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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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Amy Campbell

Color Me Healthy

When was the last time you gave some thought to color? Maybe you were trying to decide if that pink blouse goes with that orange skirt. There’s more to color than just decorating or assembling an outfit, however. The choice of color can affect your health and your mood…

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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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Diane Fennell

New Weekly Type 2 Diabetes Drug Approved

On September 18, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the once-weekly injectable Type 2 diabetes medicine dulaglutide (brand name Trulicity), developed by Eli Lilly and Company. Trulicity is a new member of the class of drugs known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists

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David Spero

Getting to Sleep and Staying There

I’m writing this at 3:30 AM. I really should be sleeping, but my body doesn’t want to. Losing sleep is not good for health, as I detailed last week. What can I or any of us do to sleep better?

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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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Amy Campbell

Whittle That Middle: A Trimmer Waistline Improves Your Health

 
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Share What It’s Like to Live With Diabetes: Walk With D

 
Diane Fennell

Statins May Reduce Risk of Nerve Damage, Other Diabetes Complications

 
Scott Coulter

What Is Hope?

 
David Spero

Sleep for Diabetes

 
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Test Your Nutrition Knowledge With Our Interactive Quiz!

 

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