Monthly Archives: August 2013

7 Continents 7 Adventures, with Diabetes

Chris Southwell, a professional snowboarder, is not only able to navigate snowy mountainsides, but also maneuvers around his condition, type 1 diabetes. Diagnosed in his early 20s, Southwell was working in France when he started experiencing unquenchable thirst, drinking liters … Continue reading

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A Review of Insulins

Unlike the limited selection of insulins Dr. Elliott P. Joslin had to work with, today we have a range of alternatives to choose from. Instead of coming from pigs or cows, most of our insulin is made in the laboratory … Continue reading

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Wearing the Bionic Pancreas: An Interview with a User

Scott Scolnick is a sales territory manger for Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. the insulin pump company which makes the tslim insulin pump. He is also a person who has had type 1 diabetes for about 35 years. He received the … Continue reading

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