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Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Oct 10, 2014. 7 Replies

I found this headline on NPR this morning: Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making InsulinCould be the game changer…Continue

Looking for programming help for the Big Blue Test

Started this discussion. Last reply by Corinna Sep 17, 2014. 2 Replies

The Big Blue Test is coming up soon. Have you checked it out? You can find the latest updates at are looking for some programming help for the Big Blue Test app.Do you…Continue

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
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Diagnosed in 2009 with Type 2, I was surprised to realized how little I knew about this life altering chronic condition. So I went looking for a community of people living with diabetes that I could share real-life experiences with. I found that community online at TuDiabetes.

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2014 MasterLab in the DOC news

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 2:00pm 1 Comment

Not everyone could attend MasterLab, but there are a number of good round ups and blog posts about this day to inspire advocacy and action.

Here are links to some of my favorites.

Twitter feed for #masterlab:…


As I Awake... - A Haiku for #DBlogWeek 2014

Posted on May 13, 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

As I Awake…

what’s my morning number?
prick, squeeze, look at the meter…
results always surprise.

You can read my musings on life with T2 at my blog, Spinning Dinner Plates.

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At 10:28pm on January 10, 2015, Mari said…

Congratulations Corinna on your new promotion! And thanks for all the work you do!

At 9:09am on September 20, 2014, Linda G said…

From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!

At 9:08pm on October 7, 2013, Manny Hernandez said…

I am so proud of you, Corinna!! You inspire me... Thanks for all you do within DHF and in your life to touch the lives of so many of us with diabetes.


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