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Diabetes Advocacy is pleased to announce that beginning in May 2015 we will be publishing

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YOUR initiatives!

 

 

Petitions for Change

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.

BC Petition

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.

 

 

Personal Life Coaching

Type 1 diabetes can be overwhelming.  As a Certified Personal Life Coach who has lived

with a child with diabetes for over 15 years, let me help you to find your way back to you.

Email me today to get started.

 

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.

 

Diabetes in the News

 

My wife died from diabetes in her sleep at 41

 

Father calls for inquiry after sudden death of diabetic vet

 

Novo Nordisk extends program for children with diabetes in developing countries

 

Nova Scotia to cover insulin pumps for those up to age 25!

 

Egg Crack Challenge for Diabetes

 

Detecting Type 1 diabetes in children before symptoms appear

 

DreaMed Diabetes technology to be used by Medtronic Insulin Pump

 

Diabetes survivor hits record 80 years

 

Horsham's pensioner's medal for managing diabetes for 70 years.

 

Insulin pumps need greater safety reviews according to ADA

 

Maryville parents file lawsuit against maker of diabetes products after daughter's death

 

Xfinity driver Jamie Dick diagnosed with diabetes

 

Making the pitch

 

Ryan Reed wins at Daytona

 

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The Latest News in Diabetes Research

 

More children with Type 1 diabetes are experiencing life threatening complications

at time of diagnosis.

 

Young women with Type 1 diabetes more likely to have eating disorders

 

Intranasal glucagon for severe hypoglycemia

 

Transplant therapy helping patients with Type 1 diabetes

 

Effects of acute hypoglycemia on working memory and language

processing on adults with and without Type 1 diabetes

 

Promising vaccine strategy for Type 1 diabetes extended to humans

 

Combo happy Diamyd launches new diabetes vaccine trial in children

 

Tresiba approved in EU for use in children and adolescence with Type 1 diabetes

 

Lilly delays FDA submission on new basal insulin

 

Excessive deaths in women with type 1 diabetes

 

Painless Temporary Tattoo to check BG levels

 

New Insulin Glargine 300 effective in Type 1 diabetes

 

Health Canada grants ViaCyte clearance for diabetes clinical trial

 

Type 1 patients lives can be significantly improved by Artificial Pancreas

 

 

For more research articles, please click here.

 


Diabetes 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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Diabetes Products and Apps

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FDA Approves Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitoring System with Share

 

Medtronic launches next generation sensor augmented insulin pump

 

Meal Memory iPhone App from DexCom

 

Turning Silk into Diabetes Test Strips

 

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

Microsoft and Azure

 

The Ultimate guide to raising a child with diabetes

 

FDA approves DexCom software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithms

 

DexCom Share is now available in the US

 

AccuChek Subscription Boxes

 

Parents create NightScout

 

Animas Vibe approved for use in Canadian children

 

Guardian Mobile

 

Sanofi introduces new kids app for diabetes

 

Lilly claims to be better than Lantus

 

Medtronic launches smaller Enlite Sensor in Canada

 

Abbott's Libre launches in Europe

 

Medtronic launches its new "Duo" pump in Europe

 

Type 1 Diabetes Friend: Alcohol Guide


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Diabetes Advocacy's Latest Blog Posts

 

I Wish That People Knew that Diabetes....Day!

I Miss You Dex!

So it begins

Did he really just inject at his table? Cool!

Luck of the Irish

How much would it cost if I had Type 1 diabetes?

15 years later and its still happening

Make this month's Hallmark Holiday Truly mean something!

New Yawk Sawse

The Bad and the Ugly

Sad to See Dex Go

Sleep Guilt

If diabetes isn't sexy, how do we make them care?

The DexCom is coming to town

 

Diabetes Events

 

Kids 'N' Us Conference Chateau Louise Conference Center on Saturday April 25, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta

IChallenge Diabetes Hike at Rattlesnake Point July 10, 2015


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.

  

Diabetes Dictionary 

Euglycemia A normal level of blood glucose (sugar)

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

 

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