the insulin pump has come a far way since then!

From a shoe-sized monitor to a pocket-size, virtually unnoticeable high-tech device - innovation improves people's life.

robotpancreasattack:Not gonna lie, Betatron sounds way cooler than Ping. (Photo via: JDRF Long Island’s Facebook page) I want a diabetic superhero named Betatron

By a show of hands how many of you have type 1 diabetes? How many of you know the history of type 1 diabetes?

Image of an insulin injection kit and a urine sugar test kit from an Eli Lilly diabetes handbook, 1925.

Image of an insulin injection kit and a urine sugar test kit from an Eli Lilly diabetes handbook,

One of the first insulin pumps.  It plugged into the wall!

Diabetes History on Exhibit

Incredible! Bret Michaels Interrupted His Interview With Piers Morgan to Test His Levels! | The Diabetes Site Blog

Rocker Bret Michaels discusses how growing up with Type 1 diabetes taught him to lead a disciplined, balanced life.

Sierra Sandison, the newly crowned Miss Idaho, became a social media sensation by strutting the

Miss Idaho wears insulin pump onstage, photo goes viral

An insulin pump isn’t usually part of a pageant queen’s wardrobe. But Sierra Sandison, the newly crowned Miss Idaho, became a social media sensation by strutting the stage with her insulin pump clippe

The pump in 1986! Not much has changed mechanically

Diabetes Patients Are Hacking Their Way Toward a Bionic Pancreas

Insulin 90 Years On. Now this can mention that the artificial pancreas is being tested on people.

Insulin history (lots of typos on this, but could be a reference for starting research)

Bahaha lucky kangaroo!

It's World Diabetes Day! How do you accessorize your insulin pump?

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