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The Traveling Diabetic

I just returned from a trip to Tokyo for work and am finally over my jet-lag and settling back into my old routine.  It …

Flowers for Insulin

I just had a lovely dip down to 38 mg/dl, so when I first saw a headline indicating that scientists had figured out a wa…

Pigs and my Pancreas

Having diabetes makes me pay attention to all sorts of things that, in my previous life, I could have cared less about. …

Pumping Insulin

The closed loop system is the Holy Grail sought after as an engineering solution for type 1 diabetes. Unlike glucose sen…

Exercise and beta cell function

Insulin resistance, the hallmark of prediabetes, is compensated for by an increase in insulin output. Since the pancreas…

Pancreatic Karoshi

Japan is one of the few countries that actually publishes the number of people who die suddenly on the job. Their name f…

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