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Not Prescribed

NOT MEDICAL ADVICE. Seriously. But these are some things I use to manage my diabetes that don't end up on the prescription pad. www.sixuntilme.com
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Why You Should Be Depressed About the Government's Attitude Toward Diabetes, Part I

About a week ago, I learned of an issue in which people on Medicare who get insulin for an insulin pump often can't get their insulin, because it's reimbursed at a rate so low that most pharmacies won't provide it.
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Texting My Pancreas: My Experience With Medtronic's Enlite CGM System.

Texting My Pancreas: My Experience With Medtronic's Enlite CGM System. | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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New IDF Guidelines Target Diabetes Care in the Elderly

The International Diabetes Federation has issued the first detailed guidelines on the management of type 2 diabetes in individuals over the age of 70 years.
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Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Appoints Joshua Rednik President and CEO - The Sacramento Bee

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) today announced the appointment of Joshua Rednik as its new President and CEO effective January 6, 2014.
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Dario Is a Connected Gadget For Managing Diabetes

Dario Is a Connected Gadget For Managing Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Dario, a connected gadget for diabetes management, could be called a Square for people who have diabetes.
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Two ways to beam your diabetes data to your smartphone

Two ways to beam your diabetes data to your smartphone | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Walt Mossberg reviews two new meters from iHealth and LifeScan--small steps toward better diabetes care.
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Irving jail staff knew diabetic inmate had no insulin before death

Two employees have been suspended and a lawsuit and criminal charges are possible over Sarah Tibbett’s death after two days in jail
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FDA Reviewers Flag Leptin Shot AEs

FDA Reviewers Flag Leptin Shot AEs | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The investigational leptin analog metreleptin (Myalept) is most effective for patients with generalized lipodystrophy, but raises concerns about side effects such as lymphoma and immunogenicity, FDA r...
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Study Shows Wii Fit Can Help Control Diabetes | Wii U

Study Shows Wii Fit Can Help Control Diabetes | Wii U | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Research article suggests that playing Wii Fit can help improve physical activity, glucometabolic control and quality of life.
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JAMA Network | JAMA Internal Medicine | Rates of Complications and Mortality in Older Patients With Diabetes Mellitus:  The Diabetes and Aging Study

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Anne Peters: The Year in Diabetes

Although some of the year's advances represented only small steps for diabetes, they are steps toward improved care and quality of life for millions of patients.
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MannKind is seeking approval for diabetes inhaler system by spring

MannKind is seeking approval for diabetes inhaler system by spring | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
MannKind Corp. in Valencia is attempting to revolutionize the treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with its first product: an inhaled form of insulin powder called Afrezza that would eliminate the need for most injections.
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Introducing The Diabetes Media Foundation

Introducing The Diabetes Media Foundation | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetes Media Foundation helps people living with or affected by diabetes find information, community, and support from one another, and to share their stories.
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Comparison of CGM's: Dexcom G4 vs Medtronic Enlite

Comparison of CGM's: Dexcom G4 vs Medtronic Enlite | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
CGM Comparison, Medtronic Enlite vs Dexcom G4 A friend in Europe has made an excellent comparison of these CGM's. He wore both CGM's for 18 months and has presented his findings. It is excellent, and
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Nuvilex's (NVLX) Acquisition of Cellulose-based Live-Cell Encapsulation Technology Positions Company as a Leader in Development of Next Generation Cancer and Diabetes Treatments

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Diabetes: Echo Therapeutics gains after inking China deal

Echo Therapeutics shares gain after it announces a deal to license its Symphony continuous glucose monitor for the Chinese market.
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FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for Canagliflozin/Metformin Fixed-Dose Combination Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes | NEWS.GNOM.ES

RARITAN, N.J. , Dec. 12, 2013 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced it has received from the U.S
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'G4 Platinum' wirelessly monitors glucose levels

'G4 Platinum' wirelessly monitors glucose levels | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Technology and health care collide. Terry Gregg, Dexcom CEO, discusses advancements to help diabetes patients wirelessly monitor their blood sugar levels.
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Gluten Free Therapeutics Launches Celi*Vites

Breakthrough supplements for celiacs target body, bones and blood.
Kennebunkport, Maine (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Gluten Free Therapeutics (http://www.glutenfreetherapeutics.com) announce the launch
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DPP-4 Inhibitors and Heart Failure in Diabetes: Be Vigilant

Physicians say diabetes patients with or at risk for heart failure should not be precluded from receiving DPP-4 inhibitors; rather, they should be monitored closely, at least for the first 6 months.
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FDA concerned new diabetes pill from Bristol-Myers may do more harm than good

The experimental medicine, being developed with AstraZeneca, may increase risk of bladder cancer and liver damage, according to FDA staffers
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TGA opts to keep Avandia restrictions

TGA opts to keep Avandia restrictions | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Australia is holding firm on its stance towards rosiglitazone, despite a US decision to finally lift the cardiovascular warnings from the troubled diabetes drug.
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Insulet Corporation : Insulet Announces Commercial Agreement With Amgen | 4-Traders

BEDFORD, MA -- -- 12/10/13 -- Insulet Corporation , the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, today announced an agreement with Amgen...
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What Price Diabetes Care? Affordability Is New Buzzword

What Price Diabetes Care? Affordability Is New Buzzword | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A shake-up is needed in the diabetes world if medications are to be made more affordable; an essential aim, given that 80% of diabetes now occurs in low- and middle-income nations, experts say.
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