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Insulin Overdose: How I Got Insurance to Cover my CGM

Insulin Overdose: How I Got Insurance to Cover my CGM | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
I decided to take matters into my own hands and prepared to visit the ER with a blood glucose level under 50. In other words, I planned an insulin overdose.
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Researchers find neurons engage in ‘cross talk’ with pancreas cells in early development

Researchers find neurons engage in ‘cross talk’ with pancreas cells in early development | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The human body is a complicated system of blood vessels, nerves, organs, tissue and cells each with a specific job to do. When all are working together, it’s a symphony of form and function as each instrument plays its intended roles.
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Train more nurses in use of insulin pumps, says diabetes charity

Train more nurses in use of insulin pumps, says diabetes charity | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A charity has called for more specialist nurses to be trained in supporting patients use insulin pumps after evidence suggested they are more effective at controlling blood glucose than insulin injections in children with type 1 diabetes and cause...
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Long-term outcome of insulin pump therapy in children with type 1 diabetes assessed in a large population-based case–control study

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CVS thinks $50 is enough reward for giving up healthcare privacy

CVS thinks $50 is enough reward for giving up healthcare privacy | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Since February, CVS Caremark has been pushing its pharmacists to enroll customers in a prescription-drug rewards program.
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Mount Kilimanjaro climb to show diabetes is no obstacle for Sally Rhys-Jones

Mount Kilimanjaro climb to show diabetes is no obstacle for Sally Rhys-Jones | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
SALLY Rhys-Jones is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to prove that having type 1 diabetes is not a barrier to achieving your goals.
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Action Report: Girl with serious health crisis afraid she'll die in her sleep

Action Report: Girl with serious health crisis afraid she'll die in her sleep | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The emotions surface quickly as Cindy talks about the severe form of Diabetes that her 12-year-old daughter Autumn has. Both afraid to go to sleep, afraid Autumn will die.
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Study to investigate causes of Type 1 diabetes - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Study to investigate causes of Type 1 diabetes - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Researchers are preparing a study to identify the causes of Type 1 diabetes and examine how the disease can be limited among young children.
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Revolutionary graphene sensor platform for realizing artificial pancreas receives grant

The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics announced four research projects selected for funding from the 2013 Discovery Transformation Grant Program.
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Supreme Court of CA written opinion - lay persons may administer insulin to children with t1 #diabetes PDF

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Nick Jonas Wins The Acuvue Inspire Award At The Teen Choice Awards | Disney Dreaming

Nick Jonas Wins The Acuvue Inspire Award At The Teen Choice Awards | Disney Dreaming | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Congratulations to Jonas Brother Nick Jonas for his Teen Choice Award win! Nick took home the Acuvue Inspire Award for all of his charity work to help raise
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San Diego-Based Non-Profit Taking Control of Your Diabetes Adds a Type 1 Diabetes Track at All National Conferences in 2013 - Watch List News

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Glucagon increased satiety in patients with type 1 diabetes | Endocrinology

Glucagon increased satiety in patients with type 1 diabetes | Endocrinology | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Endocrinology | New data demonstrate glucagon significantly increased feelings of satiety among healthy lean participants and in patients with type 1 diabetes, but not among those who were obese.
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DTech Survey

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Thanks for checking out our study. The goal of this Vanderbilt University study is to understand how teens use technology to manage their diabetes. Participation in this study involves a parent and a teen each completing one survey. 

Questions or comments? Please text/call 615-874-9482 or email dtech@vanderbilt.edu.

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Law aims to protect NJ diabetics from accidental drunken driving charges

Law aims to protect NJ diabetics from accidental drunken driving charges | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
At any time, even despite his best efforts, Jeff Ritter, a Type-1 diabetic, can have sudden changes in his blood sugar, causing his body to go into diabetic shock.More shocking, though, for the 22-year-old Cumberland County man, had been reports...
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Longest and largest study of insulin pumps to treat type 1 diabetes in children shows they control blood sugar more effectively and with fewer complications than injections

The longest and largest study of the effectiveness of insulin pumps to treat type 1 diabetes in children has shown that the pumps are more effective at controlling blood sugar than insulin injections and cause fewer complications.
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People with diabetes are being warned about batches of faulty glucose test strips

People with diabetes are being warned about batches of faulty glucose test strips | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
People with diabetes are being warned about batches of faulty glucose test strips
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Book Review: Raising Teens with Diabetes - Diabetes Health

Book Review: Raising Teens with Diabetes - Diabetes Health | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Diabetes Health - Complications & Care: Puberty. Raising Teens with Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents by Moira McCarthy
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Diabetes awareness mission takes flight - Diabetes Health

Diabetes Health - Community: Pilot License. Jason Harmon had dreams of taking to the skies as a commercial pilot, but a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes crashed his plans.
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Behind the Scenes - The Making of "Everybody"

The Everybody music video features Jordin Sparks, Doug E. Fresh, Dr. Oz, Ryan Beatty, and the Hip Hop MD. Everybody is designed to motivate and inspire kids ...
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Cutting the Wires: FDA Provides Industry Guidance | FDA Voice

Cutting the Wires: FDA Provides Industry Guidance | FDA Voice | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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What Manufacturers Should Do to Build Secure Devices - http://bit.ly/19gsZUe
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Jonathan Bush: What's wrong with profit in healthcare?

Jonathan Bush: What's wrong with profit in healthcare? | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Is it fair to profit from healthcare? Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, reveals how he thinks about the difficulties of aligning payer and profit in U.S. h...
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Diabetes in California schools: State high court allows school employees to give insulin shots

Diabetes in California schools: State high court allows school employees to give insulin shots | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
California Supreme Court rejects nurses’ union arguments, finds public school employees can give insulin shots to diabetic students. Nurses may go to U.S. Supreme Court.
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California Supreme Court decision expected on insulin shots in schools | State | Modesto Bee

California Supreme Court decision expected on insulin shots in schools | State | Modesto Bee | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The California Supreme Court is poised to rule today on one of the most emotional issues currently before it: whether school employees should be able to give insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available.
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