November is Diabetes Awareness Month!! What are you doing to promote awareness?
I am hosting a Younique fundraiser for the first 10 days of the month. If you enjoy Younique
products and want to donate to great causes while you shop, visit my link to shop! I will
donate 15% of all purchases to diabetes charities.
Of Continuing interest...
Petitions for Change
Ontario residents have created a new petition asking for funding of CGMs
In British Columbia and Newfoundland and Labrador, online petitions are currently looking
for your support to raise awareness and ask their provincial governments to
remove the age restrictions on current insulin pump programs.
Newfoundland and Labrador http://chn.ge/1oRl2i9
In the US, there is an ongoing petition to ask the American Medical Association
to screen sick children for type 1 diabetes with a urine test.
Are you working to make changes in your community?
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ideas and things that work with you.
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Diabetes in the News
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The Latest News in Diabetes Research
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Normal is Just a Setting on the Dryer. A 30 minute segment on living with life
after diabetes moves in.
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Abbott Pharmaceuticals release new Dario glucometer in Canada
Visual Medical tattoos offer cute tattoos to help your child rotate injection sites!
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Diabetes Advocacy's Latest Blog Posts
Friends for Life Canada, brought to you by Children with Diabetes, will be returning to Niagara Falls, ON during the weekend of October 23, 2015. Currently sold out. You can still register online to be added to the waiting list.
Ketotic Hypoglycemia A poorly-understood disorder of childhood, marked by hypoglycemia and ketosis. There is carbohydrate deprivation, with consequent dependence on fat stores for energy. Ketotic hypoglycemia can often be effectively treated by simple dietary changes involving frequent feedings of carbohydrate and protein.
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Featured Tattoo of the Month
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New from Visual Medical...Temporary tattoos to help with injection rotation!If you have a diabetes tattoo and would like to answer a few questions about why it works for you, please contact us!
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