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Advocacy Coaching


Are you working to make changes in your community?

I have spent many years working as an advocate and now would love to share techniques, ideas and things that work with you. 

Sessions can be booked via email.


Life coaching


Are you having difficulty coming to terms with life with diabetes? Do you need some assistance getting back on track? Life coaching might be an option.  Message us to learn more.


Advocacy Initiatives


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Diabetes Advocacy is proud to partner with dQ&A to help make the voices of people living with diabetes heard.  Please click here to take part in their regular survey program while supporting Diabetes Advocacy.



Type 1 Together is a new grassroots group whose first advocacy effort is to bring attention to CADTH the need to have Tresiba listed on Canadian public drug formularies. Please take a minute to explore their new site.


Support the US JDRF Coverage 2 Control Campaign here

Diabetes Advocacy's Latest Blog Posts

Fit with Diabetes...an Ebook Review


18 years of life with type 1 diabetes


Tips for managing diabetes in the deep cold of winter


Next steps for people with type 1 diabetes who are applying for the DTC


Diabetes is hard. Five tips to help you cope.


The DTC...We Come a Long Way.  We will win the war!


Six things not to say to parents of children with diabetes



diabetes newsDiabetes in the News


CRA reverts to pre-May 2017 policy regarding adults with Type 1 diabetes and the DTC


IMPORTANT NEWS FOR ANIMAS PUMPERS...Animas to close their doors.


What you need to know about the Animas closure


Medtronic Welcomes Animas Customers


A Comparisson for those interested in the Freestyle Libre


Diabulima.  The most dangerous eating disorder you have never heard of


Help from Eli Lily for Texas


IFL-USA providing help for people with diabetes in Texas


Global demand creates sensor shortage


Sending your child with diabetes to post-secondary school


Beyond Type 1's 10 week bike challenge comes to an end.


Diabetes is still a challenge for parents even with technological advances.




diabetes research newsThe Latest News in Diabetes Research


IBM partners with JDRF


Pioneering T-Rex study reaching a milestone for children with T1 diabetes


Bolus frequency impacts glucose control


Glycemic outcomes beyond A1c


Can Beta Cells be re-trained?


Tresiba out performs Lantus for reducing hypos


Neo Islets...a step towards a functioning cure for Type 1 diabetes?


Benefits of CGM to adults with T1 and T2 diabetes


Diabetes care improved with artificial pancreas


CGM boosts confidence of those on injections.


MDI and Insulin Pump Therapy compared.


Long Sought Attack Signal found for Type 1 diabetes


Concentrating insulin will reduce insulin pump size



For more research articles, please click here.


To become a part of a clinical trial in your area, please see the link below


diabetes supportDiabetes Videos


Normal is Just a Setting on the Dryer.  A 30 minute segment on living with life

after diabetes moves in.


Heading Back to school with Diabetes


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Please note that these are news articles only and are not purchased advertisements.


Lifescan shares new Reveal app


New App for people with Type 1 diabetes


Diabetes app uses Apple Healthkit data in realtime link to alert caregivers


Glucagon app now available for Android


Nightscout makes life for parents of children with diabetes a little easier with help from Microsoft and Azure

Type 1 Diabetes Friend: Alcohol Guide


temporary tattoosVisual Medical tattoos offer cute tattoos to help your child rotate injection sites!

For other product news reports, please click here.

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Diabetes Events

Contact us to have your event added.

diabetes dictionaryDiabetes Dictionary 

Noninvasive Blood Glucose Monitoring A way to measure blood glucose without having to prick the finger to obtain a blood sample.

For more terms, please go to our online diabetes dictionary.


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Featured Tattoo of the Month


tattooPlease visit our tattoo page to see our amazing gallery of diabetes related advocacy and medical tattoos.


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