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Understanding “Bulletproof Coffee”

What’s the reason for this post on Pancreas Hero?   I’ve been thinking about writing it for a while, but I needed to be able to answer that question before sharing.  What surprised me is that there were a lot… Continue Reading →

🎂 Happy Birthday Frederick Banting :)

Sir Frederick Grant Banting (November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941) was a Canadian medical scientist, physician, painter, and Nobel laureate noted as the first person to use insulin on humans. In 1923 Banting and John James Rickard Macleod received… Continue Reading →

Meet Dan Hurley, he’ll change how you think about Diabetes.

“Diabetes Rising” is one of the best pieces of medical journalism I have ever read read.  It starts off telling the story of the history of diabetes, from discovery to modern day.  He goes into great detail about what we know,… Continue Reading →

“Inside the long, costly effort to cure diabetes with stem cells.”

I came across a post today by MIT Tech Review. It was on the current state of using embryonic stem cells to cure Type I Diabetes. In a way the piece is pessimistic. It outlines many of the very real… Continue Reading →

A step towards using your own β-cells for curing Type I Diabetes

Eric Topol has become one of my favorite physicians on Twitter to follow. A cardiologist in La Jolla, CA, Eric keeps my curious mind satisfied with easily digestible nuggets of information laced with humor, salient news, and hard data. The… Continue Reading →

Pancreum Bolus Calculator (And Other Awesome Free iPhone Apps For Diabetes)

Sometimes I find something online that is a great tool that I just have to share. This is one that I wish we’d had when Reece was first diagnosed with Type I. It’s an iPhone/iOS app, designed by a company called… Continue Reading →

Help Reece & Gabe fight Diabetes!  Get our game here.

Starring Pistol Pete, the Flying Super-Hero Pancreas. The game is meant to help educate and raise awareness about Juvenile Type I Diabetes.  We hope you love it like we do!

Changing the brain helps diabetes?

My family has a tradition of wandering into the used bookstore on Sunday’s while we are waiting to have breakfast at a local restaurant that we love. I have a few departments that usually draw my attention. Today it was… Continue Reading →

Thanks to the JDRF for an excellent event!

We really enjoyed the 2015 JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes in Spokane this year.  There was great showing, lots of education, fun, and most importantly a good dose of hope.

How to lose 40-lbs. A true story.

Answer: Believe in yourself. Last week I was finishing up with a patient when her 70-year-old daughter pulled me aside and said, “I know this isn’t my appointment, but I want to tell you something. I lost 40-lbs.” I thought… Continue Reading →

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