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The Diabetes OC

Our first featured blogger is up on The Diabetes OC! Check it out... http://diabetesoc.blogspot.com If you have a diabetes blog and want t…

Started by Gina Capone

0 Nov 2, 2008

Obesity Leading Cause of Diabetes Article

Graphic shows new diabetes rates by state; three AP – Graphic shows new diabetes rates by state; three sizes; ATLANTA – The nation's obesi…

Started by Beth

0 Oct 31, 2008

Physician laments modern role of medical professionals.

In the Wall Street Journal (10/30) Doctor's Office column, Benjamin Brewer, M.D., writes, "Somewhere along the line, too many doctors stopp…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

5 Oct 31, 2008
Reply by Megan S

Data indicate rate of new diabetes cases in the US nearly doubled between 1995 and 2007.

The CBS Evening News (10/30, story 6, 0:20, Couric) reported that, on Thursday, the government announced "a big jump in diabetes, especiall…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

1 Oct 31, 2008
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

Bayer drugs combining aspirin, dietary supplements being marketed illegally, FDA says.

Bloomberg News (10/29, Blum) reports, "Pills made by Bayer AG that combine aspirin with dietary supplements to fight osteoporosis and high…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

2 Oct 29, 2008
Reply by Beth

Bayer drugs combining aspirin, dietary supplements being marketed illegally, FDA says.

Bloomberg News (10/29, Blum) reports, "Pills made by Bayer AG that combine aspirin with dietary supplements to fight osteoporosis and high…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Oct 29, 2008

Panel questions FDA assurances on BPA safety.

The Wall Street Journal (10/29, Favole) reports, "A panel of science experts challenged the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) conclusion…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Oct 29, 2008

More People Cutting Back On Medications As Economy Worsens

I was deeply troubled as I read this news: Due to the struggling economy patients are foregoing medicine in exchange for gasoline and food.…

Started by Manny Hernandez

8 Oct 25, 2008
Reply by saundra barragan

Novo taps stem cells in hunt for diabetes cure

I was very happy to read this: LONDON (Reuters) - Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk A/S is turning to stem cells in the hunt for a cure for di…

Started by Manny Hernandez

0 Oct 24, 2008

NZ govt approves pig-human pancreas tissue transplant medical trial

This was in part thanks to the many of you who wrote in!!! Health Minister David Cunliffe has approved a clinical trial involving the tra…

Started by Manny Hernandez

6 Oct 24, 2008
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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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