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Of Continuing interest...


Petitions for Change

Ontario residents have created a new petition asking for funding of CGMs


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


Spare a rose this Valentines Day


Smart phone based system does the job of pancreas...cures Type 1 diabetes


Diabetic Ironman Athletes not stopped by their disease


Mannkind, Sanofi end inhaled insulin licensing pact


Surviving the war to fight diabetes as a refugee


OneTouch Verio sync first of big 4 to post to Apple Health


Celebrities help raise money for diabetes charity


Many schools failing at diabetes care




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The Latest News in Diabetes Research


Watson-Powered Diabetes App predicts Hypoglycemia


Artificial Pancreas to undergo long-term clinical studies.


Type 1 diabetes NOT linked to Vitamin D concentrations


Intranasal Glucagon


For more research articles, please click here.


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


Diabetes Products and Apps

Please note that these are news articles only and are not purchased advertisements.


New App for people with Type 1 diabetes


Diabetes app uses Apple Healthkit data in realtime link to alert caregivers


Glucagon app now available for Android


Abbott Pharmaceuticals release new Dario glucometer in Canada


Insulet reveals new generation of Omni Pod Handheld


mySugr logbook 3.0 is now available.


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


Type 1 Diabetes Friend: Alcohol Guide

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For other product news reports, please click here.


Diabetes Advocacy's Latest Blog Posts


Are we too quiet?

Save today and Save tomorrow

Saddle Sores

Know the signs...Lives are at stake!

It's too hard to count every calorie...or is it?

You Get the Neatest Things!

You really do make Friends For Life

Dealing with diabetes online burnout

Making it a better school year

Bayer Powered by Accuracy

A Rollercoaster of emotions this weekend

My Dario...A new toy!

Recipe Nostalgia...How things have changed

Diabetes Events

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Diabetes Dictionary 


Noninvasive Blood Glucose Monitoring A way to measure blood glucose without having to prick the finger to obtain a blood sample.

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


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New from Visual Medical...Temporary tattoos to help with injection rotation!

If you have a diabetes tattoo and would like to answer a few questions about why it works for you, please contact us!


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