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    Yoga and Diabetes: A Core Mission in Life and New Book (with Giveaway!)

    Life with Diabetes

    Today, we're turning the 'Mine mic over to Rachel Zinman, a longtime type 1 who's originally from the United States but has lived in southeastern Australia in the state of New South Wales for about three decades now. Rachel was diagnosed with the...

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    A 'Caffeinated Diabetes Pirate' Addresses the Insulin Pricing Crisis

    Life with Diabetes

    Naturally, patient advocates come in all shapes and sizes -- and with all manner of fascinating personal interests. Today we're happy to host longtime type 1 Scott Mullins in North Carolina, who fancies himself a pirate and jack of all trades. Di...

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    Life with Diabetes... But No Health Insurance

    Life with Diabetes

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

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    Buddhist Enlightenment or Just Life with Diabetes?

    Life with Diabetes

    Today, we're welcoming Indianapolis type 1 D-peep Jason Meno, who is a #WeAreNotWaiting volunteer and has quite a story to share. He spent time living at a Buddhist retreat for work (and to find serenity, as a bonus), but instead discovered a rar...

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    Chasing the Dream to Become a Pilot with Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    Ever dream of working in aviation or becoming a pilot with type 1 diabetes, but think maybe it's not possible?Today we're thrilled to introduce Angela Lautner, a longtime type 1 in Kentucky who's bucking that trend; she holds a private pilot's lic...

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    What's New at Diabetes Training Camp

    Life with Diabetes

    We've previously featured the multi-sport Diabetes Training Camp located in Lancaster, PA, that's focused solely on fitness for people with diabetes of all ages. But a lot has changed over the past five years since our last writeup... The camp now...

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    Connecting with Diabetes Educators on Patient-Led Innovation (Part 2)

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    Weston Nordgren is a mover and shaker in the diabetes online / innovation community. Yesterday, he shared his family's story of the diagnosis of their infant son, and how he and his wife got involved with the CCM in the Cloud group tinkering with...

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    On Diabetes in Diapers and Finding CGM in the Cloud (Part 1)

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    California D-Dad Weston Nordgren is fighting the good fight for families grappling with type 1 diabetes everywhere.It all started almost a decade ago, when his then-baby son Derek was diagnosed, and he and his wife eventually found the budding CGM...

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    Diabetes Back to School Wisdom, from a Texas School Nurse with Type 1

    Life with Diabetes

    As it's Back to School season, we thought it would be valuable to hear some wisdom from a school nurse, on the front lines of helping take care of kids and teens with diabetes during school days. It's a tough job. So today we welcome fellow T1D Ca...

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    Going 'Beyond A1C': Talking with Cats and Lettuce Heads While Hypo

    Life with Diabetes

    The topic of looking #BeyondA1C is a hot one these days. Advocates are working alongside regulators and groups like the JDRF to help improve lives by focusing more on time in range and other factors that impact our quality of life with diabetes.Th...

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    Four Decades of Diabetes: Why Discipline Works

    Life with Diabetes

    We're always happy to embrace fellow PWDs (people with diabetes) anxious to share their stories here at the 'Mine -- both the more prominent advocates and also the many "forgotten patients" who so often remain unseen.Today, we're delighted to welc...

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    Catching Diabetes Early, Down Under

    Guest Posts

    One of our diabetes friends from Melbourne, Australia, is Renza Scibilia, a type 1 since 1998 whom we've had the honor of knowing in the Diabetes Online Size now for years now. You may recognize Renza as the prolific writer of the blog Diabetog...

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    How Peer easy eat hand Changes Life with Diabetes

    Guest Posts

    Today, we're pleased to welcome a fellow diabetes blogger from Australia to share his thoughts here at the 'Mine.We love our #OzDOC friends on the other side of the globe, and type 1 peep Frank Sita stands out, blogging over at Type 1 Writes. We t...

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    World Traveler, Marathon Athlete, Proud Diabetes Momma

    Guest Posts

    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...

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    Learning and Trying... A Great Endo / Diabetes Advocate in the UK

    Life with Diabetes

    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 ...

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    "Type 1 Diabetes Caregiver Confidence" - Book Review with Giveaway!

    Life with Diabetes

    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...

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    Trekking America's National Parks with Type 1 Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    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 ...

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    For Mother's Day: Enduring Lessons on T1D Parenting

    Life with Diabetes

    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...

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    Tech-Friendly Clothing Choices for Women with Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

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

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    Biking Across America with Type 1 Diabetes

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    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...

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