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US Dept of Justice: NO "Diabetes Schools" Ruling Issued

On December 9th, 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a fantastic and powerful ruling that puts an end to "diabetes schools" in Alab…

Started by Lisa ShensonLatest Reply


New York, NY (December 2, 2013) – Yes, Virginia (and Emma, and Maria, and Max, and Willie…), there is a Santa Claus. To prove it, Ol’ Saint…

Started by Diabetes News and InterestLatest Reply

Disney's seeks teens with T1 and their parents for video series is looking for teens/tweens between the ages of 11 and 17 to participate in the 3rd season of Type 1 Diabetes videos, a se…

Started by Emily ColesLatest Reply

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Diabetes Dad's annual fundraiser for the Diabetes Research Institute

It's time for Diabetes Dad's annual holiday fundraiser for the Diabetes Research Institute!!  From the Diabetes Dad blog: Yes, Virginia (…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Dec 4

Recovery time from morning lows

Hello, My daughter is 15 years old and is experiencing low blood sugars in the mornings several times per week. Oddly, she feels low when s…

Started by Terri

18 Nov 24
Reply by Terry

Kids diabetes support groups in schools?

Hello! I am a teacher in an elementary school. Do any of your children attend a support group for diabetes (either on school time or otherw…

Started by Kristin

15 Oct 18
Reply by rgcainmd

parents of college age kids with T1

I have a 14 yr. old, so this is a bit premature, but I am already afraid of sending him to college and having to manage his diabetes alone.…

Started by SJR

16 Jul 24
Reply by Marie B

BG Fluctuation during sleep

I am realy getting too frustrated unable to figure out what happens at night and during my little girl Layan's body during her sleep.This i…

Started by Layan's mother

10 Jul 24
Reply by JohnG

Dexcom G4 Coverage in Canada

Hi All, I'm wondering if any of you have had success with getting a CGM covered in Ontario through any means possible. My work insurance (G…

Started by RachelMK

0 May 26

Non-compliant teenage boy!

Hi there. I am fairly new to your site. I have a 14 year old son who has been T1D for 5 years. His most recent AIC was 10.7 and he went on…

Started by Angie Sawyer

16 May 8
Reply by Stuart

Child put on steroids. Is it that bad?

My son was put in prednisone, our first steroid since diagnosis. Is it really that bad and how did you adjust for it?

Started by Taterbugs Momma

27 Mar 10
Reply by DianaS

Dexcom G4 CGM Approved for use in Children as Young as Two Years Old

Now Children Can Gain Better Control of Their Diabetes with Advanced CGM Technology SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dexcom, Inc. (DXCM), (NASD…

Started by TuDiabetes Administration

0 Feb 4

The diabetes online community: the importance of forum use in parents of children with type 1 diabetes

FULL ARTICLE LINKED HERE Online forums for chronic health conditions emerged as early as 30 yr ago and interest in their study has blossome…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Jan 3




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF receives $200,000 grant from Novo Nordisk

Grant given to support programs aimed at bringing together people touched by diabetes for positive change BERKELEY, CA: December 4, 2014 – Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) has received a grant of US$200,000 from Novo Nordisk to support programs aimed at Read on! →

Guest Post: World Diabetes Day 2014 on Twitter… sifting through the data

At Symplur we track hashtags, keywords, user accounts, and pretty much anything else on Twitter that has to do with healthcare. We collect the data and then build countless ways to slice it up so that we’re able to better Read on! →

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