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Petitions for Change

In British Columbia and Newfoundland and Labrador, online petitions are currently looking

for your support to raise awareness and ask their provincial governments to

remove the age restrictions on current insulin pump programs.

BC Petition

Newfoundland and Labrador  http://chn.ge/1oRl2i9


In the US, there is an ongoing petition to ask the American Medical Association

to screen sick children for type 1 diabetes with a urine test.



Personal Life Coaching

Type 1 diabetes can be overwhelming.  As a Certified Personal Life Coach who has lived

with a child with diabetes for over 15 years, let me help you to find your way back to you.

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Advocacy Coaching

Are you working to make changes in your community?

I have spent many years working as an advocate and now would love to share techniques,

ideas and things that work with you. 

Sessions can be booked via email.


Diabetes in the News


Insulin pumps need greater safety reviews according to ADA


Maryville parents file lawsuit against maker of diabetes products after daughter's death


Xfinity driver Jamie Dick diagnosed with diabetes


Making the pitch


Ryan Reed wins at Daytona


Calgary parents of teen with Type1 facing murder trial


Inhaled insulin from Sanofi available in the US


Former student lost battle with diabetes


The next best thing to a cure for Diabetes


3 developments to watch for in the world of Type 1 diabetes in 2015


Korn's Jonathan Davis talks of new song "Unfair"


Parents surprised by change in diabetes care plan


Regulators ask you to check if using AccChek Spirit Insulin Pump



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The Latest News in Diabetes Research


Effects of acute hypoglycemia on working memory and language

processing on adults with and without Type 1 diabetes


Promising vaccine strategy for Type 1 diabetes extended to humans


Combo happy Diamyd launches new diabetes vaccine trial in children


Tresiba approved in EU for use in children and adolescence with Type 1 diabetes


Lilly delays FDA submission on new basal insulin


Excessive deaths in women with type 1 diabetes


Painless Temporary Tattoo to check BG levels


New Insulin Glargine 300 effective in Type 1 diabetes


Health Canada grants ViaCyte clearance for diabetes clinical trial


Type 1 patients lives can be significantly improved by Artificial Pancreas



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Diabetes Videos


Normal is Just a Setting on the Dryer.  A 30 minute segment on living with life

after diabetes moves in.


Heading Back to school with Diabetes


Diabetes Advocacy

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on Facebook and share your experiences, challenges and stories.

Diabetes Advocates Unite

Diabetes Advocates


Diabetes Products and Apps

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FDA Approves Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitoring System with Share


Medtronic launches next generation sensor augmented insulin pump


Meal Memory iPhone App from DexCom


Turning Silk into Diabetes Test Strips


Nightscout makes life for parents of children with diabetes a little easier with help from

Microsoft and Azure


The Ultimate guide to raising a child with diabetes


FDA approves DexCom software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithms


DexCom Share is now available in the US


AccuChek Subscription Boxes


Parents create NightScout


Animas Vibe approved for use in Canadian children


Guardian Mobile


Sanofi introduces new kids app for diabetes


Lilly claims to be better than Lantus


Medtronic launches smaller Enlite Sensor in Canada


Abbott's Libre launches in Europe


Medtronic launches its new "Duo" pump in Europe


Type 1 Diabetes Friend: Alcohol Guide

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Diabetes Advocacy's Latest Blog Posts


Did he really just inject at his table? Cool!

Luck of the Irish

How much would it cost if I had Type 1 diabetes?

15 years later and its still happening

Make this month's Hallmark Holiday Truly mean something!

New Yawk Sawse

The Bad and the Ugly

Sad to See Dex Go

Sleep Guilt

If diabetes isn't sexy, how do we make them care?

The DexCom is coming to town

Test Strips.  How many is enough?

Handling Diabetes and the Holidays


Diabetes Events


Kids 'N' Us Conference Chateau Louise Conference Center on Saturday April 25, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta

Friends for Life Canada, brought to you by Children with Diabetes, will be returning to Niagara Falls, ON during the weekend of October 23, 2015. Currently sold out. You can still  register online to be added to the waiting list.


Diabetes Dictionary 

Euglycemia A normal level of blood glucose (sugar)

For more terms, please go to our online diabetes dictionary.


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