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Attorney shares her struggle with diabetes in new book

Attorney shares her struggle with diabetes in new book | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Amy Ryan, who has type 1, has written 'Shot: Staying Alive With Diabetes.'
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Rare disorder no longer clouds Coto native's vision

Rare disorder no longer clouds Coto native's vision | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
News: Rare disorder no longer clouds Coto native's vision | seedman, feinerman, austin, surgery, eye, vision, lens, began, dad, parents
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Diabetes rates rising among First Nations girls

If more isn't done to ad-dress rising diabetes rates - particularly among First Nations girls in Saskatchewan - the consequences will be felt by generations.
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The step-by-step approach to better blood sugars and a healthier 2013: walking | diaTribe

The step-by-step approach to better blood sugars and a healthier 2013: walking | diaTribe | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Simple and doable!

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U.S. Releases Nutritional Rules for Snacks at Schools

The guidelines encourage schools to offer low-fat and whole-grain snacks or fruits and to limit sugary drinks.
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Tandem Diabetes Care Acquires Patents, Other IP from Smiths Medical

Tandem Diabetes Care Acquires Patents, Other IP from Smiths Medical | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Tandem Diabetes Care Inc., a well-funded startup that sells insulin pumps featuring touch screens, is moving further into the diabetes-treatment space with the acquisition of intellectual property from Smiths Medical ASD, the medical-technology...
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No added benefit from linagliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes

Linagliptin has been approved since August 2011 to improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
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ViaCyte's Role as a Leading Cell Therapy Company Bolstered with the Issuance of 20 Patents in 2012

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on developing new approaches to treat major diseases through the application of a stem cell-derived ...
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CES 2013: Dexcom

Into Tomorrow with Dave Graveline" broadcasts from the 2013 International CES in Las Vegas. Dave Graveline interviews _____Terry Gregg from Dexcom about thei...
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Joslin scientists find first human iPSC from patients with maturity onset diabetes of the young

Joslin scientists find first human iPSC from patients with maturity onset diabetes of the young | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston report the first generation of human induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with an uncommon form of diabetes, maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY).
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Echo Therapeutics Announces Proposed Public Offering

Echo Therapeutics Announces Proposed Public Offering | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE), a company developing its...
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Glaxo Sued in the U.K. Over Avandia Diabetes Drug Health Risks

GlaxoSmithKline Plc faces at least
four U.K. lawsuits over its Avandia diabetes drug amid claims
it’s linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and congestive
heart failure.
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Salk Scientists Find Diabetes Drug Treats Lung Cancer | KPBS.org

Salk Scientists Find Diabetes Drug Treats Lung Cancer | KPBS.org | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Who'd have thought that a diabetes drug pulled from the shelves because of harmful side effects would shrink lung-cancer tumors? Scientists at Salk Institute's new Helmsley Center for Genomic Medicine had that very idea, and it's panning out.
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‘Crowdfunding’ Making It Easier For Cash-Strapped Families To Pay For Medical Care - CBS Los Angeles

‘Crowdfunding’ Making It Easier For Cash-Strapped Families To Pay For Medical Care - CBS Los Angeles | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Cash-strapped families are embracing the concept of
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"fundraising companies may take a percentage of your donations. GoFundMe.com, for instance, takes 5 percent. Donors are urged to research the cause before giving."
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Where's The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties : NPR

Where's The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties : NPR | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The fast food giant said this week that some of its burgers in Britain and Ireland were found to contain horsemeat. That's prompted a Twitter campaign and threats of a boycott.
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Is there a difference between eating defenseless pigs/cows/horses/chickens?
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Is there a difference between eating defenseless horses/cows/pigs/chickens?

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Diabetic schoolgirl shares story with Royal

Diabetic schoolgirl shares story with Royal | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A diabetic teenager met The Duchess of Cornwall and a British Hollywood actor to share her story of balancing her condition with the pressures of school and exams.
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Radical Procedure Transforms Liver

Radical Procedure Transforms Liver | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Pancreatitis plagued a woman for years until she had her pancreas removed.
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Weiss, team shed light on insulin-cell interaction

Weiss, team shed light on insulin-cell interaction | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The days when diabetes patients may no longer have to endure daily insulin shots are one step – one big step – closer to becoming a reality.
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Nobel goal for new UMass Medical School research center

Nobel goal for new UMass Medical School research center | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Craig C. Mello was the first person at University of Massachusetts Medical School to win the Nobel Prize, but he won't be the last.
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Orange staffers under investigation after comments about students with disabilities – Sentinel School Zone – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Sentinel education reporters blog about local Central Florida and Orlando-area schools and the education system.
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Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk in $1 billion net profit on strong sales of insulins

COPENHAGEN - Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S on Thursday reported a 23 per cent growth in fourth-quarter net profit on strong sales of diabetic drugs and gave a positive outlook as regulators ...
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That's a LOT of insulin.  Wish there was a cure for diabetes!

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Pharmaceutical Company Achieves Positive In-Vitro Testing Results Diabetes Drug

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, January 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Crown Marketing Pharmaceuticals (OTC: CWNM) announced today...
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Looking for a diabetes cure in Minnesota

Last year, researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota set out to conquer diabetes within 10 years. We'll hear about their progress.
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Obesity approaching cigarette smoking as leading avoidable cause of premature deaths worldwide

A new study finds that there has been a systematic underestimation during the last several decades of the hazards of obesity and its contribution to avoidable and premature deaths from cardiovascular disease, cancer and other causes.
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Kilts for a Cure - help fund cure focused research for type 1 diabetes supporting the Diabetes Research Institute

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ttp://www.kilts4acure.org/ ;

Join us in our efforts to support the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation!

In the upcoming CWD Friends for Life Conference in Glasgow (and perhaps beyond), some of our American (and UK) men have stated that they will wear proudly a Kilt; should there be enough money raised for research for a cure for diabetes. Some who have signed on are CWD Founder Jeff Hitchcock, CWD beloved Joe Solowiejczyk, CWD Diabetes Dad Tom Karlya, Dr. Bob Bulgarelli, UK's Ash Head, Dr. Korey K. Hood, Gary Scheiner MS, CDE, Scotland's own Martin Carr, and more will be added.....should the goal be reached; they will also dance. 

This is a fun endeavor with serious money going to find a cure for diabetes at one of the finest research centers in teh world; the DIabetes Research Institute.

SO PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY AS OUR MEN TAKE TO DRESSING at our KILTS4ACURE.

Are you in?

Any questions---you can contact Tom Karlya at the DRI at 800.321.3437 or tkarlya@drif.org

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