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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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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 Are 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

If you have Type 2 diabetes and are at least 25 years old, then you may be interested in participating in a survey being conducted to improve outcomes for people with diabetes…

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Amy Campbell

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

By and large, most people who have diabetes have Type 2. But diabetes isn’t just one disease. There are many variants of it. Last week we looked at Type 1, Type 2, and LADA, or Type 1.5. Let’s look at a few more…

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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

 
Web Team

Study to Evaluate Needle-Free Glucagon Treatment

 
Jan Chait

Will Spring Ever Arrive?

 
Amy Campbell

What’s Your Diabetes “Type”? Type 1, Type 2, and LADA

 

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Carbohydrate Restriction: An Option for Diabetes Management
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Insulin Patch Pumps: A New Tool for Type 2
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