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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

    Interviews

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

    Products

    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 Size now in a variety of ways, from engaging wi...

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    On Navigating a Cruise with Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    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...

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    On St. Paddy's Day, Exploring Diabetes in Ireland

    Guest Posts

    Happy St. Paddy's Day, Diabetes Size now!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...

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    Implanted Islets: From the POV of a Longtime Type 1

    Research

    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...

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    A D-Mom's Tips for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Type 1 Kids

    Life with Diabetes

    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. ...

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    Partner Follies: Valentine's Day Reflections on Love and the 'Diabetes Machine'

    Life with Diabetes

    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 ...

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    Life with Type 2, Running a Diabetes Blog and Training Alert Dogs

    Guest Posts

    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 Size now (DOC). Yep, she was one of the very first, blogging since February 2003! Nowada...

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    Homegrown Closed Loop Technology: Mom Connects to RileyLink

    Guest Posts

    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...

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    Dr. Dana Hardin of Eli Lilly: A Grandmother's Diabetes Influence

    Life with Diabetes

    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. ...

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