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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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BMX Camp for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

If you have a child with Type 1 diabetes who’s interested in learning or refining his skills in the sport of BMX, then you’ll want to check out an upcoming camp organized by the sports group Riding on Insulin…

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Children With Diabetes “Focus on Technology” Conference

If you have a child with Type 1 diabetes and are feeling overwhelmed by all the technology that’s available to help him manage his condition, then you may be interested in the Children With Diabetes “Focus on Technology” conference…

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DiabetesSisters Weekend for Women in Los Angeles

If you’re a woman who has diabetes, then you’ll want to check out the upcoming 2014 Weekend for Women in Los Angeles, California, organized by the nonprofit group DiabetesSisters…

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Type 1 Youth Canoe Trips

Insulindependence, a diabetes and sports association focused on providing exercise-related resources for people living with diabetes, will be hosting two canoe trips for youth with Type 1 diabetes next month…

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Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Seeks Applicants

The criminal defense firm Katz & Phillips, P.A. is seeking applicants for its first-ever Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Award…

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Study Evaluating Treatment for Neuropathy Pain

If you’re dealing with pain in your feet, you may be interested in participating in the Rhapsody Study, designed to assess the safety and effectiveness of clonidine hydrochloride topical gel, 0.1%, for treating pain associated with diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage)…

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