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UCSB Researchers Perform Pioneering Research on Type 2 Diabetes The Santa Barbara Independent

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– While legions of medical researchers have been looking to understand the genetic basis of disease and how mutations may affect human health, a group of biomedical researchers at UC Santa Barbara is studying the metabolism...
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Article > 2012 a "lost year" for diabetes healthcare

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The charity Diabetes UK has branded 2012 a "lost year" for diabetes healthcare, after a new survey found that there has been almost no improvement to people's standard of care over the past 12 months.

85% of people with diabetes who took part in the survey said that their healthcare had either stayed the same or worsened over the last year, while just 11% said that it had improved."

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Diabetes Advocacy Orgs: 2012 Milestones and Plans for 2013 : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog

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LEADERSHIP ON DIABETES RESEARCH

LEADERSHIP ON DIABETES RESEARCH | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
David Winkler, attorney and CEO of Del Mar Partnership, Inc., is a major organizer and philanthropist in the scientific fight to cure diabetes. He was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 6.
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One Lunch Lady's Cafeteria Conversion : NPR

One Lunch Lady's Cafeteria Conversion : NPR | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
"If it's not me, who's it going to be?" asks Colorado school cafeteria manager Kathy Del Tonto. After serving processed foods in her cafeterias for years, she realized that reducing childhood obesity can begin with her.
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Dunkin' Donuts Is Testing Gluten-Free Treats

Dunkin' Donuts Is Testing Gluten-Free Treats | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Dunkin' Donuts, the company beloved for their use of sugary, less-than-healthy ingredients, has begun testing a gluten-free line of products in a few locations in southern Florida and the Boston area.
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I'll wait until there's a gluten free/vegan version ;-)

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Diabetes Association lobbies P.E.I. to fund insulin pumps

Diabetes Association lobbies P.E.I. to fund insulin pumps | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The Canadian Diabetes Association wants P.E.I.
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Obama's Science Commitment, FDA Face Ethics Scrutiny in Wake of GMO ... - Forbes

Obama's Science Commitment, FDA Face Ethics Scrutiny in Wake of GMO ... - Forbes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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The release came, FDA sources say, in response to the publication of an investigation in Slate by the Genetic Literacy Project two days before, on December 19.
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Echo Therapeutics hears cha'ching of closed stock sale - Philadelphia Business Journal

Echo Therapeutics hears cha'ching of closed stock sale
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The Philadelphia medical device company sold 3.68 million shares of its common stock at 95 cents per share.
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Would love to see the consumer product make it to market someday SOON!

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BDI "Just For Partners" Online Program to Address Emotional Distress in the Spouses and Partners of Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

BDI's JUST FOR PARTNERS Program - an Online Program to Address Emotional Distress in the Spouses and Partners of Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
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Horsforth man honoured 60 years after his diabetes diagnosis

Horsforth man honoured 60 years after his diabetes diagnosis | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
When Kenneth Whittaker was diagnosed with diabetes as a teenager he was given just three years to live.
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Life for a Child Visit to Morocco: Caring for Type 1 Diabetes in A Difficult Setting

A few months ago, I was in Morocco on a work trip and arranged, through Life for a Child - the international program for children with diabetes - to meet with Dr. Amina Balafrej, a paediatrician, in Rabat, the country's capital city.
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Dealing With My Diabetes!

Hello Beauties OPEN ME So for todays video I obviously did things a little different I wanted to share with you guys a HUGE part of my life. Please do keep i...
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Hydrogel Membrane to Protect Implanted Biosensors from Immune Attack (VIDEO)

Hydrogel Membrane to Protect Implanted Biosensors from Immune Attack (VIDEO) | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Implanting chemical sensors directly into the body for long-term monitoring of glucose and other important molecules could prove extremely beneficial, espe
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Juggling Diabetes and Cancer

Juggling Diabetes and Cancer | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Cancer and diabetes are two leading killers in America, and while each can be a devastating diagnosis, researchers are finding that the two often occur together.
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Vice-president of International Diabetes Federation - timesofmalta.com

Vice-president of International Diabetes Federation - timesofmalta.com | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Children with diabetes receive insulin pumps

Children with diabetes receive insulin pumps | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The outgoing year was symbolic for children diagnosed with diabetes.
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Mike Hebe living, competing, coaching with diabetes diagnosis

Mike Hebe living, competing, coaching with diabetes diagnosis | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Three years ago, Mike Hebe was diagnosed with late onset type 1 diabetes.
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Texas A&M research could change how diabetics check levels

An implantable sensor that allows diabetics to more effectively monitor their blood-sugar levels is a step closer to reality, thanks to a researcher at Texas A&M University.
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Research article link here: http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2012/sm/c1sm06105d

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Avoid Promoting Miracle Diets For New Year, British Lawmaker Urges Magazines

Avoid Promoting Miracle Diets For New Year, British Lawmaker Urges Magazines | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Please do not promote miracle diets for the New Year, British Women and Equalities Minister, Jo Swinson has urged magazine editors.Every year throughout the world, magazines are
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Think they'll listen?  ;-)

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Evaluating the Accuracy and Large Inac... [Diabetes Technol Ther. 2012] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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...Conclusions: FSN and DSP differ substantially in the frequency and duration of large inaccuracy despite only modest differences in conventional measures of numerical and clinical accuracy. Further evaluations are required to confirm that FSN is more suitable for integration into closed-loop delivery systems.

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