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July diabetes-related events to be held in St. Louis

Diabetes-related events to be held in St. Louis... July events calendar here: #diabetes

Added by DiabetesXaminer on June 20, 2009 at 9:22pm — No Comments

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Hosts 11th Annual Jackie Smith Golf Experience

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Hosts 11th Annual Jackie Smith Golf Experience. Click here for story and pics.

Added by DiabetesXaminer on June 9, 2009 at 7:26am — No Comments

Have Diabetes, Will Travel

Tips and tricks to traveling with diabetes here:

Added by DiabetesXaminer on June 1, 2009 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Sotomayor shows diabetes doesn't delay or deny big dreams

JDRF Director says Sotomayor shows diabetes doesn't delay or deny big dreams. Story here:

Added by DiabetesXaminer on May 29, 2009 at 5:57pm — No Comments

Not By Choice

Last November I wrote a song for World Diabetes Day which I played on a vlog post.

It was one of the first songs I have ever written that honestly came to me on the drive home from work! After the vlog went up, I had a lot of people asking for a copy to download. As much as I liked the words and the way I sang it, it was not complete.

In March I went into a professional studio with a 24 pack of diet soda, my guitar,… Continue

Added by George Simmons on May 28, 2009 at 4:26pm — 9 Comments


Hey everyone...just thought I'd make a quick post to help everyone out since I'm sure we could all use something free every once in a while. This offer is from One touch and I'm sure you'd love to have one:

Go here and fill out your information to have it mailed. I'm serious; I hate spamming so I'm not trying to push anything on you that you'd have to click 100 links to get; just let them know where to send it and how many times a day you test...the usual; when did you get diagnosed… Continue

Added by Barbara on January 7, 2009 at 2:17pm — 3 Comments


I go into Diabetes Management at 9:00 AM tomorrow to start my omnipod! I am so excited. I have been trying to get on a pump for 5 years now, but because of stinky insurance issues have not suceeded. When I applied for the omnipod, I was informed my insurance just started covering it 3 weeks before my application was received! The Lord was definately looking out for me in my time of frustration! I was amazed. We got the call, and three days later the omnipod arrived on my doorstep! This is going… Continue

Added by sugarrbabie on July 14, 2008 at 6:48pm — 1 Comment

My Diabetic Child Grew Up

Hi. I am the mother of an adult diabetic who was 15 months of age when he was diagnosed diabetic in 1970. The technoogy in1970 was pretty archaic and didn't tell us much of anything. My son was either in an insulin reaction or had high blood sugars. There didn't seem to be any middle of the road sugars. We tested urine back then....urine blood sugar readings were astleast 4 hours behind venous blood sugar readings! I had to squeeze out his diaper to get enough urine to test his sugars...had to… Continue

Added by Larra on April 8, 2008 at 11:51am — 4 Comments

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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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