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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.

Email me today to get started.


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


BD announces new Smart flow infusion set


15 summer travel tips for families with Type 1 diabetes


Flo Simba...In the ring with Type 1 diabetes


Britain's shameful record over Type 1 diabetes


Eating disorders prevalent in young girls with T1D


Eric Church donates portion of proceeds from furniture line to JDRF


My wife died from diabetes in her sleep at 41




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The Latest News in Diabetes Research


Tight HbA1c reduces need for eye surgery


First hurdle taken on the way to insulin vaccine


More children with Type 1 diabetes are experiencing life threatening complications

at time of diagnosis.


Young women with Type 1 diabetes more likely to have eating disorders


Intranasal glucagon for severe hypoglycemia


Transplant therapy helping patients with Type 1 diabetes


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



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

Are you a diabetes advocate? Join us
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


Bolus Worthy

Going to School with Diabetes Has Changed

Swept Away and Retired to a Desk

Sorry but its private

Diabetes Made me do it!

Dear John and Jane Public

He's Got this

I Wish That People Knew that Diabetes....Day!

I Miss You Dex!

So it begins

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


Diabetes Events

IChallenge Diabetes Hike at Rattlesnake Point July 10, 2015

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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