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


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

Have you ever felt like other people don’t truly get what it’s like to live with diabetes? The new “Walk With D” campaign is a chance for you to raise understanding of how it feels to have the condition…

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Test Your Nutrition Knowledge With Our Interactive Quiz!

What exactly are so-called “functional foods,” and what diabetes and general health benefits can they provide? Try your hand at our brand-new, interactive quiz to see how much you know about functional foods, then download your FREE guide for more information!

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“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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