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Riccardo Perfetti to Speak at Diabetes Summit 2013 (April 29-30 in Boston, MA) - PR.com

Riccardo Perfetti to Speak at Diabetes Summit 2013 (April 29-30 in Boston, MA) - on PR.com
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Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us | TIME.com

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us | TIME.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
How outrageous pricing and egregious profits are destroying our health care
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GMO Labeling Bill Introduced in U.S. Congress | Food Safety News

GMO Labeling Bill Introduced in U.S. Congress | Food Safety News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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We have a right to know about the food we consume!

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Johns Hopkins Scientists Say Risk of Pancreatitis Doubles for Those Taking New Class of Diabetes Drugs

People who take the newest class of diabetes drugs to control blood sugar are twice as likely as those on other forms of sugar-control medication to be hospitalized with pancreatitis, Johns Hopkins researchers report.
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DexCom Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results | Business Wire

DexCom Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results
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Grimes Co. man claims he lost job at power plant because of diabetes | Southeast Texas Record

Grimes Co. man claims he lost job at power plant because of diabetes | Southeast Texas Record | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Valtronic to Produce Controller Unit for Debiotech's Microfluidic MEMS-Based Insulin Pump

Valtronic to Produce Controller Unit for Debiotech's Microfluidic MEMS-Based Insulin Pump | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Both Swiss companies, Debiotech SA and Valtronic SA, announced today that they have entered into an exclusive partnership agreement regarding the manufacturing of the electronic Controller unit for Debiotech's novel insulin "JewelPUMPTM".
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Tandem Diabetes Care Names Lonnie Smith As Chairman Of The Board | SYS-CON MEDIA

SYS-CON Media, NJ, The world's leading i-technology media company on breaking technology news.
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State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising

State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Wednesday he has filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline , LLC for falsely saying three of its diabetes drugs were better than others on the market.
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children with DIABETES - What's New for 20 February 2013

Children with Diabetes is the online community for parents, kids, adults, and families living with type 1 diabetes.
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SHOT: Staying Alive with Type 1 Diabetes (with Giveaway!) : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog

SHOT: Staying Alive with Type 1 Diabetes (with Giveaway!) : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Great review by Amy at Diabetes Mine

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Bill sets high standards for 'biosimilar' drugs | February 19, 2013 | Lloyd Dunkelberger | HT Politics

Proponents say measure will protect patients, while critics say it creates competitive barriers.
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The faces of Florida’s Medicaid system - Florida - MiamiHerald.com

The faces of Florida’s Medicaid system - Florida - MiamiHerald.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Florida’s Medicaid system today serves more than 3 million people, about one in every six Floridians. The decision whether to expand it will impact every part of the state’s health care system.
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Locum GP from India is jailed for manslaughter in UK after failing to spot diabetic ketoacidosis | BMJ

Locum GP from India is jailed for manslaughter in UK after failing to spot diabetic ketoacidosis | BMJ | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
NotesCite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1042
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This is more common than published.  We must educate consumers and healthcare providers because in 2013 physicians still fail to recognize the basic symptoms of type 1 diabetes!

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How I Eat: Type 1 diabetes, vegetarianism & veganism

An outline of my diet/eating habits and reasons behind them...thanks for watching!
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Is this person on Twitter? I'd like to follow her if so.

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Biotechs, pharmacists split on biosimilars bill

Maryland among states considering restrictions
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Study disputes long-term medical savings from bariatric surgery

Study disputes long-term medical savings from bariatric surgery | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
In the span of 15 years, the number of bariatric surgeries performed in the United States has grown more than 16-fold to roughly 220,000 per year, gaining cachet as a near-panacea for obesity .
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Care of children with diabetes as inpatients: frequency of admissions, clinical care and patient experience - Edge - 2013 - Diabetic Medicine - Wiley Online Library

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There were an unacceptable number of adverse incidents reported.

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Eliminating insurance co-payments can improve medication adherence and management of diabetes

Reducing financial barriers to medication access—a strategy known as value-based insurance design (VBID)—can improve medication adherence and management of chronic diseases such as diabetes.
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NIH launches study of long-term effects of blood glucose during pregnancy, February 20, 2013 News Release - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health plan to determine whether elevated blood sugar during pregnancy, a less–severe condition than gestational diabetes, influences later levels of body fat in children and development of diabetes...
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Edmonton islet transplant program changing lives for diabetics

Edmonton islet transplant program changing lives for diabetics | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
When the call comes in the middle of the night, a team of crack technicians hunkers down in a pristine Edmonton lab to isolate thousands of islet cells from a donor’s pancreas, the first step in a transplant procedure that can change the life of a...
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Trend Setter: Dexcom CEO Terry Gregg « Insulin Nation - Technology. Science. Therapy.

Trend Setter: Dexcom CEO Terry Gregg « Insulin Nation - Technology. Science. Therapy. | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Inside the hyperengineered, savagely marketed, addiction-creating battle for American “stomach share.”
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