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DHF Wants To Know About You!

The Diabetes Hands Foundation Facebook page should represent those touched by diabetes a little more. Thats why we need your help! Please l…

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Hi Friends. We could use your help. StripSafely is at it again and are asking for your help and support (and participation, too!) to help p…

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Smash Diabetes!

There's a creative new awareness- and fund-raising campaign just begun by, called "Smash Diabetes".  Most of us probably want to…

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Low Carb Easy Fast Meals for 1

I'm looking for low carb meals that are easy to make and don't take long...mostly that are easy to make as my cooking skills are non-existe…

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Kamala the Ugandan Giant

Some of you old time WWF wrestling fans may remember Kamala the Ugandan Giant. He has fallen on hard times and has a few videos and article…

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Case to Carry Syringes

Hello Everyone, I have had this happen a few times: syringes I carry with me end up with all the lines rubbed off and become useless. I usu…

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So I was sitting in an interview lately and they asked me what my 3 greatest achievements were? I said first and foremost my greatest achie…

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Cost of Diabetes is on the rise (from Renal and Urology News)

Article from Renal and Urology News about the costs of diabetes care being on the rise.

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An Amazing Show Of Support For D Awareness Month In Syracuse

This week, in an attempt to raise awareness for type 1 diabetes, many buildings in the city of Syracuse that are equipped with computerized…

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confused about insulin pump

Hello I am having type 1 diabities.. diagnosed when I was 10 years old... I am fed up of having diabities.. :( recently I am totally depend…

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Steroids and BG

Long story short, I have an allergic condition called eosinophilic esophagitis. Since my diagnosis in January I've gone through having my e…

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Smarties Candy alert

Some fad is going see this please search for Smarties on your browser. It appears that middle school kids are taking to smashin…

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Solara Medical

I just had a HORRIFIC experience with Solara as the distributor for my Dexcom G4, and I just wanted to post to make sure everyone's aware o…

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From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

An eye opening experience at @CWDiabetes!

Last month, I had one of the most amazing experiences I have had with technology since I have been living with diabetes. It happened at the Focus On Technology conference organized by Children With Diabetes in Los Angeles (the first Read on! →

World Diabetes Day at REALM Charter School

REALM Charter is a middle school full of amazing young people eager to learn about World Diabetes Day. Team DHF spent the day with over 300 students and taught them about the Big Blue Test and what they can do Read on! →

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