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Doctor Payments Revealed
After decades of legal delays, Medicare has released data on how much it pays individual doctors. Is sharing this information a good idea?

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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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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

None of us take this journey alone. We might be the only ones checking our blood sugar, taking our insulin, struggling with our complications, but we’re not alone in our journeys. No human being is truly alone. We are always part of one another’s lives…

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David Spero

Do You Feel Sexy?

Are you attractive, even with diabetes? I admit to not feeling that attractive in my wheelchair sometimes, but maybe that’s just a lack of self-esteem. Diabetes or no, do you think you look good? Do you feel sexy?

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Study on Factors Influencing Type 2 Management

 
Amy Campbell

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

 
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“Get Diabetes Right” Initiative

 
Diane Fennell

Overweight People With Type 2 May Benefit From Gastric Banding

 
Scott Coulter

Spring Is Here

 
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Study to Evaluate Needle-Free Glucagon Treatment

 

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Carbohydrate Restriction: An Option for Diabetes Management
Some people find that decreasing the amount of carbohydrate they eat can help with blood glucose control. Here’s what to know about this approach.

Insulin Patch Pumps: A New Tool for Type 2
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