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Uncoordinated Care
Coordination among health-care providers improves outcomes, reduces errors, and saves money — and usually doesn't happen. Is your care coordinated?

Diabetes Self-Management Blog
David Spero

The Most You Will Ever Get

A wise woman once told me, “The most you’ll ever get is what you ask for.” I have used that as a guide for the last 30 years. I call asking for help “my superpower.” It has served me well…

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Jan Chait

Computer-Aided Diabetes Care? Why Not?

What did we ever do without computers?” I asked myself, both rhetorically and somewhat sarcastically after dealing with a minor glitch. I swear I could hear the voice of the Wicked Witch of the West cackling “I’ll get you, my pretty” in the background…

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Web Team

Diabetes Health Fair in Raleigh

If you’ll be in the area of Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 17, be sure to check out the “Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference & Health Fair” taking place at the Raleigh Convention Center…

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Amy Campbell

Cats and Dogs Get Diabetes, Too!

We may not think about it much, but our pets can get diabetes. In fact, diabetes is pretty common in cats and dogs, and it’s on the rise in both of these species. Luckily, if you have a beloved cat or dog who has diabetes, you can help him lead a healthy life with this condition…

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Web Team

Researcher Seeks Type 1 Diagnosis Experiences

If you are 10 years old or older and have Type 1 diabetes, then Michele Palk, a Master of Psychology student at Adler Graduate Professional School in Toronto, Canada, wants to hear from you…

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Diane Fennell

FDA Approves Weekly Type 2 Diabetes Medicine

On April 15, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the once-weekly injectable Type 2 diabetes medicine albiglutide (brand name Tanzeum), developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Tanzeum is a new member of the class of drugs known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists

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Scott Coulter

None of Us Is Alone

 
David Spero

Do You Feel Sexy?

 
Web Team

Study on Factors Influencing Type 2 Management

 
Amy Campbell

What’s Your Diabetes “Type”? Gestational, MODY, and Steroid-Induced

 
Web Team

“Get Diabetes Right” Initiative

 
Diane Fennell

Overweight People With Type 2 May Benefit From Gastric Banding

 

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