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Does diabetes define you?

I was reading this article on USA Today a few days ago and wondered how you guys felt about it.

Started by Manny Hernandez

21 Sep 29, 2008
Reply by Trista

Endocrine Society issues guidelines for the prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity.

Medscape (9/25, Barclay) reported, "The Endocrine Society has issued practice guidelines for the prevention and treatment of pediatric obes…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Sep 27, 2008

This coming World Diabetes Day (Nov. 14), get involved!

We received this communication today... Remember to join our World Diabetes Day group to learn what others are planning to do and share yo…

Started by Manny Hernandez

0 Sep 25, 2008

ADA Celebrates Historic Victory for Americans With Disabilities

This just in... Your thoughts? ALEXANDRIA, VA, Sep 25, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- The American Diabetes Association applauds Presid…

Started by Manny Hernandez

1 Sep 25, 2008
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

intersting article i found on diabetic retinopathy

Painkiller May Prevent Diabetes-Related Retinal Damage WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24 (HealthDay News) -- The painkiller pentazocine may help prevent…

Started by Cody Turner

0 Sep 24, 2008


1-Exercise may decrease hepatic fat for patients with type 2 diabetes, study indicates. MedPage Today (9/19, Gever) reported that "six mont…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Sep 24, 2008

Is there anyone out there that can explain the new concept of being not only T1 but also T2 at the same time?

I have a 15 yoa neice and she has been a T1 diabetic since she was 8 yoa. Recently she was diagnois as not only a T1 but also has T2 diabet…

Started by Lana

4 Sep 22, 2008
Reply by Steve Manwaring

The Article In Diabetes Forcast On Bret Michaels

Hi Everyone! This weekend I read the Diabetes Forcast.. There was an article on Bret Michaels... I'm glad he's good very well controling hi…

Started by Shawna Staats

8 Sep 18, 2008
Reply by guy(abetic)

Inspirational Story About Dedication to Fight Diabetes.

I receive updates when Ann Bartlett updates her blogs on MyDiabetesCentral.com. She wrote about two people that ran across a woman and her…

Started by Cherise

0 Sep 17, 2008

Proteomics investigation suggests a group of 68 serum proteins elevated in T2 diabetes

Original article here: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0003224 A group of Shanghai-based researchers took…

Started by tmana

0 Sep 16, 2008




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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