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


“Safe at School” Diabetes Workshops in Maryland

If you have a child with diabetes and live in the Maryland area, be sure to check out the upcoming “Safe at School” parent workshops organized by the American Diabetes Association…

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Free Diabetes Screenings From Sam’s Club

Twenty-nine million people in the United States are currently living with diabetes, but more than eight million of them are undiagnosed. To help Americans take charge of their health, Sam’s Club will be offering free diabetes screenings to both members and the public this Saturday…

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College Diabetes Network

If you are a college student who’s living with Type 1 diabetes, you may be interested in learning more about the College Diabetes Network…

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Diabetes UnConference Scholarships Now Available

For those who are interested in attending the event, taking place from March 13–15, 2015 at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, but unable to afford the associated expenses, there are now a number of scholarships available…

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Support Medicare Coverage of CGMs

Want to help ensure that seniors on Medicare have access to continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices? Then be sure to support the initiative by diabetes advocacy group JDRF to advance this important priority…

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Calf Cramp Cure From a Certified Diabetes Educator

If you have diabetes, you may be all too familiar with the annoying phenomenon of waking from a sound sleep with a cramp in your calf…

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Time for Your Annual Flu Shot

Fall is right around the corner, which means that flu season will soon be in full swing…

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Upcoming “Taking Charge of Your Diabetes” Health Fairs

This September, the group “Taking Charge of Your Diabetes” will be hosting conferences in both Missoula, Montana, and Des Moines, Iowa. Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) is a nonprofit organization founded by endocrinologist Steven Edelman to “educate and motivate people with diabetes to take a more active role in their condition…”

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Metformin Study Currently Recruiting

If you have Type 2 diabetes, you may be interested in a multisite study that is currently recruiting participants to evaluate the effectiveness of an extended-release version of the oral diabetes drug metformin versus the immediate-release version of the medicine…

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Back In Session: Diabetes at School

In just a few short weeks, school will be starting up again for students from kindergarten to college. If your child has diabetes, there are steps you can take beyond stocking up on school supplies to be prepared…

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