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Dire Need of Diabetes Supplies Due to Hurricane Isaac | Diabetes Dad

Dire Need of Diabetes Supplies Due to Hurricane Isaac | Diabetes Dad | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

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Hurricane Isaac ravaged the areas it hit and destruction was left in its wake. And the call came.

KaSondra L. Byrd, Manager, Humanitarian Programs for the LCIF reached out and there is a dire need for diabetes supplies.

I have listed the information below to ship diabetes supplies; you can help.

They are presently in need of:...

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George Washington University receives two grants for medical and health research

The George Washington University today announced that it has received two grants totaling nearly $24.5 million dollars, the largest grant allocation the university has received in recent history.
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The 14-year-old diabetic who wanted to thank Obama

The 14-year-old diabetic who wanted to thank Obama...
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Received a brand-new t:slim pump from @TandemDiabetes - My Totally Legitimate Review : diabetes

Received a brand-new t:slim pump from @TandemDiabetes - My Totally Legitimate Review : diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

This evening, after many months of waiting, I received a brand-new t:slim pump from [Tandem Diabetes](http://www.tandemdiabetes.com/). Below is my totally legitimate review (read: these are the things I noticed; this is in no way comprehensive but is fair, I promise)...

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My Story: Living With Type 2 Diabetes is a Lifestyle, Not a Prison Sentence

My Story: Living With Type 2 Diabetes is a Lifestyle, Not a Prison Sentence | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
After being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, a woman discovers that making slow, sustainable changes is the best way to get healthy.
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"Unaccountable" Book Trailer

New Release by Bloomsbury Press: Available now for pre-order wherever books are sold. An urgent call to make our healthcare more transparent, more democratic...
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Real-world mobile health trial takes diabetes monitoring to Mount Everest - thefonecast.com

Real-world mobile health trial takes diabetes monitoring to Mount Everest - thefonecast.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

A mobile health system from Telefónica is being given a tough real-world test by four diabetic people who are climbing to the base camp of Mount Everest. Each member of the expedition, which is being led by climber and astronaut Josu Feijoo, will carry a glucometer and a tablet device with an m-health application. Internet connectivity for the tablet will be provided via WiFi from a satellite terminal....

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C8 MediSensors Company Profile #diabetes

Background on C8 MediSensors. How the company was founded, its core technology, and its mission to introduce a non-invasive continuous glucose monitor to imp...
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Diabetes green light for controllers | Air Traffic Management | Air Traffic Management - ATM and CMS Industry online, the latest air traffic control industry, CAA, ANSP, SESAR and NEXTGEN news, eve...

Diabetes green light for controllers | Air Traffic Management | Air Traffic Management - ATM and CMS Industry online, the latest air traffic control industry, CAA, ANSP, SESAR and NEXTGEN news, eve... | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

Diabetes green light for controllers
Posted on August 13, 2012 by Aimee Turner

Pilots and air traffic controllers with diabetes treated with insulin and other medications that significantly lower blood glucose, will now be considered for medical certificates by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Until now, only a limited number of medications for the treatment of diabetes have been allowed for pilots and air traffic controllers (ATCOs) applying for Class 1, 2 and 3 medical certificates. However, over recent years there have been advances in the treatment and monitoring of the disease, allowing the control of the condition and any complications to be managed more effectively. The decision should allow more licensed pilots and ATCOs, who have diabetes, to continue to undertake operational duties safely.

Individual diabetic applicants who are granted medical certificates under the new protocol will, however, be subject to a rigorous monitoring regime, including demonstrated stability of their condition, and regular blood sample self-testing during flight/duty. This is to ensure that an individual does not begin a flight or shift with too high, or too low, a sugar level, and that a safe level is maintained....

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Mezzetta | Make That Sandwich Contest | Celebrity Chefs

Please vote for Chef Sam Talbot - he's raising money for JDRF - to fund diabetes research, devices, complications...

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Diabetic pilots in record quest

Diabetic pilots in record quest | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Six diabetic pilots attempt to set a national formation speed record in their planes between Derby and Southampton.
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diaTribe | Research & Product News For People With Diabetes

diaTribe | Research & Product News For People With Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

Excellent issue - so many important articles to read. 

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HbA1c ≥6.5 Percent Is Specific, Not Sensitive for T1DM --Doctors Lounge

HbA1c ≥6.5 Percent Is Specific, Not Sensitive for T1DM --Doctors Lounge | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

Using a glycated hemoglobin threshold of ≥6.5 percent is a specific but not sensitive early indicator of type 1 diabetes in high-risk children and young adults, according to a study published in the September issue of Diabetes Care.

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Kelly Kunik's 'Diabetesalicious' Life - Type 1 Diabetes Center - Everyday Health

Kelly Kunik's 'Diabetesalicious' Life - Type 1 Diabetes Center - Everyday Health | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetes advocate Kelly Kunik has been living well with type 1 for almost 35 years, but her fight against diabetes misinformation is far from over.
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Traveling with #Diabetes : Diabetes devices and TSA pat-downs via @sixuntilme

Traveling with #Diabetes : Diabetes devices and TSA pat-downs via @sixuntilme | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

I ended up in the line with the body scanner, instead of the x-ray machine, so I decided to opt out and go for the pat down.
"Female assist on five!” the TSA agent hollered from the mouth of the line, where I was waiting (shoeless).
A woman came up, her hands pressed together in front of her. “I’ll be doing your pat down today?” She was a strange combination of excited and nervous, and I didn’t realize why her sentence ended with a question mark until I saw the other woman standing next to her.
“She’s training. I’ll be supervising the pat down, and she’ll be performing it.”
“And I’ll be enjoying it.” I replied....

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Please God, with Everything that is Holy !!!! | Diabetes Dad

Please God, with Everything that is Holy !!!! | Diabetes Dad | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

We are the diabetes community. We are. We are not short for words. When we have an opinion, we speak. Today, I am asking you to have an opinion. In fact today I am asking you to scream. I am asking you to rally around one family......

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Fraunhofer's Miniscule Glucose Sensor Could Mean the End of Finger Pricks

Fraunhofer's Miniscule Glucose Sensor Could Mean the End of Finger Pricks | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Ask just about any diabetic and they'll tell you that the daily process of finger pricking to obtain a blood sample for measuring glucose levels is tedious...
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Lilly Diabetes Launches Mobile App for Type 1 Diabetes Support | Mobile Marketing Watch

Lilly Diabetes Launches Mobile App for Type 1 Diabetes Support | Mobile Marketing Watch | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Eli Lilly and Company - a venerable name in pharmaceutical products - is behind a new mobile app that serves as a teaching tool and can provide guidance for...
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Understanding Privilege: D-Dad Volunteers for Life for a Child

Understanding Privilege: D-Dad Volunteers for Life for a Child | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Life for a Child supports over 10,000 kids with type 1 diabetes worldwide, and its resources are stretched paper-thin. Life for a Child partners do the best they can...
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Nanoscale biosensor measures glucose without needle pricks

Nanoscale biosensor measures glucose without needle pricks | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Nanoscale biosensor measures glucose without needle pricks...
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Excelente ejemplo de dispositivo que se puede lograr mediante el uso de la electroquímica y macromoléculas biológicas.

 
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C8 MediSensors New Non Invasive CGM Device – WOW.

C8 MediSensors New Non Invasive CGM Device – WOW. | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

Video included: The Power of Light For decades, researchers, scientists and people living with diabetes have searched for a non-invasive way to continuously measure glucose. Enter the power of light: C8 MediSensor...

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Lifesize, a Weight-Loss Strategy From an Unlikely Pair

Lifesize, a Weight-Loss Strategy From an Unlikely Pair | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
An independent filmmaker and a personal trainer partnered up to start a company whose message is that it’s not what you eat that matters, but how much.
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Can drug coverage erase the income gap in #diabetes?

Can drug coverage erase the income gap in #diabetes? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Universal drug coverage might help partly close the gap between the rich and the poor when it comes to diabetes complications, a new Canadian study suggests.Researchers found...
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Biorasis receives $486K grant for glucose sensor - Mass High Tech Business News

Biorasis receives $486K grant for glucose sensor - Mass High Tech Business News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

Mansfield, Conn.-based Biorasis Inc. has received a one-year, $486,000 Small Business Innovation Research Phase 2 grant award to continue developing a self-calibrating, wireless, needle-implantable sensor for continuous glucose monitoring.

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Dr. Anne Peters Discusses Individualizing Therapy, the Newest Drugs and Devices, and What She Thinks a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Will Look Like

Dr. Anne Peters Discusses Individualizing Therapy, the Newest Drugs and Devices, and What She Thinks a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Will Look Like | diabetes and more | Scoop.it

DIATRIBE DIALOGUE
AUGUST 30, 2012

Dr. Anne Peters Discusses Individualizing Therapy, the Newest Drugs and Devices, and What She Thinks a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Will Look Like

By Adam Brown, Joseph Shivers, Alasdair Wilkins, and Kelly Close

Dr. Anne Peters, Professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, has served as chairperson of the ADA Council on Health Care Delivery and Public Health, spearheaded the Keck Diabetes Prevention Initiative with Dr. Fran Kaufman, and managed diabetes for premier athletes like Olympic Gold Medalist Gary Hall, Jr. and Indy Car driver Charlie Kimball. She is a principal investigator for the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s T1D Exchange Clinic Registry, a co-author of the ADA/EASD Position Statement on the medical management of type 2 diabetes, and a practicing clinician who gives her cell phone number to every patient......

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