We have more than six items here, but who’s counting? (Me, and clearly not that well.) Onward!
I have had this song stuck in my head for over two weeks, and a Doritos commercial is to blame. The hitchhiking banana doesn’t hurt.
We need less than 200 signatures to hit the 5,000 mark on this petition to put diabetes on the FDA discussion docket. Let’s push this one over the edge today!
diaTribe has an incredible article about the bionic pancreas on task at summer camp in this month’s issue. “When teenagers are happily volunteering to do extra work, it’s safe to say we’re dealing with something special.”
Need a cute way of reminding yourself to change your lancet? Lancet the Pug can help.
Watching this made me cringe, because I’m guilty of doing this sometimes, and also because that lady is left hanging on the high-five.
Pregnancy is beautiful. And a woman’s body remains beautiful after giving birth (despite society telling women that they need to shed the baby weight the day after having the kid and if they don’t, they are somehow ruined). This project is very cool.
Is healthcare America’s forgotten civil right? Forbes takes a look.
Melissa writes about The Thicker Envelope this week, talking about the possibility of a celiac diagnosis in her household. If you have tips and resources to offer, please do.
TCOYD has some conferences coming up this fall that you may want to check out. The conference is coming to Worcester, MA in September and Omaha, NE in October. While I’m sorry to be missing the Worcester (downright local, by New England standards) conference, I’m looking forward to visiting Omaha.
Chris Snider’s Just Talking podcast hits up the founders of A Sweet Life.
Do you use at-home A1C tests? Elizabeth takes the Reli-On version for a ride.
I follow kale on Twitter, and I can’t stop. Example of why:
Like humans, kale is tender and good for cuddling. Unlike humans, kale does not scream when chopped up for nutritious dinner.
— Kale (@daily_kale) September 6, 2013
Can’t argue with kale. Have a good weekend!