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    Patient Voices Contest Winner: New Jersey D-Dad Advocates for Young Son with T1D

    Interviews

    Congrats again to the 10 winners of our 2017 DiabetesMine Patient Voices Scholarship Contest, announced earlier this summer! Over the next several weeks, we'll be featuring an interview with each.This leads up to our annual DiabetesMine Innovatio...

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    Meet the 2017 Diabetes Educator of the Year: Davida Kruger

    Life with Diabetes

    Earlier this summer when the American Diabetes Association named its diabetes educator of the year, the honor fell to Davida Kruger in Detroit, who's been helping to shape diabetes care since the early 1980s. Kruger has spent her career as a nurs...

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    Baseball Pitcher Dustin McGowan Creating Diabetes All-Stars!

    Interviews

    We're past the half-way point in the professional baseball season, following the big All-Stars game in July that's seen as the season middle stop. This year, that big game took place in Miami, FL, which leads us to an interesting "All-Stars" story...

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    Music Mogul Dame Dash Launching New Diabetes 'Lifestyle Network'

    Life with Diabetes

    His name may not immediately ring a bell for everyone, but Damon "Dame" Dash is an American music mogul who's best known for launching the Roc-A-Fella Records label with hip-hop rapper Jay-Z back in the 90s and the numerous businesses he's helped ...

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    Amazing Advocate Expands 'Dancing For Diabetes' Organization

    Interviews

    Ever since she was a little girl (with type 1 diabetes), Elizabeth Forrest has had a love for dancing. And at just 11 years old, she had an idea to combine that love with awareness and fundraising for diabetes. Now a twenty-something in Central Fl...

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    Roche Buys mySugr in Diabetes Data Partnership

    Products

    The diabetes data world is evolving rapidly, and the latest news is that legacy glucose meter company Roche Diabetes Care has acquired the young Austria-based startup mySugr, with plans to use their tech as the core of a still-in-development digit...

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    Logan Merwin: The T1 Boy Behind the 'Fueled By Insulin' Race Truck

    Interviews

    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...

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    Talking with ADA's Interim Leader Martha Clark (Who Lives with Type 1 Diabetes)

    Interviews

    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...

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    Hawaii T1D Weightlifter Jameson Dahl: Commitment Is Key

    Life with Diabetes

    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...

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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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    George Huntley: Songwriter, Half-Marathoner, Box-Making Expert, Diabetes Advocate

    Interviews

    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 ...

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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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    Meet the New Chief Science Guy at the American Diabetes Association

    Research

    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...

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    Introducing Mandy Jones, New Director of Advocacy at the Diabetes Hands Foundation

    Interviews

    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...

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    Furniture Company Family Donates Millions to Cure Diabetes (in Six Years?!)

    Research

    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 ...

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    Who Are Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and How Do They Influence Drug Pricing?

    Life with Diabetes

    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...

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    A Few Minutes with an 'Insulin Temperature Man' (Plus TempraMed Insulin Pen Cap Giveaway!)

    Products

    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...

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    Emily Kaufman: Child Singing Star Tramples Type 1 Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    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...

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    Meet Dr. Chase: The Man Behind the Pink Panther Diabetes Books (and Much More!)

    Life with Diabetes

    You may not have heard his name before, but everyone in the Diabetes Size now 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...

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    Sernova Making Progress on Cell Pouch Diabetes Cure

    Research

    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...

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