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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.

 

Life coaching

Are you having difficulty coming to terms with life with diabetes? Do you need some assistance getting back on track? Life coaching might be an option.  Message us to learn more.

 

Advocacy Initiatives

 

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Diabetes Advocacy is proud to partner with dQ&A to help make the voices of people living with diabetes heard.  Please click here to take part in their regular survey program while supporting Diabetes Advocacy.

 

OHTAC has recommend funding for CGM, but this does not mean the government will actually fund it.   Patient voice in Ontario will be significant in terms of the Government actually funding it based on OHTAC’s recommendation.   The link for patient feedback opens today and closes November 1st. Please click here to have your say!

 

Type 1 Together is a new grassroots group whose first advocacy effort is to bring attention to CADTH the need to have Tresiba listed on Canadian public drug formularies. Please take a minute to explore their new site.

 

Support the US JDRF Coverage 2 Control Campaign here


 

Diabetes Advocacy's Latest Blog Posts

The DTC...We Come a Long Way.  We will win the war!

 

Six things not to say to parents of children with diabetes

 

How to fight for the Disability Tax Credit with Type 1 diabetes

 

Animas, We are heartbroken

 

9/11 and diabetes created new concerns

 

What to pack for an emergency evacuation

 

What Parents of Children with Diabetes want you to know

 

diabetes newsDiabetes in the News

 

IMPORTANT NEWS FOR ANIMAS PUMPERS...Animas to close their doors.

 

What you need to know about the Animas closure

 

Medtronic Welcomes Animas Customers

 

A Comparisson for those interested in the Freestyle Libre

 

Diabulima.  The most dangerous eating disorder you have never heard of

 

Help from Eli Lily for Texas

 

IFL-USA providing help for people with diabetes in Texas

 

Global demand creates sensor shortage

 

Sending your child with diabetes to post-secondary school

 

Beyond Type 1's 10 week bike challenge comes to an end.

 

Diabetes is still a challenge for parents even with technological advances.

 

 

 

diabetes research newsThe Latest News in Diabetes Research

 

IBM partners with JDRF

 

Pioneering T-Rex study reaching a milestone for children with T1 diabetes

 

Bolus frequency impacts glucose control

 

Glycemic outcomes beyond A1c

 

Can Beta Cells be re-trained?

 

Tresiba out performs Lantus for reducing hypos

 

Neo Islets...a step towards a functioning cure for Type 1 diabetes?

 

Benefits of CGM to adults with T1 and T2 diabetes

 

Diabetes care improved with artificial pancreas

 

CGM boosts confidence of those on injections.

 

MDI and Insulin Pump Therapy compared.

 

Long Sought Attack Signal found for Type 1 diabetes

 

Concentrating insulin will reduce insulin pump size

 

 

For more research articles, please click here.

 

To become a part of a clinical trial in your area, please see the link below

 



diabetes supportDiabetes 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 appsDiabetes Products and Apps

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

 

Lifescan shares new Reveal app

 

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

 

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

Type 1 Diabetes Friend: Alcohol Guide

 

temporary tattoosVisual Medical tattoos offer cute tattoos to help your child rotate injection sites!

For other product news reports, please click here.

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Diabetes Events


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diabetes dictionaryDiabetes 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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Featured Tattoo of the Month

 

tattooPlease visit our tattoo page to see our amazing gallery of diabetes related advocacy and medical tattoos.

 

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