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Diabetes in the News

Canadian Diabetes Association Releases Diabetes Charter


Quebec Man Outruns Diabetes with Cross Country Trek


10 things to love about the Asante Snap Insulin Pump


BC expands pump coverage to 25!


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The Latest News in Diabetes Research


Lilly and T1D Exchange join forces in new research project


Mannkind's Insulin Therapy Gets FDA Okay


Penn State researchers use math to predict bg level fluctuations


Rotavirus can speed up diabetes onset


Alberta Diabetes Research Receives a big boost


Promising Results for New Insulin


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Diabetes Videos


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


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One Touch Verio with Blue Tooth available in US


Dexcom is now available in Canada! See your Animas representative for details.


Type 1 Diabetes Friend: Alcohol Guide

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Lilly Launches Latest Innovation In Insulin Delivery

t:connect Application receives FDA Clearance

Lilly introduces new mobile app for glucagon training

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Diabetes Advocacy's Latest Blog Posts


The Countdown to NO SLEEP!

Insulin 101...It saved my sanity!

She Exposed her Pancreas to the Storm!

Do Not Wash with Soap and Water

The Blame Game

5 Things that I have learned about me in the past 14 years

14 Years Ago A Bomb Exploded

Looks can be deceiving

Balancing Diabetes...Book Review

What if Diabetes Didn't come Knocking?

Five Tips to Surviving Raising a Child with Diabetes

BC Takes another Step Forward

Fifty Years with Diabetes

Diabetes Coaching? What is it?

Test Strips Really Do Reproduce!


Diabetes Dictionary


Gastroparesis:  a form of nerve damage that affects the stomach and intestines, causing them to take too long to empty their contents.
Diabetes is a major cause of this condition.



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


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