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All Discussions Tagged 'news' (24)

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Trusted diabetes news sources

What is your favorite D news source? We are trying to find trusted news sources that we can monitor for interesting and important news stor…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

5 May 21, 2014
Reply by karen

Medivizor and Diabetes Hands Foundation

As part of a New Year's campaign, Medivizor is donating $1 to Diabetes Hands Foundation, the organization responsible for creating and runn…

Started by Emily Coles

1 Nov 20, 2013
Reply by acidrock23

Doctor Empathy a Factor in Diabetes Care

Doctor Empathy a Factor in Diabetes Care People with Type 2 diabetes may be healthier if they have a doctor who shows high levels of empath…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

11 Nov 17, 2012
Reply by Jeff Simms


Smallest Insulin Pump System and First-Ever with a Touch Screen SAN DIEGO, November 16, 2011—Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. today announced tha…

Started by Emily Coles

62 Sep 24, 2012
Reply by Aeon

Pumps in the Pipeline

This article has a discussion of insulin pumps that various manufacturers have in the pipeline. It comes from displays and discussions at t…

Started by Tom Goffe

4 Jun 22, 2012
Reply by Don

Where do you turn for breaking diabetes news?

Curious where people go for headlines on research, events, new devices & developments. Do you use Google Alerts or any other sources th…

Started by Gerri

17 Jun 1, 2012
Reply by Tom Goffe

Diabetes Hands Foundation gets "Connecting Patients Award" from UK-based Creation Healthcare

We are VERY happy to share with everyone in the community the news that the Diabetes Hands Foundation just got the "Connecting Patients Aw…

Started by Manny Hernandez

25 Feb 24, 2011
Reply by Manny Hernandez

Wash. Post - Local chef's D Crusade...

So... I'm not really sure I like this article. It talks about T1D stereotypes (well D in general), but it seems to propagate some at the sa…

Started by Jessi <3

0 Feb 2, 2011

Any NEWs on new treatments or possible cures coming up?

Any NEWs on new treatments or possible cures coming up (soon-ish)? Yea I know I always ask this? But hey - I like to keep up on things. An…

Started by Jim Allison

0 Nov 29, 2010

article titled "Why No Sleek Testing Devices?"

It's funny because when I was watching the Apple Event, I was wondering where the diabetes tech is at from other companies.http://www.chica

Started by MikeyType1

9 Oct 25, 2010
Reply by Anonymous Jim




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Joins Diabetes Advocacy Alliance

Diabetes Hands Foundation is incredibly honored to join the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, an organization with the drive and potential to affect a powerful, positive impact on diabetes and healthcare policy. Diabetes Advocacy Alliance is a 20-member coalition of leading professional Read on! →

Helmsley Charitable Trust Renews Support for DHF

HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS SUPPORT TO DIABETES HANDS FOUNDATION FOR FOURTH YEAR  Funding in 2015 to support major transitions in programs and leadership at Diabetes Hands Foundation BERKELEY, CA: February 18, 2015 – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Read on! →

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