All Blog Posts Tagged 'choices' (3)

Organizations Take on Diabetes in Latino Communities

The facts are clear: the Latino population has a diabetes rate 1.9 times higher than Caucasians. The good news is several organizations are taking the issue head on, like the San Antonio Food Bank. Read how they’re cultivating change in the full post at Discuss Diabetes here.

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Laura K.

Added by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on May 1, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments

Medical plan decision....

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I have switched jobs and have the choice between Aetna's "Open Access Select Plan," and UHC's "Choice Plus PPO Plan." It seems to me that the UHC plan is pretty good but I keep reading 90% coverage on things where as I am reading 100% coverage on the Aetna plan. I am not very good at the research and decision process, so I was hoping someone could give me advise on which one they have experiences with and/or perhaps what things… Continue

Added by Todd Carey on January 18, 2011 at 7:32am — 1 Comment

A Few Great Lessons about Living Well with Diabetes

A few days ago I had an amazing opportunity to give a speech at the Canadian Diabetes Symposium in Brantford, Ontario. The turnout was impressive: a ballroom bursting at its seams with over 600 people, many of them standing. The positive energy was truly contagious. People ranged in age from a newborn to senior citizens, but we were all there because we shared something in common: we are choosing to live our lives well with…

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Added by SFshawn on August 30, 2010 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

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FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →

An Open Letter from @AskManny, @DiabetesHF to @NYTRosenthal, @NYTimes

Dear Ms. Rosenthal: I am a person living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 30. I am also the President and co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at connecting and mobilizing the diabetes community. Seeing Read on! →

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