Category Archives: diabetes products

Tools for Diabetes Management

I know it’s true for me, and I’ve noticed it in others…those of us with diabetes can get stuck in a rut. We like what we like. I once read “I would die without my pump” and I thought, “That’s … Continue reading

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Another Diabetes Innovation Opportunity

You have yet another chance to share your ideas for diabetes innovation. Check out the DiabetesMine Usability Innovation Awards. You can nominate an innovation (not drug) that has helped make managing diabetes easier/more successful for you – wouldn’t you love … Continue reading

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Going to the Summit

Guess what? I was chosen to attend the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit in November! I entered the Patient Voices Contest in March and was selected. I think this is the third time I’ve won something in my life after tickets to … Continue reading

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Diabetes Innovation Opportunity

Check this out! DiabetesMine is hosting their 2015 Patient Voices Contest. You could be the lucky winner of a scholarship to attend the Diabetes Innovations Summit at Stanford University in November. What a fabulous opportunity – why not give it … Continue reading

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Diabetes Alert Day

Today is Diabetes Alert Day. But any day is a good day to lower your risk for diabetes (if you don’t already have it) and to take good care of your diabetes (if you do have it). The American Diabetes … Continue reading

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Needle Length for Insulin Injection

Once upon a time we only had long insulin needles. Of course they weren’t called long; they were simply called needles. But over the past several years the needles for injecting insulin (by syringe or pen) have gotten shorter and … Continue reading

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Write Down Your Insulin Pump Settings

Here’s an important tip for those who wear an insulin pump: Write down your pump settings and put them in a safe place. Literally, write them on a piece of paper or an index card and put the paper/card somewhere … Continue reading

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Rating my food?

I’m not usually one for using coupons, let alone food rating systems, when I’m in a grocery store. I really just want to get in and out as fast as I can, especially since without fail I am always there … Continue reading

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fitness trackers and diabetes

I see a lot of “talk” about fitness trackers, mobile apps, etc. I wrote about the 7-minute Workout once, and while I do like the concept and will use it in certain circumstances, it’s not something I look at very … Continue reading

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diabetes innovation…again

I am once again humbled, amazed, inspired, and impressed with what people with diabetes are doing to help people with diabetes. Not that this doesn’t happen just about every day, but here is the latest. I had the distinct pleasure … Continue reading

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