In the D-world, we're very familiar with "alternative facts"...

Thanks to the talented Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian in California who's also a fellow type 1 PWD, best known in the D-Community under his alter ego: Meter Boy of the Diabetes Hero Squad.


Diabetes and the Tax Man

Published April 15, 2018

With Tax Day just around the corner, many of us have the financials on the mind...

 

By Jerry King

Yup, diabetes sure ain't cheap (sigh).

Thanks again 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 for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, and more.


Diabetes on the Mind

Published April 8, 2018

Yep, the daily diabetes routine can be a bit overwhelming at times...

 

Thanks to the artistic Gareth Morgan, a fellow type 1 in England and biomedical researcher-turned-illustrator who lends us his drawing talents regularly here at the ‘Mine.


Diabetes Meter PEEPS

Published April 1, 2018

Happy Easter today, diabetes-style...

 

Thanks as always to the talented Jon Carter, who's been drawing for us here at the 'Mine for some time now. You can check out the more of his work over at CARTerTOONS.


March Madness Bracketology, Diabetes Style

Published March 25, 2018

As with all things, college basketball bracketology sure would look different with diabetes in its midst...

 

Thanks as always to the talented Jon Carter, who's been drawing for us here at the 'Mine for some time now. You can check out the more of his work over at CARTerTOONS.


A Diabetes St. Paddy's Day

Published March 18, 2018

Still recovering from St. Patrick's Day festivities this weekend? Anyone spot this little green guy?

 

Green beer or not, hope everyone had a safe time!

Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 illustrations each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide!

 

 


A Wrinkle in Time, Again

Published March 11, 2018

Does this look familiar to anyone else realizing it was time to "spring forward" for Daylight Saving Time once again?

 

 

Yup, it was time to bump the clocks forward an hour again this Sunday morning at 2 a.m., along with adjusting all our glucose meters, insulin pumps and CGM settings! And Happy 100th Birthday to Daylight Saving Time this year, btw!

Thanks for the reminder from our talented cartoonist Terry Keelan, a fellow type 1 living in Southern California who is very active with the athletic group Insulindependence.

 

 


Academy (A1C) Awards 2018!

Published March 4, 2018

Tuning in to the Academy Awards this Sunday night? We PWDs have our own version too...

 

 

Thanks to the talented Brad Slaight, a professional actor and comedian in California who's also a fellow type 1 PWD, best known in the D-Community under his alter ego: Meter Boy of the Diabetes Hero Squad.

And ICMI (In Case You Missed It), check out our DiabetesMine D-Oscar Award Winners for 2018, honored for their impact over the past year, and also the #DiabetesOscars hashtag!


Olympics, Diabetes Style

Published Feb. 25, 2018

Today is the final day of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea. But the "Diabetes Olympics" never stop, do they? Mental image:

 

 

We actually think every PWD deserves a medal for what we endure every day!

Thanks for this illustration go to legendary cartoonist Jerry King, who we're proud to feature at the 'Mine regularly.


Have a Nice (Diabetes) Day!

Published Feb. 18, 2018

 

Don't worry, be happy... Thankfully, some devices are helping us get there.

 

Thanks to the creative Gareth Morgan, a type 1 in England and biomedical researcher-turned-illustrator who’s a regular hereat the ‘Mine, lending us his cartooning talents.

 

 


Diabetes Meet-Cute?

Published Feb. 11, 2018

OK, so at least we hope love is in the air for Valentine's Day...

 

Thanks to Canadian D-peep Kayla Brown, who's known in our online community for many clever creations at her Type 1 Memes site. We're happy to have her creating some awesomeness here at the 'Mine!


Groundhog Diabetes Days?

Published Feb. 4, 2018

Wait, haven't we heard this one before...?

 

Thanks as always to the talented Jon Carter, who's been drawing for us here at the 'Mine. You can check out the more of his work over at CARTerTOONS.


For the Love of Juiceboxes?

Published Jan. 28, 2018

 

Well, there are some ways diabetes works to keep us young...

 

Thanks to our Canadian D-peep friend Kayla Brown, who's known in our online community for many clever creations at her Type 1 Memes site. We're happy to have her creating some specifically for the 'Mine!


Winter Dia-Flubs

Published Jan. 21, 2018

Oh, the joys of technology...

Thanks to our regular contributor Jerry King, an accomplished cartoonist who creates more than 200 illustrations each month for websites, magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, etc., worldwide!


Diabetes Does Netflix?

Published Jan. 14, 2018

A step beyond watching all the stuff nominated for Golden Globes...

 

Thanks as always to the talented Jon Carter, who's been drawing for us here at the 'Mine for several years now. You can check out the more of his work over at CARTerTOONS.


Counting Down to Change...

Published Jan. 7, 2018

As we welcome 2018, time to embrace change...?

 

Oy!

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, Meter Boy of the Diabetes Hero Squad.

 

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