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Secure messaging improves quality of care for diabetics - FierceHealthIT

Secure messaging improves quality of care for diabetics - FierceHealthIT | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Patients with Type II diabetes are happier with the quality of their care when they can use secure electronic messaging to communicate with their physicians, a study by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville has found.
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Finding Hope in the Diabetes Online Community

No matter what our connection to type 1 diabetes is, we in the diabetes online community have to stick together in this world… and it feels less lonely to be in good company, doesn’t it?
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Diabetic teenager left lying in city street for 90 minutes after bicycle accident as passers-by fail to call ambulance - News - Norwich Evening News

Diabetic teenager left lying in city street for 90 minutes after bicycle accident as passers-by fail to call ambulance - News - Norwich Evening News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A diabetic teenager was left lying by a road with a broken hip for 90 minutes after several passers-by failed to help him.
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Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2013

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Summary of Revisions for the 2013 Clinical Practice Recommendations

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Revisions to the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2013
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Brobson Artificial Pancreas Trial

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LWD (Life with Diabetes) Video Friday: Battling the Burnout Blues : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog

LWD (Life with Diabetes) Video Friday: Battling the Burnout Blues : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Many experience diabetes burnout.  This handsome young man has the courage to express it on camera.

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Public obsession with obesity may be more dangerous than obesity itself, UCLA author says / UCLA Newsroom

Public obsession with obesity may be more dangerous than obesity itself, UCLA author says / UCLA Newsroom | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Public obsession with obesity may be more dangerous than obesity itself, UCLA author says / UCLA Newsroom
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Israeli aid for Fiji - J-Wire Jewish Australian News Service

Israeli aid for Fiji - J-Wire Jewish Australian News Service | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
J-Wire Jewish Australian News Service Israeli aid for Fiji J-Wire Jewish Australian News Service The additional shipment to Fiji included 5,000 Test Strips, 7 matching blood glucose meters, 2,500 syringes, assorted lancets and lancet pens...
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EMA Publishes Draft Guideline on Biosimilar Insulin Products

EMA Publishes Draft Guideline on Biosimilar Insulin Products | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has opened a new consultation on a draft guideline that would revise a set of biosimilar guidelines first put in place six years ago.The guideline, On non-clinical,...
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Very important to follow for people who depend on insulin.

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FDA Law Blog: FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Enrichment Strategies for Clinical Trials

By Alexander Varond – On December 14, FDA released a draft guidance document entitled “Enrichment Strategies for Clinical Trials to Support Approval of Human Drugs and Biological Products” (“Enrichment Guidance”).
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Autoimmune disease: Retraining white blood cells

Symptoms of an autoimmune disease disappeared after a team of scientists retrained the white blood cells involved using a specially engineered protein.
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A father’s promise to his diabetic child | Features | CentreDaily.com

A father’s promise to his diabetic child | Features | CentreDaily.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Parenting. Not easy in the best of circumstances. Add diabetes to the mixture and parenting becomes even more challenging. Throw in the towel? Give up? Never! You do what you need to do. You find the way.
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Imagine a World Without Diabetes

Imagine a World Without Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
I faced some tough opponents throughout my career in the boxing ring. It took the perfect combination of punches, resilience and an enduring commitment to become a champion. Today, the U.S. is facing a hard-hitting opponent of its own -- diabetes.
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I imagine it every day - but we all have to take steps to make it happen - be it raising money for cure focused research, lobbying, raising awareness of the need to cure all diabetes......our work is far from done.

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TYPE ONE DIABETIC TO COMPLETE HISTORIC RUN ACROSS THE U.S.

Coney Island New York MMD Newswire December 21 2012 On Sunday December 23 2012 Doug Masiuk 38 will be the first Type 1 diabetic to complete a run across the United States With friends and followers
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Table of Contents — January 2013, 36 (1)

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Diabetes Care - several interesting articles.  You have to love that this is found in the "Professional" section of the American Diabetes Association website.  IMO everyone who lives with diabetes or has a loved one with diabetes, should be able to consider him/herself a professional :).

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Executive Summary: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2013

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Probation For Man Who Distributed Counterfeit Diabetic Test Strips - CBS Philly

Probation For Man Who Distributed Counterfeit Diabetic Test Strips - CBS Philly | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A Florida man was sentenced to five years probation for engaging in a scheme to sell approximately 6,000 boxes of counterfeit diabetic test strips.
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Illustrated History of Heart Disease 1825-2015 : Diet Heart News

Illustrated History of Heart Disease 1825-2015 : Diet Heart News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Interesting timeline

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David Law Firm of Conway estblishes new scholarship for students with diabetes

David Law Firm of Conway estblishes new scholarship for students with diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
CONWAY -- The David Law Firm of Conway is creating a new juvenile (Type 1) diabetes scholarship for South Carolinians who have juvenile diabetes.
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New Diabetes Guidelines Ease Systolic Blood Pressure Target - Medscape

Medscape New Diabetes Guidelines Ease Systolic Blood Pressure Target Medscape New clinical practice guidelines from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) include recommendations for a less stringent systolic blood pressure target and greater...
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EMA staff: no external meetings until spring 2013 - PharmaTimes

EMA staff: no external meetings until spring 2013 - PharmaTimes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
EMA staff: no external meetings until spring 2013 PharmaTimes The process will involve major efforts from scientific and support staff across the EMA over the next few months, impacting on the Agency's ability to contribute to meetings and forums,...
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10 Diabetes Advances in 2012

10 Diabetes Advances in 2012 | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
As we count down the days to the end of the year, here's a round up of 10 diabetes products, drugs, gadgets, and insights that occurred in 2012.
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May there be twice as many in 2013 :).

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In defense of FDA - Forbes

In defense of FDA - Forbes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The FDA seems to be everyone's favorite whipping boy, guilty of over-regulation as well as under-regulation; harboring a bias against industry, while enjoying a suspicious coziness to it.  And of course, it is the designated suspect for the current...
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Why diabetics get life cover, but not health insurance?

An anguished post on the Apnapaisa website says: “I am 40 years old and a diabetic but have no other health issues. I was recently able to get a 20-year term insurance policy for Rs 1 crore, though at a higher than normal premium.
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