynard-glucose-necklace Mike Hoskins 2016-06-06T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: The Right to Refuse, and Choosing Medications- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-refusing-choosing-drugs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/InsulinVial-THUMB.png" /><p>Hey, All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.Today,...</p> Sat, 04 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-refusing-choosing-drugs Wil Dubois 2016-06-04T07:00:00Z WINNERS ANNOUNCED: The 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/winners-announced-2016-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_2016-PV-winners-icon-THUMB.png" /><p>Welcome to the results of our 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest!We'd like to thank EVERYONE who entered the contest and supported this effort -- not least this year's guest judge, blogger and outspoken advocate Christel Aprigliano.Our team ...</p> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/winners-announced-2016-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest Amy Tenderich 2016-06-03T07:00:00Z Still Fighting for Diabetes School Safety- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/school-safety-advocacy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/SchoolSafety/LlewellynMomDaughterTHUMBNAIL.jpg" /><p>The school year's coming to a close for most in the U.S., but that doesn't mean the battles for safety in school settings are over.We've seen recent headlines about diabetes parents' heated conflicts with public and private schools across the coun...</p> Thu, 02 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/school-safety-advocacy Mike Hoskins 2016-06-02T07:00:00Z The Story of Inhaled Insulin (So Far)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/story-inhaled-insulin-so-far <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Inhaled-insulin-THUMB.png" /><p>"Wait, you can inhale insulin? Isn't that something you have to inject?"Good question! And the answer is that until very recently, shots were the only way to administer insulin. But an inhalable version of this life-sustaining drug has been in the...</p> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/story-inhaled-insulin-so-far Amy Tenderich 2016-06-01T07:00:00Z Driving in the Fast Lane with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fast-lane-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Racing/KimballIndy500carTHUMB.jpg" /><p>For the first time in several years, I wasn't able to make it to the Indianapolis 500 race this past weekend -- which is a real bummer since it was the historic 100th anniversary of this iconic race.There was good reason, as I was attending my you...</p> Tue, 31 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fast-lane-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-05-31T07:00:00Z A Comparative Look at Medical Sports ID Bands (with Big Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/comparative-look-medical-sports-id-bands <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_StickyJ_Diabetes_BlueBand.jpg" /><p>You're heading out for a workout... and of course, diabetes is going with you. Aside from the essential planning around glucose levels and insulin on board, probably the most important thing to remember is to have some form of visible medical ID o...</p> Mon, 30 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/comparative-look-medical-sports-id-bands Amy Tenderich 2016-05-30T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Give Me Insulin Or Give Me Death- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-give-me-insulin-or-give-me-death <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/InsulinOptionsNotEnemyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil offers some thoughts on diabetes management when insulin isn't on board... at least, when ...</p> Sat, 28 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-give-me-insulin-or-give-me-death Wil Dubois 2016-05-28T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: May 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-may-2016-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/AroundDOCblogosphereMayTHUMBNAIL.jpg" /><p>Here we are at the end of the fifth month of 2016, which is simply amazing - how quickly this year is going by! Of course, the summer months bring a bevy of diabetes conference activity and we're excited about that, but it's already been a busy...</p> Fri, 27 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-may-2016-edition Mike Hoskins 2016-05-27T07:00:00Z Bio-Inspired Artificial Pancreas, with Jedi Master Yoda on Board- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bio-inspired-artificial-pancreas-yoda <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/yoda-diabetes-THUMB.jpg" /><p>If Yoda from Star Wars can use a closed loop system to manage diabetes, then anyone can become a "Jedi-like master" of their D-health, right? Believe it or not, that's the pitch for a new Artificial Pancreas system being developed in England. Of ...</p> Thu, 26 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bio-inspired-artificial-pancreas-yoda Mike Hoskins 2016-05-26T07:00:00Z The Other Big D (as in Vitamin D)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/vitaminD-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/VitaminDsunTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today, our D'Mine columnist and correspondent Wil Dubois takes a real close look at an essential component of our health that most of us never think about. "But I spend a lot of time outdoors," I told my endo. She fixed me with a steely gaze. "A...</p> Wed, 25 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/vitaminD-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-05-25T07:00:00Z First-Ever "Bolus & Barbells" Diabetes Bodybuilding Event- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-bolus-barbells-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/RodneyMiller/RodneyMillerTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today we're delighted to introduce Rodney Miller, a longtime type 1 in Texas who's starting a first-of-its-kind diabetes program focused on weightlifting and bodybuilding.The 32-year-old was diagnosed almost three decades ago, and after years of n...</p> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-bolus-barbells-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-05-24T07:00:00Z Media Matters: Low-Carb Wars and the Ketogenic Diet- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/low-carb-wars-and-ketogenic-diet <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Keto-diet-meal-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Our periodic correspondent Dan Fleshler is a New York-based writer, media strategist and longtime type 1. Like the rest of us, he struggles with finding the right balance of foods to eat. In his latest take on hot topics in diabetes news, today he...</p> Mon, 23 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/low-carb-wars-and-ketogenic-diet Dan Fleshler 2016-05-23T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Whose Insulin Pump Is It Anyway?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-whose-pump-it-anyway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Pumps/MedTPumpWarrantyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil focuses on issues that arise when it'...</p> Sat, 21 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-whose-pump-it-anyway Wil Dubois 2016-05-21T07:00:00Z Diabetes Tips and Tricks: #DBlogWeek 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tips-and-tricks-dblogweek-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Life-Hack-Thumb.png" /><p>Today our community is "rounding out" Diabetes Blog Week 2016 by sharing our best diabetes tips and tricks.That's right, #DBlogWeek creator Karen Graffeo is calling for us to share tips from how we might organize our diabetes supplies and gear on...</p> Fri, 20 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tips-and-tricks-dblogweek-2016 Amy Tenderich 2016-05-20T07:00:00Z Diabetes Blog Week 2016 (Day 4): From the Mouths of My Endocrinologists- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2016-my-endo-says <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DoctorCoffeeMug-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>The fun of Diabetes Blog Week 2016 continues, with today's topic being The Healthcare Experience.As a community, we're asked to share what we might improve when it comes to dealing with our healthcare team or health insurance companies, perhaps in...</p> Thu, 19 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2016-my-endo-says Mike Hoskins 2016-05-19T07:00:00Z Diabetes Blog Week (Day 3): Speaking with Caution- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-day-3-speaking-caution <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_PWD-defintion-THUMB.png" /><p>Welcome to Diabetes Blog Week 2016, Day 3. Today, the community is asked to rally around the oft-controversial topic of how we talk about diabetes, as in: "Many advocate for the importance of using non-stigmatizing, inclusive and non-judgmental l...</p> Wed, 18 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-day-3-speaking-caution DiabetesMine Team 2016-05-18T07:00:00Z Diabetes Blog Week (Day 2): According to Our Loved Ones...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2016-loved-ones <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DBlogWeek/DiabetesBlogWeek2016boxTHUMB.gif" /><p>As we know all too well, the mental side of diabetes can be even more of a drag than the daily blood sugar checks, medications and meal planning aspects. Not to mention the effect it has on those living alongside us. For Day 2 of Diabetes Blog Wee...</p> Tue, 17 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2016-loved-ones Amy Tenderich 2016-05-17T07:00:00Z Diabetes Blog Week 2016: Key Advocacy Messages- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-day-1-messaging <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DBlogWeek/DiabetesBlogWeek2016boxTHUMB.gif" /><p>Welcome to another round of Diabetes Blog Week!This is the 7th year in a row that our very vocal D-community is coming together to rally around the same topic each day for a full week.If you remember, this effort was spearheaded by fellow type 1 ...</p> Mon, 16 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-day-1-messaging Amy Tenderich 2016-05-16T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Night Terrors Thanks to Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-night-terrors-thanks-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/LowBloodSugarTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Hey, All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.Fluctu...</p> Sat, 14 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-night-terrors-thanks-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-05-14T07:00:00Z How to Rock the Gym While Keeping Your Diabetes in Control- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-rock-gym-while-controlling-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/Christel2THUMB.jpeg" /><p>I recently met Christel Oerum in Los Angeles, and was -- in a word -- blown away at the fitness accomplishments of this longtime type 1 and former Medtronic employee in her late '30s.A Danish national, Christel is now an LA-based personal trainer,...</p> Fri, 13 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-rock-gym-while-controlling-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2016-05-13T07:00:00Z Diabetes Device Recalls (Part 4): How to Improve the System- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ways-to-improve-diabetes-device-recalls <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Recalls/DiabetesDeviceRecalls4THUMB.jpg" /><p>This is the fourth and final part of our current series on Diabetes Device Recalls. Check out Part 1 on Trends and Policy, Part 2 on Patient Impact, and Part 3 on the Role of Lawyers. Tracking the trends of diabetes device recalls is no easy t...</p> Thu, 12 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ways-to-improve-diabetes-device-recalls Mike Hoskins 2016-05-12T07:00:00Z All-in-One Automatic POGO Meter *Finally* Approved by FDA- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/all-one-fully-automatic-pogo-meter-approved-fda <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/POGO/POGOmeterTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>We honestly didn't think this day would ever arrive. But it's finally happened: the FDA has approved the all-inclusive, automatic POGO glucose meter by California-based Intuity Medical that's been in regulatory "purgatory" for a full six years....</p> Wed, 11 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/all-one-fully-automatic-pogo-meter-approved-fda Mike Hoskins 2016-05-11T07:00:00Z Artificial Pancreas: What You Should Know- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/artificial-pancreas-what-you-should-know <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Artificial-Pancreas-Primer-THUMB.jpg" /><p>If you pay attention to diabetes news at all, you're surely hearing the term 'Artificial Pancreas' (or 'closed loop system' or 'bionic pancreas') a lot these days. And if you live with diabetes yourself, well-meaning family and friends may even b...</p> Tue, 10 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/artificial-pancreas-what-you-should-know Amy Tenderich 2016-05-10T07:00:00Z SoftCGM: New Smartphone App to Continuously Monitor and Predict Glucose- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/softcgm-continuous-glucose-monitoring-app <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/SoftCGM/AspireVenturesTHUMB.png" /><p>A new venture tech startup is looking to change continuous glucose monitoring as we know it, doing away with the sensor altogether and instead focusing on smartphone algorithms to display constant blood sugar data and make glucose trend prediction...</p> Mon, 09 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/softcgm-continuous-glucose-monitoring-app Mike Hoskins 2016-05-09T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Mother's Day Diabetes Blues- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mothers-day-diabetes-blues <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/ThanksMomMugTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Got questions about navigating life with diabetes? Just Ask D'Mine! Our weekly advice column, that is - hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil preps for Mother's Day on Sunday by answering two mom-relat...</p> Sat, 07 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mothers-day-diabetes-blues Wil Dubois 2016-05-07T07:00:00Z Belated Appreciation for my Mom with Diabetes on Mother's Day- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mothers-day-diabetes-mom <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/LillyFountainJudiandMikeWaterMarkTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As we head toward Mother's Day this weekend, my mom has been on my mind -- especially in the context of how we've both been living with type 1 diabetes for most of our lives.She was 5 years old when diagnosed back in 1958, and ironically, I was ...</p> Fri, 06 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mothers-day-diabetes-mom Mike Hoskins 2016-05-06T07:00:00Z UnitedHealthcare Restricts Insulin Pump Choice: The Diabetes Community Responds!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/unitedhealthcare-insulin-pumps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/UHCaccessmattersTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As insurance companies are increasingly maneuvering to restrict patient choices on all types of diabetes devices and medications, the latest move by UnitedHealthcare to make Medtronic its exclusive in-network supplier of insulin pumps has outraged...</p> Thu, 05 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/unitedhealthcare-insulin-pumps Mike Hoskins 2016-05-05T07:00:00Z Diabetes Device Recalls: The Role of Lawyers (Part 3 of 4)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-device-recalls-litigation-and-lawyers <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Recalls/DiabetesDeviceRecallsPart3THUMB.jpg" /><p>This is Part 3 of our current series on Diabetes Device Recalls. You can read Part 1 on Recall Trends and Policy here, and Part 2 on the Patient Impact of Recalls here. In the world of medical device recalls and safety concerns, we sometimes forge...</p> Wed, 04 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-device-recalls-litigation-and-lawyers Mike Hoskins 2016-05-04T07:00:00Z Simple, Bold Videos Outline "Diabetes - What to Know"- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/simple-bold-videos-outline-diabetes-what-know <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/DiabetesWhattoKnow-logo.png" /><p>We've been complaining for years that diabetes education is too hard to access, too complicated, and too time-consuming. What people really need are quick, clear answers to specific real-world questions about this disease, in small doses, at times...</p> Tue, 03 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/simple-bold-videos-outline-diabetes-what-know Amy Tenderich 2016-05-03T07:00:00Z Tidepool Goes Big After White House Visit- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tidepool-diabetes-after-white-house-visit <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/TidepoolLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Once you shake the hand of the President of the United States and get to talk with him about your passion -- in this case technology-driven diabetes care -- it doesn't seem like much in life could trump that. But for D-Dad Howard Look, CEO of th...</p> Mon, 02 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tidepool-diabetes-after-white-house-visit Mike Hoskins 2016-05-02T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Meds and the Bathroom Scale- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-medicine-weight-gain <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/ScaleWeightTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil is weighing... ...</p> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-medicine-weight-gain Wil Dubois 2016-04-30T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: April 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-april-2016-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/AroundDOCblogosphereAprilTHUMB.jpg" /><p>They say that April showers bring May flowers... Of course, this month has once again also brought us some great blog posts from the Diabetes Online Community (DOC)!Here are some of our faves, in no particular order: Diabetes Community Blog Pos...</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-april-2016-edition Mike Hoskins 2016-04-29T07:00:00Z A Closer Look at Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/closer-look-carpal-tunnel-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>When I first heard about carpal tunnel syndrome, I thought it was some sort of road rage from driving through the ten-mile Carpal Tunnel under the Alps in Switzerland. But as it turns out, that's the Gotthard Tunnel. So where's the Carpal Tunnel?...</p> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/closer-look-carpal-tunnel-and-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-04-28T07:00:00Z Diabetes Device Recalls: A Tale of Patient Impact (Part 2 of 4)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-device-recalls-patient-impact <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Recalls/DiabetesDeviceRecallsSeriesPart2thumbnail.jpg" /><p>There's very little information available on what happens to patients out in the real world when a diabetes device gets recalled. Today, in Part 2 of our current series on FDA Recalls, we share one such story, and the fallout. {Please check out Pa...</p> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-device-recalls-patient-impact Mike Hoskins 2016-04-27T07:00:00Z An In-Depth Look at Diabetes Device Recalls (Part 1 of 4)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-device-recall-trends <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Recalls/DiabetesDeviceRecallsPart1thumbnail.jpg" /><p>This is the first in a four-part series on Diabetes Product Recalls -- covering policy and trends, how the FDA manages regulation, and perspectives from industry, legal and regulatory experts, and the patient community.</p> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-device-recall-trends Mike Hoskins 2016-04-26T07:00:00Z Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Diabetes: The 411- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-411-on-carpal-tunnel-syndrome-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Complications of diabetes are not something anyone likes to think about, but here at the 'Mine, we believe knowledge is power. That's why we started our "411 info series" on a variety of complications a couple of years ago.Believe it or not, carpa...</p> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-411-on-carpal-tunnel-syndrome-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-04-26T07:00:00Z ANNOUNCING: The 2016 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest - Get Your Mentor On!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-2016-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DM_PatientVoices_featured.gif" /><p>Hi All, Interested in participating in the 2016 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit this Fall in California on full scholarship*? We are in search of: passionate patients willing to lend their experiences and insights -- and even do a bit of on-stag...</p> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-2016-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest Amy Tenderich 2016-04-25T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Give It To Me Straight, How Long Do I Have To Live?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-give-it-me-straight-how-long-do-i-have-live <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/LifeExpectancyClockTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>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, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a serious topic that needs some strai...</p> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-give-it-me-straight-how-long-do-i-have-live Wil Dubois 2016-04-23T07:00:00Z On Earth Day, Dress Up in Recycled Diabetes Supplies- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/recycled-diabetes-supplies-dress <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/EarthDayDress/RecycledDressStripsBodyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today is Earth Day, Friends, and we're excited to share a story about reusing diabetes supplies in a hip fashion sense, while also raising awareness! This one is straight out of Ireland, where the sister of a young type 1 came up with the idea ...</p> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/recycled-diabetes-supplies-dress Mike Hoskins 2016-04-22T07:00:00Z Exclusive Preview: InSpark’s New Vigilant App Predicts Hypoglycemia- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-inspark-vigilant-app-predicts-hypoglycemia <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey PWDs - do you want reliable warnings when a low blood sugar is on its way, or when you're going through a period of higher risk of hypoglycemia? Of course you do! And a brand new app, based on Artificial Pancreas algorithm technology develope...</p> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-inspark-vigilant-app-predicts-hypoglycemia Amy Tenderich 2016-04-21T07:00:00Z About Amy Tenderich- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amy-tenderich <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Amy is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of DiabetesMine, a leading online information destination for people with diabetes and one of the top health blogs around the country and the world. As of January 2015, DiabetesMine became part of San Franc...</p> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amy-tenderich Amy Tenderich 2016-04-21T07:00:00Z 40 Years with Diabetes, 4 Friends and 400 Miles on a Bike- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/40-years-diabetes-4-friends-and-400-miles-bike <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Ride40/Ride40coffeeTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>How do you best mark 40 years of living with type 1 diabetes? For Grant Curry, a former professional musician and now professional bike fitter, the answer was setting out on a monster cycling adventure with three friends along the Blue Ridge Mount...</p> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/40-years-diabetes-4-friends-and-400-miles-bike Mike Hoskins 2016-04-20T07:00:00Z How to Talk to Your Friends About Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-talk-your-friends-about-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/DanaHoweTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>What's the best method for a child or teen to share their diabetes with friends, family, teachers, and the world at large? There is no one right way, of course!But our intermittent correspondent, Dana Howe, a Health Communication grad student at ...</p> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-talk-your-friends-about-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2016-04-19T07:00:00Z New Wellness Programs / Apps Take Aim at Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wellness-programs-apps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Wellness/SuggesticAppTHUMB.jpg" /><p>I've never been a fan of strangers trying to tell me what they think is best for my health without knowing anything about me (although that's been happening most of my life, since being diagnosed with type 1 as a kindergartner!). That's probably ...</p> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wellness-programs-apps Mike Hoskins 2016-04-18T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2016aDEV <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Sunday Funnies</p> Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2016aDEV 2016-04-17T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Does Diabetes Make Me Fart?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-and-farting <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/FartZoneTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical diabetes educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil holds his nose while reflecting on... gas. Yep, those pungent bubbles that weave t...</p> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-and-farting Wil Dubois 2016-04-16T07:00:00Z FingerPricks Are Funny! (with Cartoon Book Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fingerpricks-are-funny-cartoon-book-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_FingerPricks-book-THUMB.jpg" /><p>This is funny stuff, Folks. Nothing beats the opportunity to laugh about the foibles of diabetes -- especially when there's a dark, edgy side to the humor, so fitting for this confounding illness!Therefore we highly recommend the latest book of il...</p> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fingerpricks-are-funny-cartoon-book-giveaway Amy Tenderich 2016-04-15T07:00:00Z Media Matters: Can Anything Be Done About High Insulin Prices?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/solving-high-insulin-price-issue <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_insulin-dollars-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Please welcome back Dan Fleshler, New York-based longtime type 1, writer, media strategist and periodic correspondent here at the 'Mine, with another take on hot topics in the diabetes news. If your life depends on insulin like ours do, you won't ...</p> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/solving-high-insulin-price-issue Dan Fleshler 2016-04-14T07:00:00Z Endo's New Ninja App Will Gamify Diabetes Management- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-ninja-app-gamification <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ninja-app-diabetes-THUMB.JPG" /><p>We've seen some dull diabetes apps over the years, to be sure. They make an effort, but most don't manage to keep us patients engaged, so we simply stop fussing with them. Maybe the pop culture phraseology should be tweaked to say, "There's an app...</p> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-ninja-app-gamification Mike Hoskins 2016-04-13T07:00:00Z What Happened in Vegas (Diabetes Travel Woes)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-happened-vegas-diabetes-travel-woes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Vegas-Diabetes-Problems-THUMB.jpg" /><p>So the week after Easter was Spring Break, and Murphy's Law (of Diabetes) was in full swing. Here's how it went down:While I'm rushing around the house on the morning of departure, my OmniPod pump starts beeping -- uh-oh, battery alert. No problem...</p> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-happened-vegas-diabetes-travel-woes Amy Tenderich 2016-04-12T07:00:00Z Meet Beta Bionics: New Business Structure for iLet Bionic Pancreas- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/meet-beta-bionics <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/ClosedLoop/iLET3thumb.png" /><p>Say hello to Beta Bionics, the new parent company that plans to commercialize the exciting iLet Bionic Pancreas system that administers both insulin and glucagon and was famously developed by researcher and diabetes dad Dr. Ed Damiano at Boston Un...</p> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/meet-beta-bionics Mike Hoskins 2016-04-11T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Revisiting Uncle Wil on Booze and Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-revisiting-uncle-wil-booze-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday and thanks for visiting our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, with your host veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil's revisiting one of his favorite topics, booze. But make no mistake, this...</p> Sat, 09 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-revisiting-uncle-wil-booze-and-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-04-09T07:00:00Z Mom and Daughter Pair Harness Diabetes with Laughter and Grit- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mom-daughter-pair-harness-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/BetsyandSarahRayTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today we are happy to turn over the 'Mine to a mom and daughter diabetes pair.Please welcome Betsy and Sarah Ray, who have been living with T1D for 68 years combined. You may recognize Betsy's name as one of our Patient Voices delegates chosen to ...</p> Fri, 08 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mom-daughter-pair-harness-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-04-08T07:00:00Z World Health Day 2016 = All About Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/world-health-day-2016-all-about-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/WorldHealthDay/WHD16thumb.jpeg" /><p>You may not know it, but today is World Health Day, coordinated annually on April 7 by the World Health Organization (WHO) with focus on a particular health topic that needs global attention.And guess what? This year's World Health Day theme is Be...</p> Thu, 07 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/world-health-day-2016-all-about-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-04-07T07:00:00Z Novo Nordisk Embraces the Diabetes Online Community- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/novo-nordisk-embraces-diabetes-online-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/NovoSummit2016/NovoSlideTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>An important conversation began in Arizona this past week, between 'Big Insulin' and the Diabetes Online Community (DOC), as representatives came together to talk about ways we can all collaborate to better help people with diabetes.That is, pha...</p> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/novo-nordisk-embraces-diabetes-online-community Mike Hoskins 2016-04-06T07:00:00Z James Earl Jones Talks Type 2 Diabetes, Plugs Invokana- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/james-earl-jones-type-2-diabetes-campaign <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/JamesEarlJones/JamesEarlJonesTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>He is the voice of Darth Vader, and the guy who delivered one of the best-known modern monologues in "If You Build It, They Will Come" from the movie Field of Dreams. Many may recognize his deep, authoritative tone from his countless award-winning...</p> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/james-earl-jones-type-2-diabetes-campaign Mike Hoskins 2016-04-05T07:00:00Z More Evidence That Medicare Competitive Bidding Causes Harm!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/another-study-shows-medicare-competitive-bidding-broken <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/CompetitiveBiddingToBottomTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Evidence keeps mounting that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) competitive bidding program for diabetes supplies is doing more harm than good -- preventing people with diabetes from getting the test strips and supplies they need...</p> Mon, 04 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/another-study-shows-medicare-competitive-bidding-broken Mike Hoskins 2016-04-04T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Be No Fool on Diabetes Snake Oil- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-snake-oil-fool <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/SnakeOilQuackPillTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil's talking snake oil.... you know, al...</p> Sat, 02 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-snake-oil-fool Wil Dubois 2016-04-02T07:00:00Z Breaking News! Cure Options Abound for Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/breaking-news-cure-options-abound-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/FAT-MOUSE-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Breaking news today!... sort of. Last year at this time we realized that if you listen to the Internet, there really are many diabetes cure options to choose from. Seriously, what are you all complaining about?Today we revisit our Top 10 faves (ob...</p> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/breaking-news-cure-options-abound-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2016-04-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: March 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-march-2016-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/AroundDOCblogosphereTHUMB.jpg" /><p>With the first quarter of 2016 now coming to a close, we're happy to bring you more outstanding posts from around the Diabetes Online Community.Quite a bit of Luck of the Irish was circulating around St. Paddy's Day, and once again there was no s...</p> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-march-2016-edition Mike Hoskins 2016-03-31T07:00:00Z Researcher On Personal Mission to Find Type 1 Diabetes Cause- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/researcher-thomas-delong-t1d-cause <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ThomasDelongTHUMB.jpg" /><p>When Thomas Delong was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 12, his life's mission began to take shape, even though he didn't know it yet.Flash forward 30 years, and he's now making headlines as the University of Colorado researcher on a personal...</p> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/researcher-thomas-delong-t1d-cause Mike Hoskins 2016-03-30T07:00:00Z Scott Johnson: The Great Ketchup and Blood Sugar Experiment- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-ketchup-experiment <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Ketchup/KetchupExperimentTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We thought it would just be kind of wrong to wrap up March -- National Nutrition Month -- without reflecting upon a beloved condiment that many of us can't live without: KETCHUP. If you Google "ketchup" in the context of blood sugars, you'll see a...</p> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-ketchup-experiment Mike Hoskins 2016-03-29T07:00:00Z Implantable CGM Gets More Realistic, If Not More Appealing- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/senseonics-implantable-cgm-late-stage-study <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/SenseonicsSensorTHUMB.png" /><p>The promise of implantable diabetes devices is of course less fuss, more automated glucose control. But like so many big "breakthrough" promises in diabetes, this one has stalled and stumbled, and still appears to be rather far from becoming a rea...</p> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/senseonics-implantable-cgm-late-stage-study Amy Tenderich 2016-03-28T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: On Choosing Your Easter Candy Wisely- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-choosing-easter-candy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/PeepsJellyBeansTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Diabetes isn't very forgiving, especially when it comes to holiday eating. But here at the 'Mine, we do our best to support you! Welcome to another edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and cl...</p> Sat, 26 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-choosing-easter-candy Wil Dubois 2016-03-26T07:00:00Z Diabetes Partner Follies: A Boyfriend's Tale of Dating a Journalist with Type 1- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-boyfriend-justin-skory <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/PartnerFollies/JustinBrittanyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our periodic Partner Follies series here at the 'Mine, in which we feature guest posts by spouses, romantic partners and loved ones about their POVs on diabetes.Today, we're proud to share a post written by Justin Skory in New Engl...</p> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-boyfriend-justin-skory Mike Hoskins 2016-03-25T07:00:00Z Reviewing the New All-Inclusive Dario Glucose Meter- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-dario-glucose-meter-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/Dario/standard_DarioInHandTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>We were excited to hear the news recently that the all-in-one Dario meter is finally available here in the United States. This system from Israel-based LabStyle Innovations has been in the works for years, launched internationally in 2013 and u...</p> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-dario-glucose-meter-review Mike Hoskins 2016-03-24T07:00:00Z My Time with iLet Bionic Pancreas – First Human Trials!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-time-ilet-first-human-trials <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/BionicPancreas-on-body-THUMB.jpg" /><p>One of our good D-advocate friends is Christina Roth, founder and director of the College Diabetes Network (CDN), headquartered in Boston. Christina lives there with her adorable dog Arya, and when not working can usually be found doing yoga or on...</p> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-time-ilet-first-human-trials Amy Tenderich 2016-03-23T07:00:00Z Diabetes Alert Day 2016: Calling All Busy Moms, Bacon-Lovers, and Advocates!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-alert-day-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DiabetesAlertDay16/DiabetesRiskTestTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today is Diabetes Alert Day.Yep, every year on the fourth Tuesday in March, the American Diabetes Association stages a "one-day wake-up call" aimed at raising awareness about the risks of type 2, and discovering cases of prediabetes. For as many y...</p> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-alert-day-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-03-22T07:00:00Z FreeToGo: Adding Style to Diabetes Gear (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/freetogo-style-diabetes-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/FreeToGo/FreeToGoSiteTHUMB.png" /><p>Got style? Of course you do, so you'll be just as happy as we are to meet Shannon Darner, a fellow type 1 in Florida, who also has a son with T1D and has turned her passion to diabetes fashion, in a word. Shannon was diagnosed almost three decades...</p> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/freetogo-style-diabetes-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2016-03-21T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Killing Dose of Insulin- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-killing-dose-insulin <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/SunriseTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Hey, All: if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.Today, W...</p> Sat, 19 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-killing-dose-insulin Wil Dubois 2016-03-19T07:00:00Z Agave: Natural, Healthy, and Diabetes-Friendly?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/agave-natural-healthy-and-diabetes-friendly <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_agave-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Interestingly, one of our most-searched posts over the last six years was a piece on "Agave Syrup as a Diabetes-Friendly Sugar Substitute?" Yep, agave syrup / nectar was quite the trend around 2010-11, when it was cropping up all over health f...</p> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/agave-natural-healthy-and-diabetes-friendly Amy Tenderich 2016-03-18T07:00:00Z Agave Syrup and Diabetes: New Things to Know- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-skinny-on-agave-syrup <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Agave enjoyed a huge boom around 2010, when everyone seemed to be shouting from the rooftops about what a great natural sweetener it was, especially ideal for people with diabetes. NOT.We looked into it, both then and more recently, and what we...</p> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-skinny-on-agave-syrup Amy Tenderich 2016-03-18T07:00:00Z On Taking a Break from My Insulin Pump- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/taking-break-from-insulin-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/PumpHiatusTHUMB.jpg" /><p>My insulin pump rests on the kitchen table, five feet from where I'm sitting. It vibrates impatiently, alerting me that we aren't currently connected.I stare at it in frustration, wanting to scream, "Yes! I know I'm not getting insulin from you ...</p> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/taking-break-from-insulin-pump Mike Hoskins 2016-03-17T07:00:00Z St. Paddy's Day and Drinking with Diabetes Revisited- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/alcohol-and-diabetes-st-paddys-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/StPaddysDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>It's that big week in March again when many revisit their Love of Ireland (whether it's actual family heritage or not), and also a perfect time to revisit some key advice on drinking with diabetes. Of course alcohol -- closely associated with cele...</p> Wed, 16 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/alcohol-and-diabetes-st-paddys-day Mike Hoskins 2016-03-16T07:00:00Z Deep Dive: Are e-Records Good for People with Diabetes?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/EHR-records-for-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/EHR-diabetes-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Our periodic Deep Dive series continues today with a look at Electronic Health Records (EHR), one of the hottest debated topics in healthcare these days and purported to be the future of care. What are practical effects on people living with diabe...</p> Tue, 15 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/EHR-records-for-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-03-15T07:00:00Z Dr. Phil Promotes AstraZeneca - The Diabetes Community Responds- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-phil-and-astrazeneca <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DrPhil/DrPhilAZthumb.jpg" /><p>TV personality Dr. Phil McGraw made headlines recently as one of our own, living with type 2 diabetes -- actually for a quarter-century now.What made headlines, of course, was his new role as a spokesman for pharma company AstraZeneca. Dr. Phil is...</p> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-phil-and-astrazeneca Mike Hoskins 2016-03-14T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Mastering the Art of Hypoglycemia- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-prepping-low-blood-sugar <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/GeneralTzuHypoQuoteTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, DiabetesMine Friends!Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine, hosted by the esteemed Wil Dubois, who's not only living with type 1 diabetes himself but is also a well-established diabetes author and educator ...</p> Sat, 12 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-prepping-low-blood-sugar Wil Dubois 2016-03-12T08:00:00Z My Brush with Hidden Sorbitol, the Stomach Destroyer!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-brush-hidden-sorbitol <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Flavor-Enhancers-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Joanne Laufer Milo, a native New Yorker, has been living on the West Coast for some time now, enjoying the sunshine and all variety of diabetes advocacy activities -- she writes, blogs, creates videos, organizes local JDRF events and other support...</p> Fri, 11 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-brush-hidden-sorbitol Amy Tenderich 2016-03-11T08:00:00Z Letter to My Insurance Company: I'd Rather Not Die Today- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/letter-my-insurance-company-id-rather-not-die-today <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/CGMdenied-THUMB.jpg" /><p>If I have any say in it, I'd rather not die today. Here I sit, shivering and scared. Worried about what's ahead as to my diabetes and the treatments I'm able to afford. My vision is slightly fuzzy and I'm sure that if I tried to stand up right ...</p> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/letter-my-insurance-company-id-rather-not-die-today Mike Hoskins 2016-03-10T08:00:00Z New OneTouch Verio Flex Falls Short with More Color But Less Light- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-onetouch-verio-flex-falls-short <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/VerioFlexTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Of course, we get excited about new technology and love being able to test drive the latest gadgets. And with my 32 years of type 1 experience, I do appreciate how far we've come. From time to time, I enjoy looking back on the past D-tech to give ...</p> Wed, 09 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-onetouch-verio-flex-falls-short Mike Hoskins 2016-03-09T08:00:00Z Lancet Update: FDA Proposes Changes in Regulation of Fingerpokers- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-proposes-changes-lancet-regulation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/LancetsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Almost three years ago, we reported that the FDA was considering changes to how it regulates the fingerpoking lancets that are essential to living with diabetes.Traditionally, there was little regulatory oversight of these little needles, so they'...</p> Tue, 08 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-proposes-changes-lancet-regulation Mike Hoskins 2016-03-08T08:00:00Z Americon Idol, Round 2: Adam Lasher Talks Diabetes Behind-the-Scenes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/americon-idol-round-2-adam-lasher-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/AdamLasher2016THUMB.jpeg" /><p>We were excited to see fellow type 1 Adam Lasher back on the national television stage early this year, getting a second crack at American Idol as one of the Top 24 contestants during this final farewell season.In early 2015, we published Adam's f...</p> Mon, 07 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/americon-idol-round-2-adam-lasher-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-03-07T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Keeping the Oven Warm for Baby- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-keeping-oven-warm-baby <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Ask-DMine_button.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil offers some insight to a young woman ...</p> Sat, 05 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-keeping-oven-warm-baby Wil Dubois 2016-03-05T08:00:00Z Weird Diabetes News: Stuff That Makes Our Heads Shake- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/weird-diabetes-news-stories <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/WeirdNewsDiabetesWatermarkTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Living with diabetes can be... weird.Yep, we have to stab ourselves daily to stay alive. Some of us lick our bloody fingertips after poking them. Dangerous low blood sugars can sometimes lead to drunken-ish behavior, loss of memory and even halluc...</p> Fri, 04 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/weird-diabetes-news-stories Mike Hoskins 2016-03-04T08:00:00Z 'Smart' Glucose-Responsive Insulin Making Progress- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/smart-glucose-responsive-insulin-making-progress <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/SmartInsulinTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The race to develop a smart insulin that actually reacts to changing blood sugars has heated up once again, with two big players now contributing millions towards creating this glucose-responsive insulin that could relieve us PWDs of all the calcu...</p> Thu, 03 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/smart-glucose-responsive-insulin-making-progress Mike Hoskins 2016-03-03T08:00:00Z Another Day, Another Story of a Diabetes Cure (Hello, ViaCyte)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/another-day-another-diabetes-cure-hello-viacyte <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/hype-or-hope-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Please join us today in welcoming back our interim correspondent Dan Fleshler, a longtime type 1, writer and media strategist in New York City -- for another edition of what we're calling D'Mine on D-News. This time, Dan's looking behind (and beyo...</p> Wed, 02 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/another-day-another-diabetes-cure-hello-viacyte Amy Tenderich 2016-03-02T08:00:00Z Are Diabetes Tools Hitting the Mark on Impact & Access? Help Us Score...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/are-diabetes-tools-hitting-mark-survey <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DiabetesMine-Challenges-Matrix-THUMB.jpg" /><p>How well are the diabetes tools and services now available in the U.S. really serving our community? That is, how ACCESSIBLE are they to all, and how much do they really IMPACT our lives in a positive way? We'd like to hear from you! We recently ...</p> Tue, 01 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/are-diabetes-tools-hitting-mark-survey Amy Tenderich 2016-03-01T08:00:00Z Diabetes Technology Updates: OmniPod, Tandem, Dexcom- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/investor-updates-diabetes-tech <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/WhatsNextBoxTHUMB.jpg" /><p>One of the best ways to find out what's new and hot in diabetes technology is to follow the industry's "earnings calls." These quarterly webcast sessions are designed to update investors on product pipelines and how business is expected to go in t...</p> Mon, 29 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/investor-updates-diabetes-tech Mike Hoskins 2016-02-29T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Caregiver Confusion on Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-caregiver-confusion-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois. This week, Wil answers a question from a "Type Awesome" -- a persona acting as a caregiver to her mom wh...</p> Sat, 27 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-caregiver-confusion-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-02-27T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere in February 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-february-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/AroundBlogosphereFebTHUMB.jpg" /><p>This is a very special February since it's a Leap Year, and somehow that extra day seems to have generated even more love than usual from the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) -- despite some serious snow recently dumped on our D-friends scattered a...</p> Fri, 26 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-february-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-02-26T08:00:00Z DEXCOM CGM ALERT: Receiver Alarms Not Always Working (Plus Biz Updates)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-receiver-notification-alert <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/CGM/DexcomReceiverNewsFlashTHUMB.jpg" /><p>This week, Dexcom issued a notice to their diabetes customers letting them know that the audible alerts on CGM receivers may not always work the way they're supposed to.The news broke during a Tuesday earnings call with investors, when the Califor...</p> Thu, 25 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-receiver-notification-alert Mike Hoskins 2016-02-25T08:00:00Z Wayback Wednesday: All About Diabetes and Heart Health- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wayback-wednesday-all-about-diabetes-and-heart-health <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/healthy-heart-THUMB.jpg" /><p>It just so happens that February is National Heart Month (go figure), so we're taking today to revisit our 411 info series on diabetes complications, covering that nasty thing that can happen to your heart with diabetes: cardiovascular disease. Th...</p> Wed, 24 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wayback-wednesday-all-about-diabetes-and-heart-health 2016-02-24T08:00:00Z Diabetes + National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (and New Laws)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-and-national-eating-disorders-awareness-week-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/NEDAweek2016thumb.jpg" /><p>This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, an initiative to call attention to the widespread and highly detrimental dysfunctional relationship that many Americans have with food. In our Diabetes Community, it's a time to unite to focus...</p> Tue, 23 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-and-national-eating-disorders-awareness-week-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-02-23T08:00:00Z The High Cost of Insulin (Plus a Plea to Lilly, Novo, and Sanofi)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/high-cost-insulin-and-plea-to-lilly <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/InsulinCostTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The high cost of insulin has long been a sore spot among the Diabetes Community. And the dust was stirred up again when Eli Lilly executives made comments about their increasing profits from insulin during a recent earnings call (covered in this M...</p> Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/high-cost-insulin-and-plea-to-lilly Mike Hoskins 2016-02-22T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Potty Talk on Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-potty-talk-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/ToiletFlushedDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil offers some straight talk on... er, bathroom issues with diabetes. But it's not quite ...</p> Sat, 20 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-potty-talk-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-02-20T08:00:00Z PocketBra: Empowering Women with Diabetes One Bra at a Time- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pocketbra-empowering-women-diabetes-one-bra-time <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Medpockets-pink-THUMB.jpg" /><p>What are we doing talking about women's underwear on a diabetes blog? For women who wear insulin pumps or continuous glucose monitors, the link is probably pretty clear. Many have spent years tucking their pumps or CGMs into sports bras to go for ...</p> Fri, 19 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pocketbra-empowering-women-diabetes-one-bra-time Amy Tenderich 2016-02-19T08:00:00Z Talking CGM Use and Why It Matters (Listen Up, Healthcare Pros!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/cgm-use-and-policy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/CGMsMatterTHUMB.jpg" /><p>No question that today in 2016, continuous glucose monitors are pretty darn important to many of us living with diabetes.Personally, my CGM has saved my life several times over the past few years by alerting me to dangerous glucose lows when my mi...</p> Thu, 18 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/cgm-use-and-policy Mike Hoskins 2016-02-18T08:00:00Z How a Slate App Aims to Drive Diabetes Education- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/healthslate-app-diabetes-education <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DeepDive/HealthSlate/HealthslateAppTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today, our correspondent Wil Dubois -- a longtime type 1 himself who works as a clinical diabetes educator -- takes a detailed look at the mobile app known as HealthSlate, which has been promoted heavily at big healthcare professional conferences ...</p> Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/healthslate-app-diabetes-education Wil Dubois 2016-02-17T08:00:00Z Help Us Rate Diabetes Tools & Services! Building the DiabetesMine Challenges Matrix- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/help-us-rate-diabetes-tools-challenges-matrix <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_DiabetesMine-Challenges-Matrix-THUMB_0.jpg" /><p>We at DiabetesMine are always looking for new ways to identify and communicate the things that help people with diabetes to live best with this disease. This year, we came up with new way of mapping the whole diabetes care landscape in terms of p...</p> Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/help-us-rate-diabetes-tools-challenges-matrix Amy Tenderich 2016-02-16T08:00:00Z Exploring FDA's New Guidance on Medical Device Interoperability- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-guidance-medical-device-interoperability <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/FDA-Interop-THUMB.jpg" /><p>We were excited recently to see the U.S. FDA introduce some draft rules on Medical Device Interoperability -- their long-awaited input on how diabetes device makers should design the products we use!This is something our Diabetes Community has bee...</p> Mon, 15 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-guidance-medical-device-interoperability Mike Hoskins 2016-02-15T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: On Loving a Diabetes Thing- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-love-diabetes-gear <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/LoveDiabetesMugTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Valentine's Day Weekend! And welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil puts on his "cupid" hat and shares some love about... well, love. A differen...</p> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-love-diabetes-gear Wil Dubois 2016-02-13T08:00:00Z How to Love a Diabetic- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-love-diabetic <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/How-to-Love-Diabetic-THUMB_0.jpg" /><p>Please welcome back Dana Howe, a longtime type 1 and current graduate student working towards a Master's degree in Health Communication from Tufts University. Dana wrote here recently about choosing to use injections, rather than an insulin pump,...</p> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-love-diabetic Amy Tenderich 2016-02-12T08:00:00Z Lost Diabetes Tech: Products That Never Came to Be- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lost-diabetes-technology <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/LostTech/TechTossedAsideTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In the labyrinths of diabetes device history, there are endless examples of great ideas for gadgets that never got off the ground. But what about that D-tech that actually got FDA approval or was all-but-guaranteed to, yet never made it into the h...</p> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lost-diabetes-technology Mike Hoskins 2016-02-11T08:00:00Z Fourth Annual 'Spare a Rose' Saves Lives of Kids with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fourth-annual-spare-rose-campaign-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/SpareARose-video-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Not long ago, I found myself once again complaining about the exorbitant cost of insulin, and how my high-deductible insurance puts a strain on my wallet for every month's supply. But then, I always have to give myself a head-knock, to remember t...</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fourth-annual-spare-rose-campaign-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-02-10T08:00:00Z New FingerPrick App Tells You Where to Poke- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-fingerprick-mobile-app <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/FingerPrick/FingerPrickAppTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Looking at my fingers, what stands out are all those little black dots from the thousands of fingersticks I've done throughout my life.OK, maybe the marks I see today don't date all the way back to my diagnosis with diabetes 32 years ago... but th...</p> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-fingerprick-mobile-app Mike Hoskins 2016-02-09T08:00:00Z D'Mine on D-News: When a Kardashian Gets Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dmine-d-news-when-kardashian-gets-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Kardashian-diabetes-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Clearly, we at DiabetesMine follow all the media headlines on diabetes passionately. And we often have strong opinions and Patient Community perspectives to share... So now we're making that a thing, with a new series we're calling D'Mine on D-New...</p> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dmine-d-news-when-kardashian-gets-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2016-02-08T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: On Insulin Effects, and Fixing Mistakes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-several-insulin-questions <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/LowInsulinTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Got questions about life with diabetes? So do we! That's why we offer our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, it's all about insulin, as Wil takes on four quest...</p> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-several-insulin-questions Wil Dubois 2016-02-06T08:00:00Z Decorated OmniPods: Diabetes 3-Day Art- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/decorated-omnipods-diabetes-3-day-art <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Omnipod-Art-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Check out this Diabetes Art Report from our D-peep friend and social media assistant Rachel Kerstetter - complete with photo gallery!Wearable Diabetes ArtMedical devices are not traditionally known for being sleek, chic or anything that resembles ...</p> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/decorated-omnipods-diabetes-3-day-art Amy Tenderich 2016-02-05T08:00:00Z All About Diabetes and Cannabis- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/all-about-diabetes-and-cannabis <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/DiabetesPotTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>What do we really know about diabetes and marijuana? A fair amount, it turns out, although much of it is anecdotal rather than solid scientific evidence. According to an info site called The Stoner's Cookbook: "Due to the complexity of the conditi...</p> Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/all-about-diabetes-and-cannabis Amy Tenderich 2016-02-04T08:00:00Z New Joslin Diabetes CEO Taking a Measured Approach- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-joslin-ceo-taking-measured-approach <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/joslin-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Dr. Peter Amenta took over as head of the legendary Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston on Oct. 5, 2015. Who is this guy, who so unexpectedly replaced former CEO John Brooks III?Dr. Amenta most recently served as professor of pathology and laborator...</p> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-joslin-ceo-taking-measured-approach Amy Tenderich 2016-02-03T08:00:00Z Teen Actress Brec Bassinger Talks Showbiz and Type 1 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/actress-brec-bassinger-talks-t1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/BrecBassinger/BellaFootballPoseTHUMB.jpg" /><p>A Texas teenager who's being dubbed one of the next big stars on Nickelodeon TV is also stepping into a role as a diabetes advocate, based on her eight years of living with type 1.In just the past few years, 16-year-old Brec Bassinger (@BrecBassi...</p> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/actress-brec-bassinger-talks-t1-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-02-02T08:00:00Z Closed-Loop Diabetes Tech Update: iLET, Bigfoot, TypeZero & More!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/closed-loop-news-updates-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/ClosedLoop/BigfootBrainEyesTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>The idea of a "closed-loop" system for diabetes management that would automate insulin delivery once looked like a pipedream. But today, it's a major focus of active development, with experts racing to achieve this "holy grail" faster than we've e...</p> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/closed-loop-news-updates-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-02-01T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Addicted to Avoiding Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-addicted-avoiding-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/StayOnTrackTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil offers some insight to a woman struggling with the "pre-diabetes" challenge of not hea...</p> Sat, 30 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-addicted-avoiding-diabetes Wil Dubois 2016-01-30T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: Hello, 2016 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-january-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupJanTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome to our monthly roundup of outstanding blog posts from across the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).Since it is now 2016, we thought we'd share our "Sweet 16" faves as seen over the past month -- in no particular order.As always, we'd love t...</p> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-january-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-01-29T08:00:00Z Legobetes: Lego Fun with Diabetes (for Grown-Ups!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/legobetes-memes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/LegoBetes/LegoBetesLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>{Update March 2016: This feed has been renamed to @Brickabetes, after running into some copyright issues after all.}Oh, how the fun never stops when it comes to expressing our diabetes selves on the Internet... Take for example Legobetes, a new on...</p> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/legobetes-memes Mike Hoskins 2016-01-28T08:00:00Z Listen Up! Here Comes Diabetes Podcast Week- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-diabetes-podcast-week <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DiabetesPodcasts/DiabetesPodcastWeekTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Listen up, D-Peeps! We mean it. Starting Monday, Feb. 1, get ready to tune in to a wave of podcasts hitting the airwaves (or your iDevices) for the first-ever Diabetes Podcast Week (hashtag #DPodcastWeek), featuring 12 talented diabetes podcast...</p> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-diabetes-podcast-week Mike Hoskins 2016-01-27T08:00:00Z Choosing Injections + CGM: A Personal Diabetes Path- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/choosing-injections-cgm-personal-diabetes-path <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Dana_kit_THUMB.jpg" /><p>Meet Dana Howe, a current graduate student working towards a Master's in Health Communication from Tufts University (graduating in May). She's had type 1 since age 8, and comes from a family of type 1s -- her dad and mom's dad, who are 63 and 83...</p> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/choosing-injections-cgm-personal-diabetes-path Amy Tenderich 2016-01-26T08:00:00Z Designing a New "Bundle" for Diabetes Testing Supplies- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-bundle-case-diabetes-testing-supplies <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Bundle/BundleTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Of course, there's a ton of gear to schlep around when you're living with diabetes, from blood sugar meters to insulin delivery gadgets, emergency glucose and much more. A number of folks have been trying to minimize this burden by creating all-in...</p> Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-bundle-case-diabetes-testing-supplies Mike Hoskins 2016-01-25T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Self-Preservation from Family Illness?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-self-preservation-family-illness <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineButtonFeaturedSize.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and diabetes clincial specialist Wil Dubois.This week, Wil answers a question from ove...</p> Sat, 23 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-self-preservation-family-illness Wil Dubois 2016-01-23T08:00:00Z Eat Now, Correct Later - Is it Possible to Eat Mindfully with Diabetes?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/eat-mindfully-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/mindful-eating-banana-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Susan Weiner is one of the country's most prominent dietitians and certified diabetes educators. In fact, she was honored as AADE Educator of the Year in 2015. As it happens, Susan serves as a Medical Advisor at our parent company Healthline, wher...</p> Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/eat-mindfully-with-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2016-01-22T08:00:00Z DiabetesMine Innovation Summit - Brainstorms Video!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-innovation-summit-brainstorms-video <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Brainstorm-Video-THUMB.JPG" /><p>At our annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit this past November, we held a lively interactive session led by Bill Polonsky of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute. To encourage as much mixing as possible between our patient delegates, industry folk ...</p> Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-innovation-summit-brainstorms-video Amy Tenderich 2016-01-21T08:00:00Z Bottling New Sauvignon Blanc for Type 1 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/delaney-blue-wine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/WineDelaney/DelaneyBlueWinesTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Wine and diabetes advocacy -- go together like PB and jelly, right? Well, maybe it's a new-ish pairing, but one that we're 100% behind.Say hello to Delaney Blue, a new Sauvignon Blanc wine launched in November 2015 during National Diabetes Awarene...</p> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/delaney-blue-wine Mike Hoskins 2016-01-20T08:00:00Z Deep Dive: Diabetes and Rheumatoid Arthritis- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/deep-dive-diabetes-and-rheumatoid-arthritis <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DeepDive/Deep_Dive_THUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome to our brand new series, DiabetesMine Deep Dive!In this monthly feature, we'll dig deep into a particular topic of interest related to living with diabetes -- with the aim of filling in knowledge gaps and demystifying some of the complexit...</p> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/deep-dive-diabetes-and-rheumatoid-arthritis Wil Dubois 2016-01-19T08:00:00Z What's Next in Diabetes: 5 Updates from JP Morgan Healthcare 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-updates-jpmorgan-healthcare-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/JPM2016/JPM16thumb.jpg" /><p>At the beginning of each year, the influential and somewhat frenzied JP Morgan Healthcare Conference hits San Francisco.Unlike the other big January event, the huge Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas with acres of expo space showcasing t...</p> Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-updates-jpmorgan-healthcare-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-01-18T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Coming Out of the (Diabetes) Closet- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-coming-out-diabetes-closet <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DiabetesPlaybookTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and clinical diabetes specialist Wil Dubois from New Mexico.This week, Wil offers som...</p> Sat, 16 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-coming-out-diabetes-closet Wil Dubois 2016-01-16T08:00:00Z An Eye on Diabetic Vision Health (with Infographic)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/eye-my-vision-health-infographic <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Infographics/EyeCanDoItTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In November, the nation was encouraged to focus on our pancreas-challenged lives for National Diabetes Awareness Month, but one of the themes that got comparatively little coverage was the fact that it was also Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month...</p> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/eye-my-vision-health-infographic Mike Hoskins 2016-01-15T08:00:00Z Throwback Thursday: The "Bang for your Buck" Principle in Diabetes Management- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/revisiting-bang-for-buck-diabetes-management <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/BillPolonskyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>You have to love Dr. William Polonsky. He's the author of the seminal book Diabetes Burnout and founder of the amazing Behavioral Diabetes Institute in San Diego, CA. He's also one of the most empathetic people you'd ever hope to meet -- who is ...</p> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/revisiting-bang-for-buck-diabetes-management Amy Tenderich 2016-01-14T08:00:00Z Your Guide to a New Era in Diabetes Design- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/your-guide-new-era-diabetes-design <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/iphone-and-notebook-THUMB.jpg" /><p>In the world of medical and health design, things are changing! The #MakeHealth movement and other "empowerment" initiatives are encouraging true empathy in creating devices that were once just... hospital-ish. This is music to our ears as huge pr...</p> Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/your-guide-new-era-diabetes-design Amy Tenderich 2016-01-13T08:00:00Z Future Diabetes Gadgets, as Seen at CES 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-ces-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/CES2016/CESdhs2016THUMB.jpg" /><p>Every January, two important conferences bring together the electronics and healthcare sectors, giving us a glimpse of what's truly on the cutting edge in diabetes. The JP Morgan Healthcare conference for investors and industry execs kicked off in...</p> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-ces-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-01-12T08:00:00Z Diabetes Advocacy Orgs: Their Successes in 2015 and Plans for 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-advocacy-orgs-their-successes-2015-and-plans-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Nonprofit-Dot-Org-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Once more with feeling: HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016! We have a lot of traditions here at the 'Mine, but one of our favorites is querying the country's top diabetes advocacy organizations at the end of each year to share what they've accomplished, and wha...</p> Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-advocacy-orgs-their-successes-2015-and-plans-2016 Amy Tenderich 2016-01-11T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Insulin Allergies and Insurance Battles- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-war-aka-battling-insurance-companies <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/InsulinAllergicTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil dives in to an issue that have many up in arms with the start of a New Year: insura...</p> Sat, 09 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-war-aka-battling-insurance-companies Wil Dubois 2016-01-09T08:00:00Z Diabetes Partner Follies: The Force Is with Couple After 30 Years of Marriage and Advocacy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/partner-follies-stiehls <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/StiehlsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Wow, it's amazing to realize we've been featuring our occasional Diabetes Partner Follies series here at the 'Mine for nearly a whole decade now!Just for fun, take a look back at our very first introductory 2006 guest post featuring my own beloved...</p> Fri, 08 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/partner-follies-stiehls Diabetes Partner Follies 2016-01-08T08:00:00Z American Girl Dolls Now Sport Diabetes Gear!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-update-american-girl-dolls-decked-out-diabetes-gear <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/WisconsinAdvocates/AmericanGirlDiabetesDollTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Makers of the popular American Girl dolls made big headlines in late December when they announced that among the doll's accessory kits would be a new diabetes supply kit -- helping little girls with diabetes feel more mainstream. This is a huge wi...</p> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-update-american-girl-dolls-decked-out-diabetes-gear Amy Tenderich 2016-01-07T08:00:00Z Treating Diabetes with Cannabis?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/treating_diabet <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>I am still grinning. Can you see me? Over 10 years back in 2005, we published a brief post here at the 'Mine about how cannabis (yep: pot, grass, weed, ganja...) can be used to treat diabetes. Really, completely legit! And people have been flockin...</p> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/treating_diabet Amy Tenderich 2016-01-07T08:00:00Z Afrezza Adrift + Diabetes Tech-Spectations for 2016- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-spectations-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DTechSpectations2016thumb.jpg" /><p>It's a New Year's tradition here at the 'Mine to look ahead at the new treatments and technology we expect to see coming down the pike in the year ahead. 2016 seems to be starting out with a bang with yesterday's announcement that Sanofi is droppi...</p> Wed, 06 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-spectations-2016 Mike Hoskins 2016-01-06T08:00:00Z TSA Airport Security Changes Won't Affect Diabetes Community...?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/airport-security-policy-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Traveling/TSASecurityTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>With the flurry of holiday and year-end travel, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently made changes to its policy on who can opt out of full body scans, which seem to have implications for the Diabetes Community.So of course we ...</p> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/airport-security-policy-and-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2016-01-05T08:00:00Z Getting the Most Out of CGM (with Diabetes Book Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/getting-most-out-cgm <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/PracticalCGMcoverTHUMB.jpg" /><p>While conducting a test drive of a new continuous glucose monitor (CGM) recently, the reality sank in: I'm not using this diabetes device as effectively as I should be.Yes, I am keeping tabs on my blood sugars with my Dexcom G4. I'm catching Lows ...</p> Mon, 04 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/getting-most-out-cgm Mike Hoskins 2016-01-04T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Begrudging a New Year in Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-new-year-diabetes-2016 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DiabetesNewsflashAskDMineTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - the first edition of the New Year, so Happy 2016 to all!It's our Sweet Sixteen of the 21st Century, if you will, and what better way to welcome it than with some reflections and pre...</p> Sat, 02 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-new-year-diabetes-2016 Wil Dubois 2016-01-02T08:00:00Z An Animated Happy New Year, Diabetes-Style!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-new-year-diabetes-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/HappyDNewYear2016THUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy New Year to all our Readers, Friends and Supporters!We spent some time last week reflecting on the Diabetes Year In Review 2015, so hope you all had a chance to peruse that lineup.Today we'd like to wish you all a great start in 2016, kickin...</p> Fri, 01 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-new-year-diabetes-community DiabetesMine Team 2016-01-01T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: Goodbye to 2015 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogosphere-2015-year-end-roundup <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupDecemberTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The time has come to say goodbye to 2015, as we get ready to ring in a new year.But before we do that, it's worth taking a look back at this final month of '15 to reflect on all the outstanding diabetes blog posts that have shined brighter than an...</p> Thu, 31 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogosphere-2015-year-end-roundup Mike Hoskins 2015-12-31T08:00:00Z Top 10 Diabetes Holiday Traditions that Never Really Caught On- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/top-10-diabetes-holiday-traditions-never-really-caught <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/santa-diabetes-THUMB.jpg" /><p>One of the big show-biz headlines of 2015 was the retiring of David Letterman – the quirky comedian who ran the popular offbeat "Late Night" show for 33 years. In his honor, today we offer you this... Top 10 List of Diabetes Holida...</p> Wed, 30 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/top-10-diabetes-holiday-traditions-never-really-caught Amy Tenderich 2015-12-30T08:00:00Z Diabetes Hands Foundation Names New Leader with Business Prowess- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-hands-foundation-names-new-leader-business-prowess <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/GeneKundeTHUMB.png" /><p>What happens when a beloved patient-led non-profit advocacy group hires a businessman to run the show? That remains to be seen...A new era is beginning for the Diabetes Hands Foundation, as the governing board has named a new CEO to take the diabe...</p> Tue, 29 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-hands-foundation-names-new-leader-business-prowess Mike Hoskins 2015-12-29T08:00:00Z Nude Calendar: Skin and Passion in the Diabetes Game (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nude-calendar-shows-skin-and-passion-diabetes-givaway-new-year <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/NudeCalendar/NudeCalendar2016THUMB.jpeg" /><p>More PWDs (people with diabetes) are stripping down to proudly support a cause close to their hearts.Yes, welcome to another round of the Nude Diabetes Advocacy Project, which kicked off last year with the first-ever Full Monty nude calendar appro...</p> Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nude-calendar-shows-skin-and-passion-diabetes-givaway-new-year Mike Hoskins 2015-12-28T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: July – December 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2015b <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMSundayFunnies/2015/December2015/DiabetesShovelingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>« See newer comics Sunday Funnies: In the Event of Snow Published December 27, 2015 Dreams of a white Christmas were dashed for many of us across the U.S. experiencing unseasonably warm weather this year. But we can dream... For now, looks like...</p> Sun, 27 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2015b DiabetesMine | Comics from Community 2015-12-27T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: The Anarchist’s Medicine Cabinet on Inducing a Hypo- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-inducing-hypoglycemia <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Got-InsulinTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Hey, All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical specialist Wil Dubois.Happy ...</p> Sat, 26 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-inducing-hypoglycemia Wil Dubois 2015-12-26T08:00:00Z Diabetes During the Holidays - in 6 Words or Less?!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-during-holidays-6-words <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/6words-DiabetesHolidays-THUMB.jpg" /><p>The Holidays are upon us, and the 'Mine Team is taking it easy this week. We hope you are too! But before you opt out of the online sphere for the egg nog entirely...Here's a little quick and easy Holiday Diabetes Community Fun: can you tell us......</p> Thu, 24 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-during-holidays-6-words Amy Tenderich 2015-12-24T08:00:00Z The Diabetes Year in Review - 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/year-in-review-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/2015YearInReviewTHUMB.jpg" /><p>With the New Year just around the corner, we're keeping up our tradition of reviewing all the things that have made 2015 a year to remember in the Diabetes World and here at the 'Mine.We've had some big moments this past year, but if we had to boi...</p> Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/year-in-review-2015 Amy Tenderich and Mike Hoskins 2015-12-22T08:00:00Z Closing the Glucose Gaps in Hospital Diabetes Care- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/closing-glucose-gap-hospitals-new-tech <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/HospitalDiabetes/HospitalDiabetesCareCostTHUMB.png" /><p>Seems logical that you'd have some of the best medical care and attention to your diabetes if you're in a hospital surrounded by on-call experts, right?! WRONG. That's often not the case. The poor state of diabetes management in hospitals has bee...</p> Mon, 21 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/closing-glucose-gap-hospitals-new-tech Mike Hoskins 2015-12-21T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: From the Diabetes Holiday Mailbag- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-holiday-mailbag <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineSantaBagTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.In honor of the impending holiday, Wil puts on his Santa hat to deliver some diabetes advice to those who wrote in w...</p> Sat, 19 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-holiday-mailbag Wil Dubois 2015-12-19T08:00:00Z "Relevant and Refreshing": The DiabetesMine Innovation Summit- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/relevant-and-refreshing-diabetesmine-innovation-summit <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/PegAbernathySummitTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Peg Abernathy is a diabetes media and corporate consultant, and contributing diabetes blogger to the Huffington Post. She has a background as a writer and producer for radio, and she actually began her career as a studio session singer who racked ...</p> Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/relevant-and-refreshing-diabetesmine-innovation-summit Amy Tenderich 2015-12-18T08:00:00Z The Beer and Blood Sugar Effect- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/beer-and-blood-sugar-effect <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Beer/BeerBGMugClubTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Yes, I have type 1 diabetes and I can drink beer.In fact, I'm a craft beer lover who's pretty passionate about trying new brews and supporting my local beer makers (who invent awesomeness in a mug). The fact that I'm pancreatically-challenged cha...</p> Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/beer-and-blood-sugar-effect Mike Hoskins 2015-12-17T08:00:00Z A Trial Run of the Medtronic Minimed Connect Diabetes Data Viewing System- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-minimed-connect-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/CGM/MMConnectEnlite/MedtronicCGMSystemTHUMB.jpg" /><p>I recently had the chance to try out the latest in diabetes tech from Medtronic, conducting a 14-day test drive of the new Minimed Connect data display platform.This new system shows both insulin pump and CGM data on a user's smartphone and als...</p> Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-minimed-connect-review Mike Hoskins 2015-12-16T08:00:00Z Real-World Afrezza: Focus Group Feedback and Giving Inhaled Insulin a Second Try- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-focus-group-feedback <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AfrezzaRealWorldIconThumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to another post in our periodic "Afrezza in the Real World" series, chronicling the real-life experiences of people with diabetes using the new Afrezza inhaled insulin.You may remember that our own AmyT here at the 'Mine has been usin...</p> Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-focus-group-feedback Mike Hoskins 2015-12-15T08:00:00Z D'Mine Holiday Sweepstakes: Bringing the Warm & Cuddly (Enter to Win!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-holiday-giveaway-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/HolidayGiveaway2015/HolidayGiveawayIcon2015THUMB.jpg" /><p>This week only! We hope to spread some holiday cheer by handing out a few great prizes for kids and adults in our 2015 Holiday Giveaway!Yep, it's December and the temps have definitely cooled off outside (brrr, from this guy in the Midwest). But t...</p> Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-holiday-giveaway-2015 Mike Hoskins 2015-12-14T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Women and Children Are No Longer First- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-women-and-children-no-longer-first <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/OxygenMaskYouFirstTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly Saturday advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.We've heard our share of horror stories about our messed-up health insurance system, but this one may take the cake,...</p> Sat, 12 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-women-and-children-no-longer-first Wil Dubois 2015-12-12T08:00:00Z The Ridiculous Importance of Medical Device Carrying Cases- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ridiculous-importance-medical-device-carrying-cases <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_Diabetes-case-design-THUMB_0.JPG" /><p>I don't know about you, but I have yet to find the ideal carrying case for my diabetes gear – especially for my glucose meter that is the most basic of D-devices always at my side. I often wonder: why isn't case design a bigger deal for medical ...</p> Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ridiculous-importance-medical-device-carrying-cases Amy Tenderich 2015-12-11T08:00:00Z Biohackers Creating Open-Source Insulin- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/open-source-insulin-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/OpenInsulin/OpenInsulinTHUMB.jpg" /><p>When Anthony Di Franco was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in his early 20s, he never dreamed that a decade later he'd be teamed up with a group of biohackers working to homebrew their own insulin.That's what he is doing now in Berkeley, California...</p> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/open-source-insulin-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-12-10T08:00:00Z Life on a Homemade (Almost) Artificial Pancreas- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-homemade-artificial-pancreas <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/OpenAPS-diabetes-THUMB.jpg" /><p>As many of you know, we held our Fall 2015 DiabetesMine D-Data Exchange event on Nov. 19. One huge highlight of this gathering of diabetes technologists was an amazing talk by Chris Hannemann, a U.C. Berkeley alumni and mechanical engineer who in ...</p> Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-homemade-artificial-pancreas Amy Tenderich 2015-12-09T08:00:00Z 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit: The Usability Revolution!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-innovation-summit-2015-usability <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_2015-DBMine-Summit-THUMB2.jpg" /><p>It's been another exciting year in the Diabetes World, with some major strides being made in product design and functionality. Think form and function approaches like One Drop and Livongo Health; Nightscout and Dexcom beating a path toward true da...</p> Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-innovation-summit-2015-usability Amy Tenderich 2015-12-08T08:00:00Z EPIC-id Medical Alert Bracelet (Review with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/product-review-epic-id-medical-alert-bracelet-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/MedicalAlerts/EpicIDbraceletTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>My wrists are the wrong size. It seems that no matter what watch I pick out, one hole in the band leaves the watch sliding up and down my wrist, and the next hole serves as a tourniquet. So when I saw that the new EPIC-id medical alert bracelet ...</p> Mon, 07 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/product-review-epic-id-medical-alert-bracelet-giveaway Wil Dubois 2015-12-07T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Hanukkah Challenges in DiabetesLand- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hanukkah--diabetes-challenges <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/latkes-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Happy Saturday, Friends! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil puts on a temporary yamaka to offer a bit of insight on celebrating Hanukk...</p> Sat, 05 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-hanukkah--diabetes-challenges Wil Dubois 2015-12-05T08:00:00Z When Your Diabetes Gets Quirky- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/when-diabetes-gets-quirky <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/InsulinOrWater-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Diabetes has been boggling my mind lately, with a flurry of quirky circumstances all related to the device connection sites on my body.In other words, my body's been especially fussy these days, throwing off my insulin's effectiveness, the quali...</p> Fri, 04 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/when-diabetes-gets-quirky Mike Hoskins 2015-12-04T08:00:00Z Holiday Wisdom from the Diabetes Community- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/holiday-wisdom-diabetes-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/dbmine-nuggets-ebook-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Here's a Throwback Thursday item you won't want to miss: As we head into the 2015 Holiday Season, we wanted to revisit the amazing tips we gathered from you all -- the Diabetes Community -- for surviving the holidays with diabetes a few years back...</p> Thu, 03 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/holiday-wisdom-diabetes-community Amy Tenderich 2015-12-03T08:00:00Z My Faulty Pancreas Says: Get a Flu Shot!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-faulty-pancreas-says-get-flu-shot <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/GotMyFluShotTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>I've never been much of a fan of flu shots -- even though I know they're important with diabetes when the colder winter months set in.As a kid, getting an annual shot was standard protocol. But when I reached my adult years, that practice mostly f...</p> Wed, 02 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-faulty-pancreas-says-get-flu-shot Mike Hoskins 2015-12-02T08:00:00Z EASE Type 1 Diabetes: D-Moms Advocate to Avoid Misdiagnosis- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/easing-diabetes-awareness-misdiagnosis <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/EASET1D/EaseT1DlogoTHUMB.png" /><p>Misdiagnosis is a big issue with type 1 diabetes, as it's often overlooked or taken for some other minor ailment before the ugly consequences of that mistake take hold. That's why it's good to see a new grassroots non-profit formed to raise awaren...</p> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/easing-diabetes-awareness-misdiagnosis Mike Hoskins 2015-12-01T08:00:00Z DiabetesMine D-Data Exchange Fall 2015: Rubbing Elbows with the Alpha Users- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-data-exchange-fall-2015-alpha-users <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Innovation-Project/DDataTHUMB.jpg" /><p>I just bought my first smartphone about a month ago, and trying to work it, I've never felt dumber in my life.That's why I found it so fascinating to attend what some call the "epicenter" of the diabetes tech world, the DiabetesMine D-Data Exchang...</p> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-data-exchange-fall-2015-alpha-users Wil Dubois, with Amy Tenderich & Mike Hoskins 2015-11-30T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: How Speedy Is Your Insulin Pump?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-speed-insulin-pumps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/PumpSpeeds-THUMB.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil looks at the issue of how fast insulin pumps d...</p> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-speed-insulin-pumps Wil Dubois 2015-11-28T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere in November 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-november-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupNovTHUMB.jpg" /><p>November is coming to a close, and it's time take a step back and appreciate all that's been shared during this Diabetes Awareness Month.We have a lot to be thankful for, with so many pancreatically-challenged peeps writing from the heart. As al...</p> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-november-2015 Mike Hoskins 2015-11-27T08:00:00Z Life with Diabetes - Unbreakable! (Awesome Video)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-diabetes-unbreakable-awesome-video <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_Unbreakable-Video-THUMB.JPG" /><p>Happy Thanksgiving, D-Peeps! Do not miss this incredible video slideshow compiled for our 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford School of Medicine. This piece will make any PWD (person with diabetes) feel THANKFUL, we promise. Huge...</p> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-diabetes-unbreakable-awesome-video Amy Tenderich 2015-11-26T08:00:00Z Debunking a Diabetes Definition: What's in a Cure?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/debunking-definition-diabetes-cure <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DiabetesCureTHUMB.jpg" /><p>"The Cure."This post would be so much easier if it were about the alternative rock band by the same name -- you know, the British guys with hits like "Just Like Heaven" and "It's Friday, I'm In Love" popular worldwide since the late 70s. But tha...</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/debunking-definition-diabetes-cure Mike Hoskins 2015-11-25T08:00:00Z ANNOUNCING: The DiabetesMine Usability Innovation Awards Winners!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-diabetesmine-usability-innovation-awards-winners <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Usability-Awards-THUMB.jpg" /><p>You may remember that back in September, we asked the Patient Community to help us launch a national program to honor the very best "fixes" out there for making life with diabetes easier: the DiabetesMineTM Usability Innovation Awards.We asked for...</p> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-diabetesmine-usability-innovation-awards-winners Amy Tenderich 2015-11-24T08:00:00Z Sweetening the Deal: Handing Out Rewards for Diabetes Care?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/rewards-diabetes-care <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/SharaBialoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Growing up, I never got presents or money or rewards of any kind for doing multiple blood tests a day or getting my A1c down. That just wasn't done in my household. But I know of many D-parents who do dole out rewards, and it's an intriguing philo...</p> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/rewards-diabetes-care Mike Hoskins 2015-11-23T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Thanksgiving Carb Counting Survival Guide- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-thanksgiving-carb-counting-survival-guide <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineThxgivingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Hey All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.Pass the...</p> Sat, 21 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-thanksgiving-carb-counting-survival-guide Wil Dubois 2015-11-21T08:00:00Z Patient Voices at the 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit! (Video)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-2015-diabetesmine-innovation-summit-video <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_Diabetes_Life_Hacks_Video_THUMB.JPG" /><p>Today our team is at Stanford University School of Medicine hosting the 5th annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit (waves from Palo Alto!) This influential annual Summit convenes an incredible group of informed patient advocates, pharma marketing...</p> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-2015-diabetesmine-innovation-summit-video Amy Tenderich 2015-11-20T08:00:00Z National Diabetes Educators Org Embraces Technology- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/national-diabetes-educators-org-embraces-technology <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_AADE_App_THUMB.JPG" /><p>Today is an exciting day, because our team is at Stanford University, hosting our 5th DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event, that brings together movers and shakers in diabetes technology. About 100 innovators are gathering there -- including all maj...</p> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/national-diabetes-educators-org-embraces-technology 2015-11-19T08:00:00Z TCOYD + Smart Patients = New Online Diabetes Network- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tcoyd-smart-patients-online-diabetes-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/SmartPatients/SmartPatientsTCOYDthumb.jpg" /><p>In our community, the TCOYD (Taking Control of Your Diabetes) series of national diabetes education conferences is known and loved by thousands. But until now -- believe it or not -- they haven't had a web-based home to really unite their fans and...</p> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tcoyd-smart-patients-online-diabetes-community Mike Hoskins 2015-11-18T08:00:00Z Singing Classical Music, and Coming Out of the Shadows of Diabetes Secrecy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/coming-out-diabetes-shadows-secrecy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/KellyGriffinTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Many of us talk openly about our diabetes and share a whole bunch online. But not everyone is comfortable with that, or at least they haven't always worn diabetes on their sleeve.We're very happy today to share the story of fellow PWD Kelly Griffi...</p> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/coming-out-diabetes-shadows-secrecy Mike Hoskins 2015-11-17T08:00:00Z The Marketing Pitches of Diabetes Awareness Month- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/marketing-pitches-diabetes-awareness-month <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/WDD_2015/DiabetesMarketingPitchesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We are now halfway through this big Diabetes Awareness month of November, and just this past weekend we marked World Diabetes Day.Not surprisingly, anyone who writes for the patient community about diabetes is being bombarded with marketing and ad...</p> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/marketing-pitches-diabetes-awareness-month Mike Hoskins 2015-11-16T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Toujeo Trio of Questions- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-toujeo-trio-questions <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineBlueCircleTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.First, we have to recognize that today is World Diabetes Day! (a date chosen because it marks the anniver...</p> Sat, 14 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-toujeo-trio-questions Wil Dubois 2015-11-14T08:00:00Z IDF Leader on the Impact of World Diabetes Day and the Blue Circle (with Racecars!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/gordon-bunyan-world-diabetes-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/WDD_2015/GordonBunyanTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Tomorrow is World Diabetes Day 2015, so it's a perfect time to reflect on all that this global day of awareness and advocacy has accomplished through the years. Sure, this International Diabetes Federation (IDF) day has been around since 1991, but...</p> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/gordon-bunyan-world-diabetes-day Mike Hoskins 2015-11-13T08:00:00Z World Diabetes Day and #Insulin4All - Striving to Embrace PWDs in Crisis- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/world-diabetes-day-insulin4all <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/WorldDiabetesDay/standard_ElizabethRowley.jpeg" /><p>With this Saturday being World Diabetes Day, many in the D-Community are all lit up (in blue!) with excitement about advocacy and awareness.One prominent campaign comes from the UK-based non-profit group T1International, which started out as a bl...</p> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/world-diabetes-day-insulin4all Mike Hoskins 2015-11-12T08:00:00Z A Veteran's Day Look at Diabetes in the Military- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/veterans-day-look-diabetes-military <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/ThanksVeteransTHUMBNAIL.jpeg" /><p>Today is Veteran's Day, a time when we pay tribute to those who've served in the United States military over the years.Personally, I'm proud to know that my mom's dad served in World War II and was actually a part of the Battle of the Bulge in 194...</p> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/veterans-day-look-diabetes-military Mike Hoskins 2015-11-11T08:00:00Z Getting Excited About the iLET (formerly Bionic Pancreas)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bionic-pancreas-becomes-ilet <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/FFL2015/iLetCartridgesTHUMB.png" /><p>One day soon, we'll be at the point where technology will be "as good as a cure" for many of us -- because a truly closed-loop automated diabetes management system is getting so close we can taste it.Seriously, one project that gets our hearts pum...</p> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bionic-pancreas-becomes-ilet Mike Hoskins 2015-11-10T08:00:00Z Why I Won't Be Changing to Dexcom G5 Anytime Soon- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/why-i-wont-be-changing-dexcom-g5-anytime-soon <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/CGM/NoThanksG5THUMB.jpg" /><p>For the past couple months, I've been wondering whether I want to upgrade my Dexcom continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to the latest generation, G5, which eliminates the need for the separate iPod-style receiver. The G5 has built-in Bluetooth that...</p> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/why-i-wont-be-changing-dexcom-g5-anytime-soon Mike Hoskins 2015-11-09T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Diet Dilemmas Are Only Natural- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-diet-dilemmas-are-only-natural <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineButtonFeaturedSize.jpg" /><p>Got diabetes? Need advice? Of course you do! And you came to the right place: Ask D'Mine, our weekly Q&amp;A hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.Today, Wil takes a look at diabetes and all those difficul...</p> Sat, 07 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-diet-dilemmas-are-only-natural Wil Dubois 2015-11-07T08:00:00Z Revisiting Burnout During Diabetes Awareness Month- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/revisiting-burnout-during-diabetes-awareness-month <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DogWalk-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Today is just Day Six of Diabetes Awareness Month, and I'm already feeling somewhat burnt out and am anxiously awaiting the month's end. Amazingly, this is pretty spot-on with how I felt at this exact same time last year.I have to apologize in adv...</p> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/revisiting-burnout-during-diabetes-awareness-month Mike Hoskins 2015-11-06T08:00:00Z Two New Video Reviews: GlucoLift & Skratch Labs Hypoglycemia Treatments- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-new-video-reviews-glucolift-skratch-labs-hypoglycemia-treatments <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_TestKitchenVideo-THUMB_0.JPG" /><p>Betsy Ray is a Colorado-based 50-year veteran of type 1 who refers to herself as a "diabetes activist." This year, she's also one of our Patient Voices Winners who will join us for the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit happening in just a few weeks a...</p> Thu, 05 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-new-video-reviews-glucolift-skratch-labs-hypoglycemia-treatments Amy Tenderich 2015-11-05T08:00:00Z Hacking Healthcare Emoji to Illustrate Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/hacking-healthcare-emoji-for-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/EmoticonsApp/EmoticonLowTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In today's world of smartphone-everything, we all know and love Emoji, right? That's those little "emoticons" or colorful little icons that represent emotions, food, holidays, or just about anything on mobile phones and social media these days.And...</p> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/hacking-healthcare-emoji-for-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-11-04T08:00:00Z GlucoLift glucose tablets - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucolift-glucose-tablets-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/GlucoLift-THUMB.png" /><p>Patient advocate Betsy Ray reviews GlucoLift glucose tablets. She finds "them better than most but not what I would like in an optimal product."REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs:comes in a large bottle making it more economical than buying in small tube...</p> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucolift-glucose-tablets-review DiabetesMine 2015-11-04T08:00:00Z Skratch Labs Hydration Sports Drink - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/skratch-labs-hydration-sports-drink-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/SkratchLabs-THUMB.JPG" /><p>Diabetes activist and longtime type 1 PWD Betsy Ray reviews Skratch Labs Hydration Sports Drink, her preferred go-to treatment for hypoglycemia (severe low blood sugar). {CORRECTION 11/12/15: Contrary to what is said in this video, Skratch Labs H...</p> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/skratch-labs-hydration-sports-drink-review DiabetesMine 2015-11-04T08:00:00Z In Search of: The Most Useful and Impactful Diabetes Tools- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/most-user-friendly-diabetes-technology <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_Usability-honeycomb-THUMB.png" /><p>Our annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit is just a few short weeks away, this year with the theme "The Usability Revolution." That is, we'll be highlighting a variety of innovations -- high- and low-tech -- that help improve life with diabetes...</p> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/most-user-friendly-diabetes-technology Amy Tenderich 2015-11-03T08:00:00Z 'Linking Up' Beyond Diabetes for Better Healthcare- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/linking-beyond-diabetes-better-healthcare <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/LinkupMakeHealth/MakerTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>As we begin Diabetes Awareness Month, many eyes turn to how we can 'up the level' of conversation about diabetes among the general public.To me, this month seems like a perfect opportunity to do that in part by looking beyond diabetes toward con...</p> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/linking-beyond-diabetes-better-healthcare Mike Hoskins 2015-11-02T08:00:00Z November: World Diabetes Day and Diabetes Awareness Month!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/november-world-diabetes-day-and-diabetes-awareness-month <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>With November being National Diabetes Awareness Month in the U.S., you can imagine there's a slew of awareness campaigns and fundraising events that go on throughout the month.This effort has taken on more international importance in recent years,...</p> Sun, 01 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/november-world-diabetes-day-and-diabetes-awareness-month DiabetesMine 2015-11-01T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Diabetes Test Strip Scare on Halloween- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-test-strip-scare-halloween <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineJackOLanternTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Boo, Diabetes Community! Welcome back for a special Halloween edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. On this All Hallows' Eve, Wil reaches into the pumpkin sack to find...</p> Sat, 31 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-test-strip-scare-halloween Wil Dubois 2015-10-31T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere (DOC-toberfest 2015 Edition)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-october-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/OctoberDOCRoundupTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Just before we hit November, the big National Diabetes Awareness Month, it's worth taking a moment to look back on what this past month has brought us from the Diabetes Online Community (DOC). Despite today's jack-o-lantern theme, the posts we've ...</p> Fri, 30 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-october-2015 DiabetesMine 2015-10-30T07:00:00Z What's Happening for World Diabetes Day and Diabetes Awareness Month 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-awareness-month-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/NovemberAwarenessMonthTHUMB.jpg" /><p>November is upon us -- that time of year when "all eyes are on diabetes," with it being national Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14. That day was chosen in honor of Dr. Frederick Banting, the co-discoverer of insulin back i...</p> Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-awareness-month-2015 Mike Hoskins 2015-10-29T07:00:00Z Insulin Pump Infusion Sets Get Better, with BD Flowsmart- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-pump-infusion-sets-get-better-bd-flowsmart <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_BD-Flowsmart-THUMB.JPG" /><p>When you start on an insulin pump, everyone talks about precision calculation of your insulin doses -- as if that alone would magically make your blood glucose levels just right. NOT. There are so many uncontrollable factors and annoying side effe...</p> Wed, 28 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-pump-infusion-sets-get-better-bd-flowsmart Amy Tenderich 2015-10-28T07:00:00Z Dskate Diabetes Hockey Program Inspired by a Type 1 Dad- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dskate-hockey-diabetes-program <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DSkateHockey/DSkateHockeyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Of all the sports that seem tough to manage with type 1 diabetes, ice hockey goes directly to the top of the list. It's physically draining, super-fast, and involves extreme temperatures. I never played hockey myself growing up, but being from the...</p> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dskate-hockey-diabetes-program Mike Hoskins 2015-10-27T07:00:00Z On Diabetes Devices and Cybersecurity- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-devices-cybersecurity <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Medical-Device-Security-THUMB_0.jpg" /><p>Chances are that your insulin pump or other diabetes device won't be threatening your life via evil hacking any time soon, despite what Hollywood, the media, and conspiracy theorists may try to say otherwise.But the potential is there for some low...</p> Mon, 26 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-devices-cybersecurity Mike Hoskins 2015-10-26T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Light Years Away with Low Blood Sugar- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-light-years-away-when-low <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/LightYearsAwayTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil offers some thoughts on what seems like out-of-body moments we sometimes experience when...</p> Sat, 24 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-light-years-away-when-low Wil Dubois 2015-10-24T07:00:00Z Reflecting on a Decade in the Diabetes Online Community- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/decade-diabetes-online-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/KerriScottTHUMB.jpg" /><p>This month is a big milestone in my world with diabetes, as it's the 10-year anniversary of when I first found the Diabetes Online Community (DOC), and my discovery of the mantra, "I am not alone."At the time, I was in my mid 20s, newly-married,...</p> Fri, 23 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/decade-diabetes-online-community Mike Hoskins 2015-10-23T07:00:00Z The Brains Behind Coordinating Diabetes Research at Jaeb Center- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/brains-behind-coordinating-diabetes-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_JaebCenterLogo-THUMB.png" /><p>When a new product or medication finally makes it to market and into the hands of PWDs (people with diabetes), we often forget about the monumental effort it took to it get there. The necessary research and development, clinical study coordinatio...</p> Thu, 22 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/brains-behind-coordinating-diabetes-research Mike Hoskins 2015-10-22T07:00:00Z Insulin Wars: New Ultra Long-Lasting Basal Insulin Tresiba OKd by FDA- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-novo-insulin-tresiba <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/TresibaFlexPensTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Let's face it, we all appreciate the insulin that keeps us alive, but wish it worked more effectively and was easier to dose. Novo Nordisk's latest innovation, new ultra long-lasting Tresiba basal insulin, is potentially huge news for people with ...</p> Wed, 21 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-novo-insulin-tresiba Mike Hoskins 2015-10-21T07:00:00Z Livongo's New Chief Medical Officer Lives with Type 1 Diabetes Too!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/livongo-chief-medical-officer-jennifer-schneider <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/JenniferSchneiderTHUMBNAIL.jpeg" /><p>We're always fascinated to hear how diabetes has influenced lives and careers, and put fellow PWDs (people with diabetes) on a professional path that helps them make a difference for all of us.Dr. Jennifer Schneider is one of those D-peeps. Diagno...</p> Tue, 20 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/livongo-chief-medical-officer-jennifer-schneider Mike Hoskins 2015-10-20T07:00:00Z Meet the King of 3D Blood Glucose Sculptures- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/meet-king-3d-blood-glucose-sculptures <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_Justus-Harris-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Justus Harris has taken an unusual path with his type 1 diabetes. He's become a Visual Artist &amp; Technologist who creates amazing 3D sculptures of blood glucose data, as well as other Health Data Sculptures and visualizations. As weird as this ...</p> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/meet-king-3d-blood-glucose-sculptures Amy Tenderich 2015-10-19T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Coping Skills for Diabetes Burnout After Retirement- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-coping-skills-diabetes-burnout-after-retirement <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_cant_cope_thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes a look at how tough diabetes can be as we get older, especially in light of big life...</p> Sat, 17 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-coping-skills-diabetes-burnout-after-retirement Wil Dubois 2015-10-17T07:00:00Z When My Smartphone Became a Life-Saving Medical Device- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/day-my-phone-became-life-saving-medical-device <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A few days ago, I woke up to the wailing of my Dexcom continuous glucose monitor on my nightstand. I keep it set to vibrate, but if that vibration alert is ignored for several minutes, audio alerts automatically kick in to force me to pay attent...</p> Fri, 16 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/day-my-phone-became-life-saving-medical-device Mike Hoskins 2015-10-16T07:00:00Z What Your Health Insurance Company Won't Tell You- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-your-insurance-company-wont-tell-you-about-diabetes-coverage <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/HealthInsuranceListTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Dealing with insurance coverage is of course one of the biggest headaches of living with a chronic condition like diabetes.I've been dealing with my own insurance woes lately, since my new health savings account policy kicked in, requiring a high ...</p> Thu, 15 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-your-insurance-company-wont-tell-you-about-diabetes-coverage Mike Hoskins 2015-10-15T07:00:00Z PLAID: A New Open-Access Diabetes Journal Weaves in Patient Voices- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/plaid-diabetes-journal <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/PLAID/PLAIDboxTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>There's a new diabetes journal on the block, but this one is much different from all the others out there.While it is focused on research, the new PLAID Journal brings a fresh perspective not found in any traditional diabetes medical journals: rea...</p> Wed, 14 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/plaid-diabetes-journal Mike Hoskins 2015-10-14T07:00:00Z Oscar Health: Fantasy League Health Insurance?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/oscar-health-fantasy-league-health-insurance <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/OscarHealth/GoogleOscarHealthTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Google is going big in health tech partnerships these days -- including agreements with Dexcom, Sanofi, and Novo Nordisk, which hold exciting potential for those of us with diabetes. Then in September, we saw the headlines about Google sinking mil...</p> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/oscar-health-fantasy-league-health-insurance Wil Dubois 2015-10-13T07:00:00Z An Ode to Diabetes Discovery on Columbus Day- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-ode-discovery-aka-columbus-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/HappyColumbusDayTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today we're marking another annual holiday commemorating famed Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, who back in the day (523 years ago!) voyaged across the Atlantic Ocean to explore the globe and ultimately stumbled across and helped establish a...</p> Mon, 12 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-ode-discovery-aka-columbus-day DiabetesMine 2015-10-12T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Thoughts on Diabetes, Divorce and Magic Butts- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-thoughts-divorce-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DiabetesAfterDivorceTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome back! We're happy to have you stopping by our weekly diabetes column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.If you've got questions about life with diabetes, this is the place to be. Last week, S...</p> Sat, 10 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-thoughts-divorce-diabetes Wil Dubois 2015-10-10T07:00:00Z If We Could Bill Our Doctors for "Diabetes Patient Services"- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/billing-my-doctor-diabetes-patient-services <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/BillingMyDoctorTHUMB.jpg" /><p>My doctor's office sent a bill in the mail recently, recapping the costs from the first visit with my new endocrinologist here in Michigan.Instead of a nice little co-pay amount, a whopping $271 total screamed from the statement and delivered wha...</p> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/billing-my-doctor-diabetes-patient-services Mike Hoskins 2015-10-09T07:00:00Z Two New Diabetes Apps: Easycarb and InRange- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-new-diabetes-apps-easycarb-and-inrange <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Apps/NewDiabetesAppsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>"There's an app for that..."When it comes to diabetes, the correct response to the above cliché is, "No kidding." There's no shortage of apps these days claiming to make life easier for PWDs (people with diabetes).Add two more to that ever-growing...</p> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-new-diabetes-apps-easycarb-and-inrange Mike Hoskins 2015-10-08T07:00:00Z Lessons from Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) San Diego 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lessons-diabetes-tcoyd-san-diego-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_Polina-THUMB_0.jpg" /><p>Polina Bryson is a healthcare professional and D-mom in California, whose school-age daughter lives with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease. She's become passionate on both fronts about keeping up with the latest research and technologies for T1D,...</p> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lessons-diabetes-tcoyd-san-diego-2015 Amy Tenderich 2015-10-07T07:00:00Z Attention Congress: Let's Talk Diabetes, Please!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/congressional-diabetes-hearing <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/CongressDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Consider this post a Call to Action, to help us urge Congress to hold a hearing focused on diabetes. Believe it or not, it's been more than 5 years since the last Congressional hearing on diabetes. But despite that lack of political action, our D...</p> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/congressional-diabetes-hearing Mike Hoskins 2015-10-06T07:00:00Z Elle & Coach: A Diabetes Alert Dog Family Story (Book Review + Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/elle-coach-diabetes-alert-dog-story-book-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/ElleCoach/ElleCoachTHUMB.jpg" /><p>With the weather cooling down, it's the perfect time to curl up with good book as you keep you warm indoors -- especially if that book involves puppy love, which so many of us find heart-warming.Now there's a diabetes book that fits the bill perfe...</p> Mon, 05 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/elle-coach-diabetes-alert-dog-story-book-review Mike Hoskins 2015-10-05T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Insulin as a Cure for Stress?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-cure-stress <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil is talking stress and all the crazy effects it can have on those of with lazy pancreases....</p> Sat, 03 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-cure-stress Wil Dubois 2015-10-03T07:00:00Z New Live Video Interview Series on Type 2 Diabetes Dispels Misconceptions- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tudiabetes-hosts-new-type2-video-interview-series <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/TuDT2seriesTHUMB.png" /><p>We've talked for a long time about the need for a stronger type 2 presence in the Diabetes Community, and though we've seen some great advocates and people with diabetes (PWDs) sharing their stories, there is still a need for more.TuDiabetes now h...</p> Fri, 02 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tudiabetes-hosts-new-type2-video-interview-series Mike Hoskins 2015-10-02T07:00:00Z Getting Your CGM Sensors in the Pharmacy?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-cgm-at-pharmacy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/CGM/CGMPharmacyTHUMB." /><p>Before long, people using the Dexcom continuous glucose monitor (CGM) may be able to walk into a local pharmacy and buy a box of sensors for a small co-pay or at least a lower cost than we're used to.At least a half-dozen insurance plans -- includ...</p> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-cgm-at-pharmacy Mike Hoskins 2015-10-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere in September 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-september-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupSeptTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The Fall is upon us, so it's time to welcome crisp cool mornings, and autumn festivities and pumpkin-spiced everything -- which seems to be all the rage.As always, there's been no shortage of outstanding diabetes blog posts falling from the prover...</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-september-2015 DiabetesMine Staff 2015-09-30T07:00:00Z Kaleido: Adding Color to Insulin Pumps with an Odd Hybrid Device- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kaleido-color-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Pumps/Kaleido/KaleidoArmWearTHUMB.png" /><p>Traditionally, diabetes devices have been kind of drab and boring, right? We've certainly harped on that enough over the years… Even now, with a bunch of cases, covers and special skins to add some pizzazz, D-tools are generally not by design the...</p> Tue, 29 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kaleido-color-pump Mike Hoskins 2015-09-29T07:00:00Z AkibaH and the GluCase: Building a Glucose Meter and Supplies into Your Smartphone Case- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-meter-and-supplies-all-built-your-smartphone-case <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/Akibah/AkibahTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Meet yet another new player in the all-in-one diabetes solution game: AkibaH, a San Jose, CA-based startup that aims to offer a glucose meter, test strips and lancets all built into your smartphone case, so you have everything at your fingertips y...</p> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-meter-and-supplies-all-built-your-smartphone-case Mike Hoskins 2015-09-28T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: On the Medifast Diet, and Life Insurance Woes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-eating-life-and-death <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineButtonFeaturedSize.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil responds to two quite opposite questions -- one on those packaged diets that purport to he...</p> Sat, 26 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-eating-life-and-death Wil Dubois 2015-09-26T07:00:00Z How to Manage Your Blood Glucose on the Hiking Trail- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-manage-your-blood-glucose-hiking <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_diabetes-hiking-Thumb.jpeg" /><p>Got a hiking trek planned? Or ever dream of doing something similar, but worried about your diabetes management while out on the trail? Today, we've got some great tips for you -- directly from a type 1 making a grueling 550-mile trek across Spain...</p> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-manage-your-blood-glucose-hiking Amy Tenderich 2015-09-25T07:00:00Z Interoperability Expert Says: New Accu-Chek Connect Is Big Step Forward!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/accuchek-connect-meter-interoperability <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/JoeCafazzoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>When we recently published our product review of Roche Diabetes' new Accu-Chek Connect meter, we criticized how this Bluetooth-enabled device seems to be interoperable in name only -- because it doesn't connect with other diabetes devices, even th...</p> Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/accuchek-connect-meter-interoperability Amy Tenderich 2015-09-24T07:00:00Z 'Diabetes Miseducation' Group Targets Federal Legislation, State Licensure- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-miseducation-campaign <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DiabetesEdHashtagsTHUMB." /><p>Proposed legislation currently winding its way through the Congressional chambers calls for better diabetes education and aims to boost the number of educators who get reimbursed for serving people with diabetes on Medicare.The American Associa...</p> Wed, 23 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-miseducation-campaign Mike Hoskins 2015-09-23T07:00:00Z Finding CLARITY in Diabetes Data Analysis (Thanks, Dexcom!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/finding-clarity-diabetes-data-displays-thanks-dexcom <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/DexcomCLARITY/ShowMeMyDDataTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Viewing my diabetes data is a topic I've focused quite a bit on over the past year, since I've been using the Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) connected to the cloud with some great do-it-yourself data-viewing technology.Our diabetes d...</p> Tue, 22 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/finding-clarity-diabetes-data-displays-thanks-dexcom Mike Hoskins 2015-09-22T07:00:00Z Introducing the DiabetesMine Usability Innovation Awards: NOMINATE NOW!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-diabetesmine-usability-innovation-awards-nominate-now <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/Innovation_Project_logo_small.jpg" /><p>Every year, our Fall DiabetesMine Innovation Summit hones in on a topic or theme that's hot as far as patient concerns and the landscape of evolving tools and care. This year, our theme is "The Usability Revolution" -- as in, things don'...</p> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-diabetesmine-usability-innovation-awards-nominate-now Amy Tenderich 2015-09-21T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diabetes and That Ghost in the Mirror- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-depersonalization-disorder <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/DiabetesStressTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>PWDS: You. Are. Here.Welcome to another edition of our "curiously strong" diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.Last week, Wil offered some insight to a woman with type 1 who's batt...</p> Sat, 19 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-depersonalization-disorder Wil Dubois 2015-09-19T07:00:00Z Best and Worst Diabetes Commercials Of All Time (In Our Humble Opinion)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/best-worst-diabetes-product-commercials <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DiabetesTVcommercialsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>You've seen them on TV or viewed them online. You couldn't help that they caught your eye or made your ears perk up, in spite of yourself. We're talking about those ever-more-prevalent diabetes commercials, most brimming with smiling faces and bu...</p> Fri, 18 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/best-worst-diabetes-product-commercials Mike Hoskins 2015-09-18T07:00:00Z Native Americans with Diabetes: No Enemy of Mine?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/native-americans-diabetes-no-enemy-mine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/NativeAmericanRiskTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Our correspondent and weekly Q&amp;A columnist Wil Dubois is a community diabetes educator in rural New Mexico. He works with Native populations, and spent a good deal of time over the last few years teaching with the national ECHO program (Educa...</p> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/native-americans-diabetes-no-enemy-mine Wil Dubois 2015-09-17T07:00:00Z My First Visits with a New but Familiar Endocrinologist- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-first-visits-new-familiar-endocrinologist <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DrGVisit-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Moving to a new state has brought a whole bunch of craziness into my world, and among the necessary evils have been figuring out where I'm going to get my diabetes prescriptions filled and finding new doctors to be part of my D-management team.I...</p> Wed, 16 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-first-visits-new-familiar-endocrinologist Mike Hoskins 2015-09-16T07:00:00Z Philips Launches Diabetes App + Data Interoperability Solution- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/philips-launches-diabetes-app-data-interoperability <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Philips-logo.jpg" /><p>Today, Philips becomes the next big consumer tech giant to get in the diabetes game in a big way with the announcement that they're creating a sophisticated logging app for diabetes, backed by a cloud-based system for diabetes data sharing. They c...</p> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/philips-launches-diabetes-app-data-interoperability Amy Tenderich 2015-09-15T07:00:00Z Reviewing the Accu-Chek Connect Meter from Roche Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/reviewing-accu-chek-connect-meter-roche-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/ConnectAccuChek/AccuChekConnectSystemTHUMB.jpg" /><p>There's another new high-tech glucose meter on block, managing to do what no other like it has done before: sending your diabetes data to a mobile app where you can not only view and share blood sugar results, but also get an insulin dosing calcul...</p> Mon, 14 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/reviewing-accu-chek-connect-meter-roche-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-09-14T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Evil Low Blood Sugar Twins- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-evil-low-blood-sugar-twins <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/EvilBGTwinTHUMBdm.jpg" /><p>It's no big secret to those of us in the diabetes world that low blood sugars can be scary, and can bring out the worst in us. Today at our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine, veteran type 1 and diabetes educator Wil Dubois does what he ca...</p> Sat, 12 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-evil-low-blood-sugar-twins Wil Dubois 2015-09-12T07:00:00Z Telcare Wireless Blood Glucose Meter system - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/telcare-wireless-blood-glucose-meter-system-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Certified Diabetes Educator and 40-year veteran of living type 1 herself Jane Dickinson reviews the Telcare wireless blood glucose monitoring system, paired with an app, that beams your results directly to the cloud. Jane is more enthusiastic th...</p> Sat, 12 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/telcare-wireless-blood-glucose-meter-system-review Amy Tenderich 2015-09-12T07:00:00Z Still Waiting for That Ice Cream - A View of Diabetes from Germany- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/still-waiting-ice-cream-view-diabetes-germany <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/JochenTHUMBNAIL.jpg" /><p>We always love to hear from Diabetes Community friends abroad, and today we're thrilled to share a guest post from Jochen "Joe" Gaiser over in Germany.I had the chance to meet Joe when we both journeyed to Las Vegas this March for the first-ever D...</p> Fri, 11 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/still-waiting-ice-cream-view-diabetes-germany Mike Hoskins 2015-09-11T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: FDA Approves the Tandem t:slim G4 Combo Device!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-fda-approves-tandem-tslim-g4-combo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/tslimG4fdaTHUMB.jpg" /><p>It's official: Tandem Diabetes Care now has approval from the FDA for its t:slim G4 combo system, which is integrated with the Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor.On Wednesday morning, the California pump company announced that the FDA had approv...</p> Thu, 10 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-fda-approves-tandem-tslim-g4-combo Mike Hoskins 2015-09-10T07:00:00Z What It's Really Like Using New Basal Insulin Toujeo- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-its-really-using-new-basal-insulin-toujeo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/RealWorldToujeoDMTHUMB.jpg" /><p>News came early in the year about Sanofi's new basal insulin called Toujeo, which is a higher concentration than the long-established Lantus. You may remember hearing rumors about this insulin years ago while it was still in development, when...</p> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-its-really-using-new-basal-insulin-toujeo Mike Hoskins 2015-09-09T07:00:00Z Do Doctors with Diabetes Have Their Own Endos?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/do-doctors-diabetes-have-their-own-endos <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/EndosWithDiabetesRxDMTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We go to their offices for checkups, and depend on them for our lab tests and prescription refills. Yes, endocrinologists are the center of our healthcare team for many of us living with diabetes.But what about those PWDs (people with diabetes) wh...</p> Tue, 08 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/do-doctors-diabetes-have-their-own-endos Mike Hoskins 2015-09-08T07:00:00Z Diabetes Discrimination At Work- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-discrimination-work <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/FiredDueToDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Many of us have a long weekend now thanks to Labor Day, when we recognize the American workforce.We'd like to recognize the many great people working hard for us in the Diabetes Community -- from advocates to endos and educators, researchers and s...</p> Mon, 07 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-discrimination-work Mike Hoskins 2015-09-07T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Downward Mobility with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-poverty <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/CostlyDiabetesSuppliesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil talks money -- a big topic for those of us with diabetes, because our meds and tech and t...</p> Sat, 05 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-poverty Wil Dubois 2015-09-05T07:00:00Z The Yoga Barn: A Diabetes and Health Retreat in Bulgaria- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/yoga-barn-diabetes-and-health-retreat-bulgaria <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/standard_YogaDiabetes.jpeg" /><p>It's always great to hear about cool new diabetes programs across the globe, and since September is National Yoga Month (seriously, it is!), we thought it was a perfect time to tell you all about a new yoga diabetes retreat overseas -- especiall...</p> Fri, 04 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/yoga-barn-diabetes-and-health-retreat-bulgaria Mike Hoskins 2015-09-04T07:00:00Z Diabetes in Prison: No Insulin, No Care?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-in-prison <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/PoliceIncarceration/BehindBarsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>It's an unfortunate enough experience to land behind bars, but if you have diabetes, you shouldn't have to worry that your life is at risk due to lack of life-sustaining insulin and care.Unfortunately, that's happening way too often. The American ...</p> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-in-prison Mike Hoskins 2015-09-03T07:00:00Z Google + Sanofi + Joslin Diabetes Center Aim for "Radical" New Diabetes Technology- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/google-partners-sanofi-and-joslin-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/GoogleSanofiJoslinLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Google apparently has diabetes on the mind, as it's currently announcing a string of partnerships with the diabetes device and medication industry.This week, Google Life Sciences under the new Alphabet parent company has entered into a partnership...</p> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/google-partners-sanofi-and-joslin-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-09-02T07:00:00Z Dealing with Diabetes Social Media Burnout: Juggling the Personal and Professional- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-social-media-burnout <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DiabetesSocMedBurnout-THUMB.png" /><p>Over the years, there've been lots of online sharing initiatives for our Diabetes Community, like D-Blog Week and the #IWishPeopleKnewThatDiabetes campaign. But ironically, today is marked Diabetes Social Media Burnout Day, in which we're all enco...</p> Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-social-media-burnout Mike Hoskins 2015-09-01T07:00:00Z Appreciating Partners and Spouses in the Diabetes Community- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/partners-and-spouses-diabetes-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/standard_DiabetesPartnersSpouses.jpg" /><p>It's hard to put a price on the support we all get from wonderful partners and spouses who stand by our sides during the diabetes journey each day.Yep, diabetes can complicate relationships, as we all know -- and the more recognition of that and t...</p> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/partners-and-spouses-diabetes-community Mike Hoskins 2015-08-31T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Kama Sutra and Diabetes Pregnancy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-kama-sutra-diabetes-pregnancy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AskDMineButtonFeaturedSize.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil is going back to the bedroom with a n...</p> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-kama-sutra-diabetes-pregnancy Wil Dubois 2015-08-29T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere in August 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-august-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupAugustTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As we wind down the summer and it's been hot outside, our diabetes blogging radar has been lighting up with all the outstanding posts from around the Diabetes Online Community (DOC)!Luckily there's been no shortage of cool stuff to read online. In...</p> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-august-2015 DiabetesMine Staff 2015-08-28T07:00:00Z An Exclusive (Diabetes) Chat with Foreigner Rock Legend Mick Jones- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/exclusive-chat-rock-legend-mick-jones-foreigner <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Foreigner/MickJonesHeadTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Being a huge classic rock fan, one of my all-time favorite groups is the legendary Foreigner, that's brought us incredible tunes like Cold As Ice, Hot Blooded, Urgent, and I Want To Know What Love Is (to name a few).Uh huh, I'm a big classic rock ...</p> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/exclusive-chat-rock-legend-mick-jones-foreigner Mike Hoskins 2015-08-27T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Next-Generation Dexcom G5 Mobile Gets FDA Approval!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-direct-smartphone-dexcom-g5-gets-approved <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/CGM/DexcomG5MobileApprovedTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In amazingly fast timing, the FDA has approved the next-generation Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) system that will communicate directly with a mobile device, eliminating the need for a separate receiver! The California CGM company ann...</p> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-direct-smartphone-dexcom-g5-gets-approved Mike Hoskins 2015-08-25T12:00:00Z Imperium: Betting on Insulin Makers with a New "Peel and Stick" Patch Pump- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/unilife-imperium-prefilled-peel-and-stick-patch-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/UnilifeImperiumTHUMB.png" /><p>The notion of "peel and stick" just got a new meaning in the Diabetes World with the advent of Imperium, a unique new prefilled patch insulin pump being developed by Pennsylvania medical device company Unilife Corp, which makes injectable medicati...</p> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/unilife-imperium-prefilled-peel-and-stick-patch-pump Mike Hoskins 2015-08-25T07:00:00Z Pondering the Sugar Surfing Concept: Diabetes Book Review (Plus Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sugar-surfing-diabetes-book-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/SugarSurfingTHUMB.png" /><p>We may joke about "surfing the waves" of glucose when it comes to life with diabetes, but any talk of sugar surfing these days may be a reference to a new diabetes book that is definitely the real deal. It's written by none other than Dr. Stephen ...</p> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sugar-surfing-diabetes-book-review Mike Hoskins 2015-08-24T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Insulin Alternatives for Type 2 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-insulin-alternatives-type-2-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/Insulin-injectionsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday! Welcome back to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil dives into a question about the best "non-insulin" options for those in the type 2 wor...</p> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-insulin-alternatives-type-2-diabetes Wil Dubois 2015-08-22T07:00:00Z Back to School with Diabetes Data-Sharing- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/back-school-diabetes-data-sharing <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/Back2SchoolDDataTHUMB.jpg" /><p>That time of year has arrived once again, when the kiddos to college students are all heading back to the classroom. Throw diabetes into the educational mix, and that can be a formula for trouble if you're not careful.We know of a whole bunch of o...</p> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/back-school-diabetes-data-sharing Mike Hoskins 2015-08-21T07:00:00Z Musical Endocrinology: Diabetes Doctor Employs Passion for Country Tunes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-mack-harrell-musical-endo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/NeedleFree/MackHarrellMusicTHUMB.png" /><p>Have you heard the new diabetes song called Needle Free? Just released in July, it's all about how our technology and treatment has come to a point where we're seemingly just inches from being "needle free"... and it's only a matter of time bef...</p> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-mack-harrell-musical-endo Mike Hoskins 2015-08-20T07:00:00Z Glooko Brings Mobile Diabetes Data-Sharing to Pumps and CGM Devices- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glooko-diabetes-data-sharing-update <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Glooko/MeterSharingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We've had a close eye on Glooko, the small California company creating a mobile health platform for diabetes data, ever since it first came on the scene in 2011.Glooko has made great headway in these past four years; it's solution is now compatibl...</p> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glooko-diabetes-data-sharing-update Mike Hoskins 2015-08-19T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner: from Halle Berry to Diabetes Empowerment- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-halle-berry-advocacy-and-diabetes-support-and-empowerment <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/KellyKunikTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today for the final interview with our 10 Patient Voices Winners (who'll be joining us for the 2015 Innovation Summit at Stanford in November) we're delighted to host longtime friend and fellow advocate Kelly Kunik.You may recognize Kelly as the v...</p> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-halle-berry-advocacy-and-diabetes-support-and-empowerment Mike Hoskins 2015-08-18T07:00:00Z Diabetes Educators 2015 Conference Takes on Type 1, Social Media- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-educators-conference-2015-social-media <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/AADE15/AADE15mhealthTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Today we continue our coverage of the big American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) annual meeting that brought nearly 3,000 educators and a several thousand more D-experts together in New Orleans last week. Our own Wil Dubois reported ...</p> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-educators-conference-2015-social-media Amy Tenderich 2015-08-17T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Men's Health and Possibly TMI on Diabetes and Sex- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mens-health-question-possibly-tmi-too-much-information <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/EDfaucetTHUMB.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a sensitive question from a...</p> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mens-health-question-possibly-tmi-too-much-information Wil Dubois 2015-08-15T07:00:00Z Wisconsin Family of Diabetes Advocates: Boxes of Joy and Call for an American Girl Doll- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wisconsin-family-diabetes-advocates-boxes-joy-and-call-american-girl-doll <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/WisconsinAdvocates/AnjaTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>We always love unique approaches to diabetes advocacy. This one comes from a northern Wisconsin family that didn't waste any time embracing advocacy right after their tween daughter Anja was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in October 2013. On top o...</p> Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wisconsin-family-diabetes-advocates-boxes-joy-and-call-american-girl-doll Mike Hoskins 2015-08-14T07:00:00Z Wilford Brimley, and the Best & Worst of the 2015 Diabetes Educators Conference- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/overview-aade15-wilford-brimley <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/AADE15/AADE15logoTHUMB.png" /><p>The big annual get-together of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) took place in "the Big Easy" a.k.a. New Orleans, this past week -- the organization's 42nd conference that brought together roughly 2,900 educators and a total of...</p> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/overview-aade15-wilford-brimley Wil Dubois 2015-08-13T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Dexcom Partners with Google on Next-Gen Diabetes Tech!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-dexcom-partners-with-google <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/DexcomGoogleTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>The ink is still wet from a new deal just announced between CGM-maker Dexcom and data analytics giant Google, in which they'll collaborate to develop next-generation diabetes technology. Yep, on Tuesday morning, Dexcom and Google Life Sciences wen...</p> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 09:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-dexcom-partners-with-google Mike Hoskins 2015-08-11T09:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner: Diabetes Apps Not Up to Par- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-dmitri-katz <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/DmitriKatzTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>This is the 9th in our series of interviews with the 10 advocates chosen as 2015 Patient Voices Winners, who will be joining us for this year's DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford in a few months.Today, we're happy to share the story of fel...</p> Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-dmitri-katz Mike Hoskins 2015-08-11T07:00:00Z Samsung Dives Into Diabetes and Mobile Health- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/samsung-electronics-dives-diabetes-and-mobile-health <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Samsung-diabetes-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Big news hit earlier this summer when Medtronic announced teaming up with consumer electronics giant Samsung, to create some future data-sharing possibilities for people with diabetes.For starters, imagine the current generation Samsung Gear S sma...</p> Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/samsung-electronics-dives-diabetes-and-mobile-health Mike Hoskins 2015-08-10T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Small Meals for Small Diabetes Peeps- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-carbs-for-children <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_i_love_carbs_THUMB.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil is taking on the topic of Food and D...</p> Sat, 08 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-carbs-for-children Wil Dubois 2015-08-08T07:00:00Z Complications of Diabetes – Real-World Information from DiabetesMine- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/complications-diabetes-real-world-information-diabetesmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Complications of diabetes are basically the scary things that can happen to your body over time when your blood sugar is not well-controlled. High blood sugar over long periods (months and years) causes damage to your nerves, feet, eyes, kidneys, ...</p> Sat, 08 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/complications-diabetes-real-world-information-diabetesmine Amy Tenderich 2015-08-08T07:00:00Z Victory Over Diabetes with Tae Kwon Do- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mike-barry-karate-kicking-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/MikeBarryTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>We're always excited to share stories of fellow peeps from the Diabetes Community, especially those we've had the pleasure of meeting in person on occassion.One of those is Mike Barry in Chicago, IL, whom I saw this Spring at the Diabetes UnConfer...</p> Fri, 07 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mike-barry-karate-kicking-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-08-07T07:00:00Z Diabetes Technology Update: Mid-2015 and Beyond- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-update-mid-2015-and-beyond <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/WhatsNextBoxTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We're now well into the second half of the year, and with many diabetes companies holding their quarterly earnings calls to update investors, many of us are wondering: What's next in diabetes technology, before this year ends?Short answer: Quite a...</p> Thu, 06 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-update-mid-2015-and-beyond Mike Hoskins 2015-08-06T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner and Diabetes Educator Jane Dickinson Talks Innovation- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-and-diabetes-educator-jane-dickinson <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/JaneDickinsonPhotoTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Next in our lineup of 2015 Patient Voices Winners is a woman who's not only been living with type 1 diabetes for a total of four decades, but is also an esteemed diabetes educator making a difference in the lives of many PWDs (people with diabet...</p> Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-and-diabetes-educator-jane-dickinson Mike Hoskins 2015-08-05T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Animas Signs on with Tidepool for Open Diabetes Data Sharing- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-animas-signs-tidepool-open-diabetes-data-sharing <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/AnimasTidepoolPartnersTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Users of Animas insulin pumps, rejoice! Today Animas becomes the 6th major diabetes device manufacturer to sign on to allow its customers access to Tidepool's new open source software platform for diabetes data. This means Johnson &amp; Johnson D...</p> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-animas-signs-tidepool-open-diabetes-data-sharing Amy Tenderich 2015-08-04T07:00:00Z On Car Alarms and Diabetes Device Alerts- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/car-alarms-and-diabetes-device-alerts <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The beeping wouldn't stop.No matter what I did, the noise was penetrating my skull, screaming that some piece of technology was in "warning mode" and trying to alert me to take some action. Simply because it was programmed to do so.You might thi...</p> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/car-alarms-and-diabetes-device-alerts Mike Hoskins 2015-08-03T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Struggling with Diabetes (As Many of Us Do)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-struggling-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/TellUsWhatYouThinkTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Diabetes isn't easy, so many of us living with this condition often need to reach out to other pancreatically-challenged folk for tips and moral support. That's why we offer Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column that offers honest straight talk a...</p> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-struggling-with-diabetes Wil Dubois 2015-08-01T07:00:00Z Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs): What You Should Know- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/certified-diabetes-educators-cdes-what-you-should-know <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We get a lot of questions about Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs) – what they can offer patients, how to find one, and even how to become a diabetes educator yourself if interested.We've queried some top diabetes education experts in the country...</p> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/certified-diabetes-educators-cdes-what-you-should-know Amy Tenderich 2015-08-01T07:00:00Z Our Top Diabetes Blog Picks from July 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogs-july-2015-roundup <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupIcons/DOCRoundupJulyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Here we are at the end of another July, and the heat's been on this past month! Not only in the outside temps across much of the States, but also here in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC)...Yes, there have been many "hot" topics afoot -- from...</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blogs-july-2015-roundup Mike Hoskins 2015-07-31T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Channels Dance Experience and Poetry into Diabetes Advocacy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-amy-green <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/AmyGreenTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We continue to feature the 10 excellent Diabetes Community members chosen as winners of our 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest -- who of course will all be attending our Innovation Summit at Stanford University on scholarship this November.T...</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-amy-green Mike Hoskins 2015-07-30T07:00:00Z Six Things to Know Before Starting Afrezza- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/six-things-know-starting-afrezza <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Afrezza/Afrezza-cartridge-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Some of you may have heard that I've been having issues with Afrezza, the new inhalable insulin from MannKind/Sanofi that's such a hot commodity among investors. I'm disappointed that it doesn't seem to be working as well for me now as it did at...</p> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/six-things-know-starting-afrezza Amy Tenderich 2015-07-29T07:00:00Z Companion's New Smart Insulin Pen Will Mimic a Pump- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/companions-new-smart-insulin-pen-will-mimic-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Companion-SmartPen-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>What if an insulin pen could help you calculate needed doses, and then track all of your doses and times, plus IOB (insulin on board), and even send you alerts and reminders about missed doses and more? Well, it would be a pen unlike any other, in...</p> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/companions-new-smart-insulin-pen-will-mimic-pump Amy Tenderich 2015-07-28T07:00:00Z On Dr. Fran Kaufman's New Fiction Novel "Rhythms" (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fran-kaufman-new-novel-rhythms <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/RhythmsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We know Dr. Francine Kaufman as a renowned endo and global force, helping to change the fate of those with diabetes in developing parts of the world where access to medicine and care is at its lowest. She is a professor at the University of Southe...</p> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fran-kaufman-new-novel-rhythms Mike Hoskins 2015-07-27T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Revisiting the Missed Insulin Shot Question- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-missed-action-shot-revisit <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/MissedInsulinInjectionTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Need help navigating life with diabetes? Ask D'Mine! That would be our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and clinical diabetes educator Wil DuboisThis week, Wil takes another look at a common question often posed by ...</p> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-missed-action-shot-revisit Wil Dubois 2015-07-25T07:00:00Z Moving Day Challenges with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/moving-day-fun-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Moving/MovingWithDiabetesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Moving Day is here!Yep, my wife Suzi, our dog Riley and I are making the move back to Michigan today, leaving Indiana after living here for 11 years. Today is actually the big day, so I'm off the grid carting boxes and furniture into the giant UHa...</p> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/moving-day-fun-with-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-07-24T07:00:00Z Amazing Diabetes Advocate Erin Spineto Launches "Adventure Academy"- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-diabetes-advocate-erin-spineto-sea-peptide-academy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/SeaPeptide/AdventureAcademyTinTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Imagine opening up your email first thing in the morning and instead of the usual memo from the boss or spammy pitches pushing some ridiculous product, you see a note from the Sea-Peptide Adventure Academy, designed to help you live better with di...</p> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-diabetes-advocate-erin-spineto-sea-peptide-academy Mike Hoskins 2015-07-23T07:00:00Z Have You Heard? Diabetes Podcasts Making a Comeback!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-podcasts-regain-popularity <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DiabetesPodcasts/DiabetesPodcastingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The days of diabetes podcasting seem to have been reborn, with a surge in these audio shows hitting our Diabetes Online Community (DOC) recently.Patient-led podcasts aren't anything new, of course, nor is talking diabetes on the air a novel concep...</p> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-podcasts-regain-popularity Mike Hoskins 2015-07-22T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Brian Cohen on Monogenic Diabetes, the Low-Carb Diet, and More- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-brian-cohen-brings-home-bacon-diabetes-advocacy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/BrianCohenSittingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Please say hello to Mr. Brian Cohen, a fellow PWD (person with diabetes) who lives in the Washington D.C. area and has become a well-known name in the Diabetes Community over the past several years for his efforts as a patient advocate. Today, we'...</p> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-brian-cohen-brings-home-bacon-diabetes-advocacy Mike Hoskins 2015-07-21T07:00:00Z Diabetes Carry Case Reviews from DiabetesMine- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-carry-case-reviews-diabetesmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>One universal truth about living with diabetes is that you'll need to carry around a lot of gear – a glucose meter with lancing device and test strips, medications, low-blood sugar treatments and more, with backups for everything when you travel. ...</p> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-carry-case-reviews-diabetesmine Amy Tenderich 2015-07-20T07:00:00Z Best Diabetes Books - Reviews by DiabetesMine- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/best-diabetes-books-reviews-diabetesmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>There are loads of diabetes books out there – albeit many of them are cookbooks, which are easy to choose by your pallet and patience in the kitchen.But if you're trying to get a realistic understanding of this disease, what you need in order to k...</p> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/best-diabetes-books-reviews-diabetesmine Amy Tenderich 2015-07-20T07:00:00Z Lessons in Diabetes Advocacy: MasterLab 2015 Calls for 'Musketeers'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2nd-diabetes-advocacy-masterlab <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/FFL2015/MasterLab2015/MasterLab2015thumb.png" /><p>Dozens of diabetes advocates descended on Disney World recently for the second-ever MasterLab event, hosted by the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), just prior to the start of the annual Friends for Life Conference in Orlando, FL. About 130 people...</p> Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2nd-diabetes-advocacy-masterlab Mike Hoskins 2015-07-20T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Losing and Gaining Weight and Thryroid Questions- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-losing-and-gaining-weight-and-thryroid-questions <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/what-can-i-eat-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Got diabetes? Need advice? Of course you do! And you came to the right place: Ask D'Mine, our weekly Q&amp;A hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.Today, Wil takes a crack at two questions involving weight....</p> Sat, 18 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-losing-and-gaining-weight-and-thryroid-questions Wil Dubois 2015-07-18T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Julie Crawford Creating New Collaborative Type 1 Diabetes App for Caregivers- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-julie-crawford-creates-new-type-1-diabetes-app-connect-dots <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/T1DAppTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Continuing our series of interviews with the patient voices contest winners who will be attending the 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in November, we're excited to feature a D-Mom from Ohio who's actually pretty new to the diabetes world.Julie...</p> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-julie-crawford-creates-new-type-1-diabetes-app-connect-dots Amy Tenderich 2015-07-17T07:00:00Z On Patient-Reported Outcomes: Can Loving Your Doctor Kill You?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/can-loving-your-doctor-kill-you <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/pay-for-performance-THUMB.jpg" /><p>The hot topic with the patient community online, and at recent health conferences of every stripe, is the growing importance of the patient perspective in medicine. From trying to get doctors to listen to their patients better, to joint decision-m...</p> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/can-loving-your-doctor-kill-you Wil Dubois 2015-07-16T07:00:00Z The iLet Bionic Pancreas & Other News from Diabetes Friends for Life 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/cwd-friends-for-life-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/FFL2015/BlueCircleMikeTHUMB.jpg" /><p>I just returned from the yearly Friends for Life conference in Orlando, FL, where thousands of people from the Diabetes Community gather each July to connect, learn and have fun.We all had a blast shooting out updates via the hashtag #CWDFFL15 on ...</p> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/cwd-friends-for-life-2015 Mike Hoskins 2015-07-15T07:00:00Z Blood Glucose Meter Reviews from DiabetesMine- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/blood-glucose-meter-reviews-diabetesmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Product-Shots/Meters/GlucoseMetersTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>A home blood glucose meter is an essential tool for managing diabetes. Especially for anyone taking insulin as part of your diabetes treatment, daily blood glucose (BG) checking is pretty much essential – because only your meter can tell you whe...</p> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/blood-glucose-meter-reviews-diabetesmine Amy Tenderich 2015-07-15T07:00:00Z Insulin Pump Reviews from DiabetesMine- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-pump-reviews-overview <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>For anyone taking long-acting and short-acting (pre-meal) insulin, an insulin pump offers freedom from all of the hassle of injections. If you decide to eat a little more, or do some unexpected exercise, you can just push a button to administ...</p> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-pump-reviews-overview Amy Tenderich 2015-07-15T07:00:00Z Keeping Hollywood Honest, on Diabetes and Other ‘Social Impact’ Topics- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/keeping-hollywood-honest-diabetes-and-other-social-impact-topics <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Diabetes-in-Hollywood-THUMB.png" /><p>Ever wonder if there really is an effective channel to assure that TV and movies portray things like diabetes and even domestic violence in a realistic, meaningful way? Say hello to the Global Media Center for Social Impact at UCLA, brainchild of ...</p> Tue, 14 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/keeping-hollywood-honest-diabetes-and-other-social-impact-topics Amy Tenderich 2015-07-14T07:00:00Z Miss America Hopeful Sierra Sandison Pens New Sugar Linings Book (with Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/miss-america-hopeful-sierra-sandison-pens-new-sugar-linings-book-plus-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/SugarLiningsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We all know the phrase, "Every cloud has a silver lining," right?Well now, we have a diabetes book that plays on that phrase and puts it into perspective for those of us who are pancreatically challenged and might not always be looking on the brig...</p> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/miss-america-hopeful-sierra-sandison-pens-new-sugar-linings-book-plus-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2015-07-13T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Wicked Cures for Nerve Pain- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-wicked-cure-nerve-pain <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/NervePainFeetTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Diabetes isn't very loving, of course, but we do our best here at the 'Mine to support you! Welcome to another edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and diabetes educator Wil Dubois.In today's c...</p> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-wicked-cure-nerve-pain Wil Dubois 2015-07-11T07:00:00Z If Diabetes Were a TV Game Show...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/if-diabetes-were-reality-tv-game-show <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/GameShowEditionTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We're keeping it light today since it's a Friday, and many from our community are attending the annual CWD Friends For Life conference at DisneyWorld in Orlando, FL -- our own Mike Hoskins included.We'll have a report on the FFL experience and the...</p> Fri, 10 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/if-diabetes-were-reality-tv-game-show Amy Tenderich 2015-07-10T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Joanne Milo Is a 'Diabetes Tech Junkie'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-scholarship-winner-joanne-milo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/JoanneMiloTHUMB.jpg" /><p>As we work our way through the list of Patient Voices Scholarship winners who'll be joining us for the 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit this November, today we're happy to introduce longtime type 1 Joanne Milo in California. Residing in Orange ...</p> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-scholarship-winner-joanne-milo Mike Hoskins 2015-07-09T07:00:00Z New Video Review of the Apple Watch with Dexcom Share App!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-video-review-apple-watch-dexcom-share-app <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/apple-watch-dexcom-THUMB.png" /><p>Checked out the new Apple Watch yet? One of the most exciting aspects for people with diabetes is the Dexcom G4 Share2 app you can use on the watch to view and share your glucose data results. Longtime type 1, blogger and author Joanne Milo -- one...</p> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-video-review-apple-watch-dexcom-share-app Amy Tenderich 2015-07-09T07:00:00Z Unleash Your Inner Diabetes Dominator- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/daniele-hargenrader-unleashes-inner-diabetes-dominator <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/Dominator/DiabetesDominatorTHUMB.png" /><p>She's known as the Diabetes Dominator, but the real name and face behind that moniker is fellow type 1 Daniele Hargenrader.Diagnosed as a girl more than two decades ago, Daniele not only has a strong voice in the Diabetes Online Community through ...</p> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/daniele-hargenrader-unleashes-inner-diabetes-dominator Mike Hoskins 2015-07-08T07:00:00Z Apple Watch with Dexcom G4 Share 2 App - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/apple-watch-dexcom-g4-share-2-app-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Longtime type 1, blogger and author Joanne Milo is back with another review -- this time of the Apple Watch with the Dexcom G4 Share2 app for viewing and sharing of glucose data results.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN:PROs:can view streaming CGM data right...</p> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/apple-watch-dexcom-g4-share-2-app-review Amy Tenderich 2015-07-07T07:00:00Z The Business of Getting Fit with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/little-bit-fitness-your-life-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Fit/FitBitWalkingRileyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Getting active and staying fit is one of the huge ongoing challenges of living with diabetes. Of course, non-D folks struggle with it too, but having a "manual pancreas" complicates things. Not surprisingly, the industry and mHealth world have ca...</p> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/little-bit-fitness-your-life-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-07-07T07:00:00Z The Diabetes Community Responds to CrossFit's Myth-Fueling Tweet Mess- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-community-responds-to-crossfit-mess <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>For the past several days, we've been watching with interest how our Diabetes Community responds to the latest "diabetes misconception kerfuffle" kicked off by fitness company CrossFit.You've probably heard some rumblings about this, unless you we...</p> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-community-responds-to-crossfit-mess Mike Hoskins 2015-07-06T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: January – July 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2015a <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMSundayFunnies/2015/July2015/MosquitoesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>« See newer comics Summertime Diabetes Vampires...? Published July 5, 2015 With the warmer weather upon us, many of us PWDs (people with diabetes) are making new friends... Thanks to the ever-artistic Gareth Morgan from England, who's a biome...</p> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-2015a DiabetesMine | Comics from Community 2015-07-05T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Reflecting on Diabetes Freedom and Independence- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-freedom-and-independence <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/HappyFourthJulyTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today, we offer a special edition of our weekly Ask D'Mine Q&amp;A in honor of the Fourth of July, which typically doesn't fall on a Saturday -- the last time that happened was in 2009! Our expert host Wil Dubois, a longtime type 1 himself, takes...</p> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-freedom-and-independence Wil Dubois 2015-07-04T07:00:00Z "My Seven Decades with Type 1 Diabetes"- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/richard-vaughn-seven-decades-type-1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/RichardVaughnTHUMB.jpg" /><p>What an honor it is today to share the story of a man in New York who's now in his seventh decade of living with type 1 diabetes.I had the privilege of meeting Richard Vaughn two years ago, when we both traveled to the annual Friends For Life conf...</p> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/richard-vaughn-seven-decades-type-1-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-07-03T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Betsy Ray is 'Diabetes Activist' for Herself and Daughter- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-betsy-ray-diabetes-activist <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/BetsyRayTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Next up in our series of interviews with winners of our 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced a few weeks ago, is a Colorado woman who's been at this type 1 game for the past half-century.Her name is Betsy Ray, and she wa...</p> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-betsy-ray-diabetes-activist Mike Hoskins 2015-07-02T07:00:00Z Got Neuropathy? Quell Offers “World’s First Pain Relief Wearable”- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/quell-neuropathy-pain-relief-wearable <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Quell-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Amongst the current flurry of wearable sensors and mHealth apps that appear to be so many elaborate toys, a new system called Quell stands out. It seems to have real potential to change lives… for many people with diabetes and beyond. Quell is a ...</p> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/quell-neuropathy-pain-relief-wearable Amy Tenderich 2015-07-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere - June 2015 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-june-2015-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/DOCRoundupJuneTHUMBNAIL.jpg" /><p>It's a busy summer season as always between the major diabetes conferences, Father's Day, summer D-camps, and much more. So naturally, we have a bunch of great posts to highlight from the past month!Here, in no particular order, are some of our re...</p> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-june-2015-edition Mike Hoskins 2015-06-30T07:00:00Z Call to Action: Getting Congress to Examine Diabetes Supplies Bidding Program- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/call-action-getting-congress-examine-test-strip-bidding-program <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/DangerBiddingAheadTHUMB.png" /><p>We knew the federal government's Medicare program was hurting people with diabetes by restricting access to necessary supplies, ever since the controversial competitive-bidding process kicked off in 2011. And we've been seeing anecdotal evidence o...</p> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/call-action-getting-congress-examine-test-strip-bidding-program Mike Hoskins 2015-06-29T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Liver Spots Aren't What You Think- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-spotty-liver-isnt-what-you-think-it <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine -- you know, the place to find straight-up honest and candid answers about whatever the diabetes topic may be, thanks to your host Wil Dubois (himself a longtime type 1 who works as a c...</p> Sat, 27 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-spotty-liver-isnt-what-you-think-it Wil Dubois 2015-06-27T07:00:00Z Going Bionic: Test Drive of an Artificial Pancreas System- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/going-bionic-bernard-farrell-test-drives-bionic-pancreas <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/BernardBPGlucagonTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In our continuing coverage of all things closed loop, today we're excited to share the experiences of a long-time type 1 in the Boston area who's recently had the chance to try out the much-discussed Bionic Pancreas system -- our friend and fello...</p> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/going-bionic-bernard-farrell-test-drives-bionic-pancreas Mike Hoskins 2015-06-26T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Anthony Byers Stands Up for Type 2 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-anthony-byers-lives-type-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/PatientVoices/AnthonyByersTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today we're excited to continue our series of interviews with our 2015 Patient Voices Contest winners, who will be attending our annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University in the Fall.Meet Anthony Byers, a security executive in O...</p> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-anthony-byers-lives-type-2 Mike Hoskins 2015-06-25T07:00:00Z Teen Mom Star Mackenzie McKee Releases New Diabetes Awareness Rap- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/former-teen-mom-mackenzie-mckee-diabetes-awareness-rap <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/MackenzieSweetestTreatTHUMB.jpg" /><p>If you're not a big TMZ follower or celeb gossip fan, or someone who's tuned into MTV reality shows, the name Mackenzie Douthit McKee may not be one you immediately recognize.Mackenzie is the 20-year-old former cheerleader from rural Oklahoma who ...</p> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/former-teen-mom-mackenzie-mckee-diabetes-awareness-rap Mike Hoskins 2015-06-24T07:00:00Z Nick Jonas Talks His First Decade with Diabetes, and Partnering with Dexcom- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nick-jonas-talks-his-first-diabetes-decade-and-dexcom <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/NickJonasTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Nick Jonas is no longer the teenage boy band star with a squeaky clean image. Enter the new Nick, now in his early 20s with a grittier edge, and a lot is changing for him and his fans.In the past year or so, Nick's branched out on his own as an ar...</p> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nick-jonas-talks-his-first-diabetes-decade-and-dexcom Mike Hoskins 2015-06-23T07:00:00Z Not Much to Love In Diabetes Wine Drinker's Guide (Giveaway, Not Wine, Included)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/not-much-love-inside-diabetes-wine-drinkers-guide-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Book-Covers/DiabeticWineLoversGuideCoverTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>It's 9:20 on a Monday morning, and I just popped the cork on a bottle of Malbec and poured myself a glass. (Obviously, my wife is still asleep.) I'm sitting down to review Theodore Berland's new The Diabetic Wine Lover's Guide, and I could hardly...</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/not-much-love-inside-diabetes-wine-drinkers-guide-giveaway Wil Dubois 2015-06-22T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Those Difficult Bathroom Questions- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-those-difficult-bathroom-questions <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>PWDs: You. Are. Here.Welcome to another edition of our "curiously strong" diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil tackles some, err... rough questions about ...</p> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-those-difficult-bathroom-questions Wil Dubois 2015-06-20T07:00:00Z A D-Mom and Doctor Turned Artificial Pancreas Entrepreneur- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/jennifer-schneider-guest-post <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/JenniferSchneider-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Meet Jennifer Schneider, an orthopedic surgeon and mother to a now-preteen daughter with type 1 diabetes. Despite her mellow, down-to-earth manner, she's also a high-powered Silicon Valley entrepreneur, one of the pioneers working to get a functio...</p> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/jennifer-schneider-guest-post Amy Tenderich 2015-06-19T07:00:00Z Valerie June: Mixing Moonshine Roots Music & LADA Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/singer-valerie-june-type-LADA-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ValerieJune/ValerieJunePlayingGuitarTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>We have a whole slew of singers and songwriters in our Diabetes Community, writing and performing all types of music genres.You name the musical style and there's pretty much someone playing that tune -- from big-name talent like Bret Michaels wit...</p> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/singer-valerie-june-type-LADA-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-06-18T07:00:00Z Partner Follies: D-Wife Shares Good and Bad of Diabetes Data-Sharing- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/partner-follies-suzi-hoskins-nightscout <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/OurNightscoutWatchesNotWaitingTHUMBNAIL.jpg" /><p>It's been seven months since I started using CGM in the Cloud, and had my Dexcom G4 connected to the Nightscout setup. You may remember that back in November, I wrote about the experience of being a Nightscout newbie.Much has changed since then, w...</p> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/partner-follies-suzi-hoskins-nightscout Mike Hoskins 2015-06-17T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Corrine Logan Creates "PumpStash"- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-corrine-logan-forms-pumpstash <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/CorrineLogan/PumpStashLogoTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Congrats again to the winners of our 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced a few weeks ago. Over the next couple of months, we'll be featuring an interview with each, gradually leading up to our signature 2015 DiabetesMin...</p> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-corrine-logan-forms-pumpstash Amy Tenderich 2015-06-16T07:00:00Z Industry, Patient Hackers, Entrepreneurs Talk Diabetes Data Revolution at the D-Data ExChange- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/come-together-diabetes-data-exchange-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/D-Data-ExChange-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>On Friday, June 5, we hosted our fourth-ever DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event -– this time in Boston, in conjunction with the first day of the ADA Scientific Sessions happening there. This event has rapidly grown up from that first gathering ...</p> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/come-together-diabetes-data-exchange-2015 Amy Tenderich 2015-06-15T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Second Look at Piloting with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-second-look-piloting-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/FlyingPlaneTHUMB.jpg" /><p>With the summer diabetes conference season upon us, our team is jet-setting around the country and world -- from Boston to Orlando to New Orleans, and even our esteemed leader AmyT's annual travels to Germany.Our Q&amp;A columnist Wil Dubois is a ...</p> Sat, 13 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-second-look-piloting-diabetes Wil Dubois 2015-06-13T07:00:00Z 10 Diabetes Life Hacks You Might Love- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/some-diabetes-life-hacks-you-might-love <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Our 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest focused on diabetes life hacks -- simple tricks to make life with this perplexing illness easier or better in some practical way. We were thrilled by, and appreciative of, the ingenuity of the many idea...</p> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/some-diabetes-life-hacks-you-might-love Amy Tenderich 2015-06-12T07:00:00Z The Science Side of ADA 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/science-side-ada-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ADASessions2015/ADAProgramsBagTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>As you all know, we were in Boston attending the 75th annual ADA Scientific Sessions last week. At the heart of this whole gathering is of course the science -– the loads of new studies completed around the country and the world over the past year...</p> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/science-side-ada-2015 Amy Tenderich (with Mike Hoskins) 2015-06-11T07:00:00Z Tech Spotting at the ADA Scientific Sessions 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/overview-ada-scientific-sessions-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/ADASessions2015/ADAsignTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>More than 15,000 scientists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals descended upon Boston for the annual ADA Scientific Sessions this year, the 75th anniversary of this gi-normous conference addressing new research in diabetes care and tre...</p> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/overview-ada-scientific-sessions-2015 Amy Tenderich (with Mike Hoskins) 2015-06-10T07:00:00Z My Life as a Diabetes Educator and Person with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-life-diabetes-educator-and-person-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/Aimee-JoseTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Aimée José is a CDE (certified diabetes educator) and PWD (person with diabetes) herself, living and working in Palo Alto, CA. I was thrilled to learn about her work researching the most effective use of CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitoring) not lon...</p> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-life-diabetes-educator-and-person-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2015-06-09T07:00:00Z Introducing the Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-diabetes-patient-advocacy-coalition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DPAClogoThumb.jpeg" /><p>A new patient-led organization has sprung up to help the grassroots diabetes community lobby effectively, with the goal of making advocacy on federal and state policy issues easy for the average PWD (person with diabetes).It's called the Diabetes ...</p> Mon, 08 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-diabetes-patient-advocacy-coalition Mike Hoskins 2015-06-08T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Methabetic Dangers- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-methabetic-dangers <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/CautionHealthHazardTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Need help navigating life with diabetes? You can always Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly Q&amp;A column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil responds to a serious question about a po...</p> Sat, 06 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-methabetic-dangers Wil Dubois 2015-06-06T07:00:00Z Why I Fired My Endocrinologist, and What I Want in a New One- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/why-i-fired-my-endocrinologist <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/ClipArt/DoctorFiredStickyNoteTHUMB.jpg" /><p>A couple of weeks ago, I laid off my endo because he wasn't willing to work with me on trying out the new inhaled insulin Afrezza.How it all played out was unexpected and not how I would typically handle something like this, as it was a spur of t...</p> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/why-i-fired-my-endocrinologist Mike Hoskins 2015-06-05T07:00:00Z TypeZero Tech: More High Hopes for Closed Loop Commercialization- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/typezero-tech-closed-loop-commercialization <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/194x105_TypeZero.jpg" /><p>Another new startup has its sights on creating the first commercial closed loop system, taking years of research on one of the country's leading Artificial Pancreas projects and using that as their own prototype to eventually sell to people with d...</p> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/typezero-tech-closed-loop-commercialization Mike Hoskins 2015-06-04T07:00:00Z Bigfoot Biomedical Buys Asante Snap Tech for Future Closed Loop- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bigfoot-biomedical-buys-asante-snap-tech <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/BigfootBiomedTHUMB.png" /><p>Big news in the diabetes device world as it relates to future closed loop tech!Word came on May 28 that the small but mighty startup Bigfoot Biomedical has bought up the key assets of Asante Solutions, the California company that made the click-to...</p> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bigfoot-biomedical-buys-asante-snap-tech Mike Hoskins 2015-06-03T07:00:00Z ADA Forecast Editor Kelly Rawlings on Life and Work with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kelly-rawlings-diabetes-forecast-story <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/KellyRawlings/KellyRawlingsWithBantingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We love nothing more than connecting with passionate people who not only share the challenges of our chronic condition, but have focused their talents and careers on helping this community.One of those is D-peep Kelly Rawlings, a longtime type 1 d...</p> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kelly-rawlings-diabetes-forecast-story Amy Tenderich 2015-06-02T07:00:00Z "Eat Out, Eat Well": New Diabetes Guide to Healthy Restaurant Choices (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/eat-out-eat-well-book-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/EatOutBook/EatOutEatWellTHUMBNAIL.jpg" /><p>In my continuing quest to eat healthier, I was happy to hear about Eat Out, Eat Well, a new book published in February by the American Diabetes Association from well-known diabetes educator Hope Warshaw, who is also president-elect for the Americ...</p> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/eat-out-eat-well-book-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2015-06-01T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Send Lawyers, Guns, and Money- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-no-stress-send-lawyers-guns-and-money <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Got questions about navigating life with diabetes? Ask D'Mine! Our weekly advice column, that is - hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and specialist Wil Dubois. This week, Wil is tackling two tough questions related to workplace discrimin...</p> Sat, 30 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-no-stress-send-lawyers-guns-and-money Wil Dubois 2015-05-30T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere in May 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-may-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/MayDOCroundupTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We're now at the end of the fifth month of 2015, which is simply amazing - how quickly this year is going by! Of course, the summer months bring a bevy of diabetes conference activity and we're excited about that, but it's already been a busy May....</p> Fri, 29 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-may-2015 Mike Hoskins 2015-05-29T07:00:00Z Afrezza (Inhaled Insulin) Makes Another Friend- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-inhaled-insulin-makes-another-friend <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_Howard-S-Afrezza-THUMB.jpg" /><p>We know, we know, analysts have been split on whether new inhaled insulin Afrezza will be a success. All we can tell you is that all the users we've heard from so far have been quite enthused; our Afrezza in the Real World series continues today, ...</p> Thu, 28 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/afrezza-inhaled-insulin-makes-another-friend Amy Tenderich 2015-05-28T07:00:00Z Teens with Diabetes Design Their Own Solutions- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/design-thinking-workshop-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/TeenDesign/JoyceLeeThumb.jpg" /><p>Clearly, we're huge fans of patient-centered design and innovation. That's why we love what Dr. Joyce Lee, a pediatric endo and researcher at the University of Michigan, is up to in challenging the status quo with progressive design-thinking in he...</p> Wed, 27 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/design-thinking-workshop-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2015-05-27T07:00:00Z ANNOUNCING: Winners of the 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-winners-2015-diabetesmine-patient-voices-scholarship-contest <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/congrats_winners_THUMB.jpg" /><p>Hello All,A HUGE THANK YOU to the 50 people who entered our 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest this year, and shared their wonderful ideas for diabetes life hacks. We learned a lot, while evaluating all of the input and essays! Our esteemed ...</p> Tue, 26 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-winners-2015-diabetesmine-patient-voices-scholarship-contest Amy Tenderich 2015-05-26T07:00:00Z Five Questions on Diabetes in the Military with Dr. Jordan Pinsker- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/five-questions-diabetes-military-dr-j-pinsker <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Jordan-Pinsker-Army-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY, D-Peeps! Err, Is that the proper salutation for this day, honoring all Americans who died while in the military service?... Of course, it's also about honoring those still living and serving. It's the perfect day to check in ...</p> Mon, 25 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/five-questions-diabetes-military-dr-j-pinsker Amy Tenderich 2015-05-25T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: How to Bolus for Bulimia- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-how-bolus-bulimia <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_bulimia_THUMB.jpg" /><p>This edition of our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine is pretty heavy duty. Our columnist Wil Dubois (himself a longtime type 1 who works as a community diabetes educator) is faced with a real medical emergency in the form of an eating dis...</p> Sat, 23 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-how-bolus-bulimia Wil Dubois 2015-05-23T07:00:00Z New Diabetes Foundation Aims to Empower Students, Young Adults, and More!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-empowerment-foundation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DiabetesEmpowermentFoundationTHUMB.jpg" /><p>The annual Students With Diabetes conference begins today (May 22), bringing nearly 200 young adults to Tampa, Florida, where they can share all about their D-lives at that age. Now in its fifth year, this is a big moment for the peer and pr...</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-empowerment-foundation Mike Hoskins 2015-05-22T07:00:00Z What's Cooking with Diabetes Celeb Chef Sam Talbot (and New Beyond Type 1 Group)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/whats-cooking-diabetes-celeb-chef-sam-talbot-and-new-beyond-type-1-group <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Logos-Company-Orgs/BeyondType1thumbnail.jpg" /><p>Whenever you're able to connect with a celebrity chef you haven't chatted with in a few years, naturally the first question that comes to mind is, "What's cooking lately?" For celeb chef Sam Talbot, a fellow type 1 since age 12, there's a lot on ...</p> Thu, 21 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/whats-cooking-diabetes-celeb-chef-sam-talbot-and-new-beyond-type-1-group Mike Hoskins 2015-05-21T07:00:00Z Demise of an Insulin Pump Company (RIP, Asante Snap)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/demise-insulin-pump-company-rip-asante-snap <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Closed-for-Business-THUMB.jpg" /><p>The Diabetes Community got a quick and unwanted snap of harsh reality last Friday when Asante Solutions, makers of the innovative Snap insulin pump, suddenly announced they were closing up shop. With no advanced warning, we learned that the newes...</p> Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/demise-insulin-pump-company-rip-asante-snap Mike Hoskins 2015-05-20T07:00:00Z Abbott's New Precision Neo Meter Lacks Features, Aims to 'Skip the Copay'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/abbotts-new-precision-neo-meter <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/NeoMeter/NeoSkinnyMeterTHUMB.png" /><p>If a glucose meter could make cappuccino, I'd be all over that. That's what I expected with Abbott Diabetes Care's newest meter, the FreeStyle Precision Neo, launched here in the States earlier this Spring. But sadly, the meter doesn't deliver ...</p> Tue, 19 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/abbotts-new-precision-neo-meter Wil Dubois 2015-05-19T07:00:00Z "Thriving with Diabetes" — New Book Preview, with Giveaway- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/thriving-diabetes-new-book-review-and-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/standard_ThrivingwithDiabetes_THUMB.jpg" /><p>When fellow advocate and co-founder of the DiabetesDaily community site David Edelman asked me to look at a new book he was coauthoring with a well-known endocrinologist, I wasn't sure what to expect. Another overview of treatment options? More di...</p> Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/thriving-diabetes-new-book-review-and-giveaway Amy Tenderich 2015-05-18T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: The Best Diabetes Sentence Ever?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-blog-week-2015-challenge <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DBlogWeek/AskDMineDBlogWeek2015THUMB.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, DiabetesMine Friends!With this being the sixth day of Diabetes Blog Week 2015, we're excited to bring you a special edition of our weekly diabetes advice column, hosted by veteran type 1 and clinical educator Wil Dubois. This wee...</p> Sat, 16 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-blog-week-2015-challenge Wil Dubois 2015-05-16T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Goodbye, Asante Solutions and Snap Insulin Pump- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-asante-snap-insulin-pump-no-more <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/AsanteSnap-discontinued-THUMB.jpg" /><p>Insulin pump manufacturer Asante Solutions is closing its corporate doors in Sunnyvale, CA, and the Asante Snap will soon be a diabetes device of the past. The news broke late Friday, when Asante's Director of Customer Care and Reimbursement Gil B...</p> Sat, 16 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-asante-snap-insulin-pump-no-more Mike Hoskins 2015-05-16T07:00:00Z A Girl's Guide to Prom with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/girls-guide-prom-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/be-fabulous-THUMB.jpg" /><p>It's (still) Prom Season, with all the hoopla that brings for high schoolers and their friends and families. The hair, the makeup, the dress, the tux, the picture-party, the after-party... whew! I just went through this myself with my two oldest d...</p> Fri, 15 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/girls-guide-prom-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2015-05-15T07:00:00Z New Endocrinology Foundation to Take on Fundraising and Advocacy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-new-american-college-endocrinology-foundation-acef-fundraising-and-advocacy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DoctorBillingTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Chances are as this week winds down, your endocrinologist is out of the office today and tomorrow. He or she may very well be at the big annual clinical endo conference happening in Tennessee this Wednesday through Sunday, bringing in thousands of...</p> Thu, 14 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-new-american-college-endocrinology-foundation-acef-fundraising-and-advocacy Mike Hoskins 2015-05-14T07:00:00Z Diabetes Blog Week 2015: Cleaning Out Those Unused Mobile Apps- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-cleaning-out-mobile-apps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DeletingAppsTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>Here are we are on the third day of Diabetes Blog Week 2015 -- a community initiative to share sentiments on various aspects of life with diabetes. Today's topic: Cleaning Stuff Out, as in: What's in your diabetic closet that needs to be cleaned ...</p> Wed, 13 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-cleaning-out-mobile-apps Mike Hoskins 2015-05-13T07:00:00Z Diabetes Blog Week 2015 Day Two: What We Don't Share- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2015-day-two <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/ShareOrNotTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Welcome to the second day of Diabetes Blog Week, and if you missed the launch of this community blogging event, you can check it out here.Today's topic is all about "Keeping Stuff In." Or as #DBlogWeek creator and fellow type 1 Karen Graffeo says:...</p> Tue, 12 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2015-day-two Mike Hoskins 2015-05-12T07:00:00Z Diabetes Blog Week 2015 - It Starts with Knowing 'I Can'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2015-day-one <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DBlogWeek2015THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Welcome to D-Blog Week 2015, everyone!This annual effort, now in its sixth year, is a great "coming together" of the diabetes blogging community around selected topics that affect our collective lives. The effort is spearheaded by Karen Graffeo ...</p> Mon, 11 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2015-day-one Mike Hoskins 2015-05-11T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: When Neuropathy Can Kill- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-other-neuropathy-can-be-killer-complication <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/People-Headshots/StephenLouiseReevesThumb.jpg" /><p>The prospect of diabetes complications can be scary indeed. In this week's edition of our weekly diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine, our columnist Wil Dubois (himself a longtime type 1 who also works as a diabetes educator) offers some thoughts on...</p> Sat, 09 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-other-neuropathy-can-be-killer-complication Wil Dubois 2015-05-09T07:00:00Z Prom Swapping, Thanks to Diabetes Conference Connections- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/prom-swapping <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/EthanPromThumb.jpg" /><p>Prom Season is here! Which is a big moment in life, all on its own. But with diabetes added into the mix, the experience can become challenging for teens and families worried about insulin pumps in prom dresses, or blood sugar swings that might im...</p> Fri, 08 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/prom-swapping Mike Hoskins 2015-05-08T07:00:00Z Tandem Diabetes: Project Odyssey Could Change How We Upgrade to Latest Tech- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tandem-diabetes-envisions-different-type-future-tech-upgrade <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/tslimG4GotUpgradesTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Tandem Diabetes Care wants to change how we think about upgrading to the latest and greatest diabetes technology, using a model more like that of smartphones and mobile apps, where customers just download new software when ready, and only trade in...</p> Thu, 07 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tandem-diabetes-envisions-different-type-future-tech-upgrade Mike Hoskins 2015-05-07T07:00:00Z Two More Views of Afrezza Inhaled Insulin in the Real World- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-more-views-afrezza-inhaled-insulin-real-world <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AfrezzaRealWorldIconThumb.jpg" /><p>Today, more in our series on Afrezza in the Real World...Some analysts are giving not-so-positive outlooks on Afrezza based on early financial reports that the new inhaled insulin raised just a measly $1.1 million in its first weeks on the mark...</p> Wed, 06 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-more-views-afrezza-inhaled-insulin-real-world Amy Tenderich 2015-05-06T07:00:00Z 'Reegan's Rule' Legislation Aims to Prevent Tragedies of Undiagnosed Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/legislating-change-undiagnosed-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Reegan/ReeganTHUMB.jpg" /><p>We hear the heartbreaking stories way too often of kids and adults who aren't aware of the symptoms of type 1 diabetes, and it ends up being too late when the realization finally hits. That's what happened in 2013 in North Carolina, when a 14-mont...</p> Tue, 05 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/legislating-change-undiagnosed-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-05-05T07:00:00Z New Roche Meter & App to Bring Mobile Insulin Recommendations, Despite Recall- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-roche-meter-and-app-connect <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/AccuChekConnectAppTHUMB.jpg" /><p>In the coming months, we'll see the Roche Accu-Chek Connect system hit the market here in the States -- giving us the first mobile app approved by the FDA that actually offers insulin dosing recommendations, via a built-in bolus calculator.Yes, th...</p> Mon, 04 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-roche-meter-and-app-connect Mike Hoskins 2015-05-04T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Dynamic Diabetes and Confusing Infusing- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-dynamic-diabetes-and-confusing-infusing <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil answers questions about those "without...</p> Sat, 02 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-dynamic-diabetes-and-confusing-infusing Wil Dubois 2015-05-02T07:00:00Z Diabetes Adventurer Travels Through 18 Countries, Makes Inspirational BG Video- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-adventurer-travels-through-18-european-countries <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/JeremyLarsenVideoThumb.png" /><p>You may remember our featured interview from a couple years ago with Jeremy Larsen, a fellow longtime type 1 who lives in Japan and created a blood sugar photo project called 70-130. He's originally from Georgia, but has lived in the city of Osaka...</p> Fri, 01 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-adventurer-travels-through-18-european-countries Mike Hoskins 2015-05-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: April 2015 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-april-2015-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/FeatureSizeAprilDOCroundupThumb.jpeg" /><p>Wow, it's amazing that another month has gone by already. It's certainly been a busy one here at the 'Mine, and there's been a lot going on around the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) as well.Check out our picks of blog posts we think shouldn't ...</p> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-april-2015-edition Mike Hoskins 2015-04-30T07:00:00Z UK Researcher Putting the 'Human' into Diabetes Tech Design- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/uk-researcher-putting-real-back-diabetes-tech-design <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DexcomHumanSideThumb.jpg" /><p>It's no secret that we're big fans of diabetes technology, from new meters to insulin pumps and real-time data devices and apps. But so often, this D-tech is missing a key piece: the human side, that takes into account how we might feel about that...</p> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/uk-researcher-putting-real-back-diabetes-tech-design Mike Hoskins 2015-04-29T07:00:00Z How Afrezza is Changing the Life of a Type 1 Diabetic Pilot- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-afrezza-changing-life-type-1-diabetic-pilot <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/BSharpAfrezza-Thumb.jpg" /><p>Last week we made mention of a new series, Afrezza in the Real World, that will share the views of various folks now taking this new inhalable insulin from MannKind and Sanofi.(Speaking of Afrezza news: the FDA just approved 12-unit cartridges of ...</p> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/how-afrezza-changing-life-type-1-diabetic-pilot Amy Tenderich 2015-04-28T07:00:00Z New Healthline Diabetes Empowerment Campaign - Submit Your Pix to Support JDRF!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-empowerment-campaign-raises-money-type-1-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/EmpowerT1D-Thumb.jpg" /><p>We're proud to announce that our new mothership here at Healthline.com is launching a diabetes EmpowerT1D‬ campaign that mixes sharing inspiring photos and messages with substantial fundraising for JDRF. The idea is that PWDs (people with diabetes...</p> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-empowerment-campaign-raises-money-type-1-research Amy Tenderich 2015-04-27T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: New Basal Insulin Toujeo, New Dosing Math- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-divide-three-carry-one-then-increase-what <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Toujeofeatured.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - with your host veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil looks at the newest basal insulin to hit the market: Sanofi's Toujeo (aka the Son of Lantus). ...</p> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-divide-three-carry-one-then-increase-what Wil Dubois 2015-04-25T07:00:00Z Last Day to Enter Our 2015 Patient Voices Contest - All About Those Hacks!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/last-day-enter-our-2015-patient-voices-contest-all-about-those-hacks <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Post-Specific-Art/Life-Hack-Thumb.png" /><p>Today is it, Folks! You have until 5pm Pacific to enter the 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to win a full scholarship to attend our annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit, happening on Friday, Nov. ...</p> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/last-day-enter-our-2015-patient-voices-contest-all-about-those-hacks Amy Tenderich 2015-04-24T07:00:00Z The 21st Century Cures Act and Its (Potential) Diabetes Impact- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/congress-explores-21st-century-cures-and-hopefully-diabetes-device-access <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/CuresActCongressThumbnail.png" /><p>Whenever the topic of healthcare and Congress comes up, you have to cringe a little and wonder what kind of rhetoric-filled squabble is about to ensue.Happily, that may not be the case with a new piece of comprehensive legislation called the 21st ...</p> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/congress-explores-21st-century-cures-and-hopefully-diabetes-device-access Mike Hoskins 2015-04-23T07:00:00Z Amazing Afrezza – Non-Invasive Insulin That Works!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-afrezza-non-invasive-insulin-works <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMDailyFeatureBox/Afrezza-IRL-Featured.jpg" /><p>I can't wait to get my next A1C test done (who says that?! but it's true). I am now two-plus months into my use of new inhaled insulin Afrezza, and frankly I'm blown away by how well it performs (ooh, pun!) I've been hesitant to be too much of...</p> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-afrezza-non-invasive-insulin-works Amy Tenderich 2015-04-22T07:00:00Z Sometimes I Forget… (About Diabetes)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sometimes-i-forget-about-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/ThinkHappyThoughtsTHUMB.jpg" /><p>Today is my birthday* -- always a good time to reflect on life and our place in it. I've been aware lately that as I approach my 12-years-with-diabetes mark, it slips my mind sometimes (sort of). SOMETIMES I FORGET... That I'm not 'normal' li...</p> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sometimes-i-forget-about-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2015-04-21T07:00:00Z Diabetes Research Connection: New Crowdfunding Hub to Choose and Follow Your Donations- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-crowdfunding-hub-type-1-diabetes-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/DRCScreenShot-featured.png" /><p>Each time I donate to diabetes research in recent years, I get this sinking feeling that I'm throwing money into a bottomless pit, and may never know exactly what my donation is going toward or whether it's making any difference. I just have to go...</p> Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-crowdfunding-hub-type-1-diabetes-research Mike Hoskins 2015-04-20T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: The MODY Diabetes and FOMO Blues- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mody-blues-and-fomo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/Thumbs/Ask-DMine_button-THUMB.jpeg" /><p>Diabetes itself -- and now the technology to treat it -- comes in many forms. Today at our diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine, veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois is riffing on MODY and the FOMO (Fear of Missing Out...</p> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mody-blues-and-fomo Wil Dubois 2015-04-18T07:00:00Z Diabetes Hits the Baseball Field (Interview with Team Bogo Creator)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/batter-diabetes-hits-baseball-field <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMDailyFeatureBox/AdamBoghosian-featured.jpeg" /><p>This time of year is always exciting for me, as it's the start of baseball season once again!I'm a huge baseball fan, having played competitively as a kid and enjoyed it on radio and TV most of my life. So it's always fun when the season rolls aro...</p> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/batter-diabetes-hits-baseball-field Mike Hoskins 2015-04-17T07:00:00Z Update on Diabetes Foot Care: "Great Debate" and a New App- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-foot-care-great-debate-and-new-app <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We are now less than two months away from America's biggest diabetes conference, the ADA annual meeting taking place in Boston this year, where diabetes and feet will play a starring role. That is, new treatment updates will be on the agenda, even...</p> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-foot-care-great-debate-and-new-app Mike Hoskins 2015-04-16T07:00:00Z Under the Shell of the Egg Crack Challenge for Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/breaking-shell-egg-crack-challenge-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Last summer, the world seemed to go bananas over the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS.I participated, in large part due to a family member who's living with that illness. Not everyone was keen on taking part in that online effort though...</p> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/breaking-shell-egg-crack-challenge-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-04-15T07:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Medtronic Taps into IBM Super Computer (and Expands Diabetes Reach)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-taps-into-ibm-supercomputer <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Remember Watson, that super-smart artificial intelligence system that competed on Jeopardy about four years ago and beat out two human contestants?Well, now that same super computer system will be applied to the world of diabetes management. No ki...</p> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-taps-into-ibm-supercomputer Mike Hoskins 2015-04-14T07:00:00Z Build A Sugar Streak and Earn Rewards (with a Little Help from Apple Watch)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/building-your-sugar-streak-little-help-apple-watch <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The Internet is buzzing with talk about the new Apple Watch that you can now pre-order and will hit the market later this month. And a big part of that buzz is about new mobile health apps, including some aimed at diabetes. CGM (continuous glucose...</p> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/building-your-sugar-streak-little-help-apple-watch Mike Hoskins 2015-04-13T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Pumping Up Menopause- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-pumping-menopause <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>There are plenty of factors affecting the "diabetes rollercoaster" -- and hormones are certainly not the least thereof. Today at our diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine, veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois is taking ...</p> Sat, 11 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-pumping-menopause Wil Dubois 2015-04-11T07:00:00Z Why You'll Want to Enter the 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-weeks-enter-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>You have exactly two weeks left to apply to the 2015 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Contest (we close for submissions on April 24). Don't miss this incredible opportunity to interact directly with -- and voice our patient concerns to -- various decis...</p> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-weeks-enter-diabetesmine-patient-voices-contest Amy Tenderich 2015-04-10T07:00:00Z Who Says Big Pharma Isn't Investing in Finding a Diabetes Cure?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pharma-puts-money-into-diabetes-cure-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Just the other day, we had a good April 1 laugh about all the hyped-up diabetes "cure" headlines. But today, we're looking more seriously at how Big Pharma is putting its money where its mouth is, as in fighting diabetes for real by investing in c...</p> Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pharma-puts-money-into-diabetes-cure-research Mike Hoskins 2015-04-09T07:00:00Z New 'Insulin Angel' Aims to Look After Your Diabetes Meds- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/developing-insulin-angel-device-and-app-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Ever have an issue forgetting your insulin at home, at school or in the office? Or do you worry that freezing or sweltering weather might kill your insulin?Well, if a new diabetes device and app called Insulin Angel gets off the ground, then you m...</p> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/developing-insulin-angel-device-and-app-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-04-08T07:00:00Z Dexcom G4 Receiver with Share Tech for iPhone - A New Video Review!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-receiver-share-tech-iphone-new-video-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMDailyFeatureBox/dexcom-share-built-in-featured.png" /><p>Our good friend and fellow longtime type 1 and author Joanne Milo is back at the video product review game! This savvy lady, who appropriately writes a blog titled The Savvy Diabetic, has just submitted another great piece to our community review ...</p> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-receiver-share-tech-iphone-new-video-review Amy Tenderich 2015-04-07T07:00:00Z Typecast: A D-Dad's Book of Diabetes Inspiration for Young Son (Plus Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/typecast-d-dad-pens-book-diabetes-inspiration-young-son-plus-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>If there's an axiom that comes to mind after reading the book Typecast: Amazing People Overcoming the Chronic Disease of Type 1 Diabetes, it would be that everyone has a story. This new book was penned by D-Dad Andrew Deutscher, whose young son G...</p> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/typecast-d-dad-pens-book-diabetes-inspiration-young-son-plus-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2015-04-06T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Beating the Diabetes Easter Candy Blues- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-easter-candy-blues <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Diabetes isn't very forgiving, especially when it comes to holiday eating. But here at the 'Mine, we do our best to support you! Welcome to another edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and comm...</p> Sat, 04 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-easter-candy-blues Wil Dubois 2015-04-04T07:00:00Z Asante Recharges Insulin Pump Marketing- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/asante-recharges-insulin-pump-marketing-materials <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I like to think I've seen my fair share of marketing materials for diabetes products. In my now 31 years of living with type 1, a good number of diabetes tools have come across my radar. And since I began reporting here at the 'Mine, I've becom...</p> Fri, 03 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/asante-recharges-insulin-pump-marketing-materials Mike Hoskins 2015-04-03T07:00:00Z In Search Of: The Highest Diabetes A1C in History- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/highest-diabetes-A1C-in-history <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>My most recent A1C was nothing to be proud of, but I consoled myself with the thought that it was hardly the worst in history. That got me wondering: What was the all-time worst A1C? Who holds this dubious record, and how high is it possible to g...</p> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/highest-diabetes-A1C-in-history Wil Dubois 2015-04-02T07:00:00Z Dexcom G4 Receiver with Share - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-share-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Longtime type 1 and blogger Joanne Milo reviews the Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor receiver with new Share technology, for remote viewing of glucose data results.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN:PROs: Can see and share your data on up to 5 iPhones or i...</p> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-share-review Amy Tenderich 2015-04-02T07:00:00Z Top 10 Cures for Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/top-10-cures-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>If you listen to the Internet, diabetes has been cured! In fact, there are many cure options to choose from. Our Top 10 faves include: 1. Mice Cures Our furry little friends seem to be getting cured every week. In this most recent example, they w...</p> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/top-10-cures-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2015-04-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes #DOC Blogosphere - March 2015 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-march-2015-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It's amazing to realize that we're already through a full quarter of 2015 -- the year is really flying by! Of course, we're happy every month to find outstanding posts from around the Diabetes Online Community (DOC). As the sports world is going a...</p> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-march-2015-edition Mike Hoskins 2015-03-31T07:00:00Z Test Driving New Inhaled Insulin Afrezza- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/test-driving-new-inhaled-insulin-afrezza <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMIcons/AfrezzaRealWorldIconThumb.jpg" /><p>I have been using Afrezza, the new inhaled insulin developed by MannKind and marketed by Sanofi, for the last three and a half weeks. So far it's… mysterious and exciting. Mysterious because the dosing seems ridiculously imprecise compared to ...</p> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/test-driving-new-inhaled-insulin-afrezza Amy Tenderich 2015-03-30T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Weathering Mail Order Diabetes Supply Services- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mail-order-diabetes-supply-nightmares <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil answers a big question about the "co...</p> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mail-order-diabetes-supply-nightmares Wil Dubois 2015-03-28T07:00:00Z When 'Real Person Sick' Is Hijacked by Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/when-real-person-sick-is-hijacked-by-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I sat in my doctor's office, feeling like a school child sitting in the principal's office, being scolded for not doing my homework.This was my general family doctor, not my endo, and this was the first time seeing this new doc after our friendly...</p> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/when-real-person-sick-is-hijacked-by-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-03-27T07:00:00Z New Living BioBank Matches Diabetes Patients with Researchers- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-biobank-brings-diabetes-research-us <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>When I first started taking more of an interest in diabetes research and clinical trials a few years ago, I found myself poring over national and local databases listing the studies that involved diabetes. The process was anything but user-friendl...</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-biobank-brings-diabetes-research-us Mike Hoskins 2015-03-26T07:00:00Z Some Good News About Lipohypertrophy + Continuous Glucose Monitoring (!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/some-good-news-about-lipohypertrophy-continuous-glucose-monitoring <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Lipohypertrophy is one of those big words for bad side effects of diabetes that no one ever warns you about. Basically, it's a condition common in those of us who repeatedly inject ourselves – an accumulation of fat and scar tissue under the ski...</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/some-good-news-about-lipohypertrophy-continuous-glucose-monitoring Amy Tenderich 2015-03-25T07:00:00Z On Diabetes Alert Day, an Interview with New ADA Chief Kevin Hagan- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/alert-day-interview-new-american-diabetes-association-chief-kevin-hagan <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Happy Diabetes Alert Day 2015!Each year on the fourth Tuesday of March, we find the American Diabetes Association holding its one-day "wake-up call," encouraging millions of Americans to take their Diabetes Risk Test -- a simple but powerful seven...</p> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/alert-day-interview-new-american-diabetes-association-chief-kevin-hagan Mike Hoskins 2015-03-24T07:00:00Z ANNOUNCING: The DiabetesMine 2015 Patient Voices Contest – Share Your Diabetes Life Hacks!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-diabetesmine-2015-patient-voices-contest-share-your-diabetes-life-hacks <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hi All, Interested in attending the 2015 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit coming up at Stanford University in November on full scholarship*? We're running our contest a little earlier this year, so we have more time to work with our winners in ad...</p> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-diabetesmine-2015-patient-voices-contest-share-your-diabetes-life-hacks Amy Tenderich 2015-03-23T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: On Crack and BG Crashes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-crack-and-crashes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got questions about navigating life with diabetes? Well, this is your chance to Ask D'Mine! Our weekly advice column, that is - hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.Today, Wil's talking meth and hypoglycemia response ...</p> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-crack-and-crashes Wil Dubois 2015-03-21T07:00:00Z What Happens at the Diabetes UnConference... Doesn't Have to Totally Stay in Vegas- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-happens-diabetes-unconference <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It's not often that I struggle to find words to capture a moment, but that's exactly what I've been struggling with since attending the first-ever Diabetes UnConference this past weekend. Held at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from M...</p> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-happens-diabetes-unconference Mike Hoskins 2015-03-20T07:00:00Z OneDrop: A Newly Diagnosed Digital Guru’s Big Diabetes Vision- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/onedrop-newly-diagnosed-digital-guru-s-big-diabetes-vision <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMDailyFeatureBox/standard_OnedropMeter.JPG" /><p>Jeff Dachis is a really smart guy. He's the co-founder and former CEO of Razorfish, the world's leading global digital marketing solutions company, and a "serial entrepreneur" who advises investors on a number of companies that wield technology to...</p> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/onedrop-newly-diagnosed-digital-guru-s-big-diabetes-vision Amy Tenderich 2015-03-19T07:00:00Z A Pragmatist's View of Nutrition Month with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nutrition-month-and-diabetes-food-choices <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Today I'm here to spill the beans on National Nutrition Month, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, who are trying to butter us up to better eating by inviting us to "bite into a healthy lifestyle." OK, so the Academy writes chee...</p> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nutrition-month-and-diabetes-food-choices Wil Dubois 2015-03-18T07:00:00Z Nightscout System - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nightscout-system-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Joanne Milo, who blogs at The Savvy Diabetic, reviews the Nightscout do-it-yourself CGM in the Cloud system, which allows users to view and share continuous glucose monitoring data on a variety of devices.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs:Instant and c...</p> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/nightscout-system-review Amy Tenderich 2015-03-18T07:00:00Z About Time - New Video Review of Nightscout!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/about-time-new-video-review-nighscout <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Things have been a little quiet in our video review hub, the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, lately. But today we're excited to announce publishing of a long-awaited review of the Nightscout / CGM in the Cloud solution. This is the first "do-it-yoursel...</p> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/about-time-new-video-review-nighscout Amy Tenderich 2015-03-18T07:00:00Z Jeremy's Tips for Safe Drinking with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/jeremys-tips-safe-drinking-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>I was delighted to attend the TCOYD conference in Santa Clara on March 7, and give a talk about online resources. But even better for me was the chance to attend some of the excellent Type 1 Track sessions, including Dr. Jeremy Pettus' talk on Alc...</p> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/jeremys-tips-safe-drinking-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2015-03-17T07:00:00Z “Replace-BG” Study Gathers Evidence for Insulin Dosing Off CGM Data (!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/replace-bg-study-gathers-evidence-insulin-dosing-cgm-data <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>If you ask us, it's about darn time someone organized a study demonstrating that it's safe to make insulin dosing decisions based on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) data, without the need to do a backup fingerstick test each time. The ability...</p> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/replace-bg-study-gathers-evidence-insulin-dosing-cgm-data Amy Tenderich 2015-03-16T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Take a Deep Breath- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-take-deep-breath <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got diabetes? Need advice? Of course you do! And you came to the right place: Ask D'Mine, our weekly Q&amp;A hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.Today, Wil goes deep into questions about one of the newest ...</p> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-take-deep-breath Wil Dubois 2015-03-14T07:00:00Z Aiming for Smooth Travel with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/traveling-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Traveling with diabetes somehow always seems to raise the hairs on the back of my neck -- despite the fact that I've rarely had any serious mishaps. Still, the idea always makes me nervously expect that something will go wrong (Murphy's Law, righ...</p> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/traveling-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-03-13T07:00:00Z From Our Diabetes Notebook: Rounding Up the Latest Conferences- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/our-diabetes-notebook-rounding-latest-conferences <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We always keep an eye on the diabetes conference circuit of course, and although we can't possibly cover all the local events ranging from expos and meet-ups to research-specific forums, we do have some notes to share from four of these recent eve...</p> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/our-diabetes-notebook-rounding-latest-conferences Mike Hoskins 2015-03-12T07:00:00Z Dr. Denise Faustman Ready for Next Phase of Diabetes Vaccine Research- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-denise-faustman-ready-next-round-trials-diabetes-vaccine-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Wow, it seems like eons since we last chatted with the influential Dr. Denise Faustman about her controversial research in creating a vaccine to cure diabetes.For those not familiar with Dr. Faustman's work at Massachusetts General Hospital, she h...</p> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dr-denise-faustman-ready-next-round-trials-diabetes-vaccine-research Mike Hoskins 2015-03-11T07:00:00Z Diabetes Anniversaries on this #Dblogcheck Day 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-anniversaries-dblogcheck-day-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Today, we're marking #dblogcheck day in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC), a time when D-peeps come together to support others who are part of this online universe. The brainchild of our friend Christopher Snider who runs the Just Talking podcas...</p> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-anniversaries-dblogcheck-day-2015 Mike Hoskins 2015-03-10T07:00:00Z With This Ring, I Close The Loop (and #OpenAPS)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/with-this-ring-open-aps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We're thrilled to see so much innovation cropping up in the "real world" of diabetes these days, with many do-it-yourself creations moving the needle forward. That's a big part of what DiabetesMine is all about, and the impetus behind the grassroo...</p> Mon, 09 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/with-this-ring-open-aps Mike Hoskins 2015-03-09T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Lump in the Road and Skin Hacks- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-lump-road-and-skin-hacks <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on two questions on skin issues -- one about bumps, and the other about rashes and o...</p> Sat, 07 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-lump-road-and-skin-hacks Wil Dubois 2015-03-07T08:00:00Z Making Diabetes Work with Your Fashion/Style- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/making-diabetes-work-with-your-fashion-style <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Today we're excited to bring you a guest post from our newest team member, Rachel Kerstetter, a twenty-something type 1 in Ohio who recently joined the 'Mine on a part-time basis helping out on the social media front (look for her initials on our ...</p> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/making-diabetes-work-with-your-fashion-style Amy Tenderich 2015-03-06T08:00:00Z Talking Next-Gen Diabetes Tools with Dexcom Leaders- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-next-gen-fiabetes-tools-with-dexcom-leaders <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>New developments are moving fast right now at Dexcom, the California continuous glucose monitor (CGM) company dominating the market, and that's good news for all of us in the diabetes community.During an earnings call last week, Dexcom leaders rev...</p> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-next-gen-fiabetes-tools-with-dexcom-leaders Mike Hoskins 2015-03-05T08:00:00Z Meet the Bigfoot Family and Their Homemade Closed Loop System- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bigfoot-family-their-diabetes-and-homemade-closed-loop-system <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Yes, Bigfoot does exist in the diabetes community and as you may have heard, he lives with his family in New York.Our friends at diaTribe recently published a comprehensive interview with the mysterious man who'd long been rumored to have secretly...</p> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bigfoot-family-their-diabetes-and-homemade-closed-loop-system Mike Hoskins 2015-03-04T08:00:00Z Is Your Doctor Corrupt?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/your-doctor-corrupt <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>You may or may not know that doctors in this country are getting pampered and paid off by the pharmaceutical industry at large, at an alarming rate. The perks run the gamut from visits by sexy sales reps offering free lunch to hosted gourmet dinne...</p> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/your-doctor-corrupt Amy Tenderich 2015-03-03T08:00:00Z Locemia, and its New Approach to Rescue Glucagon Up Your Nose- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/locemia-and-its-new-approach-rescue-glucagon-your-nose <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Remember that clinical trial that Mike was part of last April, that involved Puffing Glucagon Up Your Nose? Well, the Canada-based makers of that exciting no-needle emergency rescue glucagon have come out of stealth mode, with a brand-new website...</p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/locemia-and-its-new-approach-rescue-glucagon-your-nose Amy Tenderich 2015-03-02T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Too Much... ?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-too-much-too-much-too-much <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil answers questions about the mix of exe...</p> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-too-much-too-much-too-much Wil Dubois 2015-02-28T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: Sharing the Love in Feb. 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-sharing-love-feb-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>February may be a shorter month, but that doesn't mean our Diabetes Online Community (DOC) was short of amazing content. There was a lot of love in the air as usual this Valentine's month, and unfortunately a lot of snow for our friends in much ...</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-sharing-love-feb-2015 Amy Tenderich 2015-02-27T08:00:00Z A Walk in My Daughter's T1D and Gluten-Free Shoes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/walk-my-daughters-t1d-and-gluten-free-shoes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>As if living with type 1 diabetes for more than a decade now weren't enough... I also live with gluten intolerance. And it's no picnic, let me tell you. I'm certainly not alone in this, and today we're thrilled to hear from a D-Mom named Polina Br...</p> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/walk-my-daughters-t1d-and-gluten-free-shoes Amy Tenderich 2015-02-26T08:00:00Z More Brains Exploring the Possibility of 'Smart' Insulin- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/more-brains-smart-insulin <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Both scientific journals and mainstream media have lit up in recent weeks with big news of glucose-responsive insulin being developed by a team of researchers collaborating between the University of Utah and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technol...</p> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/more-brains-smart-insulin Mike Hoskins 2015-02-25T08:00:00Z ATTD 2015 Report: "The Premier Conference for Diabetes Technology"- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/attd-2015-report-premier-conference-diabetes-technology <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The 2015 Advanced Treatments &amp; Technologies for Diabetes (ATTD) conference took place in Paris last week, and while we weren't able to cross the pond ourselves, we had some keen eyes and ears trained on the action. I'm happy to report that Re...</p> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/attd-2015-report-premier-conference-diabetes-technology Amy Tenderich 2015-02-24T08:00:00Z “Trackers: How Technology is Helping Us Monitor & Improve Our Health” (Book Review with Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trackers-how-technology-helping-us-monitor-improve-our-health-book-review-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>When it comes to all the craze about self-tracking apps and gadgets, I like to say: it's all fun and games until your life depends on it. Meaning: those of us with diabetes who are forced to continuously monitor our bodily functions are probably t...</p> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trackers-how-technology-helping-us-monitor-improve-our-health-book-review-giveaway Amy Tenderich 2015-02-23T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: 50 Shades of Human- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-50-shades-human <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome to another Saturday and our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil follows takes follows up on a question that came in for Valentine's Day last week, ab...</p> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-50-shades-human Wil DuBois 2015-02-21T08:00:00Z Help Wanted: Waiting for the Low Blood Sugar Rebound- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/help-wanted-low-blood-sugar-rebound <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Diabetes certainly likes to throw us curve balls sometimes, doesn't it? Just when we think we've nailed a way to handle some particular situation, or recognize what's going on, the rules seem to change and we have to start second-guessing ourselve...</p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/help-wanted-low-blood-sugar-rebound Mike Hoskins 2015-02-20T08:00:00Z The Diabetes Community Oscar Awards!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-community-oscar-awards <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DMDailyFeatureBox/FeatureSizeDiabetesOscars.jpg" /><p>February is of course award season thanks to the Grammys and Oscars, so we figured, why not offer our own take on the "best of" in various categories among the Diabetes Community?What's unique about our D-Oscars here is that they not only praise w...</p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-community-oscar-awards Mike Hoskins 2015-02-19T08:00:00Z Changing Guard at the Diabetes Hands Foundation- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/changing-guard-diabetes-hands-foundation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Big changes are underway at the Diabetes Hands Foundation, with the recent news that beloved community leader Manny Hernandez is stepping down from the helm of the organization he founded with his wife Andreina seven years ago. Whoa!Longtime D-adv...</p> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/changing-guard-diabetes-hands-foundation Mike Hoskins 2015-02-18T08:00:00Z Have a Little Heart on Your Diabetes Mind- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/have-little-heart-your-diabetes-mind <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>With February being American Heart Health Month (on top of all the love in the air), we've had this vital organ on the mind of late -- especially since it's so important to think about for those of us with diabetes.Personally, I've been getting m...</p> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/have-little-heart-your-diabetes-mind Mike Hoskins 2015-02-17T08:00:00Z An Inside View of the Presidential Push Toward Precision Medicine- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/presidential-push-toward-precision-medicine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Today of course is Presidents' Day -- a perfect time to talk about the new initiative that current President Barack Obama recently unveiled to boost research that leads to better treatments (maybe even cures!) for conditions like cancer and diabet...</p> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/presidential-push-toward-precision-medicine Mike Hoskins 2015-02-16T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Talking Sexy Pumpers and Bionic Love for Valentine's Day- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-talking-sexy-pumpers-and-bionic-love-valentines-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Diabetes isn't very loving, but here at the 'Mine, we do our best to support you! Welcome to another edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. In today's Valentin...</p> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-talking-sexy-pumpers-and-bionic-love-valentines-day Wil Dubois 2015-02-14T08:00:00Z Just For You, My Diabetes Valentine- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/just-you-my-diabetes-valentine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Valentine's Day (Tomorrow), Dear Readers! Just for you (all), we've compiled a list of some of the Best of the Web when it comes to diabetes &amp; love. And we're also revisiting a special Valentine's Video Treat that some of our D-friends...</p> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/just-you-my-diabetes-valentine Amy Tenderich 2015-02-13T08:00:00Z FDA Hears Diabetes Community Voice on Device Data Rules- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-hears-diabetes-community-voice-device-data-rules <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The FDA has just finalized rules about what's going to be regulated when it comes to medical data sharing tools and mobile apps, and those "in-the-know" in the diabetes world are pretty darn excited about it. They're using phrases like: "Landmark...</p> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-hears-diabetes-community-voice-device-data-rules Amy Tenderich 2015-02-12T08:00:00Z The Dire Need for Better Insulin Access Across the World- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dire-need-better-insulin-access-across-world <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We are now 94 years after the discovery of insulin, and the hugely popular TV drama series Downton Abbey is giving us a window into the past by weaving that very discovery into its storyline. For those who don't watch the show, or may have missed...</p> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dire-need-better-insulin-access-across-world Mike Hoskins 2015-02-11T08:00:00Z Progress Report: The Changing Nature of Next-Gen Diabetes Devices- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/progress-report-changing-nature-next-gen-diabetes-devices <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>There's always a fair amount of buzz and excitement whenever a "next-generation" diabetes device is announced, or talked about for the first time. They often get big play in the mainstream press despite still being a long ways from available on th...</p> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/progress-report-changing-nature-next-gen-diabetes-devices Mike Hoskins 2015-02-10T08:00:00Z AADE: Medicare Isn't Providing Diabetes Supplies Like It Should- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/aade-medicare-isnt-covering-diabetes-supplies-it-should <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Seems like there's always some new roadblock cropping up to thwart us from getting the diabetes supplies we need… The latest hurdle comes from the beleaguered Centers for Medicare &amp; Medicaid Services (CMS). According to a new survey just rel...</p> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/aade-medicare-isnt-covering-diabetes-supplies-it-should Mike Hoskins 2015-02-09T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Differences, in Language and Biology- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-differences-language-and-biology <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got questions about navigating life with diabetes? Well, here's your chance to Ask D'Mine! Our weekly advice column, that is - hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil answers a question from a concerned d...</p> Sat, 07 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-differences-language-and-biology Wil DuBois 2015-02-07T08:00:00Z The Great Coffee Experiment (and Blood Sugar Effect)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/great-coffee-experiment-and-blood-sugar-effect <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>You might say that I take my coffee pretty seriously. Don't even think about asking me to do anything productive before I've had at least one cup in the morning, and you'd be quite mistaken to think that's the only one I'll be enjoying as the da...</p> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/great-coffee-experiment-and-blood-sugar-effect Mike Hoskins 2015-02-06T08:00:00Z The Messages We Send About Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/messages-we-send-about-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The New York Times recently ran a multi-media news piece about a Texas family's challenges with type 1 diabetes. The 12-minute video and accompanying article on Jan. 26 was titled "Midnight Three &amp; Six" in recognition of the times per night ...</p> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/messages-we-send-about-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-02-05T08:00:00Z Sanofi’s Diabetes Advocacy Summit: Coordination Needed- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sanofi-s-diabetes-advocacy-summit-coordination-needed <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Sanofi's Partners in Patient Health diabetes advocacy summit held last week in Washington, DC, offered some good learnings, but in terms of taking action, was more of a question-fest than a place to get any answers, IMHO. That is, we spent a lot...</p> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sanofi-s-diabetes-advocacy-summit-coordination-needed Amy Tenderich 2015-02-04T08:00:00Z Welcome Afrezza – Inhaled Insulin Gets Real!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/welcome-afrezza-inhaled-insulin-gets-real <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Take a deep breath, Friends: the world's first (seemingly) commercially viable inhalable insulin product is here. Today, Sanofi has officially launched MannKind's long-awaited Afrezza, and we hear the product is already appearing in some pharmacie...</p> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/welcome-afrezza-inhaled-insulin-gets-real Amy Tenderich 2015-02-03T08:00:00Z Third #SpareARose Campaign Begins in Diabetes Community- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sparearose-diabetes-campaign-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>With today being Groundhog Day, you might think hearing one phrase repeated over and over in the Diabetes Community is a sign you're living in a real-life version of that Bill Murray movie.But don't worry, you're not -- this diabetes advocacy mess...</p> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sparearose-diabetes-campaign-2015 Mike Hoskins 2015-02-02T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Dealing with Total Diabetes Burnout- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-total-diabetes-burnout-vaccine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil responds to a scared mom's concerns about her teen daughter's mutliple health conditions o...</p> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-total-diabetes-burnout-vaccine Wil Dubois 2015-01-31T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: First Month of 2015 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-rounding-first-month-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Welcome to our monthly roundup of outstanding blog posts from across the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).While much of the country is going through another cold snap and some of our friends on the East Coast are manuevering massive snow, we're hap...</p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-diabetes-blogosphere-rounding-first-month-2015 Mike Hoskins 2015-01-30T08:00:00Z American Idol Contestant Adam Lasher: His First Interview on Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/american-idol-contestant-adam-lasher-his-first-interview-on-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The Diabetes Community found itself in familiar territory recently when we saw one of our own auditioning and making headlines on reality show American Idol.On Jan. 22, fellow type 1 Adam Lasher appeared before the three-celeb panel to play guitar...</p> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/american-idol-contestant-adam-lasher-his-first-interview-on-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-01-29T08:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: Dexcom's CGM Data-Sharing Gets More Mobile (with Product Details)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-dexcoms-cgm-data-sharing-more-mobile <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>If you want your Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to talk to your smartphone and be able to share real-time data from anywhere, then this recent news from the FDA is something you'll definitely be interested in.At the end of last week, t...</p> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-dexcoms-cgm-data-sharing-more-mobile Mike Hoskins 2015-01-28T08:00:00Z My Mail Order Prescription Nightmare- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mail-order-prescription-nightmares <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/medium_Mike%20Hoskins%20Headshot%201.jpg" /><p>I am no longer surprised by the delays and lack of common sense from those who send me diabetes supplies. Really, it's become an expectation that chaos and frustration are par for the course every time I try to fill a prescription by mail order.M...</p> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mail-order-prescription-nightmares Mike Hoskins 2015-01-27T08:00:00Z "A Woman's Guide to Diabetes" Review - with Giveaway!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/womans-guide-diabetes-review-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>If you are of the female persuasion, and happen to have diabetes, you will not want to miss this book! "A Woman's Guide to Diabetes: A Path to Wellness" by Dr. Nat Strand and Brandy Barnes may possibly be my favorite-ever guidebook published by th...</p> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/womans-guide-diabetes-review-giveaway Amy Tenderich 2015-01-26T08:00:00Z Ask D`Mine: On Blinking Insulin Pumps and Bolus Guesses- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-blinking-insulin-pump-phenom <img src="http://idolreplicas.infohttps://vmj-hlcms01-prod.idolreplicas.info/sites/default/files/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, DiabetesMine Friends!With this being our first weekend here at our new Healthline home, we wanted to make sure you knew about our frank and fun diabetes advice column called Ask D'Mine. It's hosted weekly by the esteemed Wil Dubo...</p> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-blinking-insulin-pump-phenom Wil Dubois 2015-01-24T08:00:00Z #FliptheClinic Seeks Ideas to Disrupt Healthcare- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fliptheclinic-seeks-ideas-to-disrupt-healthcare <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Yes, I know - another catchy "let's disrupt healthcare" hashtag/campaign. Is there any meat behind it? And as we go about our lives with diabetes, why should we care?That was my reaction too, when I first started hearing about the new #FliptheClin...</p> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fliptheclinic-seeks-ideas-to-disrupt-healthcare Amy Tenderich 2015-01-21T08:00:00Z Welcome to DiabetesMine at Healthline.com!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/welcome-diabetesmine-healthlinecom <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Hello Dear Readers - New and Old, We are delighted to welcome you to the refreshed and updated DiabetesMine blog here at Healthline. For those of you who don't know us, we are a patient-led publication and advocacy team that's been around for 10...</p> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/welcome-diabetesmine-healthlinecom 2015-01-21T08:00:00Z If Insulin Pumps Could Talk… (It’s in the Works)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/if-insulin-pumps-could-talk <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Every day, I look at my insulin pump screen and push the buttons to give myself the medication that keeps me alive. I'm lucky, because I can see what I'm doing. But many can't. And with diabetes, I am afraid that someday, I might become one of th...</p> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/if-insulin-pumps-could-talk Mike Hoskins 2015-01-20T08:00:00Z Best of the Diabetes Community- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/blogroll <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>D-Community Links ADA Message BoardsBeyond Type 1 CommunityDiabetes Advocates Diabetes Community Advocacy Foundation Diabetes Web Search Diabetic ConnectDiabetes ForumFit4D Glu JDRF Type One NationT1D ExchangeThe Diabetes Online Communi...</p> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/blogroll 2015-01-20T08:00:00Z Diabetes Pipelines & Opps: From the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-happenings-at-jp-morgan-healthcare-conference <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>At the start of every year, the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference hits San Francisco. With lots of men in suits running this way and that, it looks more like an East Coast event than what you'd expect in the California Bay Area. And really, it's a b...</p> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-happenings-at-jp-morgan-healthcare-conference Mike Hoskins 2015-01-19T08:00:00Z Ask D’Mine: Marking 200 Great Pieces of Diabetes Advice- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/200-ask-dmine-columns <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>What a special day this is for us, as today marks the 200th edition of our weekly Ask D'Mine diabetes advice column, penned here by the esteemed Wil Dubois, a fellow type 1 himself, author and clinical educator. We're delighted to hit this milest...</p> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/200-ask-dmine-columns Wil Dubois 2015-01-17T08:00:00Z 10 Years of DiabetesMine (!)… and the Next Chapter About to Begin- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-quick-look-back-at-our-beginning-before-the-next-chapter-starts <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>This is a bittersweet time for me personally, as DiabetesMine prepares to move to a new online home after a full 10 years. As noted last week, we are joining the Healthline.com family and readers will very soon be redirected to our new spot at www...</p> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-quick-look-back-at-our-beginning-before-the-next-chapter-starts Amy Tenderich 2015-01-16T08:00:00Z Printing Low-Cost Glucose Test Strips on Paper- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/printing-low-cost-glucose-test-strips-on-paper-or-from-silk <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Imagine just being able to fire up an inkjet printer and print out perfectly usable glucose test strips. Ah, the money that could be saved, among other things! It may seem off-the-wall strange, but a startup company that began almost three years ...</p> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/printing-low-cost-glucose-test-strips-on-paper-or-from-silk Mike Hoskins 2015-01-15T08:00:00Z Prioritizing Thryoid Issues… with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/prioritizing-thryoid-issues-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>With January being Thyroid Awareness Month, I thought this would be a perfect time to share some tidbits on how this has been a huge issue for me personally.I've touched on my struggles before in living with long-standing hypothyroidism, which bas...</p> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/prioritizing-thryoid-issues-with-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2015-01-14T08:00:00Z NEWSFLASH: FDA Clears Expanded Cartridge t:flex Insulin Pump- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-fda-clears-expanded-cartridge-tflex-insulin-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>If you're someone who needs more insulin on a daily basis than can be accommodated by a typical insulin pump, then there's a new diabetes device that could be an option for you!Say hello to the Tandem Diabetes t:flex insulin pump, just approved by...</p> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-fda-clears-expanded-cartridge-tflex-insulin-pump Mike Hoskins 2015-01-13T08:00:00Z A Quick Look Back At Our Beginning... (Before the Next Chapter Starts)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-quick-look-back-at-our-beginning-before-the-next-chapter-starts-0 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Today is a bittersweet moment for me personally, because I am in a sense saying goodbye to this online home I've had for 10 years.As noted last week, we're going to be found in a new spot starting tomorrow. You'll be redirected to a new site onlin...</p> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-quick-look-back-at-our-beginning-before-the-next-chapter-starts-0 Amy Tenderich 2015-01-12T08:00:00Z Two More Diabetes Advocacy Orgs Share Plans for 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-more-diabetes-advocacy-orgs-share-plans-for-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hopefully you saw our big annual roundup of what the top national diabetes advocacy organizations believe they accomplished in the past year (2014) and what they plan to focus on for 2015.Breaking news: we've just heard from two more influential n...</p> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/two-more-diabetes-advocacy-orgs-share-plans-for-2015 Amy Tenderich 2015-01-12T08:00:00Z Ask D’Mine: The ‘Right’ Path to Control, (Thankfully) Nothing Lasts Forever- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-d-mine-right-path-control-thankfully-nothing-lasts-forever <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - with your host veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes on a couple of question about low-carb, high-fat diets and some not-so-pleasant complicati...</p> Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-d-mine-right-path-control-thankfully-nothing-lasts-forever Wil Dubois 2015-01-10T08:00:00Z Running on Batteries in Her First Decade of Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/running-on-batteries-in-her-first-decade-of-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're always happy to find new friends in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) who are sharing their stories about life with D with all of us.Today, we're excited to introduce Daley Kinsey, a 20-something in California who's hitting her 10th diaver...</p> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/running-on-batteries-in-her-first-decade-of-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2015-01-09T08:00:00Z Getting My Vibe On with Animas, After Years of Anticipation- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/getting-my-vibe-animas-after-years-anticipation <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>For two weeks during the holidays, I test-drove the new Animas Vibe combo device (Animas insulin pump plus Dexcom continuous glucose monitor) approved by FDA just over a month ago.We appreciate this opportunity for a trial-run of this exciting new...</p> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/getting-my-vibe-animas-after-years-anticipation Mike Hoskins 2015-01-08T08:00:00Z What Diabetes Advocacy Orgs Accomplished Last Year & Goals for 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-diabetes-advocacy-orgs-accomplished-last-year-and-goals-for-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-tenderich-original.jpg" /><p>It's become an annual tradition here at the 'Mine to tap the top diabetes advocacy organizations at the end of each year to share what they feel they've accomplished, and what kinds of goals and strategies they have planned for the new year ahead....</p> Wed, 07 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-diabetes-advocacy-orgs-accomplished-last-year-and-goals-for-2015 Amy Tenderich 2015-01-07T08:00:00Z DiabetesMine Moving to New Home at Healthline.com- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-moving-to-new-home-at-healthline <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>COUNTDOWN: ONE WEEK TO GO...That's right, Dear Friends, Followers and Readers: in exactly one week from today, DiabetesMine will appear at its new online home, idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine (not yet live). As we announced in mid-December, new f...</p> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-moving-to-new-home-at-healthline Amy Tenderich 2015-01-06T08:00:00Z Five Packs for 2015: Our First Diabetes Giveaway of the New Year!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/five-packs-for-2015-first-diabetes-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Welcome to 2015!We thought this first work day would be a great time for our first diabetes giveaway of the new year.I know, I know... we just got through the big holiday gift-giving season. The wrapping paper is probably all put away, and you're ...</p> Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/five-packs-for-2015-first-diabetes-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2015-01-05T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Refurbished Insulin Pumps - How Safe Are They?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-refurbished-insulin-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got diabetes? Need advice? Of course you do! And you came to the right place: Ask D'Mine, our weekly Q&amp;A hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.Today, Wil goes deep into a question many of us insulin pumpe...</p> Sat, 03 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-refurbished-insulin-pump Wil Dubois 2015-01-03T08:00:00Z Diabetes Tech 'Spectations for 2015- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-spectations-and-wishes-for-2015 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The arrival of a New Year always brings thoughts about all the diabetes tech 'spectations we'd like to see realized in the coming year.Of course we've been listening to the earnings calls, talking with company execs and industry insiders about wha...</p> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-tech-spectations-and-wishes-for-2015 Mike Hoskins 2015-01-02T08:00:00Z Happy New Year from DiabetesMine!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-new-year-from-diabetesmine <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Thank you all for making 2014 great.Our crew is taking today off to enjoy one single diabetes-free day before the New Year gets rolling... well, at least a day without being obligated to write or tweet about it ;)We wish you all a wonderful "slide...</p> Thu, 01 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-new-year-from-diabetesmine Amy Tenderich 2015-01-01T08:00:00Z The Best of Sunday Funnies from 2012-2014- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-best-of-2012-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>« See newer comics Sunday Funnies: D-Pancreas Lullabies? Published October 12, 2014 Hey Baby... can you guess what your mom-to-be's pancreas is thinking? Never dull for a mom-to-be with diabetes -- as we just touched on in yesterday's Ask D...</p> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-best-of-2012-2014 DiabetesMine | Comics from Community 2014-12-31T08:00:00Z Unintended Consequences of Tighter Glucose Meter Accuracy...?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/unintended-consequences-of-meter-accuracy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Naturally, we all want the best possible accuracy from our glucose monitors. But everything comes with trade-offs -- which has been a point of discussion in the diabetes patient community since at least 2010, when the Roche Diabetes Social Media S...</p> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/unintended-consequences-of-meter-accuracy Mike Hoskins 2014-12-31T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: Final Roundup of 2014!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-final-roundup-of-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>What a monumental month December has been for all of us -- marking the year's end, celebrating the holidays, and looking ahead to all that's on the horizon. We recently took a big look back at the diabetes news of 2014 ourselves. And now, before w...</p> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-final-roundup-of-2014 Amy Tenderich 2014-12-30T08:00:00Z TV Hacks Another Diabetes Device, This Time with Deadly Consequences- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tv-hacks-another-diabetes-device-this-time-with-deadly-consequences <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I sat down one evening recently to relax and watch a favorite political sci-fi thriller on TV, as I do each week in part to unplug from the diabetes world for a bit. You know, as much as you can when you're connected to diabetes devices all the ti...</p> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tv-hacks-another-diabetes-device-this-time-with-deadly-consequences Mike Hoskins 2014-12-29T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Out with the Old...?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-diabetes-supplies-and-the-new-year <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The new year is almost here, and with it, an urge to clean house... D-Supply party favors... nice idea!Thanks to the talented Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine, who's a worldwide drawing talent creating more than 200 cartoons ea...</p> Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-diabetes-supplies-and-the-new-year Amy Tenderich 2014-12-28T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Resolve to Focus Less on Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-resolve-to-focus-less-on-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, the final edition of 2014. While we're reflecting on the past year, we'd like to express huge love and appreciation for our column host Wil Dubois, a longtime type 1 himself who's also a profe...</p> Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-resolve-to-focus-less-on-diabetes Wil Dubois 2014-12-27T08:00:00Z Post-Holiday Good Vibes re: Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/post-holiday-good-vibes-and-lessons-learned-from-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hope the holiday hangover is a smooth one so far, especially with New Year's still on the way!With Hanukkah and Christmas 2014 now behind us, we're gearing up for the year's end -- and with that, want to share some of the "Good Vibes" you all sent...</p> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/post-holiday-good-vibes-and-lessons-learned-from-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2014-12-26T08:00:00Z Merry Christmas -- from Us & the Lancet Caps- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/merry-christmas-from-the-lancet-caps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>A very Merry Christmas 2014 to all of our Readers, Followers, and Friends!As noted recently, we're about to celebrate 10 years of DiabetesMine... given that the site began in "stealth mode" in late December 2004 and went live in February 2005. Wow...</p> Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/merry-christmas-from-the-lancet-caps Amy Tenderich 2014-12-25T08:00:00Z The Year in Diabetes: Looking Back on 2014- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/year-in-diabetes-looking-back-on-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The New Year is just around the corner, so as per tradition, we're reviewing all the things that have made 2014 a year to remember in the Diabetes World and here at the 'Mine. Yup, we've had some big moments this past year -- with the FDA dominat...</p> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/year-in-diabetes-looking-back-on-2014 Amy Tenderich 2014-12-23T08:00:00Z The New and Old Guard: A Year of Changing Diabetes CEOs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-new-and-old-guard-a-year-of-changing-diabetes-ceos <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>One of the dominating news themes in our Diabetes Community for 2014 has been a shift in leadership at some of the leading D-device companies and non-profit orgs, with some prominent transitions from the old guard to new faces at the helm.A wave o...</p> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-new-and-old-guard-a-year-of-changing-diabetes-ceos Mike Hoskins 2014-12-22T08:00:00Z New Video Review of the Asante MySnap Pump- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-video-review-of-the-asante-mysnap-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Obviously, we've been shouting from the rooftops for years about how diabetes tools should be more aesthetic and customizable. Well, Northern California-based Asante Solutions definitely got the message with their new MySnap insulin pump that lets...</p> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-video-review-of-the-asante-mysnap-pump Amy Tenderich 2014-12-22T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Diabetes Question from Santa Himself- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-diabetes-question-from-santa-himself <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.The Holidays are here! And we can't believe who's writing in for advice for the second year in a row (!)......</p> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-diabetes-question-from-santa-himself Wil Dubois 2014-12-20T08:00:00Z Happy Holidays from Our Diabetes Giveaway Givers and Winners- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-holidays-from-our-diabetes-giveaway-givers-and-winners <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>As we head into the last minute gift-buying rush for the Holidays, it's a great time to feature our 2014 "Good Vibes" Holiday Giveaway winners -- along with a glimpse at the companies offering great diabetes prizes: Jerry the Bear and ChillMED, ma...</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-holidays-from-our-diabetes-giveaway-givers-and-winners Mike Hoskins 2014-12-19T08:00:00Z MySnap Insulin Pump - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mysnap-insulin-pump-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Longtime type 1 and advocate Melissa Lee reviews the latest customizable MySnap insulin pump from Asante Solutions.{Disclosure: Melissa received a free upgrade and controller unit for review from the company}REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN:PROs: New high-re...</p> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mysnap-insulin-pump-review Amy Tenderich 2014-12-19T08:00:00Z Showing Skin for T1D: The Nude Diabetes Advocacy Calendar!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/showing-skin-for-t1d-exposed-the-nude-diabetes-advocacy-calendar <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It's almost time to start flipping the calendar to a new year, and a new diabetes awareness campaign is going full monty on this!Yep, a group of fellow type 1s in California have created a nude calendar, with each of the 12 months of 2015 featurin...</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/showing-skin-for-t1d-exposed-the-nude-diabetes-advocacy-calendar Mike Hoskins 2014-12-18T08:00:00Z Using 'Diabetic' vs. 'Person with Diabetes' - Does It Matter?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/using-diabetic-versus-person-with-diabetes-does-it-matter <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Words are such intriguing little creatures.One word can hold all kinds of meaning and connotation for one person that it doesn't for someone else, and I've always been fascinated by the interpretative nature of language. That's a big reason why ...</p> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/using-diabetic-versus-person-with-diabetes-does-it-matter Mike Hoskins 2014-12-17T08:00:00Z Hanukkah with Diabetes in Israel- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-hanukkah-hodgepodge-for-2014-with-guest-post <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>A very Happy Hanukkah to those who celebrate, beginning at sundown this evening! Yup, the Festival of Lights this year begins at sunset tonight, Dec. 16, and runs through sunset Dec. 23.Quick history lesson: Hanukkah always begins on the eve of th...</p> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-hanukkah-hodgepodge-for-2014-with-guest-post Amy Tenderich 2014-12-16T08:00:00Z ANNOUNCING: DiabetesMine to Join Forces with Healthline- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-diabetesmine-to-join-forces-with-healthline <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Dear Readers,Get ready for a fresh design overhaul coming soon to DiabetesMine.com as we officially become part of the Healthline family, beginning in January 2015. The announcement of this acquisition went out over the news wire today!We're very ...</p> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-diabetesmine-to-join-forces-with-healthline Amy Tenderich 2014-12-15T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Did Someone Say Cookies?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-did-someone-say-cookies <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Sometimes with diabetes, we forget that not everything is about blood sugar... Thanks to our newest illustrator Gareth Morgan from England, who's actually debuting his artistic talent with the 'Mine today!About GarethHe's a fellow type 1 diagn...</p> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-did-someone-say-cookies Amy Tenderich 2014-12-14T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Anemic A1Cs, and Swollen Limbs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-anemic-a1cs-and-swollen-limbs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got questions about navigating life with diabetes? Well, this is your chance to Ask D'Mine! Our weekly advice column, that is - hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on two questions about how othe...</p> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-anemic-a1cs-and-swollen-limbs Wil Dubois 2014-12-13T08:00:00Z Small But Mighty: New Diabetes SEVEN Cases Boast Interchangeable Designs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-seven-cases-boast-interchangeale-designs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>No one in our diabetes community has to be told that we have a lot of issues with schlepping supplies around. And it's always nice to have ways to personalize our carry options and make them "ours," right?Well, that was notion that hit a fellow ty...</p> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-seven-cases-boast-interchangeale-designs Mike Hoskins 2014-12-12T08:00:00Z Insights Into the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit (Video)!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insights-into-the-2014-diabetesmine-innovation-summit-video <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hi All,At the recommendation of our event Advisory Board member Manny Hernandez (thanks Manny!) we created the following video at this year's DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University.(Special thanks to Lacey Ehrlich of USC Annenberg f...</p> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insights-into-the-2014-diabetesmine-innovation-summit-video Amy Tenderich 2014-12-11T08:00:00Z "Lies, Truths, and Redemption: My D-Data Journey"- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lies-truths-and-redemption-my-d-data-journey <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We always love hearing from folks with diabetes who also work in the pharma/device industry, to get a glimpse into what spurred them to build a career in the field.Recently, we were thrilled to welcome longtime type 1 Jim Berkebile to our Diabetes...</p> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lies-truths-and-redemption-my-d-data-journey Mike Hoskins 2014-12-11T08:00:00Z Our Test Run of the New Customizable MySnap Insulin Pump- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/our-test-run-of-the-new-customizable-mysnap-insulin-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Right before Thanksgiving, Asante Solutions started shipping the first few MySnap insulin pumps to users who ponied up the $99 for the upgrade over the summer. We were able to get our mitts on one of the first for a test drive, and I've been weari...</p> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/our-test-run-of-the-new-customizable-mysnap-insulin-pump Wil Dubois 2014-12-10T08:00:00Z We Are One Diabetes: A New Home for Professional T1D Peeps- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/weareonediabetes-a-new-community-for-professionals-living-and-working-in-t1d <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>If you happen to be living with type 1 and also working professionally in the diabetes field, there's a new online community just for you!It is called We Are One Diabetes, a new "online collaborative center" for diabetes professionals who are livi...</p> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/weareonediabetes-a-new-community-for-professionals-living-and-working-in-t1d Mike Hoskins 2014-12-09T08:00:00Z DiabetesMine 'Good Vibes' Holiday Giveaway 2014- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-good-vibes-holiday-giveaway-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>This week only! We hope to spread some holiday cheer by handing out a few great prizes for kids and adults in our 2014 DiabetesMine 'Good Vibes' Holiday Giveaway!We're focusing on relationships this year, and creating good vibes among loved ones, ...</p> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetesmine-good-vibes-holiday-giveaway-2014 Amy Tenderich 2014-12-08T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Holiday Decorating, D-Style- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-decorating-for-the-holidays <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>If we're going to be home with our diabetes for the holidays, might as well make the most the most of it, right? A great way to "go green" for the holidays, using those leftover D-supplies ;)Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accom...</p> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-decorating-for-the-holidays Amy Tenderich 2014-12-07T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: New CGM Algorithm and Playing Insurance Hardball- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-new-cgm-algorithm-and-playing-insurance-hardball <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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 veteran type 1 , diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil's tackling two questions relating t...</p> Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-new-cgm-algorithm-and-playing-insurance-hardball Wil Dubois 2014-12-06T08:00:00Z Shunning a Life of "Regularity" -- Trekking the World, Despite Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trekking-the-world-despite-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Traveling the world has never been a goal for me, but I'm ever-impressed by those brave enough to embark on great adventures despite the challenges of type 1 diabetes.That's why I've been captivated by one Australian type 1 named Matt Shanahan, wh...</p> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trekking-the-world-despite-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-12-05T08:00:00Z Brainstorming Change at the 2014 DiabetesMine Summit- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/brainstorming-change-at-the-2014-diabetesmine-summit <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>If it takes a village to raise a child, what does it take to start a revolution? How about a bunch of really smart, driven, and dedicated people drawn from every corner of the realm? Because that's what we had at this year's DiabetesMine Innovatio...</p> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/brainstorming-change-at-the-2014-diabetesmine-summit Wil Dubois 2014-12-04T08:00:00Z #WeAreNotWaiting at the Fall 2014 D-Data ExChange: The Stars Are Aligning- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wearenotwaiting-at-the-fall-2014-d-data-exchange-the-stars-are-aligning <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>On Nov. 20, we hosted the third-ever DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange forum near the campus of Stanford University in Palo Alo, CA.This was my first time attending, and I was awed by the brains and knowledge in the room. I knew going in that it was go...</p> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wearenotwaiting-at-the-fall-2014-d-data-exchange-the-stars-are-aligning Mike Hoskins 2014-12-03T08:00:00Z Dexcom SHARE - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-share-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>D-Dad Scott Benner reviews the new Dexcom SHARE from the perspective of a parent. It's all about the sleep, he says!{Disclosure: he received a free review unit from the company}REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: works just as advertised simple to use app...</p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-share-review Amy Tenderich 2014-12-02T08:00:00Z New Patient Video Review of Dexcom SHARE- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-patient-video-review-of-dexcom-share <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>You've hopefully heard about the newly FDA-approved Dexcom SHARE system -- a docking station for the popular G4 continuous glucose monitor that allows the data to be beamed directly to up to 5 smartphones anywhere in the world. But have you heard ...</p> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-patient-video-review-of-dexcom-share Amy Tenderich 2014-12-02T08:00:00Z NewsFlash: Animas Vibe (Finally) Gets Green Light from FDA- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-animas-vibe-finally-gets-green-light-from-fda <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It's finally here!A whopping 19 months after being sent in for regulatory review, JnJ's new integrated Animas Vibe insulin pump + continuous glucose monitor has gotten the green light from the FDA to be sold in the United States! (See also: it fin...</p> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-animas-vibe-finally-gets-green-light-from-fda Mike Hoskins 2014-12-01T08:00:00Z When Regulators are Interoperable with Us, the Patients- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/when-regulators-are-interoperable-with-us-the-patients <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Years ago, I used to think of the FDA as a big, monolithic mystery agency that regulated my diabetes devices from some dark back room in the nation's capitol, weighing in on the importance and safety of said devices like the Gods from Olympus.More...</p> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/when-regulators-are-interoperable-with-us-the-patients Mike Hoskins 2014-12-01T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: All in the Name of Black Friday...?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-all-in-the-name-of-black-friday-deals <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Yes, the holiday shopping season has begun... Shoppers and blood sugar watchers beware!As always, props to cartoonist Jon Carter, who's been lending us his drawing talents here at the 'Mine for some time now. You can check out the more of his ...</p> Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-all-in-the-name-of-black-friday-deals Amy Tenderich 2014-11-30T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Blood Sugar Party Games?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-blood-sugar-party-games <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got questions about navigating life with diabetes? Ask D'Mine! Our weekly advice column, that is - hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil gets a very creative question about sharing blood sugar checks in p...</p> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-blood-sugar-party-games Wil Dubois 2014-11-29T08:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: November 2014 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-november-2014-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>November is coming to a close, and it's time take a step back and appreciate all that's been shared during this National Diabetes Awareness Month.So many posts from the diabetes blogging community, so many advocacy efforts -- it's tough to select ...</p> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-november-2014-edition Mike Hoskins 2014-11-28T08:00:00Z Happy Thanksgiving, Diabetes Community!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-thanksgiving-diabetes-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Today is a day to give thanks, and like most folks, we're taking the day off to be with family, watch some football and of course enjoy some good holiday cookings... And this may be just what all of PWDs need! Thanks to our friend Brad Slaight, a...</p> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-thanksgiving-diabetes-community DiabetesMine Staff 2014-11-27T08:00:00Z Diabetes Innovation Progress: Walls Tumbling Down- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-innovation-progress-walls-tumbling-down <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Last Friday we held the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit, the fourth of these events we've done at the Stanford University School of Medicine -- which exceeded expectations, if we do say so ourselves ;) This year's Summit was standing-room-onl...</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-innovation-progress-walls-tumbling-down Wil Dubois 2014-11-26T08:00:00Z Defining Three "Early Stages" of Type 1 Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/defining-those-early-stages-of-type-1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>"What stage of type 1 diabetes do you have?"That question could become a common one soon, if some leading diabetes experts succeed in establishing an official three-tiered delineation of the early stages of T1D in order to pursue research and trea...</p> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/defining-those-early-stages-of-type-1-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-11-25T08:00:00Z In Pursuit of Insulin Independence: Meet Dr. Claresa Levetan- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/inuslin-independence-dr-claresa-levetan <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Take two pills and call me... a compliant pancreas?Wait, what?!Yep, that's the idea behind research a Philadelphia endocrinologist is spearheading with her biopharmaceutical startup Perle Bioscience, established about a year ago to continue the lo...</p> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/inuslin-independence-dr-claresa-levetan Mike Hoskins 2014-11-24T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Waiting on... the Cure- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-diabetes-cure-as-seen-on-a-sidewalk-board <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Yup, we've all heard the hype for the hope that a cure is "coming soon"... and this is how it feels sometimes: Hopefully, we'll see more and more significant progress in our lifetimes. Meanwhile, you gotta keep laughin'...Thanks to the talen...</p> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-diabetes-cure-as-seen-on-a-sidewalk-board Amy Tenderich 2014-11-23T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Thanks, Diabetes (Just in Time for Turkey Day)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-thanks-diabetes-just-in-time-for-turkey-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey, All -- if you've 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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week,...</p> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-thanks-diabetes-just-in-time-for-turkey-day Wil Dubois 2014-11-22T08:00:00Z 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices - Speaking Out at the Innovation Summit!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2014-diabetesmine-patient-voices-speaking-out-at-the-innovation-summit <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>It's an exciting day for us here at the 'Mine! Today we are hosting the fourth annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford School of Medicine in Palo Alto.This is a unique coming together of all the "stakeholders" in the diabetes world, incl...</p> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2014-diabetesmine-patient-voices-speaking-out-at-the-innovation-summit Amy Tenderich 2014-11-21T08:00:00Z Throwback Thursday: Reflecting On Diabetes Tech of the Past- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/throwback-thursday-reflecting-on-diabetes-tech-of-the-past <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>In keeping with the Throwback Thursday social media meme, today's a perfect time to reflect on the past in terms of the various diabetes technologies I've used (or been subject to) over my 30 years with type 1 diabetes.This has been on my mind a l...</p> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/throwback-thursday-reflecting-on-diabetes-tech-of-the-past Mike Hoskins 2014-11-20T08:00:00Z Life with Diabetes in... Cambodia- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-with-diabetes-in-cambodia <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Around the world we go, with our Global Diabetes Series, showcasing individuals grappling with this disease all over the planet. Today, we're proud to bring you a report from Cambodia -- one of ten countries in Southeast Asia, slightly smaller tha...</p> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-with-diabetes-in-cambodia Amy Tenderich 2014-11-19T08:00:00Z New Video Review of the iHealth Wireless Glucose Meter- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-video-review-of-the-ihealth-meter <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We recently got a reader note about our new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen video product review hub that said: "It's a great idea to have a channel to provide real-life feedback on these products to the vendors making them, and the healthcare professio...</p> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-video-review-of-the-ihealth-meter Amy Tenderich 2014-11-19T08:00:00Z Better Accuracy with New Dexcom G4 Algorithm (and the Path Ahead)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/better-accuracy-with-new-dexcom-g4-algorithm-and-the-path-ahead <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I'm paying super-close attention to my Dexcom CGM (continuous glucose monitor) these days, and not just because I'm a Nightscout Newbie. Nope, ten days ago I also upgraded my Dexcom to the new "advanced algorithm" that supposedly makes the unit m...</p> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/better-accuracy-with-new-dexcom-g4-algorithm-and-the-path-ahead Mike Hoskins 2014-11-18T08:00:00Z iHealth Blood Glucose Meter - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ihealth-blood-glucose-meter-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Fellow type 1 and nutrition expert Cyrus Khambatta reviews the iHealth Wireless Smart Glucose Monitoring System. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: meter is small and compact low price ($29) inexpensive strips (100 test strips for $25) test strips easi...</p> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ihealth-blood-glucose-meter-review Amy Tenderich 2014-11-18T08:00:00Z Imagining Better Outcomes for T1D with #MakeHealth- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/imagining-better-outcomes-for-t1d <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>On Nov. 10-11, the T1DExchange held a workshop in collaboration with the C3NProject, a Cincinnati, OH-based social innovation group that designs, tests, pilots and implements innovative ideas in partnership with real health systems. The idea was t...</p> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/imagining-better-outcomes-for-t1d Amy Tenderich 2014-11-17T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Hold On, While I Do a Big Blue Test...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-hold-on-while-i-do-a-big-blue-test <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>If you're hesitant about doing a Big Blue Test anytime soon, just remember the great built-in excuse it gives you to toss around... Great excuse, indeed!Thanks as always to fellow type 1 PWD and social media guru Mike Lawson, who's head of u...</p> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-hold-on-while-i-do-a-big-blue-test Amy Tenderich 2014-11-16T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Funky Fat from Insulin- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-funky-fat <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine - with your host veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil takes on a question about how insulin pump infusion sets can sometimes cause particularly fatty ...</p> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-funky-fat Wil Dubois 2014-11-15T08:00:00Z Diabetes Nation? New Campaign Aims to Make Diabetes Its Own Country!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-nation-new-campaign-aims-to-make-diabetes-its-own-country <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Welcome to another (hopefully blue-colored) World Diabetes Day!First added to the calendar back in 1991, this annual observation was of course placed on this particular day thanks to its historical D-significance as the birthday of the co-creator ...</p> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-nation-new-campaign-aims-to-make-diabetes-its-own-country Mike Hoskins 2014-11-14T08:00:00Z #Insulin4All - Putting the World Back into World Diabetes Day- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin4all-and-putting-the-world-back-into-world-diabetes-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>If you missed our first World Diabetes Day 2014 post early today, be sure to check out that story about creating a Diabetes Nation (for real!). Now, we're happy to share a second story for this special Blue Friday Nov. 14 -- one of a charitable al...</p> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin4all-and-putting-the-world-back-into-world-diabetes-day Mike Hoskins 2014-11-14T08:00:00Z Low Blood Sugar Treatments for the Dentally Impaired- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/low-blood-sugar-treatments-for-the-dentally-impaired <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It's no secret that I don't have the best teeth. My dentist has told me some of that is due to diabetes. And the rest: just plain ole disdain of tooth brushes and dental floss since I was a kid. My bad.Of course, this means that treating low blood...</p> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/low-blood-sugar-treatments-for-the-dentally-impaired Mike Hoskins 2014-11-13T08:00:00Z First Impressions of a Nightscout Newbie- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-impressions-of-a-nightscout-newbie <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>When it comes to diabetes data, I am on Cloud Nine these days thanks to finally being connected to the whole do-it-yourself CGM in the Cloud/Nightscout system that allows me to easily display and share my BG numbers and make better decisions base...</p> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/first-impressions-of-a-nightscout-newbie Mike Hoskins 2014-11-12T08:00:00Z Glucose Meter Accuracy Payer's Meeting (Sort of)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-meter-accuracy-payers-meeting-sort-of <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>On Nov. 5 in a hotel just outside Washington, DC, about 75 people gathered to discuss the future of the Diabetes Technology Society's (DTS) proposed post-market quality surveillance program for glucose meters.You may remember that DTS Director Dr....</p> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-meter-accuracy-payers-meeting-sort-of Amy Tenderich 2014-11-11T08:00:00Z D-Mom and Wife Creates Book from Her Blog for World Diabetes Day- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-mom-and-wife-compiles-blog-posts-into-book-for-world-diabetes-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Just in time for World Diabetes Day at week's end, a D-Mom and wife of a longtime type 1 in England is releasing an update to her e-book written a year ago in the name of diabetes awareness and advocacy.Meet Debbie Young, a career author with a lo...</p> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-mom-and-wife-compiles-blog-posts-into-book-for-world-diabetes-day Mike Hoskins 2014-11-10T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: A Diabetes Crystal Ball- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-glance-into-that-diabetes-crystal-ball <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>But ooooh, sometimes those dangerous desserts are, well... bolus-worthy.Thanks to the talented Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian in California who's also a fellow type 1 PWD and famous in the D-Community under his alter ego: Met...</p> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-glance-into-that-diabetes-crystal-ball Amy Tenderich 2014-11-09T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Cry For Help (or Two or Three)... Part 2- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-cry-for-help-or-two-or-three-part-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Last week in our diabetes advice column Ask D'Mine, we tackled a couple of complex questions from pre-diabetic multiple amputee Cassi, who was having trouble getting blood samples for testing, confused about the results, and terrified about the fu...</p> Sat, 08 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-cry-for-help-or-two-or-three-part-2 Wil Dubois 2014-11-08T08:00:00Z Amazing Advocate Marina Tsaplina Brings Puppetry & Crafts to 'Betes Care- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-advocate-marina-tsaplina-brings-arts-crafts-to-betes-care <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Getting all crafty when it comes to diabetes is something our D-Community has gotten quite good at through the years. With all the med supplies we go through, we have plenty of materials at our fingertips (pun!)Now there's a relatively new organiz...</p> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-advocate-marina-tsaplina-brings-arts-crafts-to-betes-care Mike Hoskins 2014-11-07T08:00:00Z The Day Our Diabetes Community Crashed the FDA- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-day-our-diabetes-community-crashed-the-fda <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Months or even years from now, I wonder if the pancreatically-challenged community will be asking: "Where were you, the day the Diabetes Community crashed the FDA's webcast system?"Yes, that appears to have happened this past Monday. So many peopl...</p> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-day-our-diabetes-community-crashed-the-fda Mike Hoskins 2014-11-06T08:00:00Z Running Strong with Diabetes On Board- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/running-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I am not a runner.Back when I was younger, I did play baseball and soccer, both of which pretty much forced my hand (or my feet) to do some fast moving. But as soon as I was old enough and able to make it happen, I traded in those sports shoes for...</p> Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/running-and-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-11-05T08:00:00Z Costco Does Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/costco-does-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>When recently offered the chance to talk with a Costco executive about how the discount warehouse is handling diabetes, we just couldn't say no. After all, Costco is the second largest retailer in the country and the third largest in the world, wi...</p> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/costco-does-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2014-11-04T08:00:00Z Avoiding Advocacy Burnout in this National Diabetes Month- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/avoiding-burnout-in-national-diabetes-month <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A friend of mine in the Diabetes Community recently mentioned being burnt out on advocacy.So many great diabetes causes and efforts, but just so many Asks at the moment... with this being the start of November, national Diabetes Awareness Month.Th...</p> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/avoiding-burnout-in-national-diabetes-month Mike Hoskins 2014-11-03T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Changing the Clocks and... Diabetes Lighting?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-changing-the-clocks-and-diabetes-lighting <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Yes, Daylight Savings Time has ended as of very early this morning, and that of course means shorter, darker days. Oh, and those diabetes devices... Hmm, a good reminder to change those settings, and maybe even our lancets, right?!Thanks to th...</p> Sun, 02 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-changing-the-clocks-and-diabetes-lighting Mike Hoskins 2014-11-02T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Cry For Help (or Two or Three)... Part 1- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-cry-for-help-or-two-or-three-part-1 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>It's no big secret that there's plenty to feel down about when it comes to living with diabetes, unfortunately. But airing and sharing your concerns can be empowering, rather than facing them all alone. So today at our weekly diabetes advice colum...</p> Sat, 01 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-cry-for-help-or-two-or-three-part-1 Wil Dubois 2014-11-01T07:00:00Z Boo! Around the Diabetes Blogosphere - Halloween 2014 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/boo-around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-halloween-2014-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Just before we hit November, the big National Diabetes Awareness Month, it's worth taking a moment to look back on what this past month has brought us from the Diabetes Online Community (DOC). There's been a whole lot of action in October, and des...</p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/boo-around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-halloween-2014-edition Mike Hoskins 2014-10-31T07:00:00Z California's Prop 45 - Confusing Consumers On Healthcare Coverage- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/californias-prop-45-healthcare-controversy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>I wonder if ever in U.S. history, healthcare was as much as a political football as it is today?Case in point: Next week (on Nov. 4) Californians will vote on Proposition 45, a ballot initiative that essentially changes who has the power to make f...</p> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/californias-prop-45-healthcare-controversy Amy Tenderich 2014-10-30T07:00:00Z Chewable Glucose Blockers: Legit Science or Snake Oil?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/chewable-glucose-blockers-legit-or-snake-oil <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>When I hear someone say "complex carbs," the first images that come to mind are pizza and pasta -- and the inevitable post-meal glucose spike and lingering high blood sugars that follow.But a biomedical pharma company in New Hampshire is working o...</p> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/chewable-glucose-blockers-legit-or-snake-oil Mike Hoskins 2014-10-29T07:00:00Z All About Those Diabetes Tattoos...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/all-about-those-diabetes-tattoos <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A pair of Michigan insulin pump reps aren't ashamed to show the world they have type 1 diabetes, so much so that they have literally embedded ink on their arms to prove it.Diabetes tattoos are worn with pride by many of us in the D-Community, incl...</p> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/all-about-those-diabetes-tattoos Mike Hoskins 2014-10-28T07:00:00Z Persona Non Grata with Diabetes: the Book (With Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/persona-non-grata-with-diabetes-complete-with-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>One of the newest patient-written diabetes books on the scene brings a dimension we haven't seen before -- which can be summed up as voicing frustration about life with diabetes in literary journal form.The author is fellow type 1 Paul Cathcart in...</p> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/persona-non-grata-with-diabetes-complete-with-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2014-10-27T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Is Pretty Halloween- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-diabetes-is-pretty-halloween <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>When it comes to Halloween, we PWDs (people with diabetes) may fall into the category of "costume not necessarily required," no? Yup, we've had our share of "walking zombie low blood sugars."Thanks again to Jon Carter, who's got some serious car...</p> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-diabetes-is-pretty-halloween Amy Tenderich 2014-10-26T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: No Sugar-Coating Diabetes Candy Fear- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-no-sugar-coating-diabetes-candy-fear <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Halloween Week once again, Diabetes Community!You got it, Folks -- with Oct. 31 just around the corner, this week we bring you the latest FEAR edition of our diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, that pops up this time of year. As always, it's...</p> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-no-sugar-coating-diabetes-candy-fear Wil Dubois 2014-10-25T07:00:00Z Meet Irina: Special Tale of an Unwanted Dog with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/meet-irina-unwanted-dog-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Hey, you think it's tough living with diabetes yourself? Try managing your own D and also having a cute little pet with diabetes whose blood sugar you have to manage as well.We ran a report on the topic of pets with diabetes back in early 2013, bu...</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/meet-irina-unwanted-dog-with-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-10-24T07:00:00Z Progress Report: Diabetes Research Involving That C-Word- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/progress-report-diabetes-research-involving-that-c-word <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Diabetes research always seems to be making the news...I know what you're thinking: "Quick, hide the mice!" and "Don't say the C-word!"And yes... you're on high alert for adjectives like "imminent," "breakthrough" and "soon."Yep, we feel you.Yet b...</p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/progress-report-diabetes-research-involving-that-c-word Mike Hoskins 2014-10-23T07:00:00Z New Video Review of the Medtronic 530G Pump/CGM System- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ne-video-review-of-the-medtronic-530g-pumpcgm-system <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>A wonderful diabetes educator we know who also lives with type 1 herself likes to say that "it isn't until diabetes products are in the hands of patients -- and used and abused properly in the real world -- that we really know how they perform." W...</p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ne-video-review-of-the-medtronic-530g-pumpcgm-system Amy Tenderich 2014-10-22T07:00:00Z New #WalkWithD Campaign: Fighting Diabetes Stigma with Shared Stories- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-walkwithd-campaign-targets-unwanted-diabetes-stigma <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>You may have heard about a new campaign in the Diabetes Online Community called WalkWithD.This is NOT one of the many initiatives popping up to commemorate National Diabetes Awareness Month in November or supporting the big upcoming World Diabetes...</p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-walkwithd-campaign-targets-unwanted-diabetes-stigma Mike Hoskins 2014-10-22T07:00:00Z Medtronic Minimed 530G Insulin Pump with CGM - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-minimed-530g-insulin-pump-with-cgm-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Longtime type 1 Travis Fuger reviews the Medtronic Minimed 530G system, including an advanced insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor (CGM).REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: the CCM sensor interacts with the insulin pump directly instead of anothe...</p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-minimed-530g-insulin-pump-with-cgm-review Amy Tenderich 2014-10-22T07:00:00Z Mad Scientists (?) and Their Diabetes Breakthroughs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mad-scientists-and-their-diabetes-breakthroughs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Imagine popping a pill covered in tiny steel needles -- that you cannot in any way feel -- to quickly and effectively lower your blood glucose. Or swallowing a glucose-lowering capsule that's only activated when you shine a blue LED light on your ...</p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mad-scientists-and-their-diabetes-breakthroughs Mike Hoskins 2014-10-20T07:00:00Z NewsFlash: Dexcom SHARE Gets FDA Clearance!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-dexcom-share-gets-fda-clearance <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We've gotten word that the FDA has approved the exciting Dexcom SHARE system, the first mobile device approval of its kind that allows data from a continuous glucose monitor to be beamed via Bluetooth wireless technology to as many as five smartph...</p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-dexcom-share-gets-fda-clearance Mike Hoskins 2014-10-20T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Family Support?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-family-support <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Our families may mean well, but sometimes their idea of support is not the same as ours... Thanks to the talented Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine who's a worldwide drawing talent creating more than 200 cartoons each month fo...</p> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-family-support Amy Tenderich 2014-10-19T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: The Real Diabetes War Games- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-real-diabetes-war-games <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.We're quickly approaching Veteran's Day 2014 on Nov. 11, and today Wil is tackling that topic a bit early (...</p> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-real-diabetes-war-games Wil Dubois 2014-10-18T07:00:00Z FDA to Talk with the Diabetes Community - Please Help!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-to-talk-with-the-diabetes-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>From our friends at diaTribe: On November 3, the FDA will host an unprecedented discussion between the diabetes community and senior agency leadership (on both drugs and devices). The event will be live webcast from 1-4 pm Eastern. We want this to...</p> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-to-talk-with-the-diabetes-community Amy Tenderich 2014-10-17T07:00:00Z Living with Diabetes (and Losing It) in the Republic of Cyprus- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-with-diabetes-in-cyprus <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We continue to travel the world to bring you accounts of living with diabetes in far-off places! In this installment of our Global Diabetes Series, we hear from a young man in Cyprus, which is a country (yes, it is!) that's actually the third larg...</p> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-with-diabetes-in-cyprus Amy Tenderich 2014-10-17T07:00:00Z A Little Girl and Her Insulin Pump (With a Test Kitchen Review)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-little-girl-and-her-insulin-pump-plus-a-test-kitchen-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>I met the McIver family in September. They are extraordinary -- and also typical D-parents -- in their incredible energy, love, and support for their daughter with type 1 diabetes. They're going to be part of the 2014 Patient Voices video being pr...</p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-little-girl-and-her-insulin-pump-plus-a-test-kitchen-review Amy Tenderich 2014-10-16T07:00:00Z Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm Insulin Pump - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-minimed-paradigm-insulin-pump-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>11- year-old Amelia McIver reviews the Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump, which she uses without the Medtronic CGM. The pump has given her a lot of freedom!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: choice of colors handy light makes it easy to bolus in th...</p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-minimed-paradigm-insulin-pump-review Amy Tenderich 2014-10-16T07:00:00Z To Bee or (Mostly) Not to Bee? Insulin/Glucose Tracker Device Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/to-bee-or-not-to-bee-that-is-the-question-were-reviewing <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>I know everyone wants their diabetes devices to talk to the cloud, but I don't think that smoke signals are the best way to go about it. And I'm pretty sure that using smoke signals would be faster than using the new Bee "Diabetes Smart Tracker" f...</p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/to-bee-or-not-to-bee-that-is-the-question-were-reviewing Wil Dubois 2014-10-15T07:00:00Z Prepping for Another Big Diabetes Month + World Diabetes Day 2014- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/prepping-for-another-big-diabetes-month-and-world-diabetes-day-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Today we find ourselves exactly one month out from the annual international World Diabetes Day observance on Nov. 14, and just a few short weeks away from yet another national Diabetes Awareness Month.It can be a bittersweet time for those of us w...</p> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/prepping-for-another-big-diabetes-month-and-world-diabetes-day-2014 Mike Hoskins 2014-10-14T07:00:00Z New Monthly Diabetes Mystery Box (Don't Call it Financial Assistance)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-monthly-diabetes-box-dont-call-it-financial-assistance <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A mystery box arrived on my doorstep, delivered by the trusty brown truck.It wasn't a total surprise since I'd ordered it online. Especially since I could see the sender was Roche Diabetes Care, shipping me my first diabetes box that's part of a n...</p> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-monthly-diabetes-box-dont-call-it-financial-assistance Mike Hoskins 2014-10-13T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Insulin for Two- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-insulin-for-two <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're always thrilled to get happy news from those in our Diabetes Community, and when there's a question that comes with it... well, it's a perfect combination for our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine! As always, the column is hosted by longtime ...</p> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-insulin-for-two Wil Dubois 2014-10-11T07:00:00Z Transitioning from College to 'Regular' Life with Diabetes in NYC- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/transitioning-from-college-to-regular-life-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>I have college on the mind these days, as my oldest daughter is filling out applications (yikes!)So I'm very happy to introduce Michelle Rosolie, who was diagnosed with type 1 in January 2007 and now, on the heels of graduating from college, is go...</p> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/transitioning-from-college-to-regular-life-with-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2014-10-10T07:00:00Z Glucose Monitoring Matters - An Advocacy Report- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-monitoring-matters-an-advocacy-report <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Last month, we reported on the Diabetes Technology Society's progress on a post-market surveillance program to keep tabs on the accuracy of glucose meters already on the market. Since then, the country's largest formal groups of diabetes doctors, ...</p> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-monitoring-matters-an-advocacy-report Amy Tenderich 2014-10-09T07:00:00Z Introducing ePatient Community Delegates: Merle Gleeson & Karen Graffeo- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-epatient-community-delegates-merle-gleeson-and-karen-graffeo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>With our annual Innovation Summit coming up in mid-November, it's been fun over the past several weeks sharing the stories of the PWDs selected as winners of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest. Today, we're happy to introduce...</p> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-epatient-community-delegates-merle-gleeson-and-karen-graffeo Amy Tenderich 2014-10-08T07:00:00Z Diabetes Partner Follies: A Dual Perspective as Husband and D-Dad- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-a-dual-perspective-as-husband-and-d-dad <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It's been a while, but we're back with our ongoing series by and for loved ones of people with diabetes (PWDs), the so-called Diabetic Partner Follies. Today, we're happy to introduce a very special Type Awesome (those who are loved ones or care ...</p> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-a-dual-perspective-as-husband-and-d-dad Mike Hoskins 2014-10-07T07:00:00Z Mental Health Makes Headway (No Pun Intended)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mental-health-makes-headway-in-diabetes-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>This week marks another Mental Illness Awareness Week, which runs from Oct. 5 to 11, 2014.The effort is pretty self-explanatory: it's all about activities and initiatives to educate the public about mental health issues. And here in our Diabetes C...</p> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mental-health-makes-headway-in-diabetes-community Mike Hoskins 2014-10-06T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: How Low-Carb is Low Enough?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-how-low-carb-is-low-enough <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got diabetes questions? You came to the right place! Ask D'Mine is our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil gets a direct ask on how he feels about a controversial but well-known v...</p> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-how-low-carb-is-low-enough Wil Dubois 2014-10-04T07:00:00Z NewsFlash: Glooko Launches Bluetooth Tool for 30+ Glucose Meters- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-glooko-launches-bluetooth-tool-for-30x-glucose-meters <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>While we're talking about new Bluetooth-enabled diabetes tools... Yesterday Glooko, makers of the popular cable that allows users to easily download meter readings from a multitude of FDA-cleared glucose meters into their mobile device, launched s...</p> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-glooko-launches-bluetooth-tool-for-30x-glucose-meters Amy Tenderich 2014-10-03T07:00:00Z Medtronic's Next-Gen "Guardian Mobile" CGM: An Evolving App- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-prepping-next-gen-cgm-that-would-connect-with-smartphone <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Medtronic appears to be jumping on the D-Data in the Cloud bandwagon, having previewed its next-gen device -- a stand-alone CGM (continuous glucose monitor) that would communicate directly by Bluetooth with your smartphone -- at the always-flashy ...</p> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medtronic-prepping-next-gen-cgm-that-would-connect-with-smartphone Amy Tenderich 2014-10-02T07:00:00Z Accu-Chek Aviva Expert: Meter with the Mind of a Pump- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/accu-chek-aviva-expert-meter-with-the-mind-of-a-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>When new diabetes products are launched, we're always happy to offer some personal perspective into what it's really like to use them in the real world. Today, our correspondent Wil Dubois offers some insight on the new Roche Accu-Chek Aviva Exper...</p> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/accu-chek-aviva-expert-meter-with-the-mind-of-a-pump Wil Dubois 2014-10-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere - September 2014 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-september-2014-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>After a busy summer in the Diabetes Community, we find ourselves transitioning into Fall with just as much activity online! Indeed, the diabetes blogosphere is bristling full of great posts that are just as diverse and beautiful as the changing co...</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-september-2014-edition Mike Hoskins 2014-09-30T07:00:00Z "The Sisterhood of Diabetes" Wows with Women Athletes (And a Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-sisterhood-of-diabetes-women-athletes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Thirty-eight female athletes who've done amazing things despite their diabetes are profiled in this new volume by Judith Jones-Ambrosini: The Sisterhood of Diabetes: Facing Challenges &amp; Living Dreams. How in the world she found all 38 of these...</p> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-sisterhood-of-diabetes-women-athletes Amy Tenderich 2014-09-29T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Recycling?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-no-returns-for-empty-insulin-vials <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>With everything "going green" these days, you'd think D-stuff would be included... Considering how much we all spend on insulin, we can at least hope for a vial deposit law, right?!As always, props to cartoonist Jon Carter, who's been lending us...</p> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-no-returns-for-empty-insulin-vials Amy Tenderich 2014-09-28T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: The Diabetes Numbers Game, Thanks to Food- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-diabetes-numbers-game-thanks-to-food <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're always happy to help navigate life with diabetes, thus our weekly advice column known as Ask D'Mine. It's hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois, who brings in-the-trenches experience from both the patient and educ...</p> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-diabetes-numbers-game-thanks-to-food Wil Dubois 2014-09-27T07:00:00Z Accessing My Doctor's Diabetes Notes? (DSMA September 2014)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/accessing-my-doctors-diabetes-notes-dsma-blog-carnival-september-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Who remembers that classic Seinfeld episode in which Elaine is sitting in her doctor's office waiting, and she peeks into the medical file left nearby and sees the word "Difficult" written in the notes about her? Of course, that created a whole ch...</p> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/accessing-my-doctors-diabetes-notes-dsma-blog-carnival-september-2014 Mike Hoskins 2014-09-26T07:00:00Z What's Happening with the New 'Post-Market' Glucose Meter Quality Program- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/update-on-new-post-market-glucose-meter-quality-program <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>As we've reported, the California-based Diabetes Technology Society is working closely with FDA to roll out a new program to ensure the quality and accuracy of glucose meters already on the market -- 'cause who knows how reliable those older model...</p> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/update-on-new-post-market-glucose-meter-quality-program Mike Hoskins 2014-09-25T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Christel Aprigliano: Our D-Community's (Un)Advocate- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-christel-aprigliano-our-d-communitys-unadvocate <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Next up in our series of interviews with the winners of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest is returning advocate Christel Aprigliano, who was with us for the 2013 event. You may know of Christel's outstanding work establishi...</p> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-christel-aprigliano-our-d-communitys-unadvocate Amy Tenderich 2014-09-24T07:00:00Z Snapshots from EASD 2014: Europe's Big Diabetes Conference in Austria- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/snapshots-from-easd-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The biggest annual diabetes conference in Europe took place last week -- the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) -- bringing thousands from the D-field this year to Austria, for what many of us in the States refer to as "Europe's...</p> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/snapshots-from-easd-2014 Amy Tenderich 2014-09-23T07:00:00Z The Hypo That Changed My Mind About CGM in the Cloud- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-hypo-that-changed-my-mind-about-cgm-in-the-cloud <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Even with all my excitement about diabetes data-sharing and the very cool CGM in the Cloud hacking project, I've not been convinced this is the time for me personally to embrace that technology.In other words: in these times of #WeAreNotWaiting, ...</p> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-hypo-that-changed-my-mind-about-cgm-in-the-cloud Mike Hoskins 2014-09-22T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Great Moments in Diabetes Supply History?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-great-moments-in-diabetes-supply-history <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We've sure seen a lot of improvements in diabetes supplies through the years... anyone remember these? Now that's certainly a "man-sized" strip -- thanks to Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian who lends us his cartooning talents from...</p> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-great-moments-in-diabetes-supply-history Amy Tenderich 2014-09-21T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Blood Matters- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-blood-matters <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got diabetes questions? You came to the right place! Ask D'Mine is our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil tackles a pair of questions about blood -- when there's too little or too...</p> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-blood-matters Wil Dubois 2014-09-20T07:00:00Z In Hopes of Predicting the Diabetes Exercise Effect- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/in-hopes-of-predicting-the-diabetes-exercise-effect <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I step outside to take a quick walk around the block at lunchtime and see my blood sugar is hovering at 98 mg/dL -- just high enough so it might not drop too low, but just low enough so danger lurks. My Dexcom CGM trend arrow is level, and it's s...</p> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/in-hopes-of-predicting-the-diabetes-exercise-effect Mike Hoskins 2014-09-19T07:00:00Z Returning Patient Voices Winner Melissa Lee Sings the D-Advocacy Song- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/returning-patient-voices-winner-melissa-lee-sings-the-d-advocacy-song <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It's been fun over the past several weeks introducing the PWDs chosen as winners of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, who will be attending our Innovation Summit at Stanford University in November. Along with many new frie...</p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/returning-patient-voices-winner-melissa-lee-sings-the-d-advocacy-song Mike Hoskins 2014-09-18T07:00:00Z dLife Diabetes Companion App Reviewed in Our Test Kitchen!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dlife-companion-app-reviewed-in-our-test-kitchen <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>There's no shortage of smartphone apps available for logging your diabetes data -- at least 1,100 in the iTunes store, according to industry observers. It's tough to know if any of them bring any real value to our lives.That's why we invite real P...</p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dlife-companion-app-reviewed-in-our-test-kitchen Amy Tenderich 2014-09-18T07:00:00Z New Livongo Plugs Glucose Testing into Real-Time Care, Research- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-livongo-connects-glucose-testing <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Like something straight out of HBO's series Silicon Valley, former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman made a splash on the TechCrunch Disrupt stage last week introducing the latest and greatest in cloud-based glucose testing tech: Livongo, with its new I...</p> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-livongo-connects-glucose-testing Amy Tenderich 2014-09-17T07:00:00Z Congrats to America's Choice, Miss Idaho with Diabetes!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/congrats-to-americas-choice-miss-idaho-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Fellow type 1 Sierra Sandison unfortunately wasn't crowned the second-ever Miss America with diabetes as we'd all hoped, but the 20-year-old from Idaho is without a doubt a winner in every other way to our Diabetes Community.In case you hadn't hea...</p> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/congrats-to-americas-choice-miss-idaho-with-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-09-16T07:00:00Z dLife Diabetes Companion App - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dlife-diabetes-companion-app-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Type 1 college student Greg Weintraub reviews the dLife Diabetes Companion App, which is both a logging app and education resource.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: multiple ways of viewing blood glucose entries a lot of information about food (recipes...</p> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dlife-diabetes-companion-app-review Amy Tenderich 2014-09-16T07:00:00Z NewsFlash: JDRF Backs & Funds Tidepool's Open Diabetes Data Platform!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-jdrf-backs-tidepool <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Big news on the #WeAreNotWaiting and open-source diabetes data front today!This morning, JDRF officially announced a partnership with the innovative non-profit Tidepool that's building a "device agnostic cloud platform" to allow diabetes data from...</p> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-jdrf-backs-tidepool Amy Tenderich 2014-09-16T07:00:00Z Oneida Medical Jewelry to Love (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/oneida-medical-jewelry-to-love <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>If you're like me, hypoglycemia makes you paranoid. Not just in the moment it happens, but for weeks and months after a significant low I just feel scared -- that it might hit me again at some unexpected moment out in public and no one around me w...</p> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/oneida-medical-jewelry-to-love Amy Tenderich 2014-09-15T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Magic on the Wrist... Dreams Coming True- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-magic-on-the-wrist-dreams-coming-true <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey there, Diabetes Community!Welcome back to another round of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil hears a heart-breaking story about a very scary hypo and how it's...</p> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-magic-on-the-wrist-dreams-coming-true Wil Dubois 2014-09-13T07:00:00Z Living with Diabetes in Belize- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-with-diabetes-in-belize <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our virtual trip around the world with diabetes -- our Global Series that invites PWDs (people with D) everywhere to share what their lives are like compared to ours in the U.S. Say hello today to Jess, a young lady who shares her ...</p> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-with-diabetes-in-belize Amy Tenderich 2014-09-12T07:00:00Z Saying 'Ha!' and Going 'G' to Spread Hypoglycemia Awareness- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/saying-ha-and-going-g-to-spread-hypoglycemia-awareness <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Hypoglycemia isn't a laughing matter for those of us with diabetes, but a new awareness campaign is trying to put the "Ha!" into low blood sugar recognition and treatment.Ha!, as in the new org named Hypoglycemia Awareness.The five-month-old nonpr...</p> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/saying-ha-and-going-g-to-spread-hypoglycemia-awareness Mike Hoskins 2014-09-11T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Greg Nickleski: from Engineering to Aspiring Endo- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-greg-nickleski-from-engineering-to-aspiring-endo <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We continue to feature the excellent group of fellow PWDs chosen as winners of the 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest -- who will all be attending our Innovation Summit at Stanford University on scholarship this November.Today, w...</p> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-greg-nickleski-from-engineering-to-aspiring-endo Amy Tenderich 2014-09-10T07:00:00Z New Video Review of FitBit (with Diabetes)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-video-review-of-fitbit-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Looking for some insight into real people's experiences with diabetes &amp; health tools? Check out the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, where people with diabetes review all manner of products.Today, we've added a new video review from Greg Weintraub,...</p> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-video-review-of-fitbit-with-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2014-09-10T07:00:00Z MedX Stanford 2014: The Empathy Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medx-stanford-2014-the-empathy-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The annual MedX conference at Stanford University is unlike any other healthcare conference. Firstly, because it is simply fabulous -- organizer Larry Chu pulls out all the stops on creating a nightclub-like atmosphere complete with stage and ligh...</p> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medx-stanford-2014-the-empathy-edition Amy Tenderich 2014-09-09T07:00:00Z FitBit One Activity Tracker - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fitbit-activity-tracker-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Type 1 college student Greg Weintraub reviews the FitBit One activity tracker, which he uses alongside his insulin pump.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: easy to carry easy to use real-time view of activity levels is motivating to do moreCONs: carrying...</p> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fitbit-activity-tracker-review Amy Tenderich 2014-09-09T07:00:00Z Too Sweet: New Book Looks at Not-So-Serious Side of Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/too-sweet-new-book-looks-at-not-so-serious-side-of-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Keeping a sense of humor and laughing about diabetes has been one of the biggest saving graces I've learned to embrace during the past decade of living with diabetes.Sure, there's a whole lot of serious, not-so-funny stuff that comes with the Big ...</p> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/too-sweet-new-book-looks-at-not-so-serious-side-of-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-09-08T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Who's In Control During the School Day?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-whos-in-control-during-the-school-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil tackles a question from a very worried D-Mom whose daughter just went back to school, and it...</p> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-whos-in-control-during-the-school-day Wil Dubois 2014-09-06T07:00:00Z New FreeStyle Libre 'Hybrid' Glucose Monitor Approved in Europe- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-freestyle-libre-hybrid-glucose-monitor-approved-in-europe <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A new type of "hybrid" glucose monitoring system has been approved in Europe, that combines the best advantages of fingerstick testing and existing CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) with a splash of non-invasive tech -- and hopefully we'll have ...</p> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-freestyle-libre-hybrid-glucose-monitor-approved-in-europe Mike Hoskins 2014-09-05T07:00:00Z Just Not That Into You, Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/just-not-that-into-you-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We haven't written much about our personal foibles with diabetes of late. That's because Mike and I decided we're both pretty fizzled at the moment... which lies somewhere between mild lethargy and full-blown diabetes burnout.But the idea -- with ...</p> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/just-not-that-into-you-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2014-09-04T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Travels World & Stays Positive, Despite Complications- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-kim-hislop-travels-world-and-stays-positive-despite-complications <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>As we work our way through the list of Patient Voices contest winners who'll be joining us for the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in a few months, today we're happy to introduce longtime type 1 Kim Hislop in New Hampshire.Residing in Newington wit...</p> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-kim-hislop-travels-world-and-stays-positive-despite-complications Mike Hoskins 2014-09-03T07:00:00Z Chatting with the AADE's New Guard- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/chatting-with-aades-new-leaders <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Every year the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) elects new leaders, which is normally not big news for us. However, this year's new AADE leadership should be turning heads among the patient community -- because two of the ladies a...</p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/chatting-with-aades-new-leaders Mike Hoskins 2014-09-02T07:00:00Z Happy Labor Day (Redux) 2014: An Ode to the Diabetes Work Force!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/saying-happy-labor-day-to-you-for-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're relaxing this weekend in honor of another annual Labor Day holiday, enjoying some good ol' American outdoor grilling before we hit all the hectic of Fall.In Indiana, Mike's enjoying the three-day weekend just taking it easy. This past Saturd...</p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/saying-happy-labor-day-to-you-for-2014 Amy Tenderich 2014-09-01T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Text Me Your Blood Sugars...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-text-me-your-blood-sugars <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>All that diabetes technology, and ... Thanks again to the creative Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine who's a worldwide drawing talent creating more than 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting car...</p> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-text-me-your-blood-sugars Amy Tenderich 2014-08-31T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Healthy TV Dinners + Exercise (with a Side of Diabetes)?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-healthy-tv-dinners-exercise-with-a-side-of-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil's chewing on the topic of TV dinners --...</p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-healthy-tv-dinners-exercise-with-a-side-of-diabetes Wil Dubois 2014-08-30T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere - August 2014 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-august-2014-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We are winding down the summer months and making way for Fall... and there have been so many great posts this past month.Here's our monthly snapshot of a selection that we found particularly noteworthy (in no particular order): Yes, the online uni...</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-august-2014-edition Amy Tenderich 2014-08-29T07:00:00Z Amazing Advocates: What Happened to Camp Ivy?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-happened-to-camp-ivy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A beloved diabetes camp for kids in Georgia has been around for 37 years, founded by a woman who was diagnosed with type 1 as a girl almost seven decades ago.They call it Camp Ivy, named in honor of founder Ivy Lockett, who started the camp in the...</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-happened-to-camp-ivy Mike Hoskins 2014-08-28T07:00:00Z Clever Ways to Get Diabetes Supplies & Devices to Those in Need- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/clever-ways-to-get-diabetes-supplies-devices-to-those-in-need <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Wills-Way-Logo-150x58.jpg" /><p>Every time I look at the price tags of my diabetes supplies and D-devices, I cringe a little.Because it all costs a lot.And knowing that many people want and need these items -- like insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors, that I've found ...</p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/clever-ways-to-get-diabetes-supplies-devices-to-those-in-need Mike Hoskins 2014-08-27T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Jeff Mather on Fitness, Photos and D-Tech Hacking- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/photos-tech-and-staying-fit-is-winning-combo-for-patient-voices-winner-jeff-mather <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We're happy to be back today with the next in our series of chats with our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship winners, who'll be representing the patient community at our 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University in Nove...</p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/photos-tech-and-staying-fit-is-winning-combo-for-patient-voices-winner-jeff-mather Mike Hoskins 2014-08-26T07:00:00Z Pancreum Progress Report: Wearable Closed-Loop System Now a Prototype- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pancreum-progress-report-wearable-closed-loop-system-now-a-prototype <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Pancreum-Genesis-Prototype-150x150.jpg" /><p>Remember that little circular, three-wedge closed-loop device known as Pancreum? You know, the Artificial Pancreas system in which you pop in wedges for insulin pumping, CGM (continuous glucose monitoring), and glucagon pumping, all around a littl...</p> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/pancreum-progress-report-wearable-closed-loop-system-now-a-prototype Mike Hoskins 2014-08-25T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: eCig Update and Dexcom Apologies- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-ecig-update-and-dexcom-apologies <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got questions about navigating life with diabetes? Ask D'Mine! Our weekly advice column, that is - hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes another swing at the previously-discussed topics of e-cigaret...</p> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-ecig-update-and-dexcom-apologies Wil Dubois 2014-08-23T07:00:00Z Motorcycling Cross-Country for Diabetes Among American Indians- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/motorcycling-cross-country-for-diabetes-among-american-indians <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A Minnesota man who's been a lifelong (but controversial) advocate for Native American Indians has declared a "War on Diabetes" in the name of his native people, and to raise awareness about type 2 diabetes he's leading an 18,000-mile motorcycle r...</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/motorcycling-cross-country-for-diabetes-among-american-indians Mike Hoskins 2014-08-22T07:00:00Z Back to School and Photo Advocacy with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/flavors-of-the-back-to-school-with-diabetes-season <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We find ourselves in another season of Back to School, Folks... always a special challenge for those grappling with diabetes.This year, families might want to know about developments in the American Diabetes Association's Safe At School program an...</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/flavors-of-the-back-to-school-with-diabetes-season Amy Tenderich 2014-08-21T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Heather Gabel Wears Many Advocacy Hats- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-heather-gabel-puts-on-many-advocacy-hats <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're happy to feature one more of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest winners today -- another empowered advocate who'll be attending our Innovation Summit in November.Meet fellow type 1 Heather Gabel, who's been featured her...</p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-heather-gabel-puts-on-many-advocacy-hats Amy Tenderich 2014-08-20T07:00:00Z What I Learned About the Affordable Care Act at AADE 2014- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-i-learned-about-aca-at-aade14 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>At the recent American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) meeting, the Affordable Care Act and the changes it's bringing to our country's healthcare landscape were of course top of mind. Our correspondent Wil Dubois was on the scene, having ...</p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/what-i-learned-about-aca-at-aade14 Wil Dubois 2014-08-19T07:00:00Z Diabetes Votes Needed: #ShowMeYourPump For Miss America!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-votes-needed-showmeyourpump-for-miss-america <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>By now, you've probably heard about the young PWD (person with diabetes) from Idaho who's competing to become the next Miss America.Yep, the 20-year-old's name is Sierra Sandison, and she's been living with type 1 since she was 18. And yes, she wo...</p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-votes-needed-showmeyourpump-for-miss-america Mike Hoskins 2014-08-18T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Blood Sugar Radar- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-blood-sugar-rada <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Test, Don't Guess... unless you have this kind of special ability: Thanks again to cartoonist Terry Keelan, a fellow type 1 living in Southern California, for this latest addition to his growing collection of diabetes superhero illustrations.</p> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-blood-sugar-rada Amy Tenderich 2014-08-17T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Do T1 Gals Build Better Babies?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-do-t1-gals-build-better-babies <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Need help navigating life with diabetes? Or just have questions you don't know whom to ask? Welcome to Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a somewhat quir...</p> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-do-t1-gals-build-better-babies Wil Dubois 2014-08-16T07:00:00Z Dexcom G4 Review -- from a Parent's Perspective- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-review-from-a-parents-perspective <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Looking for a place to learn about diabetes products from the perspective of people who use them? Check out our new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, a central hub for video product reviews by and for people with diabetes.We've just recently added a grea...</p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-review-from-a-parents-perspective Amy Tenderich 2014-08-15T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Winner Julie Schulman is Bio, Cyber and Design-Savvy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-julie-schulman <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Welcome to another visit with our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship winners, who'll be representing the patient community at our 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University in November.Today we're talking with Julie Schul...</p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-winner-julie-schulman Mike Hoskins 2014-08-15T07:00:00Z BD Abandons Development of Next-Gen Optical Fiber CGM- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bd-abandons-development-of-next-gen-cgm <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We hear all the hype when new diabetes research is announced: Hey, we're so excited and think it could be the greatest next big thing...That's the hope, at least. But what happens if and when that research doesn't bear any fruit? When the money in...</p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/bd-abandons-development-of-next-gen-cgm Mike Hoskins 2014-08-14T07:00:00Z Fear and Patient Engagement at AADE 2014- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fear-and-patient-engagement-at-aade-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>You probably know by now that our correspondent Wil Dubois attended the big annual American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) meeting last week in Orlando, FL -- from his initial reports on diabetes device integration news and yesterday's...</p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fear-and-patient-engagement-at-aade-2014 Wil Dubois 2014-08-13T07:00:00Z Product News from the (Shrinking) 2014 AADE Expo- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/product-news-from-the-aade-trade-show <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>As you may know, our correspondent Wil Dubois was on the ground in Orlando, FL, covering the big annual American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) meeting for us last week. Check out his first Newsflash on Asante and Insulet stuff from las...</p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/product-news-from-the-aade-trade-show Wil Dubois 2014-08-12T07:00:00Z New JDRF Leader Looks to the Future (Part 2)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-jdrf-leader-looks-to-the-future-part-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Good Monday, Diabetes Community!Today we bring you the second half of our interview with Derek Rapp, who was recently named JDRF's new CEO to replace the beloved Jeffrey Brewer. He too is a D-Dad and has a 20-year-old son who was diagnosed with ty...</p> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-jdrf-leader-looks-to-the-future-part-2 Mike Hoskins 2014-08-11T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Honey, Please Take Out the ... Diabetes?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-take-out-the-diabete <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Yes, those of us living with a lazy pancreas certainly create a lot of waste... Wanna bet those who work at hazardous material dumps just love us?!Thanks to the talented Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine who's a worldwide drawin...</p> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-take-out-the-diabete Amy Tenderich 2014-08-10T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Beach Bum Pumping and CGM Toting- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-beach-bum-pumping-and-cgm-toing <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Need help navigating life with diabetes? Don't hesitate to Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil responds to some device-specific questions about how...</p> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-beach-bum-pumping-and-cgm-toing Wil Dubois 2014-08-09T07:00:00Z Patient Voices Contest Winner Advocates for People with 'the Suga'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-contest-winner-has-the-suga <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Congrats again to the winners of our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced earlier this summer! Over the next weeks, we'll be featuring an interview with each of them -- all leading up to the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation ...</p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-voices-contest-winner-has-the-suga Amy Tenderich 2014-08-08T07:00:00Z NewsFlash from AADE: Diabetes Data Breaking Free!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-diabetes-data-breaking-fre <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Our correspondent Wil Dubois is on the scene at the big annual American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) meeting in Orlando, FL, this week covering the action live. We'll be bringing you several full reports from Wil on both conference se...</p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-diabetes-data-breaking-fre Wil Dubois 2014-08-08T07:00:00Z Talking Diabetes Shop with JDRF's New (Interim?) CEO Derek Rapp- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-diabetes-shop-with-jdrfs-new-interim-ceo-derek-rapp <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We were all surprised to hear the recent news that JDRF had decided to swap out its top executive, trading out Jeffrey Brewer as president and CEO for another D-Dad and industry leader, Derek Rapp. The news came down a couple of weeks ago, and at ...</p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/talking-diabetes-shop-with-jdrfs-new-interim-ceo-derek-rapp Mike Hoskins 2014-08-07T07:00:00Z Novo Retiring Venerable FlexPen for New Touch- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/novo-retiring-venerable-flexpen-for-new-touch <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>After a decade-long run, Novo Nordisk's FlexPen is being retired. Yes, one of the most popular insulin pens for people with diabetes is on the way out after more than 1 billion have been sold through the years.And here comes Novo's new next-gen Fl...</p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/novo-retiring-venerable-flexpen-for-new-touch Wil Dubois 2014-08-06T07:00:00Z Call to Action on CGM Access for Medicare- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/call-to-action-on-cgm-access-for-medicare <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Access to continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) shouldn't be a battle in 2014, but for those people with diabetes covered by Medicare, that's sadly the case. Now there's a movement afoot to do something about that.A new Diabetes Online Community init...</p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/call-to-action-on-cgm-access-for-medicare Mike Hoskins 2014-08-05T07:00:00Z Dexcom G4 CGM - Review (by a Parent)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-cgm-review-paren <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>D-Mom Jennifer Schneider reviews the Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) -- from the perspective of the mother of a young teenager with diabetes.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: great accuracy extremely reliable easy to useCONs: alarms can be a...</p> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-cgm-review-paren Amy Tenderich 2014-08-04T07:00:00Z Tandem Diabetes Pump/CGM Combo News - Plus An Inside Look!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tandem-diabetes-pumpcgm-combo-news-plus-an-inside-look <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It's official: Tandem Diabetes Care has made its filing with the U.S. FDA for an integrated insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor -- a new device that combines their sexy t:slim touchscreen pump with a Dexcom G4 Platinum CGM.News of the FDA ...</p> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tandem-diabetes-pumpcgm-combo-news-plus-an-inside-look Mike Hoskins 2014-08-04T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: The Dating Game with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-the-dating-game-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Hey, sometimes things go surprisingly right... Thanks again to Jon Carter, who's got some serious cartooning talent and we're always pleased to welcome here to the 'Mine, on top of his 20+ years drawing for numerous newspapers, print and onlin...</p> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-the-dating-game-with-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-08-03T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Medicine Cabinet Full of Ideas- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-medicine-cabinet-full-of-ideas <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got diabetes questions? You came to the right place! Ask D'Mine is our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil responds to a trio of questions all focused on the "ups and downs" of dia...</p> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-medicine-cabinet-full-of-ideas Wil Dubois 2014-08-02T07:00:00Z Insulin Bumps in the Summer Sun- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-bumps-in-the-summer-sun <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Early this week, we brought you the story of a D-Momma who wrote a book about her son's type 1 diagnosis as an infant, and how she sees the diabetes world now, 20 years on. (Note: today's the last day to enter that book giveaway!).We're excited to...</p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/insulin-bumps-in-the-summer-sun Amy Tenderich 2014-08-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: Hot Summer 2014 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-ho-summer-2014-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The summer months are quickly rolling by and we're done with another July. And boy -- has this been a busy one in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC)!Hot summer topics range from new doings at the big CWD Friends For Life conference in Florida, to...</p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-ho-summer-2014-edition Amy Tenderich 2014-07-31T07:00:00Z Type 1's Love for Data + Design = Databetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-1s-love-for-data-and-design-databetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Of course we're ALL ABOUT the diabetes device hacking and data-sharing efforts going on throughout our D-Community these days -- the collective push for open platforms to allow more meaningful access and use of our devices and data known as the #W...</p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-1s-love-for-data-and-design-databetes Amy Tenderich 2014-07-30T07:00:00Z On Regulation and Cyber-Security of Our Diabetes Devices- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/regulation-and-cybersecurity-of-our-diabetes-devices <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Medical devices and the data they generate are in the spotlight of late, and this is essentially great news for those of us whose lives are entwined with these systems!On June 20, FDA released a new draft guidance document outlining their current...</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/regulation-and-cybersecurity-of-our-diabetes-devices Amy Tenderich 2014-07-29T07:00:00Z D-Momma's "Sweet Dreams" Book is Relatable Yet Controversial (Win a Copy!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-mommas-sweet-dreams-book <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We don't often hear stories of infants being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes -- as opposed to kids, teens and adults. That's why I was so interested in a new book focused on this topic, called Sweet Dreams: A Momma's Story of Infant Type 1 Diabetes...</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-mommas-sweet-dreams-book Mike Hoskins 2014-07-28T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Spicing It Up?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-spicing-it-up <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>No, we didn't ask to consult the chef... You never know what might be on the menu when it comes to food and diabetes... :)Thanks to our regular illustrator Jon Carter, a freelance cartoonist for more than 20 years who's drawn for numerous newsp...</p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-spicing-it-up Amy Tenderich 2014-07-27T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Bad in Bed?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-bad-in-bed <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Sadly, diabetes can affect everything... including what goes on in your bedroom.This week, for our Saturday advice column Ask D'Mine, your host Wil Dubois (veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator) takes on this sticky topic. Prepare for an R-...</p> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-bad-in-bed Wil Dubois 2014-07-26T07:00:00Z A Third World Mission, with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-third-world-mission-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We share numerous stories here at the 'Mine about diabetes across the globe, and how many in our community are doing what they can to help those in need worldwide. Today, we're excited to share a first-hand account of a fellow type 1 and friend he...</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-third-world-mission-with-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-07-25T07:00:00Z NewsFlash: Both ADA and JDRF Getting New CEOs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-ada-and-jdrf-change-leaders <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The tides are a changin' at two of the top diabetes orgs, with both the JDRF and the American Diabetes Association getting new leaders this month for the first time in years.Whoa, both at the same time... is there something in the water?! And shou...</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-ada-and-jdrf-change-leaders Mike Hoskins 2014-07-24T07:00:00Z New Tallygear Review in the Test Kitchen!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-tallygear-review-in-the-test-kitchen <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>It's been about three months since we launched the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, a central hub for people with diabetes to share their experiences with products created to improve life with this illness. Today, we've added another great new review fr...</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-tallygear-review-in-the-test-kitchen Amy Tenderich 2014-07-23T07:00:00Z Mom on a Mission Creates New Glucose Powder- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mom-on-a-mission-creates-new-glucose-powder <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>North Carolina D-Mom Pamela Heyward likes to describe herself as a "mom on a mission."That mission: To create a fast-acting glucose product that raises blood sugar quickly but isn't a glucose tablet and doesn't require all the guesswork that goes ...</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mom-on-a-mission-creates-new-glucose-powder Mike Hoskins 2014-07-23T07:00:00Z Have Professional CGMs Passed Their Prime?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/have-professional-cgms-passed-their-prime <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>It was only a Powerpoint slide, but it was the scariest thing I ever saw in my life. The slide showed a blood sugar trend line from a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), not very different from the ones I've seen myself time and time again from my o...</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/have-professional-cgms-passed-their-prime Wil Dubois 2014-07-22T07:00:00Z Tallygear Carrying Case - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tallygear-carrying-case-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Blogger and advocate Melissa Lee reviews the Tallygear Dexcom G4 carrying case -- one of her favorite D-products!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: many different ways to wear the product (versatile) allows for personalization with many prints and patter...</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tallygear-carrying-case-review CaitP null 2014-07-21T07:00:00Z NewsFlash: Band-Aid Sized Encapsulation Device Goes to FDA!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-band-aid-sized-encapsulation-device-implanted-in-first-person <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/EncaptraTHUMB.jpeg" /><p>We're making big strides towards a band-aid sized device implanted under the skin of people with diabetes that would release insulin as needed, potentially eliminating the need to check blood sugars, count carbs and dose for insulin through inject...</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-band-aid-sized-encapsulation-device-implanted-in-first-person Mike Hoskins 2014-07-21T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: The Antidote to Diabetes Myths- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-repelling-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We hear all kinds of diabetes myths and misconceptions... What if we had a special superpower to deal with them? Take that, Dumb D-Comments!Thanks to the talented Terry Keelan, a type 1 living in Southern California who we're proud to feature h...</p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-repelling-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2014-07-20T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: The Worst Intro to Blood Sugar Testing, Ever- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-worst-intro-to-blood-sugar-testing-ever <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Diabetes can be tough, of course. And who doesn't need a little help navigating it all now and again? That's exactly why we offer Ask D'Mine, our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wi...</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-worst-intro-to-blood-sugar-testing-ever Wil Dubois 2014-07-19T07:00:00Z Following in the Footsteps of Mice in Diabetes Research- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/following-in-the-footprints-of-mice-in-diabetes-clinical-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>There are many different ways of dealing with the daunting feeling of being diagnosed with a consuming chronic illness like diabetes.For Mary Rooney, a fellow type 1 diagnosed as an adult in March 2011, getting involved in the research side was on...</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/following-in-the-footprints-of-mice-in-diabetes-clinical-research Amy Tenderich 2014-07-18T07:00:00Z On Baseball and Wine: D-Dad's in the Game for Diabetes Research- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/on-baseball-and-wine-d-dads-in-the-game-for-diabetes-research <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Pitching legend Ron Darling was one of those pro baseball players I loved to follow while growing up in the 80s and 90s. We both played ball and were both pitchers (though I threw with my left arm, being a southpaw, while Ron is a righty), so I en...</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/on-baseball-and-wine-d-dads-in-the-game-for-diabetes-research Mike Hoskins 2014-07-17T07:00:00Z Help Define a New Diabetes Anti-Stigma Initiative! (from Co-Founder of the BDI)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-the-new-diabetes-psychology-associates-initiative <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're huge supporters of the Behavorial Diabetes Institute (BDI) and the efforts of this great San Diego-based non-profit to embrace the emotional and psychosocial side of diabetes. That's why the recent news about the BDI's financial struggles ha...</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/introducing-the-new-diabetes-psychology-associates-initiative Amy Tenderich 2014-07-16T07:00:00Z Teens Backpacking 221 Miles to 'Summit Diabetes'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/teens-backpacking-to-summit-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>As the saying goes: Being a teenager is tough enough, without diabetes tossed into the mix.So we're always so encouraged to see teens with diabetes (TWDs?) pushing boundaries and embracing the mantra of "You Can Do This," proving that diabetes doe...</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/teens-backpacking-to-summit-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2014-07-15T07:00:00Z CONGRATS to Our 2014 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Winners!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/congrats-to-our-2014-diabetesmine-patient-voices-scholarship-winners <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Today we're proud to announce the winners of our 2014 Patient Voices Contest - an annual scholarship program in which we seek a group of activated patients to participate in our DiabetesMine Innovation Summit held each fall at Stanford University ...</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/congrats-to-our-2014-diabetesmine-patient-voices-scholarship-winners Amy Tenderich 2014-07-14T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Stocking Up- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-stocking-up <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Yeah, we go through a lot of supplies in our roles as human pancreases... Always good to stock up, right?Thanks again to the creative Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine who's a worldwide drawing talent creating more than 200 cart...</p> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-stocking-up Amy Tenderich 2014-07-13T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Worried Wife Concerned About 'Non-Compliant' Husband- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-non-compliant-husband <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Every so often, we get questions here at our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine!, that flat out break our hearts. Today, your host Wil Dubois, veteran type 1 and diabetes educator and author, responds to one of those: a new wife who is scared about ...</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-non-compliant-husband Wil Dubois 2014-07-12T07:00:00Z A Word from Down Under: The Story Our A1C Tells- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-word-from-down-under-on-a1c <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>One of our diabetes friends from Melbourne, Australia, is Renza Scibilia, a type 1 since 1998 who we've had the honor of knowing in the Diabetes Online Community for years now. Though we've been interacting online for a while, it wasn't until the ...</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-word-from-down-under-on-a1c Mike Hoskins 2014-07-11T07:00:00Z From Insulin Pumps to Glucose Gels - New Reviews in the Test Kitchen!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/from-insulin-pumps-to-glucose-gels-new-reviews-in-the-test-kitchen <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Have you ever heard about a diabetes product and wondered what kind of experience other PWDs (people with diabetes) have had with it? Now it's easy to find out! Just browse through our new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen - a collection of video product ...</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/from-insulin-pumps-to-glucose-gels-new-reviews-in-the-test-kitchen Amy Tenderich 2014-07-11T07:00:00Z Insights from the First-Ever Diabetes Advocacy MasterLab- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/doc-insights-from-the-diabetes-advocacy-masterlab <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We're thrilled to see what a success the recent diabetes advocacy MasterLab was during the annual Children with Diabetes Friends For Life conference in Florida.This was the first-ever event of its kind, a sort of special day-long class to teach pe...</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/doc-insights-from-the-diabetes-advocacy-masterlab Mike Hoskins 2014-07-10T07:00:00Z Level Foods Glucose Gels - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/level-foods-glucose-gels-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>As a PWD living with type 1 diabetes for 16 years, Kimberly Hislop reviews one of her favorite hypo treatments: Level Foods Glucose Gels.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: each pouch contains exactly 15 grams of carb tastes great, not thick or pasty lik...</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/level-foods-glucose-gels-review CaitP null 2014-07-10T07:00:00Z Jerry the Diabetes Bear Visits the White House ... and Starts Crowdfunding!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/jerry-the-diabetes-bear-visits-white-house-starts-crowd-funding <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Our little robotic teddy friend affectionately known as Jerry the Bear (with diabetes) made the trek to the White House recently, and snagged a seat in a room where the president was speaking!Yep, it was all part of the first-ever White House Make...</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/jerry-the-diabetes-bear-visits-white-house-starts-crowd-funding Mike Hoskins 2014-07-09T07:00:00Z OmniPod Insulin Pump - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/omnipod-insulin-pump-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Greg Nickleski isn't the biggest fan of needles and pricks -- so he discusses why he uses the new, slimmer OmniPod insulin pump.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: tubeless and wireless -- no need for long plastic tubing patch-style attachment allows disc...</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/omnipod-insulin-pump-review CaitP null 2014-07-09T07:00:00Z The Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Case... and Diabetes?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/hobby-lobby-diabetes-coverage <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The country's abuzz about a recent ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) involving the retail chain Hobby Lobby, that dealt with employer-provided health insurance and whether they're obligated to cover certain controversial bi...</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/hobby-lobby-diabetes-coverage Mike Hoskins 2014-07-08T07:00:00Z A Fresh Take on Dealing with Diabetes Burnout (with Book Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/gingers-new-book-on-dealing-with-diabetes-burnout <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A good friend has a new diabetes book out that really speaks to us.It's all about those times in our diabetes lives when we feel the pressure of our broken pancreas weighing on us... when we reach the end of our ropes so to speak and just feel lik...</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/gingers-new-book-on-dealing-with-diabetes-burnout Mike Hoskins 2014-07-07T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Did Someone Say 'Bionic Pancreas'...?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-did-someone-say-bionic-pancreas <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>You may have seen the news lately about the bionic pancreas, along with Mike's recent post on why he's so excited about this developing new tech. But hey, there's probably still some confusion out there... Not quite what we had in mind, right?...</p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-did-someone-say-bionic-pancreas Amy Tenderich 2014-07-06T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Occult Weight Boosters- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-occult-weight-boosters <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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 Wil Dubois, who also works as an educator in a diabetes clinic in his home state of N...</p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-occult-weight-boosters Wil Dubois 2014-07-05T07:00:00Z Happy Fourth of July, Diabetes World!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-fourth-of-july-diabetes-world <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We are marking another Independence Day here in the good 'ol United States of America, and of course we have to celebrate our united Diabetes Online Community, too... Nice to have Lady Liberty on our side! (and that's a nice insulin pump there,...</p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-fourth-of-july-diabetes-world Amy Tenderich 2014-07-04T07:00:00Z Turning 21 with Diabetes (and Enjoying a Cocktail!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/turning-21-with-diabetes-and-enjoying-a-cocktail <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Today we extend a belated happy birthday to our own Cait Patterson, who celebrated her long-awaited 21st birthday late last week!Of course, that milestone birthday is marked by the advent of legally drinking alcohol -- which for those of us with ...</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/turning-21-with-diabetes-and-enjoying-a-cocktail Amy Tenderich 2014-07-03T07:00:00Z New Video Review of Fast-Acting Glucose (with Lancet the Pug!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-test-kitchen-video-review-for-fast-acting-glucose-plus-lancet-the-pug <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're excited to bring you yet another new video today in our DiabetesMine Test Kitchen!As we continue to add to our crowdsourced collection of diabetes product video reviews, created by and for people with diabetes, today's edition happens to coi...</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-test-kitchen-video-review-for-fast-acting-glucose-plus-lancet-the-pug Amy Tenderich 2014-07-02T07:00:00Z TruePlus Glucose Products - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trueplus-glucose-products-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Twenty-something PWD and advocate Heather Gabel reviews TruePlus glucose tabs, gels and shots by Nipro Diagnostics -- with a cameo from Lancet the pug!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN-PROs: brings blood sugar up quickly relatively cheap glucose tabs easy to f...</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trueplus-glucose-products-review CaitP null 2014-07-02T07:00:00Z Why I Am So Geeked About a Bionic Pancreas- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/why-i-am-so-geeked-about-a-bionic-pancreas <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>My phone rang and I saw that it was a good friend from another state, calling in the middle of a work day.The time was odd, so I immediately thought: This must be some really good or really bad news of some sort.Turns out, it was more of a 'diabe...</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/why-i-am-so-geeked-about-a-bionic-pancreas Mike Hoskins 2014-07-01T07:00:00Z NewsFlash: Inhaled Insulin Afrezza Gets FDA Approval- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-inhaled-insulin-afrezza-gets-fda-approval <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Huge news, D-Friends: the new rapid-acting inhalable insulin known as Afrezza has just obtained FDA approval!The third time's the charm for this new formulation of inhalable insulin, the second-ever to make it through the U.S. regulatory process a...</p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-inhaled-insulin-afrezza-gets-fda-approval Mike Hoskins 2014-06-29T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Peering Into Pumps, and Carbs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-peering-into-pumps-and-carbs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil tackles some basic questions about insulin pumps and what we might want to think about when ...</p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-peering-into-pumps-and-carbs Wil Dubois 2014-06-28T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: June 2014 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-june-2014-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Summer has arrived, meaning the year's already half over (wow!). And along with all the diabetes conference activity underway this summer, we've once again had the pleasure of reading some great blog posts from across the Diabetes Online Community...</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-june-2014-edition Amy Tenderich 2014-06-27T07:00:00Z New Reviews in Our 'Test Kitchen' for Diabetes Products!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-reviews-in-our-test-kitchen <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Ever wonder what experiences other people with diabetes had with a particular D-product? Now it's easy to find out! Just browse through our new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen - a collection of video product reviews by and for patients.We have two new r...</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-reviews-in-our-test-kitchen Amy Tenderich 2014-06-27T07:00:00Z Mediband and Mediband Plus - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mediband-and-mediband-plus-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>PWD Julie Schulman reviews Mediband medical IDs with Mediband Plus -- a medical ID that does more than just display your emergency contact info!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: bands are very durable text on bands is extremely customizable and they hav...</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mediband-and-mediband-plus-review CaitP null 2014-06-27T07:00:00Z New Grid to Help Find the "Sweet Spot" of Glucose Meter Accuracy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-grid-can-help-find-the-sweet-spot-of-glucose-meter-accuracy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We all want accurate glucose meters that we can trust to tell us correctly what our blood sugars are at any given moment.But even after meters are cleared by the FDA and put on the market for sale, we're seeing those devices aren't as accurate as ...</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-grid-can-help-find-the-sweet-spot-of-glucose-meter-accuracy Mike Hoskins 2014-06-26T07:00:00Z Depression, or Just 'Diabetes Distress'? Not So Easy to Define...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/depressed-or-diabetes-distress <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Many of us with diabetes feel pretty darn down in the dumps on a regular basis. We talk a lot about the link between this illness and clinical depression, and how the latter should be recognized as a real complication of diabetes.But not so fast: ...</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/depressed-or-diabetes-distress Mike Hoskins 2014-06-25T07:00:00Z aDorn Designs Diabetes Supplies Case - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/adorn-designs-diabetes-supplies-case-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Cait Patterson reviews aDorn Designs diabetes carrying case from their Elite Collection - a stylish clutch to carry D-supplies!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: not an obvious diabetes supplies case attractive design offers a variety of ways to store s...</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/adorn-designs-diabetes-supplies-case-review CaitP null 2014-06-24T07:00:00Z Of Healthy Waters and Hydrators- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/healthy-waters-and-hydrating-water-drinks <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The hottest months of the year are here, and finding some thirst-quenching drink options can be tough for those of us who need to count carbs and respect the blood sugar effect of anything we swallow.Seriously, I just went through this in Indy whe...</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/healthy-waters-and-hydrating-water-drinks Mike Hoskins 2014-06-24T07:00:00Z CGM in the Cloud, Joslin's HypoMap and More at the DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-nightscout-revolution-cgm-in-the-cloud <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>On the Friday just prior to the ADA Scientific Sessions in San Francisco last week, we hosted our second-ever DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event at a very cool "urban" meeting venue just blocks from the big convention center. Photos from that even...</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-nightscout-revolution-cgm-in-the-cloud Amy Tenderich 2014-06-23T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Taking Your Diabetes Summer Temperature- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-taking-your-diabetes-summer-temperature <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>This weekend's the official start of summer! While it's heating up outside, have you thought about your "diabetes temperature"...? Thanks to the talented Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian who's also a fellow type 1 PWD and famous...</p> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-taking-your-diabetes-summer-temperature Amy Tenderich 2014-06-22T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: How Expired Can the Milk Be?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-how-expired-can-the-milk-be <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil takes on a dual set of questions asking about expiration dates on those handy little strips we use to t...</p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-how-expired-can-the-milk-be Wil Dubois 2014-06-21T07:00:00Z Last Day to Enter! 2014 Patient Voices Contest- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/last-day-to-enter-2014-patient-voices-contest <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Interested in a unique chance to be a diabetes patient advocate mixing it up with Pharma, FDA, Device Experts, Clinicians and other decision-makers?  Today is the final day to enter our 2014 Patient Voices Contest -- to win a full scholarship to t...</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/last-day-to-enter-2014-patient-voices-contest Amy Tenderich 2014-06-20T07:00:00Z A Window Into Real-Life Diabetes? ADA Conference Brings More Patient Insight- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-conference-brings-more-patient-insight <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Could it be that the biggest U.S. diabetes meeting of the year -- focused on physicians and researchers sharing the latest medical science -- has finally opened a window into the real-life struggles of us PWDs (people with diabetes)?At a number of...</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-conference-brings-more-patient-insight Mike Hoskins 2014-06-19T07:00:00Z Just Posted: FRIO Insulin Cooling Case Video Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/just-posted-frio-insulin-cooling-case-video-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey Diabetes Community,Another new product review has just been added to our DiabetesMine Test Kitchen - the video review hub by and for patients, where we can share views of a variety of D-products.Longtime type 1 PWD Dan Patrick, who joined us a...</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/just-posted-frio-insulin-cooling-case-video-review Amy Tenderich 2014-06-19T07:00:00Z FRIO Insulin Cooling Case - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/frio-insulin-cooling-case-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Longtime PWD Dan Patrick reviews the FRIO Insulin Cooling Case -- a necessity for diabetes travel!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: no need for ice packs, refrigeration, electricity, or a power supply the cases are reusable and only require cold water ...</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/frio-insulin-cooling-case-review CaitP null 2014-06-19T07:00:00Z Why My CGM Makes Me (Slightly) Happier- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/why-my-cgm-makes-me-slightly-happier <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We talk a lot about diabetes technology here in the abstract -- but there's no substitute for the real-world testimonials of the people living with this stuff attached to their bodies 24/7.Today our friend and fellow type 1 diabetes writer Dan Fle...</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/why-my-cgm-makes-me-slightly-happier Amy Tenderich 2014-06-18T07:00:00Z Drug, Tech and Device News + Patient Voices from ADA 2014- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-from-ada-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>What an exciting few days here in California at the year's biggest diabetes conference!Somehow it was just as exhausting as ever attending the ADA's 74th Scientific Sessions in my own backyard of San Francisco -- although despite the roughly 16,00...</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-from-ada-2014 Amy Tenderich 2014-06-17T07:00:00Z Obamacare, As Seen from the Diabetes Trenches- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/obamacare-as-seen-from-the-diabetes-trenches-of-a-diabetes-clinic <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Today our weekly Ask D'Mine columnist and community educator Wil Dubois takes a look at health insurance reform from the perspective of a patient at his rural diabetes clinic. Wow. Longtime type 1 Jacob Padilla could be a case study on how healt...</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/obamacare-as-seen-from-the-diabetes-trenches-of-a-diabetes-clinic Wil Dubois 2014-06-16T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Happy (Fingerstick) Father's Day!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-happy-fingerstick-fathers-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>While we're celebrating dads today, those of us in the Diabetes Community can also take a moment to tip our hats to... the Fathers of Glucometry! As always, huge thanks to the creative Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine who's a wo...</p> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-happy-fingerstick-fathers-day Amy Tenderich 2014-06-15T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: In the Name of the Father...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-in-the-name-of-the-father <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Need help navigating life with diabetes? Don't hesitate to Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil responds to a pretty painful question about Father's...</p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-in-the-name-of-the-father Wil Dubois 2014-06-14T07:00:00Z ADA Conference Kicks Off Today, Plus the DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-conference-begins-plus-diabetes-data-and-patient-voices <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Today marks the start of the year's biggest diabetes conference on U.S. soil, the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions here in San Francisco. As always, our team from the 'Mine will be on hand observing what's new and exciting ...</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ada-conference-begins-plus-diabetes-data-and-patient-voices Amy Tenderich 2014-06-13T07:00:00Z Amazing Advocate Jim Schuler D-Link'ing His NY Community- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-advocate-jim-schuler-d-linking-his-community <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>When you're diagnosed with type 1 as a kid in Western New York, the first step is pretty much the same as anywhere else that you may get that not-so-welcome news: You see an endocrinologist.But when you see an endo at the Women's and Children's Ho...</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-advocate-jim-schuler-d-linking-his-community Mike Hoskins 2014-06-12T07:00:00Z Type 2 Software Engineer Develops 'Nagbot' for Diabetes Reminders- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-2-software-engineer-develops-nagbot-for-diabetes-reminders <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A little nagging can go a long way when it comes to keeping on top of all that diabetes life requires of us.I know that firsthand, as I've done my fair share of slacking through these past 30 years of living with type 1. Thankfully, I've also had ...</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/type-2-software-engineer-develops-nagbot-for-diabetes-reminders Mike Hoskins 2014-06-11T07:00:00Z Big Endo Groups Plan Meeting on D-Device Accuracy & Access- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-update-big-endo-groups-plan-meeting-on-d-device-accuracy-and-access <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>There's been a lot of talk in the diabetes patient community lately about the accuracy of existing glucometers and issues of access to these and other, more advanced diabetes devices like insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGMs). Now, ...</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-update-big-endo-groups-plan-meeting-on-d-device-accuracy-and-access Mike Hoskins 2014-06-10T07:00:00Z New Apple HealthKit Supposedly Targets Diabetes; Details Unclear- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-apple-healthkit-supposedly-targets-diabetes-details-unclear <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey Kids, last week Apple announced a new "HealthKit" for capturing health and fitness data, and one of their targets is supposedly diabetes care, which is very exciting -- because who doesn't want Apple to get involved in this stuff?!The only cav...</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-apple-healthkit-supposedly-targets-diabetes-details-unclear Amy Tenderich 2014-06-09T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: That Diabetes Wild Ride- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-that-diabetes-wild-ride <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>As we move into summer, many are heading to amusement parks. But those of us with diabetes take our own ride every day... Thanks to illustrator Jon Carter, a freelance cartoonist for more than 20 years who's drawn for numerous newspapers, print...</p> Sun, 08 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-that-diabetes-wild-ride Amy Tenderich 2014-06-08T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: DKA Detective- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-dka-detective <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got diabetes questions? You came to the right place! Ask D'Mine is our weekly advice column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil has his eye on high blood sugars and what "diabetes ketoacidosis" (see DK...</p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-dka-detective Wil Dubois 2014-06-07T07:00:00Z 2014 DIABETES PATIENT VOICES CONTEST: Get Your Product Review On!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2014-diabetes-patient-voices-contest-get-your-product-review-on <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hi All,Interested in attending the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University on full scholarship*? You have exactly 2 more weeks to enter our 2014 Patient Voices Contest!It's a pretty exciting opportunity, but don't take our word ...</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/2014-diabetes-patient-voices-contest-get-your-product-review-on Amy Tenderich 2014-06-06T07:00:00Z Myabetic Banting Wallet - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/myabetic-banting-wallet-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Christel Aprigliano reviews the Myabetic Banting Wallet -- a fashionable way to carry your D-supplies!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: stylish look and design removable Velcro pouch for used test stripsCONs: elastic loops are too tight to hold larger m...</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/myabetic-banting-wallet-review CaitP null 2014-06-05T07:00:00Z Diabetes + Healthy Eating Advocacy, Starring... the Blueberry!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-healthy-eating-advocacy-starrring-the-blueberry <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Remember how the Blue Circle was designed to bring the global diabetes community together under one universal symbol to raise awareness and boost advocacy?Well, now the same D-Mom who was central to creating that Blue Circle a decade ago is workin...</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-healthy-eating-advocacy-starrring-the-blueberry Mike Hoskins 2014-06-05T07:00:00Z NewsFlash: New Medtronic Device Combines CGM Sensor & Insulin Infusion Site- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-new-medtronic-device-combines-cgm-sensor-and-insulin-infusion-set <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Medtronic is leading the charge on new diabetes devices again, with a first-of-its-kind combo device launched in Europe that brings a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) sensor and insulin infusion set together into a single device with combined i...</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/newsflash-new-medtronic-device-combines-cgm-sensor-and-insulin-infusion-set Mike Hoskins 2014-06-04T07:00:00Z CGM Business Battle: Medtronic Offers Dexcom Trade-In, Promotional Pitch- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/cgm-business-battle-medtronic-offers-dexcom-trade-in-promotional-pitch <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>This may be the ultimate proof that the diabetes device business is becoming consumer-focused: companies are now aggressively "out-marketing" each other with tempting tactics to get patients to switch to their brand.This past week, the Diabetes On...</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/cgm-business-battle-medtronic-offers-dexcom-trade-in-promotional-pitch Mike Hoskins 2014-06-03T07:00:00Z Former Miss America Pens "Reality Check" for Young Adults with Diabetes (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/former-miss-america-pens-reality-check-for-young-adults <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We're always impressed by people who just won't let diabetes stand in their way.One of the best examples of that is Nicole Johnson, a fellow type 1 who achieved the dream of becoming Miss America in 1999, and also became a journalist, despite bein...</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/former-miss-america-pens-reality-check-for-young-adults Mike Hoskins 2014-06-02T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Test Strip Superpowers!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-test-strip-superpowers <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Did someone say they're out of glucose test strips?! Not to worry... Now there's a diabetes superpower that would save us some hassle and money.... Hah!Thanks again to cartoonist Terry Keelan, a fellow type 1 living in Southern California, for t...</p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-test-strip-superpowers Amy Tenderich 2014-06-01T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Taking on the 800-Pound Gorilla- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-taking-on-the-800-pound-gorillas <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Need help navigating life with diabetes? You can always Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly Q&amp;A column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil's discussing the always (and ever-more) frustrating is...</p> Sat, 31 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-taking-on-the-800-pound-gorillas Wil Dubois 2014-05-31T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere - May 2014 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-may-2014-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're now at the end of the fifth month of 2014, which is simply amazing - how quickly this year is going by! The summer months bring a bevvy of diabetes conference activity and we're excited about that, but it's already been busy around here in M...</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-may-2014-edition Amy Tenderich 2014-05-30T07:00:00Z A Super Diabetes Alert Dog for Father-Son Pair of Type 1s- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-super-diabetes-alert-dog-for-father-son-pair-of-type-1s <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We're always happy to hear stories about diabetes alert dogs helping families, along with the growing body of research being built up behind these anecdotal tales of doggy awesomeness.Well try this one on for size: a newly adopted D-Alert Dog in I...</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-super-diabetes-alert-dog-for-father-son-pair-of-type-1s Mike Hoskins 2014-05-29T07:00:00Z A New Push for Dancing It Up with Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dancing-it-up-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Put on your dancing shoes, Diabetes Community!There's a new national education and wellness campaign aimed at getting you to move your booty.The big message behind it is that just a little dancing can go a long way toward improving your health wit...</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dancing-it-up-with-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-05-28T07:00:00Z A Lesson for Public Spending Scrooges on Kids' Diabetes Health- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lesson-for-public-spending-scrooges-on-kids-diabetes-health <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Raising teenagers can be tough enough without diabetes in the mix -- I should know, having three teen girls of my own who keep my worry-mom hat on... but when you bring together chronic illness + socioeconomic challenges + the mess of our U.S. hea...</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/lesson-for-public-spending-scrooges-on-kids-diabetes-health Amy Tenderich 2014-05-27T07:00:00Z Three Meters and a Pump - New Diabetes Video Product Reviews!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/three-meters-and-a-pump-new-diabetes-video-product-reviews <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY TO ALL!While you're hopefully out barbequing and throwing the Frisbee (and not working), we're at our stations with four more great Diabetes Community product reviews -- just published in the new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, where...</p> Mon, 26 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/three-meters-and-a-pump-new-diabetes-video-product-reviews Amy Tenderich 2014-05-26T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Hoarders?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-diabetes-logsheet-hoarder <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Yup, we PWDs deal with all the obsessions other people face, and sometimes a lot more... Thanks again to Jon Carter, our newest illustrator who's been a freelance cartoonist for more than 20 years and has drawn for numerous newspapers, print and...</p> Sun, 25 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-diabetes-logsheet-hoarder Amy Tenderich 2014-05-25T07:00:00Z One Touch UltraMini Glucose Meter - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/one-touch-ultramini-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Type 2 patient and advocate Corinna Cornejo reviews the One Touch UltraMini blood glucose meter, and describes why she uses it as a secondary meter.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: accurate and reliable portable uses easily available test strips big di...</p> Sun, 25 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/one-touch-ultramini-review CaitP null 2014-05-25T07:00:00Z Tandem t:slim Insulin Pump - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tandem-tslim-insulin-pump-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The Tandem t:slim pump is reviewed by type 1 D-blogger and insurance agent Sarah Kaye -- and gives it high marks, despite a slow site change process.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: touch screen makes it easier to use personal profiles rather than mult...</p> Sun, 25 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tandem-tslim-insulin-pump-review Amy Tenderich 2014-05-25T07:00:00Z Verio IQ Blood Glucose Meter - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/verio-iq-blood-glucose-meter-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Former Patient Voices Contest winner and D-blogger Melissa Lee reviews the OneTouch Verio IQ blood glucose meter -- and gives it a perfect 5 rating!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: device is slender enough to slip into a pocket sample size is the small...</p> Sun, 25 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/verio-iq-blood-glucose-meter-review CaitP null 2014-05-25T07:00:00Z One Touch Ultra 2 Glucose Meter - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/one-touch-ultra-2-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Type 2 patient and advocate Corinna Cornejo reviews the One Touch Ultra 2 -- which she finds to be a "straightforward, reliable blood glucose meter."REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: reliable and accurate big, bright display with a backlight easy to use...</p> Sun, 25 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/one-touch-ultra-2-review CaitP null 2014-05-25T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Funky Side Effects of Diabetes Meds?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-funky-side-effects-of-diabetes-meds <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week Wil's sharing his thoughts on s...</p> Sat, 24 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-funky-side-effects-of-diabetes-meds Wil Dubois 2014-05-24T07:00:00Z Patient-Led Conferences Taking the Diabetes Community by Storm- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-led-conferences-hitting-diabetes-community-by-storm <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Remember the days when the only diabetes conferences were those big, stiff events put on by national organizations aimed at medical professionals?Sure, those big industry and policy events have always been important and are arguably about patients...</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/patient-led-conferences-hitting-diabetes-community-by-storm Mike Hoskins 2014-05-23T07:00:00Z Progress on Glucose Meter Accuracy Surveillance + Access to Insulin Pumps- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/progress-on-meter-accuracy-and-pump-access <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Big News this week in the world of diabetes devices, Folks!Two leading endocrinologist organizations have, for the first time in four years, updated their position on who should be able to get access to insulin pumps, while the Diabetes Technology...</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/progress-on-meter-accuracy-and-pump-access Mike Hoskins 2014-05-22T07:00:00Z Glucovation: A CGM Sensor for Non-Diabetics?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucovation-a-cgm-sensor-for-non-diabetics <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Those of us with type 1 diabetes appreciate the amazing insight that continuous glucose monitors offer on our blood sugar trends -- which can literally be a life-saver for those of us with broken pancreases.But here's a question: what if general (...</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucovation-a-cgm-sensor-for-non-diabetics Mike Hoskins 2014-05-21T07:00:00Z 33 Countries Commit to Addressing Psychosocial Side of Diabetes Care (!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/rivas-report-33-countries-gather-to-change-diabetes-care <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>It seems there's always a diabetes conference of some sort being held somewhere in the world -- and of course not all of them are very earthshaking. But the 5th International DAWN Summit held in the Netherlands in early April may be an exception. ...</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/rivas-report-33-countries-gather-to-change-diabetes-care Amy Tenderich 2014-05-20T07:00:00Z ANNOUNCING: The DiabetesMine 2014 Patient Voices Scholarships Contest!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-the-diabetesmine-2014-patient-voices-scholarships-contest <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hi All, Interested in attending the 2014 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University on full scholarship*? You have one month to apply! Today we're proud to announce our 2014 Patient Voices Contest - an annual scholarship program in ...</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-the-diabetesmine-2014-patient-voices-scholarships-contest Amy Tenderich 2014-05-19T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: D-Blog Saturation?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-ending-diabetes-blog-week-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>As we close out the fifth year running of Diabetes Blog Week, many of us in the Diabetes Online Community may be feeling a little like this: (Thanks to Jerry King, an accomplished worldwide cartoonist and regular contributor here at the 'Mine.)Of...</p> Sun, 18 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-ending-diabetes-blog-week-2014 Amy Tenderich 2014-05-18T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Advice via Photo Novella- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-photo-novella-of-advice-for-diabetes-blog-week <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, everyone! Welcome back to another edition of our weekly advice column Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.Of course, our online D-community's still having fun with Diabetes Blog Week, so Wi...</p> Sat, 17 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-photo-novella-of-advice-for-diabetes-blog-week Wil Dubois 2014-05-17T07:00:00Z D-Blog Week: Diabetes Life Hacks- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-blog-week-going-all-macgyver-with-diabetes-life-hacks <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Welcome to the fifth day of Diabetes Blog Week 2014.Today's topic = Diabetes Life HacksShare the (non-medical) tips and tricks that help you in the day-to-day management of diabetes -- everything from clothing modifications, serving size/carb coun...</p> Fri, 16 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-blog-week-going-all-macgyver-with-diabetes-life-hacks Mike Hoskins 2014-05-16T07:00:00Z D-Blog Week Day Four: Diabetes Mantras and More- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-blog-week-day-four-diabetes-mantras-and-more <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're now three-quarters of the way through Diabetes Blog Week 2014, and today we're asked to take a positive spin on yesterday's topic of what brings us down:Today let's share what gets us through a hard day.  Or more specifically, a hard diabete...</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-blog-week-day-four-diabetes-mantras-and-more Amy Tenderich 2014-05-15T07:00:00Z Diabetes Conference Gems: Smart Insulin & An All-Star Lineup- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-conference-gems-smart-insulin-an-all-star-lineup <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/DOC/DiabetesNotebookTHUMB.jpg" /><p>This past weekend was my third time attending the JDRF Today and Tomorrow Conference up in Southeast Michigan.That may sound like a remote diabetes conference area to some, but I was raised in that Metro Detroit region before moving to Indiana a ...</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-conference-gems-smart-insulin-an-all-star-lineup Mike Hoskins 2014-05-15T07:00:00Z D-Blog Week: Managing Mental Health (with Insulin on Board)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-blog-week-managing-mental-health-with-insulin-on-board <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>It's Day Three of Diabetes Blog Week, and today the topic is all about respecting mental health. We're asked to write about What Brings Me Down, i.e. what specifically can make dealing with diabetes an emotional issue for you and/or your loved one...</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-blog-week-managing-mental-health-with-insulin-on-board Amy Tenderich 2014-05-14T07:00:00Z Asante Snap Insulin Pump - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/asante-snap-pump-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>D-blogger and advocate Melissa Lee reviews the Asante Snap Pump and tells why it's one of her favorite D-devices!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN -PROs: exceptionally lightweight and low-profile extremely fast auto-priming and infusion set/cartridge changes u...</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/asante-snap-pump-review CaitP null 2014-05-14T07:00:00Z New Diabetes Video Product Review - Snap Insulin Pump- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-video-product-review-snap-insulin-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're proud to say we've just added a new review of the new and exciting Asante Snap Pump to our DiabetesMine Test Kitchen - where products designed to improved life with diabetes are evaluated by people who ought to know.Now with a new feature! W...</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-video-product-review-snap-insulin-pump Amy Tenderich 2014-05-14T07:00:00Z D-Blog Week: The CGM New Girl Spills All...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-blog-week-the-new-girl-spills-all-on-cgming <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Blood drops are red, diabetes circles are blue...OK, we aren't the best poets in the Diabetes Community. And since it's Poetry Tuesday on this second day of Diabetes Blog Week 2014, we've decided to cash in a Wildcard chip instead, and take on the...</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/d-blog-week-the-new-girl-spills-all-on-cgming Wil Dubois 2014-05-13T07:00:00Z Diabetes Blog Week 2014: Changing the World, One Advocate at a Time- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2014-changing-the-world-one-advocate-at-a-time <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Welcome to another round of Diabetes Blog Week, the fifth year in a row that our blog-happy community has come together to rally around the same topic each day for a full week.If you remember, this whole effort was spearheaded by fellow type 1 Kar...</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-blog-week-2014-changing-the-world-one-advocate-at-a-time Mike Hoskins 2014-05-12T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Moms Versus Dads, and Missed Shots- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-moms-versus-dads-and-missed-shots <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Got questions about navigating life with diabetes? Ask D'Mine! Our weekly advice column, that is - hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil preps for Mother's Day on Sunday with a question about D-parents an...</p> Sat, 10 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-moms-versus-dads-and-missed-shots Wil Dubois 2014-05-10T07:00:00Z On Mother's Day: Lessons from a Certified T1D MOM- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/on-mothers-day-lessons-from-a-certified-t1d-mom <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The saying goes that "a mother's work is never done." As a mother of three myself: So. Totally. Agree.But then there are the moms whose jobs transcend ordinary parenting, those forced to manage a child's illness, with all the heartbreak and drudge...</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/on-mothers-day-lessons-from-a-certified-t1d-mom Amy Tenderich 2014-05-09T07:00:00Z May DSMA - Why Data & Device Interoperability Matters- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/may-dsma-why-data-device-interoperability-matters <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>This month the Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) blog carnival is taking a personal look how technology and its outputs affect our D-lives.It refers to the #WeAreNotWaiting campaign, a D-Community push for diabetes innovation now.It's a grassr...</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/may-dsma-why-data-device-interoperability-matters Amy Tenderich 2014-05-08T07:00:00Z The Next Stage of Evolution in Diabetes Advocacy?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-next-stage-of-evolution-in-diabetes-advocacy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>OK, we're dubbing 2014 the Year of Diabetes Foot Soldier Advocacy.Yup, you heard right: foot soldiers.No, that's not some veiled reference to the fictional ninjutsu clan from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (well, maybe it is)... But it's the best wa...</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-next-stage-of-evolution-in-diabetes-advocacy Mike Hoskins 2014-05-07T07:00:00Z New Diabetes Video Product Review: True2Go Glucose Meter- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-video-product-review-true2go-glucose-meter <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hello Dear Readers,Just a note to update you on our new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen -- where products designed to improved life with diabetes are evaluated by people who should know how well they hit that mark.As you hopefully know already, this is ...</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-video-product-review-true2go-glucose-meter Amy Tenderich 2014-05-07T07:00:00Z True2Go Glucose Meter - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tru2go-glucose-meter-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Author and D-advocate Dan Fleshler reviews the tiny True2Go glucose meter, an option that's all about convenience. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: small, compact and convenient affordable accurate blood glucose readings doesn't require a large bloo...</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tru2go-glucose-meter-review Amy Tenderich 2014-05-06T07:00:00Z Living with Celiac: Tips, Tricks and Annoyances- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-with-celiac-tips-tricks <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>May seems like such a cheery month -- but it's also Celiac Awareness Month, time for another look at the "killer combo" of diabetes + gluten intolerance. I've written about my own experiences living with this combination in the past, and we've bro...</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-with-celiac-tips-tricks Amy Tenderich 2014-05-06T07:00:00Z Extend Nutrition Bars - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/extend-nutrition-bars-review-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Ginger Vieira, life coach and diabetes advocate, reviews Extend Bars -- which claim to control your blood sugar for quite a long while. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: affordable snack replacement bar chewy consistency in a variety of flavors that...</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/extend-nutrition-bars-review-2 Amy Tenderich 2014-05-06T07:00:00Z GlySens (Still) Developing Implantable CGM (See Also: ICGM)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glysens-developing-implantable-cgm-see-also-icgm <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>As I write this, there's a continuous glucose monitoring sensor attached to my left arm. The little iPod-style receiver sits nearby on my desk, taking in blood sugar readings every few minutes and displaying those numbers on its color screen.What ...</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glysens-developing-implantable-cgm-see-also-icgm Mike Hoskins 2014-05-05T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Uphill Battle- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-uphill-battle-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, so now there's one more excuse for people to try and help us diabetics find a fitness opp... All we can say is: whew!Thanks to the talented Jerry King, a regular contributor here at the 'Mine an...</p> Sun, 04 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-uphill-battle-2 Amy Tenderich 2014-05-04T07:00:00Z The DiabetesMine Test Kitchen: Our First 19 Videos- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-diabetesmine-test-kitchen-our-first-19-product-reviews <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hi All,We hope you have already discovered the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen -- our new crowdsourced hub for video reviews of diabetes products, launched on Monday.Essentially, we at the 'Mine believe that people with diabetes are at a disadvantage as...</p> Sun, 04 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-diabetesmine-test-kitchen-our-first-19-product-reviews Amy Tenderich 2014-05-04T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: The Great Diabetes Bagabond Quest- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-great-diabetes-bagabond-quest <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>PWDs: You. Are. Here.Welcome to another edition of our "curiously strong" diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil answers a question about something that many ...</p> Sat, 03 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-the-great-diabetes-bagabond-quest Wil Dubois 2014-05-03T07:00:00Z Living with 'My Sweet Girl' Diabetes... in Poland- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-with-my-sweet-girl-diabetes-in-poland <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're always fascinated to connect with fellow diabetics living all around the world who are doing amazing things. That's the point of our Global Diabetes series, highlighting different perspectives from around the globe.Recently, we heard from an...</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/living-with-my-sweet-girl-diabetes-in-poland Amy Tenderich 2014-05-02T07:00:00Z Father-Son Team Develop Nanotech for Better Insulin Therapy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/father-son-team-behind-nanotech-solution-for-better-insulin-therapy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Not only is Bob Geho a fellow type 1 diabetic, but he likes to refer to himself as a "liver evangelist" when it comes to how glucose and insulin work inside the body.Or more accurately, how they don't currently work together the way they should in...</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/father-son-team-behind-nanotech-solution-for-better-insulin-therapy Mike Hoskins 2014-05-01T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: April 2014 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-april-2014-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>April showers bring May flowers... or so they say. In 2014, many parts of the country are just now starting to warm up a bit after a crazy-cold winter, with ice and snow blasting the Midwest even into this month!Weather aside, we've been showered ...</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-april-2014-edition Amy Tenderich 2014-04-30T07:00:00Z Puffing Glucagon Up Your Nose- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/puffing-glucagon-up-your-nose <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Twice in the past month, my blood sugars dropped down into the hypoglycemia levels to the point where I needed two doses of glucagon.Actually, this was by choice. These induced hypos were part of a clinical study investigating a new type of gluca...</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/puffing-glucagon-up-your-nose Mike Hoskins 2014-04-29T07:00:00Z Lauren's Hope Medical IDs - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/laurens-hope-medical-ids-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Cait Patterson reviews Lauren's Hope Medical IDs -- a medical ID she actually likes wearing.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: fashionable and it's not blatantly obvious that I'm wearing a medical ID a variety of styles offered for men, women, girls, ...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/laurens-hope-medical-ids-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z QuickSticks Hypo Treatment - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/quickstix-hypo-treatment-review-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Stacey Simms, diabetes mom of seven years, reviews QuickSticks -- an easy and portable glucose treatment for her son's lows. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: very portable, and packaging prevents messes appealing taste CONs: high price, box of ten ...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/quickstix-hypo-treatment-review-2 CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z AADE Diabetes Goal Tracker App - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/aade-diabetes-goal-tracker-app-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Diabetes advocate and lifestyle coach Ginger Vieira reviews the Goal Tracker app from the American Association of Diabetes Educators -- and finds it rather disappointing. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: very in-depth, gives a lot of detail into goal...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/aade-diabetes-goal-tracker-app-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z Glucose Buddy Diabetes Logbook Manager - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-buddy-diabetes-logbook-manager-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Cait Patterson reviews the Glucose Buddy Logbook Manager app; she's not too impressed. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN PROs: Does have all of the standard logging capabilities CONs: a lot of advertisements and promotions are included in the app a little ...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-buddy-diabetes-logbook-manager-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z HydraCoach Smart Water Bottle - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/hydracoach-smart-water-bottle-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Cait Patterson reviews the HydraCoach water bottle -- a useful tool when trying to stay hydrated!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: easy to carry and doesn't spill measurements are pretty accurate CONs: not sure how to clean it effectively if you dri...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/hydracoach-smart-water-bottle-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z Sleepbot Sleep Tracking App - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sleepbot-sleep-tracking-app-review-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Cait Patterson reviews Sleepbot sleep tracking app -- a motion detector, sound recorder and smart alarm clock all in one. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: great to calculate how much sleep you are lacking throughout the day gives you a lot of in-depth...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sleepbot-sleep-tracking-app-review-2 CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z MedSimple Diabetes App - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medsimple-diabetes-app-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Cait Patterson reviews the medicine tracker app MedSimple -- a helpful medicine reminder mobile app for a busy college student. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: Keeps all meds/ doctors/ pharmacy info with you at all times Also good if you have pro...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medsimple-diabetes-app-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z MySugr Diabetes Companion App - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mysugr-diabetes-companion-app-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Cait Patterson reviews the MySugr Diabetes Companion app -- and she really likes it! REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: "Diabetes Monster" provides a personal touch and makes it interactive uses positive reinforcement through their point system to encou...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/mysugr-diabetes-companion-app-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z ANNOUNCING: A New Diabetes Community Video Product Review Hub!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-new-diabetes-product-review-hub-the-diabetesmine-test-kitchen <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Today is a great day, both for us at the 'Mine, and for all of you, we hope! Say hello to the DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, the first-ever video product review hub created specifically by and for people whose lives are affected by diabetes. We're i...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/announcing-new-diabetes-product-review-hub-the-diabetesmine-test-kitchen Amy Tenderich 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z Chefmate Food Scale - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/chefmate-food-scale-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>D-Mom Stacey Simms reviews the Chefmate Food Scale -- one of her personal favorites!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - small, portable and very basicLet us know what you think. RELATED COMMUNITY LINKS: http://www.type1parents.org/index.php?topic=24523.0 http...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/chefmate-food-scale-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z ShugaTrak Diabetes App - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/shugatrak-diabetes-app-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>D-Mom Stacey Simms reviews ShugaTrak, a mobile app that sends glucose meter readings to designated people through text or email -- a great anxiety reducer for D-parents while their kids are away! REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: offers helpful remin...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/shugatrak-diabetes-app-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z Explore Asian Black Bean Pasta - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/explore-asian-black-bean-pasta-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Ginger Vieira, lifestyle coach and diabetes advocate, reviews Explore Asian Black Bean Pasta -- one of her favorite gluten-free and low-carb food options! REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: low-carb, and made of just two natural ingredients gluten- fr...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/explore-asian-black-bean-pasta-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z Fast Clix Lancing Device - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fast-clix-lancing-device-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Diabetes advocate and lifestyle coach Ginger Vieira reviews the Fast Clix lancing device -- and enjoys using it! REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: no need to "load" the lancing device never see or feel sharps only costs about $20 CONs: a little on t...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fast-clix-lancing-device-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z OneTouch Delica Lancing Device - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/onetouch-delica-lancing-device-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>'Mine editor Amy Tenderich reviews the OneTouch Delica lancing device -- one of her favorite D-devices. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: tiny and handy, at only 3" long can test using one hand uses smallest lancets design it makes it hard to chang...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/onetouch-delica-lancing-device-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z Level Foods Protein Bars and Shakes - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/level-foods-protein-bars-and-shakes-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Cait Patterson reviews Level Foods protein bars and shakes -- great snacks for PWDs on the go! REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: actually taste like food gluten-free and low Glycemic Index doesn't cause a spike in blood sugars great for on-the-go mea...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/level-foods-protein-bars-and-shakes-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z Verio Sync Wireless Glucose Meter - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/onetouch-verio-sync-meter-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>'Mine editor Amy Tenderich reviews the OneTouch Verio Sync wireless glucose meter and companion app -- a cutting-edge new product.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: Being connected to the iPhone means you never have to worry about resetting times on yo...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/onetouch-verio-sync-meter-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z Dexcom G4 Continuous Glucose Monitor - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-continuous-glucose-monitor-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>D-advocate and diabetes coach Ginger Vieira reviews the Dexcom G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitor; she insists she can't live without it!REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: provides security knowing when highs and lows are coming gives you insight ...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dexcom-g4-continuous-glucose-monitor-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z New Chapter Vitamins - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-chapter-vitamins-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Diabetes advocate and lifestyle coach Ginger Vieira reviews New Chapter vitamins -- which she finds some of the best.REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: derived from real, whole foods high-quality and minimally processed no chemicals means easier for st...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-chapter-vitamins-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z FreeStyle Lite Glucose Meter - Review- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/freestyle-lite-glucose-meter-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Diabetes advocate and lifestyle coach Ginger Vieira reviews the FreeStyle Lite glucose meter -- one of the smallest and handiest on the market. REVIEWER'S BREAKDOWN - PROs: can apply more blood after original insert includes a light at strip por...</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/freestyle-lite-glucose-meter-review CaitP null 2014-04-28T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Addressing Diabetes Bitterness (Part 2)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-addressing-an-angry-mans-diabetes-bitterness-part-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Hey there, Diabetes Community!Welcome back to another round of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.You may remember that last week, Wil offered his thoughts to reader Frank on "ch...</p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-addressing-an-angry-mans-diabetes-bitterness-part-2 Wil Dubois 2014-04-26T07:00:00Z Amazing Advocate: "DiAthlete" Doing Super-Human Feats- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-advocate-diathlete-doing-super-human-feats <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We have a good number of successful athletes in our community of people with faulty pancreases, doing all kinds of sports activites to stay healthy and follow their dreams.But fellow type 1 Gavin Griffiths in the United Kingdom has a unique approa...</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-advocate-diathlete-doing-super-human-feats Mike Hoskins 2014-04-25T07:00:00Z Test Kitchen- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/testkitchen <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>coming Monday April 28! Check back soon!</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/testkitchen CaitP null 2014-04-25T07:00:00Z D-Spotting: Catching Type 1 Diabetes Before Diagnosis- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/catching-type-1-diabetes-before-diagnosis <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We've all heard the stories: a child or adult starts experiencing symptoms that seem to be nothing more than a cold or the flu. There's no sign of anything more serious afoot, at first, so no one catches on to what's really happening. The doctor d...</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/catching-type-1-diabetes-before-diagnosis Mike Hoskins 2014-04-24T07:00:00Z T2 Diabetes "Pee Drug" Invokana Useful for Type 1 Too?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/t2-diabetes-pee-drug-for-type-1 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>A little pee could go a long way in helping type 1s get their blood sugars in line.At least that's what researchers think about the new class of drugs known as SGLT-2 inhibitors, which are designed for use in people with type 2 but are also becomi...</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/t2-diabetes-pee-drug-for-type-1 Mike Hoskins 2014-04-23T07:00:00Z Diabetes Advocate David Edelman On His New Industry Role- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-advocate-david-edelman-on-his-new-industry-role <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Our friend David Edelman is a rock star in the Diabetes Online Community, having co-created Diabetes Daily, one of the top community sites that has grown to include a huge number of forums, blog posts, recipes and useful tidbits for people with di...</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-advocate-david-edelman-on-his-new-industry-role Amy Tenderich 2014-04-22T07:00:00Z Trouble with Dexcom G4 Transmitters (?)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trouble-with-dexcom-g4-transmitters <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Rarely do things actually go as planned when it comes to living with diabetes.Whether it's ordering test strips or pump supplies, searching for answers from our insurance companies, or just the daily hurdles of trying to finetune carb-counting and...</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/trouble-with-dexcom-g4-transmitters Mike Hoskins 2014-04-21T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Shopper's Delight- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-shoppers-diabetes-delight <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>When you have diabetes, "stocking up" can take on new meaning... Now that's taking "super-sized" to a level we can appreciate!Thanks to Jerry King, an accomplished worldwide cartoonist and regular contributor here at the 'Mine.AND A VERY HAPPY ...</p> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-shoppers-diabetes-delight Amy Tenderich 2014-04-20T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Anger Isn't the Only Option (Part 1)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-anger-isnt-the-only-option-part-1 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly diabetes advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.We received a note from a reader recently that just begged for attention. His query was so long, in fact, that we've t...</p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-anger-isnt-the-only-option-part-1 Wil Dubois 2014-04-19T07:00:00Z You're Getting Sleepy... Or Not, Thanks to Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/youre-getting-sleepy-or-not-thanks-to-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Sleeping can be a tough task for those of us living with or parenting a child with diabetes, no doubt.Not only do we have all the blood sugar monitoring aspects that go with diabetes and keep us up, but we're also more prone to sleeping disorders ...</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/youre-getting-sleepy-or-not-thanks-to-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2014-04-18T07:00:00Z Here Come Generics -- Test Strips and a New All-In-One Meter- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/here-come-generics-test-strips-etc <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It almost seems that a new era of alternative test strips and other "basic" diabetes products has hit. It's a sign of the times, really, as big-name brands are hurting because of Medicare competitive bidding changes that are limiting access to pri...</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/here-come-generics-test-strips-etc Mike Hoskins 2014-04-17T07:00:00Z Diabetes, Parenting and the Art of Trudging- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-parenting-and-the-art-of-trudging <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>A few nights ago, my own middle daughter (non-D, age 14) asked me to test her blood sugar. She was curious if her before-meal shakes might be hypoglycemia. What ensued was an hour-long discussion of what I really do every day with my diabetes. I w...</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-parenting-and-the-art-of-trudging Amy Tenderich 2014-04-16T07:00:00Z Glucose Testing via Earlobe, Not Stressful Fingersticks- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-testing-via-earlobe <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Ah, non-invasive glucose testing. It's the dreamed-about Holy Grail of Diabetes, something we know could someday exist but seems to remain just beyond reach.There have been oodles of attempts at non-invasive approaches through the years -- everyth...</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/glucose-testing-via-earlobe Mike Hoskins 2014-04-15T07:00:00Z Wiping Blood, "Dabba-Do" Style (Review and Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wiping-blood-dabba-dabba-do-style-review-and-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I've always been a wiper -- a blood wiper, that is.Never a licker, or someone who rubs my fingers together after a glucose test to get rid of the excess blood.Nope, in my 30 years of doing blood tests, my routine has typically been to just wipe my...</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/wiping-blood-dabba-dabba-do-style-review-and-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2014-04-14T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: When is Poor Diabetes Control a Crime?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-when-is-poor-diabetes-control-a-crime-2 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Driving the long and bumpy road of life with diabetes can be challenging in so many ways, including what happens behind the wheel of an automobile. That's the focus of today's special edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by vete...</p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-when-is-poor-diabetes-control-a-crime-2 Wil Dubois 2014-04-12T07:00:00Z Life with Diabetes... in Macedonia- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-with-diabetes-in-macedonia <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Ever wonder what it's like living with this exasperating illness in the far reaches of the world? So do we! That's why we created our Global Diabetes Series -- a sort of "virtual tour of the world" via testimonials from people with grappling diabe...</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-with-diabetes-in-macedonia Amy Tenderich 2014-04-11T07:00:00Z Holding Our Breath for Afrezza Inhaled Insulin- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/holding-our-breath-for-inhaled-insulin-afrezza <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>OK, take a deep breath, Diabetes Friends.Go on: Inhale, Exhale, Inhale, Exhale.You know why -- there may soon be a new type of insulin on the market, the second attempt at a viable inhaled insulin since Pfizer's Exubera product fizzled seven years...</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/holding-our-breath-for-inhaled-insulin-afrezza Mike Hoskins 2014-04-10T07:00:00Z Encapsulife: Diabetes Research from Outer Space- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/encapsulife-diabetes-research-from-outer-space <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Could a biological cure for type 1 diabetes come from the far reaches of the universe?Maybe, if former astronaut and diabetes researcher Dr. Taylor Wang has anything to say about it.Almost 30 years before the movie Gravity hit the silver screen, W...</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/encapsulife-diabetes-research-from-outer-space Mike Hoskins 2014-04-09T07:00:00Z "If I Kiss You, Will I Get Diabetes?" (Book Review and Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/if-i-kiss-you-will-i-get-diabetes-book-review-and-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I may not be a 13-year-old girl, but I'll confess: it may have seemed that way if you saw the range of emotions that came over me while reading a new diabetes book by a young type 1 from Minnesota.From laughing to crying, I was all over the place....</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/if-i-kiss-you-will-i-get-diabetes-book-review-and-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2014-04-08T07:00:00Z New York Times on Costs of T1 Diabetes: Dissing Innovation?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-york-timeson-diabetes-costs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Nothing is perfect. That can certainly be said for the comprehensive front-page article the New York Times ran this Saturday, April 5, on the high cost of new type 1 diabetes tools. While the story was one of the best we've seen in describing the ...</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-york-timeson-diabetes-costs Amy Tenderich 2014-04-07T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: D-Scribes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-d-scribes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Diabetes logging apps are everywhere nowadays. Consider yourself lucky, compared to the "bad old days"! Man, that looks even more cumbersome than what we're doing now, right?Thanks to the multi-talented Terry Keelan for continuing his If Diabeti...</p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-d-scribes Amy Tenderich 2014-04-06T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: What's Your Type?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-whats-your-type <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil answers a question about the tricky world of diabetes diagnosis, when it's not quite clear w...</p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-whats-your-type Wil Dubois 2014-04-05T07:00:00Z Celebrating "Patient Access"- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/celebrating-patient-access <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Hey, it's National Patient Access Personnel Week! Yes, it's officially true that there's an awareness week for everything in this country, and this week is the one in which we're supposed to recognize those who serve as our windows into the health...</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/celebrating-patient-access Mike Hoskins 2014-04-04T07:00:00Z The Diabetes Industry Rumor Mill: CGM Pipeline Clues- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-diabetes-industry-rumor-mill-cgm-pipeline-clues <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>There's always a lot of talk ricocheting around the Diabetes World about the latest and greatest gadgets and what's happening with the biggest industry players.Of course, we're always anxious to substantiate these things, but many are pre-public a...</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-diabetes-industry-rumor-mill-cgm-pipeline-clues Mike Hoskins 2014-04-03T07:00:00Z Getting By with a Little Help(Around) from Our Diabetes Friends- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-little-helparound-from-my-friends-with-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Whether we sing out of tune, or experience frustrating out-of-range blood sugars, our friends in the Diabetes Community are always there, right? But they may be difficult to find at just the right moment...Luckily, there's now an app for that!It's...</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-little-helparound-from-my-friends-with-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-04-02T07:00:00Z New Diabetes Combo Gadget Gets an A+- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-combo-gadget-gets-an-a <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Here it is, at last -- what we've all been waiting for in diabetes tools... something that does away with the hassle of schlepping around multiple devices... !It's the mother of all D-devices, coupling diabetes management needs and general lifesty...</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-diabetes-combo-gadget-gets-an-a Amy Tenderich 2014-04-01T07:00:00Z FDA Wants YOUR Opinion on Glucose Meter & Test Strip Accuracy- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-wants-your-opinion-on-glucose-meter-test-strip-accuracy <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Listen up, Friends: it's officially crunch time to let the decision-makers at FDA know what we want to see in terms of accurate glucose meters and strips!Seriously, this is the first time in more than a decade that the regulatory agency's updated ...</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/fda-wants-your-opinion-on-glucose-meter-test-strip-accuracy Mike Hoskins 2014-03-31T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Did Someone Say, "March Madness"?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-did-someone-say-march-madness <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>When it comes to diabetes, there always seems to be a little crazy in the air. Yup, you don't have to care about college basketball to catch "the fever" in this case :0Thanks to fellow type 1 Meredith Pack, a graphic designer in Lousville, KY, ...</p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-did-someone-say-march-madness Amy Tenderich 2014-03-30T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: On STDs, and Catching Diabetes from Sex?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-stds-and-catching-diabetes-from-sex <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil is taking on some good ol' fashioned ...</p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-stds-and-catching-diabetes-from-sex Wil Dubois 2014-03-29T07:00:00Z Around the Diabetes Blogosphere: March Madness 2014 Edition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-march-madness-2014-edition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>With the first quarter of 2014 now ending, we're happy to bring you more favorite posts from around the Diabetes Online Community. Luckily, there's never a shortage of great stuff to share, and this March has been no exception. Oh, and don't forge...</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/around-the-diabetes-blogosphere-march-madness-2014-edition Amy Tenderich 2014-03-28T07:00:00Z Poets & Rappers Raise D-Awareness with 'The Bigger Picture'- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/poets-rappers-raise-d-awareness-with-the-bigger-picture <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Have a look at the image below. Rap video? Check. Street-smart poetry? Check. Medical professionals on board with facts you need to know about diabetes? Double-check. It ain't your typical diabetes awareness PSA (pubic service announcement). No...</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/poets-rappers-raise-d-awareness-with-the-bigger-picture Amy Tenderich 2014-03-27T07:00:00Z Test Kitchen Reviews- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/test-kitchen-categories <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Click links below to browse video reviews by category or specific product.[product_review_categories]</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/test-kitchen-categories CaitP null 2014-03-27T07:00:00Z About The Test Kitchen- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/test-kitchen-about <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Welcome to the new DiabetesMine Test Kitchen, the first-ever video product review site for and by people affected by diabetes.We're excited to offer this central place where you can view and comment on reviews of all sorts of D-related products by...</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/test-kitchen-about CaitP null 2014-03-27T07:00:00Z The Diabetes Partner Follies: Once Upon a Time in Cape Town- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-diabete-partner-follies-once-upon-a-time-in-cape-town <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our Diabetes Partner Follies series, in which the partners of people with diabetes ("Type 3's" or "Type Awesomes" as some call them) share experiences of living with diabetes from their point of view.Today, the lovely wife of type ...</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-diabete-partner-follies-once-upon-a-time-in-cape-town Partner Follies 2014-03-26T07:00:00Z Diabetes Alert Day 2014: Rapper Lil Jon Has Skin in the Game- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-alert-day-2014-lil-jon-helps-to-raise-awareness <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Happy Diabetes Alert Day!OK, so maybe this isn't a real holiday or even close to as big as marking an entire month for "diabetes awareness" every November. But each year on the 4th Tuesday of March, we find the American Diabetes Association holdin...</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-alert-day-2014-lil-jon-helps-to-raise-awareness Mike Hoskins 2014-03-25T07:00:00Z Medicare's Lackluster Diabetes Coverage... Let's Make Some Noise!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medicares-lackluster-diabetes-coverage-lets-make-some-noise <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I plan to grow old someday.Sure, "old" is a state of mind -- but I'm talking Medicare age.Assuming I make it into my mid-60s and beyond, and the American healthcare system is still setup the same way three decades from now, I hope things are bett...</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/medicares-lackluster-diabetes-coverage-lets-make-some-noise Mike Hoskins 2014-03-24T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Eyes on Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-an-eye-on-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Geez, have the diabetes police gone high-tech? Thanks to the creative Jerry King, a regular cartoonist here at the 'Mine who's a worldwide drawing talent creating more than 200 cartoons each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting ca...</p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-an-eye-on-diabetes Amy Tenderich 2014-03-23T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: A Cup of Joe with Insulin, and Standards for Pumps?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-cup-of-joe-with-insulin-and-standards-for-pumps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil tackles "The Great Diabetes Coffee Debate" and also chimes in on the issue of how insulin pu...</p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-a-cup-of-joe-with-insulin-and-standards-for-pumps Wil Dubois 2014-03-22T07:00:00Z Amazing Advocate Photographs Faces of Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-advocate-photographs-the-faces-of-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>All Edward Fieder needs is a camera to tell eloquent stories of myriad lives with diabetes.A fellow type 1 himself diagnosed almost 16 years ago, the 26-year old Alabama native uses his photography and graphic design skills to inform and inspire o...</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/amazing-advocate-photographs-the-faces-of-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-03-21T07:00:00Z My Insulin Pump Update: Diabetes Device Wars- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-insulin-pump-update-diabetes-device-wars <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I'm the proud owner of a new insulin pump, the sixth one in my 13-year lineage of being an insulin pumper.For those curious, here's the list: a Minimed 508, followed by upgrades to the 512 and 715, a switch to the Deltec Cozmo, and return to the...</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/my-insulin-pump-update-diabetes-device-wars Mike Hoskins 2014-03-20T07:00:00Z A Little Madness Over College Basketball and Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-little-madness-over-college-basketball-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The Madness of March is here, once again! It's the time of year when college basketball fever consumes the world and businesses lose countless hours of employee productivity thanks to bracketology and all forms of NCAA fan activity.I'm a sports fa...</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-little-madness-over-college-basketball-and-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-03-18T07:00:00Z New ForaCare Bluetooth Meter Lets You Test N' Go- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-bluetooth-meter-lets-you-test-n-go <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>As soon as I opened the box of this brand new Bluetooth-enabled glucose meter, I was impressed with the attractive look of this device. Yes, it's plain black and white, but like a traditional tuxedo, you can't go wrong with its classic, sleek sty...</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/new-bluetooth-meter-lets-you-test-n-go Mike Hoskins 2014-03-18T07:00:00Z Happy St. Paddy's Day, Direct from a PWD in Ireland!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-st-paddys-day-from-a-fellow-pwd-in-ireland <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Happy St. Paddy's Day, Diabetes Community!While I have only a very small bit of Irish heritage flowing through my glucose-saturated blood, I do get into the St. Patrick's Day festivities each year -- enjoying some Irish beer, feasting on corned be...</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/happy-st-paddys-day-from-a-fellow-pwd-in-ireland Mike Hoskins 2014-03-17T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Luck 'O the PWD- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-at-the-end-of-the-diabetes-rainbow <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>In honor of St. Patrick's Day tomorrow, we've got Irish luck on the mind ... HAPPY ST. PADDY'S DAY, Diabetes Community! We sure hope there's a little D-luck coming your way!And thanks to our newest regular illustrator Jon Carter, a freelance ...</p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-at-the-end-of-the-diabetes-rainbow Amy Tenderich 2014-03-16T07:00:00Z Ask D'Mine, St. Paddy's Edition: Revisiting Drinking & Diabetes with Uncle Wil- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-st-paddys-edition-revisiting-drinking-diabetes-with-uncle-wil <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine!You may remember our special edition from late 2012, in which our T1 host and community D-educator Wil Dubois had a few things to say about drinking with diabetes. With St. Patrick's Day coming...</p> Sat, 15 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-st-paddys-edition-revisiting-drinking-diabetes-with-uncle-wil Wil Dubois 2014-03-15T07:00:00Z Thirty Years Strong with Type 1 Diabetes: A Diaversary Tribute- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/thirty-years-strong-with-type-1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>My broken pancreas is now 30 years old.Yep, this past week brought the official start of my third decade with type 1 diabetes, a diagnosis that came back in 1984 when I was five years old. To be honest, the specific date and month of diagnosis ha...</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/thirty-years-strong-with-type-1-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-03-14T07:00:00Z We Are Not Waiting >> Diabetes Innovation Now!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/we-are-not-waiting-diabetes-innovation-now <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>You may have seen the hashtag #WeAreNotWaiting on Twitter and wondered what it stood for. It's a grassroots push for Diabetes Innovation Now. And we're thrilled to be part of it!Read all about it right here: What does it mean?It's the rally cry of...</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/we-are-not-waiting-diabetes-innovation-now Amy Tenderich 2014-03-13T07:00:00Z A Health Educator's Confession: Going Nerdy Over Nutrition- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-health-educators-confession-going-nerdy-over-nutrition <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month?Yup, it's hopefully a time when public awareness skyrockets on food choices and the balance between healthy eating and exercise habits -- as experts chime in all over the media with tips and tric...</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-health-educators-confession-going-nerdy-over-nutrition Amy Tenderich 2014-03-11T07:00:00Z Timesulin: Crowdfunding = Freedom of Patient Choice- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/timesulin-crowdfunding <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>John Sj&#246;lund and the international team of Timesulin want you to cast your vote to expand the choices of tools and treatment available to you as a patient. OK, and they want you to do it by crowdfunding their efforts.That is, the clever insul...</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/timesulin-crowdfunding Amy Tenderich 2014-03-11T07:00:00Z A Cautionary Tale on Seeking Charitable Donations- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-cautionary-tale-on-charitable-donation-prospects <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>With so many fledgling or small non-profits and charitable organizations cropping up in our Diabetes Community (and across the broader healthcare scene), many are eager for any help they can get in securing funding to "keep the lights on" and prog...</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-cautionary-tale-on-charitable-donation-prospects Mike Hoskins 2014-03-10T07:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Food Labels On Our Mind- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-food-labels-on-our-mind <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>New food labels are being considered, but how well will they address those of us with challenged pancreases?? Yeah, we'd love to see labelling like that, but will be happy to at least see some of the improvements proposed by FDA.Thanks to the ta...</p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-food-labels-on-our-mind Amy Tenderich 2014-03-09T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Busting the Pump Control Myth, and Chasing Time- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-busting-the-pump-control-myth-and-chasing-time <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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 veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil tackles that tough, timeless topic ...</p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-busting-the-pump-control-myth-and-chasing-time Wil Dubois 2014-03-08T08:00:00Z Eleven-Year-Old CEO Catches Eye of OmniPod Makers- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/eleven-year-old-ceo-catches-eye-of-omnipod-makers <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>She's only 11 years old, but Katrina Elisabeth Diel is already the Chief Executive Officer of her own little diabetes business, making colorful covers for the second-gen OmniPod tubeless insulin pump.OK, that's more of an honorary CEO title. After...</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/eleven-year-old-ceo-catches-eye-of-omnipod-makers Mike Hoskins 2014-03-06T08:00:00Z Using Solar Power to Juice Up Diabetes Devices- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/using-the-suns-power-to-juice-up-our-diabetes-devices <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The need to charge medical devices is just a fact of life for those of us living with diabetes; there's no way around it.Our glucose meters, insulin pumps, CGMs (continuous glucose monitors) and even phone apps are constantly in use, and these day...</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/using-the-suns-power-to-juice-up-our-diabetes-devices Amy Tenderich 2014-03-06T08:00:00Z The Genteel Poker: A Next Gen of Pain-Free Lancing Device?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-genteel-poker-a-next-gen-of-pain-free-lancing-device <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Say hello to a new diabetes device on the scene, promising "pain-free" blood draws that can be used on fingertips or other spots -- and that's designed to look more like a magic marker than a boring old medical device.It's called the Genteel lanci...</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-genteel-poker-a-next-gen-of-pain-free-lancing-device Mike Hoskins 2014-03-05T08:00:00Z Novo Knocks it Out of the Park with New "Echo" Smart Insulin Pen- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/novo-knocks-it-out-of-the-park-with-new-smart-insulin-pen <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Three bites into my enchilada my mother asks me, "Did you take your insulin?"My first response is to glare at her. I'm 50 years old fer' God's sake. I don't need to be reminded to take my insulin. My second response is to realize that I'm not sure...</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/novo-knocks-it-out-of-the-park-with-new-smart-insulin-pen Wil Dubois 2014-03-04T08:00:00Z Kerri Sparling's New Diabetes Book (with Giveaway!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kerri-sparling-new-diabetes-book-writer-and-a-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>If you're looking for a balanced and unbiased review on this particular book, you're not going to find it here.Nope, sorry.There's just no way to distance myself from the fact that Kerri Sparling is not only a good friend, but someone I've had the...</p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/kerri-sparling-new-diabetes-book-writer-and-a-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2014-03-02T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: How High?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-how-high <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>You know for sure you're diabetic when... Yup, we're talking blood sugar!Thanks to our newest illustrator here at the 'Mine, Jon Carter, a freelance cartoonist for more than 20 years who's drawn for numerous newspapers, print and online publica...</p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-how-high Amy Tenderich 2014-03-02T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Diabetes Mail Bag Redux- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-mail-bag-redux <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>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 loved ones and others in our lives. We at the 'Mine are here to support...</p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-diabetes-mail-bag-redux Wil Dubois 2014-03-01T08:00:00Z Advocacy, DSMA-Style- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/advocacy-journalism-diabetesmine-style <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>The Diabetes Social Media (DSMA) Blog Carnival topic for the month of February asks us to explore the concept of "advocacy."In our diabetes community, the word gets tossed around a lot. What does it mean? Is blogging, attending conferences, or get...</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/advocacy-journalism-diabetesmine-style Amy Tenderich 2014-02-28T08:00:00Z Life with Diabetes in China (Hiding No More!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-with-diabetes-in-china-hiding-no-more <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Mary Shi is a young woman in China with a mission to change her country's attitude and support for people living with diabetes. She was diagnosed with type 1 herself in July 2003, while busy preparing for the entry exam for undergraduate studies. ...</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/life-with-diabetes-in-china-hiding-no-more Amy Tenderich 2014-02-27T08:00:00Z A Response from Miss Manners, and Her Son with T1 Diabetes (!)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-response-from-miss-manners-and-her-son-with-t1-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The Diabetes Community got quite worked up this past week about a Miss Manners advice column appearing in newspapers all over the country, in which the etiquette expert's advice to a type 1 diabetic seemed to say that he ought to flee to the restr...</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/a-response-from-miss-manners-and-her-son-with-t1-diabetes Mike Hoskins 2014-02-25T08:00:00Z News Update on Huge Abbott FreeStyle Recalls- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-update-on-the-huge-abbott-freestyle-recalls <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We've been pressing for more detail from Abbott Diabetes Care since mid-last-week about its latest batch of recalls, impacting a huge number of customers using FreeStyle test strips and meters -- including ALL OmniPod users.If you haven't heard ye...</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-update-on-the-huge-abbott-freestyle-recalls Mike Hoskins 2014-02-25T08:00:00Z Tom Brobson and His Artificial Pancreas Roadshow- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tom-brobson-and-the-artificial-pancreas-road-show <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Mr. Tom Brobson is the guy everyone wants to hear talk these days about diabetes technology.As the JDRF's national director of research investment opportunities, Tom's one of the most sought-after speakers at the moment because he's able to not on...</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tom-brobson-and-the-artificial-pancreas-road-show Mike Hoskins 2014-02-24T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Mo' Metformin and Medicine Questions- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mo-metformin-and-medicine-questions <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Need help navigating life with diabetes? You can always Ask D'Mine! Welcome again to our weekly Q&amp;A column, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois. This week, Wil offers some (non-doctor) thoughts on mixing and mat...</p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-mo-metformin-and-medicine-questions Wil Dubois 2014-02-22T08:00:00Z NewsFlash: Abbott Recalls FreeStyle Strips & Meters- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-update-abbott-recalls-on-freestyle-strips-meters <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>** See our UPDATE Post on this topic, published Feb. 25, 2014 **Many of you have already heard about the double product recalls issued by Abbott Diabetes Care about 48 hours ago.This is huge, especially for everyone using the OmniPod system, becau...</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/news-update-abbott-recalls-on-freestyle-strips-meters Amy Tenderich 2014-02-21T08:00:00Z David Kerr to Lead Sansum in New Wave of Diabetes Innovation- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/david-kerr-to-lead-sansum-in-mining-diabetes-moments <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Renowned endocrinologist, researcher and entrepreneur David Kerr is moving from the UK to Santa Barbara, CA, in April to become the first-ever Director of Diabetes Research and Innovation at the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute. Since 1993, he's...</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/david-kerr-to-lead-sansum-in-mining-diabetes-moments Amy Tenderich 2014-02-20T08:00:00Z Tweaking My Basals, with Protein Tips- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tweaking-my-basals-with-protein-tips <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>I've started working with Gary Scheiner's Integrated Diabetes Services (diabetes education) practice again, in the hopes of rescuing what has been a pretty poor autumn/winter in Blood Sugar Land for me. (Don't ever think that just because someone ...</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/tweaking-my-basals-with-protein-tips Amy Tenderich 2014-02-20T08:00:00Z Sharpening My Routine on Trashing Used Diabetes Supplies- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sharpening-my-routine-on-trashing-used-diabetes-supplies <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Thousands of syringes, infusion sets, little lancets and sensors have pierced my body in my three decades of living with type 1. But honestly, I have no clue how many of those sharps have been properly disposed of.I'll admit: I'm ashamed of how l...</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sharpening-my-routine-on-trashing-used-diabetes-supplies Mike Hoskins 2014-02-18T08:00:00Z Islet Transplantation: On the Verge of Mainstream?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/islet-transplantation-on-the-verge-of-mainstream <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>As someone who's been doing islet cell transplants for 20-plus years now, Dr. Jose Oberholzer in Chicago wonders why more people with diabetes don't know about the procedure as an option.Sure, it's not mainstream right now, but the Illinois surgeo...</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/islet-transplantation-on-the-verge-of-mainstream Mike Hoskins 2014-02-17T08:00:00Z Walking a Mile in Joe's Diabetes Shoes (with an eBook Giveaway)- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/walking-a-mile-in-joes-diabetes-shoes-plus-an-ebook-giveaway <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>I remember first hearing the name Joe Solowiejczyk many years ago, long before I got into the world of blogging and attending diabetes conferences or meet-ups.You might call him "Joe Diabetes" -- the guy everyone walking in our shoes can relate to...</p> Sun, 16 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/walking-a-mile-in-joes-diabetes-shoes-plus-an-ebook-giveaway Mike Hoskins 2014-02-16T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Diabetes Gone Presidential- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-gone-presidential <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>What if... our presidential leaders had to deal with diabetes too? We wish you all a HAPPY PRESIDENT'S DAY WEEKEND 2014.And special thanks to Terry Keelan, a fellow PWD in California who's an athlete and talented cartoonist to boot.</p> Sun, 16 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-gone-presidential Amy Tenderich 2014-02-16T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Lantus Mimicking an Insulin Pump?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-lantus-drips-mimicking-an-insulin-pump <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.This week, Wil looks at a fascinating topic: the functionality of long-acting insulin taken multiple times ...</p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-lantus-drips-mimicking-an-insulin-pump Wil Dubois 2014-02-15T08:00:00Z Diabetes Partner Follies: Life and Love with Phil Southerland- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-lifeandlove-phil-southerland <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/194x105_default-author.jpg" /><p>Happy Valentine's Day, Everyone! We have a special treat today, from the lucky lady who nabbed one of the diabetes community's most eligible bachelors, Team Type 1 founder &amp; CEO and co-founder of Team Novo Nordisk Phil Southerland.Her name is ...</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-partner-follies-lifeandlove-phil-southerland Partner Follies 2014-02-13T08:00:00Z Dating with Diabetes... Might Mean Kissing a Few Frogs- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dating-with-diabetes-might-mean-kissing-a-few-frogs <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Just in time for Valentine's Day tomorrow, we've got some insight to share about dating and diabetes.Not from Mike and myself, of course, since we've both been married to our respective partners for many years now, but we asked our newest team mem...</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/dating-with-diabetes-might-mean-kissing-a-few-frogs Amy Tenderich 2014-02-13T08:00:00Z Next-Gen Emergency Glucagon: Xeris to the Rescue?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/next-gen-emergency-glucagon <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>We all know how scary emergency glucagon kits can be -- and for God's sake, who wants to face a complicated nine-step mixing process when your PWD loved one is passed out on the floor?!Thankfully, the race is on to develop the next generation of r...</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/next-gen-emergency-glucagon Mike Hoskins 2014-02-11T08:00:00Z Flipping Channels on Diabetes TV Awareness- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/flipping-channels-on-diabetes-tv-awareness <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Checking out some of your fave TV shows, you may have seen diabetes weaved into the story lines a little more often lately.During the past several months, there's been a bevvy of news nuggets about diabetes -- type 1 specifically -- being portraye...</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/flipping-channels-on-diabetes-tv-awareness Mike Hoskins 2014-02-11T08:00:00Z Diabetes Flower Power: Second Spare A Rose Campaign Going Strong!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-flower-power-second-spare-a-rose-campaign-going-strong <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>The butter compartment of my fridge is fully stocked with unopened bottles of chilled insulin.I'm so very thankful to have this medicine that keeps me alive, when so many people around the world cannot say the same. Sadly, more than nine decades ...</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-flower-power-second-spare-a-rose-campaign-going-strong Mike Hoskins 2014-02-10T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: A Little Diabetes Love- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-a-little-diabetes-love <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Wondering what to give your PWD Valentine? As always, we appreciate the D-love that goes into every illustration by Terry Keelan, a fellow type 1 living in Southern California who is very active with the athlete's group Insulindependence.</p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-a-little-diabetes-love Amy Tenderich 2014-02-09T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Love, Sex and Insulin Pumps- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-love-and-insulin-pumps-on-valentines-day <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Diabetes isn't very loving, but here at the 'Mine, we do our best to support you! Welcome to another edition of our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and community educator Wil Dubois. With Valentine's Da...</p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-love-and-insulin-pumps-on-valentines-day Wil Dubois 2014-02-08T08:00:00Z Whew! The Behavioral Diabetes Institute Remains Open for Business- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/whew-the-behavioral-diabetes-institute-remains-open-for-business <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>On December 30, we reported that the San Diego-based Behavioral Diabetes Institute (BDI) was closing down for the foreseeable future. Today we're happy to amend that with new information: BDI president Dr. Bill Polonsky has let us know that while ...</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/whew-the-behavioral-diabetes-institute-remains-open-for-business Amy Tenderich 2014-02-07T08:00:00Z Four New (Familiar) Diabetes Non-Profits- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/seeing-a-surge-in-new-diabetes-orgs-non-profits <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>One thing you can't deny about our Diabetes Community is that there are a lot of passionate people working hard to help make this world a better place for those of us with faulty pancreases.And many of those efforts have been crystallized over the...</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/seeing-a-surge-in-new-diabetes-orgs-non-profits Mike Hoskins 2014-02-06T08:00:00Z Helping Diabetic Teens Become Film-Makers- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-film-project-raises-awareness-offers-peer-support <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Diabetes at school is tough to manage, no doubt. From changing school nurse policies, fighting for compliance with 504 plans, to educating teachers on D-devices and D-needs to preventing other kids from embarrassing or even bullying kids and teens...</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-film-project-raises-awareness-offers-peer-support Mike Hoskins 2014-02-06T08:00:00Z Health Care Social Media Review: What's Love Got to Do with It?- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/health-care-social-media-revew <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Welcome to the Health Care Social Media Review! This is one of those "blog carnivals" that's hosted twice a month at different relevant sites, in this case highlighting "the best and the brightest health care social media writers, thinkers, users ...</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/health-care-social-media-revew Amy Tenderich 2014-02-05T08:00:00Z In the Works: More Type 2 Insulin Pumps- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/in-the-works-more-type-2-insulin-pumps <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>It's no secret that type 2 diabetes is the biggest market for companies creating new D-devices.But until recently, insulin pump manufacturers have focused almost solely on the type 1 population since we're the ones whose lives depend on taking ins...</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/in-the-works-more-type-2-insulin-pumps Mike Hoskins 2014-02-04T08:00:00Z Diabetes Art Day 2014: Vision Loss Doesn't Stop This Painter!- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-art-day-2014-vision-loss-doesnt-stop-this-d-advocate-from-painting <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/mike-thumb.png" /><p>Hey Everyone -- we're marking another Diabetes Art Day today!This is actually the 5th year that our Diabetes Online Community has embraced this web-based initiative to "tell a story about life with diabetes" through creative visual expression. Dre...</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/diabetes-art-day-2014-vision-loss-doesnt-stop-this-d-advocate-from-painting Mike Hoskins 2014-02-03T08:00:00Z Sunday Funnies: Six More Weeks of...- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-six-more-weeks-of <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Wait, what did that little groundhog say?! Ah, almost as good as a real-time CGM with predictive powers!Thanks to the talented Jerry King, a regular contributor here at the 'Mine and an accomplished worldwide cartoonist drawing more than 200 ca...</p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/sunday-funnies-six-more-weeks-of Amy Tenderich 2014-02-02T08:00:00Z Ask D'Mine: Of Groundhogs and Diabetes- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-groundhogs-and-diabetes <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/will-thumb.jpg" /><p>Happy Saturday, and welcome back to our weekly advice column, Ask D'Mine, hosted by veteran type 1, diabetes author and educator Wil Dubois.Hey, did you remember that tomorrow is Groundhog Day? Yup, and this week's column appropriately delves into...</p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/ask-dmine-groundhogs-and-diabetes Wil Dubois 2014-02-01T08:00:00Z The Diabetes Blogosphere Welcomes 2014- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-diabetes-blogosphere-welcomes-2014 <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>Here we are, a month into 2014 already!Despite the crazy weather that's left much of the U.S. in the frozen tundra (including Mike over in the Midwest), there's been a lot of outstanding diabetes writing going on this month. We're pleased to conti...</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/the-diabetes-blogosphere-welcomes-2014 Amy Tenderich 2014-01-31T08:00:00Z Call for Submissions: Health Care Social Media Review #46- idolreplicas.info http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/call-for-submissions-health-care-social-media-review <img src="http://idolreplicas.info/hlcmsresource/images/00_Diabetes-Mine/amy-thumb.jpg" /><p>We're honored to be hosting the Health Care Social Media Review next week. This is a biweekly peer-reviewed blog carnival that "showcases posts about healthcare social media use, best practices, guides, resources, case studies, experiences, new te...</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 08:00:00 GMT http://idolreplicas.info/diabetesmine/call-for-submissions-health-ca