World Diabetes Day, take Medtronic’s Blue Balloon Challenge to donate diabetes supplies

Medtronic, maker of insulin pumps, is kicking off this year’s World Diabetes Day, today, with their #BlueBalloon Challenge. All that’s required is you shoot yourself in a very short video, or photo, doing anything in your ordinary day, while bouncing a blue balloon. Then post it. The whole idea is to raise awareness about the … Read more

Savvy Updates, 11/14/22: World Diabetes Day, Lilly’s Tempo D Management, Chemical “Tag” for Insulin, Dietary Fat, Vegan & T1D

World Diabetes Day is every year on November 14, first created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Foundation and the World Health Organization.  The day 14 November was chosen to commemorate the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, co-discoverer of Insulin along with Charles Best in 1922.  The blue circle is the global symbol for diabetes awareness and the logo … Read more

World Diabetes Day and My Expat Australian Brother – Diabetes Health

I come from four generations of type 2 diabetes. On World Diabetes Day, I think of my brother, Jamal, who lived in Australia. To my great misfortune, he passed away at 53 from diabetes complications (“An Unexpected Grief Down Under”). I miss him so much. In the last years of his life, he took insulin to … Read more

What is Single’s Day, the new shopping phenomenon taking the world by storm | The Citizen

What started as an unofficial holiday which originated as Bachelor’s Day in China as an anti-Valentine’s Day encouraging people to celebrate their singleness – has now evolved into a full-blown global shopping event. Despite having earned the name as ‘Single’s Day’ this shopping phenomenon encourages people, no matter what their relationship status, to head to … Read more

‘Today was not their day’: Alleged business robbers shot, arrested by police [PICS] | The Citizen

Two alleged business robbers have been shot and killed, and eleven arrested after they tried to rob several businesses in Tulisa Park, Ekurhuleni on Thursday morning. Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela said preliminary investigations suggested the group of men intended to rob different businesses in the area at the same time. “Unfortunately, today they … Read more

Day 2: Improving T1D Patient Care — Highlights from T1DX-QI Learning Session 2022

The T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative (T1DX-QI) Learning Session 2022 event takes place in Miami, FL, on November 7 and 8 — “T1DX-QI 52 Centers Strong: Implementation and Advocacy for Change.” Members from 52 participating endocrinology clinics across the country come together to share insights on improving the care provided to people with diabetes — … Read more

Day 1: Improving T1D Patient Care — Highlights from T1DX-QI Learning Session 2022

The T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative (T1DX-QI) Learning Session event 2022 takes place in Miami, FL, on November 7 and 8 — “T1DX-QI 52 Centers Strong: Implementation and Advocacy for Change.” Osagie Ebekozien, MD, MPH Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer T1D Exchange The T1DX-QI has grown from just over a dozen participating clinics in … Read more

A Day In The Life, Beatles 1967

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