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Experts and patient advocates to discuss growing concerns around blood glucose test strip accuracy

The Diabetes Hands Foundation announced today that it will send diabetes advocate Bennet Dunlap to participate on a panel September 9, 2013 aiming to address the growing concerns around blood glucose test strip accuracy.
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Mum launches online bid to wipe out ‘dead in bed’ syndrome

Mum launches online bid to wipe out ‘dead in bed’ syndrome | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A mother has won the support of more than 200 people in her call for more research into the syndrome that she believes killed her 19-year-old son.
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Dapagliflozin explored in type 1 diabetes  : Clinical Endocrinology News

Dapagliflozin explored in type 1 diabetes  : Clinical Endocrinology News | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
CHICAGO – Even as dapagliflozin’s resubmitted application for marketing approval for treatment of type 2 diabetes is being scrutinized by the Food and Drug Administration, the drug is under study as a novel potential oral therapy for type 1 diabetes.
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Not a fan - very concerned about the side effects

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Joint Guidelines Urge Diabetes Dx Based on HbA1c

Joint Guidelines Urge Diabetes Dx Based on HbA1c | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Clinicians should use glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) to diagnose diabetes, according to new recommendations in diabetes, prediabetes, and cardiovascular disease from two European societies.
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Hostel clinic helps the homeless with diabetes

Hostel clinic helps the homeless with diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Endocrinologists and diabetes educators are improving the health of some of the most marginalised people with diabetes in Sydney’s notorious Kings Cross.
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Biosimilars Bill Secures Final Approval in California State Legislature - Awaits Governor’s Signature

Biosimilars Bill Secures Final Approval in California State Legislature - Awaits Governor’s Signature | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A bill updating California’s pharmacy substitution law to allow greater patient access to more affordable FDA-approved biologic medicines is headed to the Governor’s desk after passage in the Senate in a 30 to 2 vote.
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A Non-Invasive CGM Explained: Echo Therapeutics' Symphony

A Non-Invasive CGM Explained: Echo Therapeutics' Symphony | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Symphony system would be the first non-invasive continuous blood glucose monitoring system that would be approved for in-hospital use in the European Union.
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Diabetic Children Test Bionic Pancreas At Mass. Camp - CBS Boston

Diabetic Children Test Bionic Pancreas At Mass. Camp - CBS Boston | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A father built a device that not only tracks blood sugar levels but manages them as well.
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DexCom Receives $4 Million Grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to Advance Development of an InnovativeNew Continuous Glucose Monitorfor T1D Patient

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'Cool' laser to stop diabetics going blind: Doctors hail new treatment that leaves healthy parts of the eyes unharmed

'Cool' laser to stop diabetics going blind: Doctors hail new treatment that leaves healthy parts of the eyes unharmed | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
The laser uses a low-heat beam of energy that leaves surrounding tissues unharmed and has been shown to be as effective as conventional laser.
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The Long Run: Type-1 diabetic aims to complete first full marathon

The Long Run: Type-1 diabetic aims to complete first full marathon | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Valerie Schave, 36, Clinton Township is one of the runners who will participate in the Free Press marathon in October.
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‘Fat letters’: Schools sending reports of students’ BMIs to parents

‘Fat letters’: Schools sending reports of students’ BMIs to parents | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Many students already stress about the grades on their report cards, but now, some students are worrying about a whole new scholastic measurement: their body mass index (BMI).
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Back to School Meals & Snacks for Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Kids | NFCA

Back to School Meals & Snacks for Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Kids | NFCA | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders and improving quality of life for those on a lifelong gluten-free diet.
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Diabetic mother-of-two is kicked out of McDonald's for injecting herse

Diabetic mother-of-two is kicked out of McDonald's for injecting herse | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Sarah Pike, 36, right, of Banbury, Oxfordshire, used her EpiPen to help increase her blood sugar level before tucking into her meal at this McDonald's restaurant.
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Wow did they get things wrong - "Epipen to increase blood sugar?"
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Life-saving supplies inside Jupiter girl's missing purse

Life-saving supplies inside Jupiter girl's missing purse | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
A missing purse could lead to major medical and financial issues for a 12-year old girl in Jupiter. She and her family are asking for the public to help to find the important items inside.
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Nanotechnology for implantable sensors

Nanotechnology for implantable sensors | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
hanks to nanotechnology, medical research is moving quickly towards a future where intelligent medical implants can continuously monitor their condition inside the body and autonomously respond to changes such as infection by releasing...
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TuDiabetes Live Interview with Bennet Dunlap about Strip Safely

Bennet is a parent of two type 1 diabetic teens and he has pre-type 2 diabetes himself. Initially he had much to learn as managing chronic disease can be dif...
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Two amazing advocacy interviews: Peter Staley and Bennet Dunlap

Two amazing advocacy interviews: Peter Staley and Bennet Dunlap | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
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Budget cuts force 6-year-old girl with diabetes to leave her school

Budget cuts force 6-year-old girl with diabetes to leave her school | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
By: Alexandra Cowley acowley@abc6.comDays before school starts, a mother and father in New Bedford learn their
6–year–old daughter, with Type 1 Diabetes, cannot return to her elementary school.
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China ‘Catastrophe’ Hits 114 Million as Diabetes Spreads

China ‘Catastrophe’ Hits 114 Million as Diabetes Spreads | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
China’s diabetes epidemic is worse than previously estimated -- much worse.
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Clinical Solution: Emergency at the amusement park

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unresponsive patient, the commonly used mnemonic is AEIOUTIPS, which stands for:

Alcohol

Epilepsy

Insulin (diabetes)

Overdose

Uremia

Trauma

Infection

Psychosis

Stroke/Shock

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Facebook is Not Evil Proves People with Diabetes

Facebook is Not Evil Proves People with Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
Facebook has been demonized tremendously throughout media, with claims that it causes depression, impairs social skills, creates isolation, feeds addictive behaviors, lowers self-esteem, and last b...
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Oregon Faith-Healing Parents Charged With Manslaughter In Daughter's Death From Diabetes

Oregon Faith-Healing Parents Charged With Manslaughter In Daughter's Death From Diabetes | diabetes and more | Scoop.it
At least 22 children associated with the faith-healing Church of the First Born of Oregon have died from lack of medical treatment since 1964.
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We need laws to protect the children!!

 

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