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AADE 2013

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I just got home from the American Association of Diabetes Educators' 2013 conference (AADE 2013) in my current hometown of Philly, and I am exhausted. But fatigue shall not stand in the way of a report!
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T1D Exchange Registry: Various factors contribute to superior diabetes management

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Encapsulated Islets for Diabetes Therapy: History, Current Progress, and Critical Issues Requiring Solution

Encapsulated Islets for Diabetes Therapy: History, Current Progress, and Critical Issues Requiring Solution | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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ImmusanT begins clinical research study to explore immunologic relationship between celiac disease & type 1 diabetes

ImmusanT begins clinical research study to explore immunologic relationship between celiac disease & type 1 diabetes
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The Orgenesis Approach to a Diabetes Cure: Turning Liver Cells into Beta Cells

The Orgenesis Approach to a Diabetes Cure: Turning Liver Cells into Beta Cells | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Dr. Sarah Ferber, Orgenesis founder, is turning a patient's own liver cells into insulin producing beta cells in an attept to find a diabetes cure.
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Employer Wellness Programs: What Financial Incentives Are Permitted Under The Law? - Employment and HR - United States

Employer Wellness Programs: What Financial Incentives Are Permitted Under The Law? - Employment and HR - United States | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
6 Aug 2013 - United States - Employment and HR - Employer Wellness Programs: What Financial Incentives Are Permitted Under The Law?
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Type 1 diabetes drug strikingly effective in clinical trial

Type 1 diabetes drug strikingly effective in clinical trial | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
An experimental drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages has proven strikingly effective over two years in about half of the patients who participated in the phase 2 clinical trial.
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I'd like to see the results. I'm not a fan of putting an experimental drug into young children without knowing long term consequences. 

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Report: 5 Percent of U.S. Population Affected by Type 1 Diabetes

New York, NY. (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 -- New study from the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance reveals that nearly 15 million Americans have, care for or are close to someone with type 1.
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Poor Celiac Disease Control May Up Lymphoma Risk (requires Medscape Login)

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Diabetes Jokes, or Whatever You Want to Call Them

Diabetes Jokes, or Whatever You Want to Call Them | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
“…and then you give it to whichever relative is diabetic and about to die… and and and has you in their will.”
Um. Really? Diabetes Jokes?
There I was trying to relax...
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Biohit launches a new quick test for celiac disease

Biohit launches a new quick test for celiac disease | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Biohit, the Finnish biotechnology company, has launched a diagnostic quick test which allows the diagnosis of celiac disease from fingertip blood sample. The test is targeted to healthcare professionals.
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Thin people get diabetes too

Thin people get diabetes too | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Pointing the finger at fat as the major or sole contributor to contracting type 2 diabetes is misleading and wrongly promotes the idea that the condition is entirely self-induced, research at Flinders University has found.
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Living with diabetes for more than 50 years

Living with diabetes for more than 50 years | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
When Sharon Brewer was three-years-old she was diagnosed
with type 1 diabetes.

But she has grown up with the disease not really knowing
any different.
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State Laws and Policies - American Diabetes Association®

State Laws and Policies - American Diabetes Association® | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
State laws and regulations determine who in the school setting is allowed to perform or assist with diabetes care tasks.
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Bucks prison guard alleges he was fired for having diabetes

Bucks prison guard alleges he was fired for having diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Bucks County faces another federal lawsuit from a prison guard alleging discrimination. 
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Nuvilex, Inc. to Control 2 of the Big 3 Multi Billion Dollar Drug Markets with Technology « Stock Market Media Group

Nuvilex, Inc. to Control 2 of the Big 3 Multi Billion Dollar Drug Markets with Technology « Stock Market Media Group | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Looking forward to seeing clinical trials in HUMANS

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U.S. first in obesity among developed countries : Clinical Endocrinology News

U.S. first in obesity among developed countries : Clinical Endocrinology News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
With an adult obesity rate of 31.8%, the United States is the most obese of the world’s developed countries, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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The Wild West of Thyroid Drugs: Forest's Levothroid Discontinued, Levoxyl Recall Continues, Synthroid and Tirosint Prices Rise

The Wild West of Thyroid Drugs: Forest's Levothroid Discontinued, Levoxyl Recall Continues, Synthroid and Tirosint Prices Rise | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The Wild West of Thyroid Drugs: Forest's Levothroid Discontinued, Levoxyl Recall Continues, Synthroid and Tirosint Prices Rise
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"No Child...Diabetes" by Graham Ogle

Note: accompanying slides available at: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B7ZA9Ebqndaoek40dkY5bW5hdWM/edit?usp=sharing Presentation is recommended to be printe...
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June 26th, 2013

"No Child Should Die of Diabetes"

Graham Ogle, FRACP
General Manager,
International Diabetes Federation "Life for a Child" Program
Australian Diabetes Council

Objectives:
1. Outline the disparity between access to care for children with diabetes in the developing world and those in the developed world
2. Recognize the cardinal importance of diabetes education in all care settings
3. Identify the power of networking and of mobilizing expert volunteers in solving complex healthcare delivery problems

*For more information about the University of Minnesota's Pediatric Grand Rounds, click here:http://www.med.umn.edu/peds/education...

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Former UConn Great Ray Allen Takes His Shots Against Diabetes

Former UConn Great Ray Allen Takes His Shots Against Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
CROMWELL – Ray Allen had a rare opportunity this summer. He appeared before Congress as a powerful ally for his son.
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ImmusanT Initiates Study at Joslin Diabetes Center to Investigate Relationship Between Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes - The Sacramento Bee

/PRNewswire/ -- ImmusanT today announced that it has initiated a clinical research study to explore the immunologic relationship between celiac disease and Type 1 diabetes (T1D) and to further understand the underlying cause of T1D.
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Why are so many hypothyroid patients organizing and agitating?

Unhappy thyroid patients, some of whom are beginning to organize into grass-roots organizations, say traditional means for diagnosis and treatment don't work for as many people as they should.
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Blood Analyzer delivers simultaneous lipids, glucose results., Polymer Technology S

Blood Analyzer delivers simultaneous lipids, glucose results., Polymer Technology Systems Inc.
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