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 →
“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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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!
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.
I came across a very cool DIY project tonight. It’s called ‘Nightscout’, and essentially it’s an open source project to connect your Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor to the cloud. You need a special cable, a smartphone with a data… Continue Reading →