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A diet based on sacrifice

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Food Issue: A diet based on sacrifice
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By Christina Elizabeth Rodriguez  "It's a trial-and-error game I play."

 

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Sanofi Announces Call for Submissions for Ignite: The Diabetes Ideas Challenge

Automobile, Luxus, Menschen - PRESTIGE CARS - das hochwertige Print- und Onlinemagazin im Luxussegment.
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Justices Mull Patents on Human Genes

Justices Mull Patents on Human Genes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court on Monday struggled to find a narrow way to rule on whether human genes can be patented, in a case that will shape future research.
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NEW YORK, April 15, 2013: JDRF Announces New Outreach Kit to Support Adults Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes | PRNewswire | Rock Hill Herald Online

NEW YORK, April 15, 2013: JDRF Announces New Outreach Kit to Support Adults Newly Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes | PRNewswire | Rock Hill Herald Online | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
-- In collaboration with its partners—Bayer Healthcare, Medtronic, and Novo Nordisk—JDRF's Adult Type 1 Pak is a sling-style bag with resources for newly-diagnosed adults --
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Conacher overcomes diabetes to reach NHL

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BOSTON — It’s a good thing Cory Conacher isn’t a baseball player. Early in his athletic career, Conacher had three major challenges that could easily have added up to strikes 1, 2 and 3.
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How Continuous Monitoring Insulin Pumps Fine-Tune your Needs

Cecilia Hamming, RN, BA., Medtronic CPT, discusses how continuous monitoring insulin pumps can fine tune your insulin needs. For further information go to &l...
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Medtronic Paradigm Insulin Pump safety alert - Pharmacy News

Medtronic Paradigm Insulin Pump safety alert - Pharmacy News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Medtronic Paradigm Insulin Pump safety alert Pharmacy News Medtronic, in consultation with the TGA, issued a safety advisory this week regarding three potential issues including a loose drive support cap with the cap sticking out, sensor graph...
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Live interview with Terry Gregg, CEO of Dexcom, Inc.

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"One Day"

The 2013 Gala Film follows 7-year-old Grayson Schnellhardt and his parents through a day in the life of a family living with T1D.
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What a fabulous film.

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New Book Focuses on Care for People With Type 1 Diabetes | SYS-CON MEDIA

SYS-CON Media, NJ, The world's leading i-technology media company on breaking technology news.
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Diabetic Daniella Meads-Barlow, 17, among rising number of 'dead in bed' victims

BY the time 17-year-old diabetic Daniella Meads-Barlow was discovered dead in her bed in November 2011, it was many hours since she had fitted and asphyxiated.
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Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Unites for Diabetes Initiative

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and partner Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, announced today that their IZOD IndyCar Series driver, Charlie Ki...
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Nuvilex, Inc. and Diabetes Research Institute Have Similar Approach to Islet Cell Transplantation - WSJ.com

Nuvilex, Inc. and Diabetes Research Institute Have Similar Approach to Islet Cell Transplantation - WSJ.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Abbott recalls FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Meters

Abbott today announced it is initiating a voluntary recall of FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Meters in the United States.
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April 15, 1923: Insulin goes mainstream

The research of a young Canadian doctor comes to fruition when a refined version of the hormone insulin becomes available to the general public.  A year and a half earlier, Dr.
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Canakinumab, anakinra ineffective for new-onset type 1 diabetes | Endocrinology

Canakinumab, anakinra ineffective for new-onset type 1 diabetes | Endocrinology | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Endocrinology | In two clinical trials, the inhibition of interleukin-1 beta combined with either canakinumab or anakinra did not slow the decline of beta-cell function in new-onset type 1 diabetes, according to data published in The Lancet.
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OnMedica - News - Professor Harry Keen (1925-2013)

OnMedica - News - Professor Harry Keen (1925-2013) | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The medical world pays tribute to campaigning doctor and defender of the NHS
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"Professor Harry Keen, one of the world's most highly regarded diabetes specialists, who was also a staunch defender of the NHS, has died, it has been announced today. Professor Keen was 87 and was “an exceptional” research scientist who helped to shape the understanding of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. He was also instrumental in securing the St Vincent Declaration - a watershed moment in mobilising governments across the world to recognise the growing threat of diabetes."

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Pharmaceutical companies must balance profits and affordability - The New Indian Express

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"The message is unmistakable. While the protection of intellectual property rights is essential to promote invention, international pharmaceutical manufacturers will not be allowed unlimited pricing power over the Indian market of 1.2 billion people. The industry’s obligation to provide access to life-saving drugs should outweigh its drive for profits."

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Islet Sciences Announces Cell Transplant Journal’s Release on Novel ... - PharmiWeb.com (press release)

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FDA will reevaluate heart risks of Avandia, former blockbuster diabetes drug from Glaxo

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration will hold a meeting in June to reassess the safety of GlaxoSmithKline’s former blockbuster drug Avandia, which was severely restricted in 2010 due to concerns about its impact on the heart.
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Family’s Perspecitve: The TrialNet Oral Insulin Study » Diabetes Center of Excellence » College of Medicine » University of Florida

UF TrialNet researchers are exploring whether taking an oral insulin capsule everyday can help delay or prevent type 1 diabetes. Learn more about how family members can get involved and reasons to participate in the hopes of finding a cure.
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Middle-aged diabetics should be on cholesterol, heart drugs, say new guidelines | Toronto Star

Canadian Diabetes Association says diabetics should automatically be put on drugs for cholesterol at 40 and the heart at 55.
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Delhi court refuses interim relief to Merck

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Glenmark will continue to sell diabetes drugs in question
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