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The Diabetes Self-Management Web Team is made up of various editorial staff members.


Seventh Annual World Diabetes Day Blue Circle Photo Contest

World Diabetes Day is just a few weeks away, and in its honor, the UF Diabetes Institute will be sponsoring its seventh annual WDD Blue Circle Photo Contest…

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Share Your Thoughts With the FDA

On November 3, the FDA will be hosting a discussion between their senior leadership and the diabetes community…

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Take Part in the Big Blue Test!

American Diabetes Month is right around the corner, which can only mean one thing — the Big Blue Test website will soon be open for entries!

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Free Webinar on Detecting Health-Care Errors and Fraud

If you are a Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary, you’ll want to tune in for an upcoming webinar on how to “Be an Engaged Health-Care Consumer: Protect, Detect, and Report Health-Care Errors, Fraud, and Abuse…”

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Ski and Snowboard Camps for Kids With Diabetes

Winter is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about registering your child for one of the skiing and snowboarding camps being held this season by Sean Busby’s nonprofit group, “Riding on Insulin…”

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Project Blue November

With American Diabetes Month just a few weeks away, you may be seeking a way to increase awareness of the condition in your community. If so, look no further than Project Blue November…

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Big Blue Test Grants

The Diabetes Hands Foundation is getting ready for its next annual Big Blue Test (an event that takes place every November challenging participants to exercise for 14 to 20 minutes, check their blood glucose, and share their experience online), and as part of that preparation,it is currently selecting recipients for the grants that will be funded by the initiative…

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Diabetes Transition Experiences Study

Do you have diabetes and experience transitioning from a pediatric to an adult physician for your diabetes care? Are you a health-care provider for children or young adults with diabetes? Then researchers at the University of South Florida want to hear from you!

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Students With Diabetes Now Accepting 2015 Internship Applications

Are you a college or graduate school student with Type 1 diabetes who’s interested in working with and learning from leaders in the diabetes community? Then you’ll want to check out the Students With Diabetes Internship program…

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Novel Method of Testing for Sucrose in Foods

When eating at a restaurant or other unfamiliar venue, it can often be difficult to determine whether the food you’re about to eat contains sugar or starch. But according to a tip recently posted on Diabetes In Control, there’s an easy, if unconventional, way to check…

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