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Petitions for Change

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

 

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.

 

 

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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

 

New Hawaiian law for children with diabetes in school

 

Newport boys helps save Grandmother from diabetic coma

 

New devise may end finger pricks

 

Artificial Pancreas holds promise for easier control for those living with Type 1 diabetes

 

People disgusted by Crossfit's Open diabetes Twitter Post

 

Scientists develop smart patch for people with type 1 diabetes

 

Canadian swimmer with diabetes launches Crowdfunded comeback

 

Living with Diabetes...What its really like 

ADA's Tour de Cure Begins

 

Nick Jonas on how his struggle with diabetes changed his music

 

DexCom and Nick Jonas Team up

 

Diabetes Daily releases top 10 Glucometers in the US

 

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The Latest News in Diabetes Research

 

French partnership to develop an artificial pancreas

 

Association between number of comorbid medical conditions and

 depression among individuals with diabetes; race and ethnic variations

 

Medtronic seeking US participants for its closed loop study

 

Brown School Study looks at Twitter hashtags and diabetes

 

J&J starts project to prevent type 1 diabetes

 

Which artificial pancreas is best for children with type 1 diabetes?

 

Type 1 vaccine clears first hurdle

 

Camera study address children's perspective on living with Type 1 diabetes

 

Restoration of glucose counterregulation by Islet transplantation in long-standing

Type 1 diabetes

 

CV Risk decreases with increased physical activity in people with Type 1 diabetes

 

4 year old makes history in world's 1st attempt at type 1 diabetes prevention

 

Treatment outcomes could improve in all groups of people with type 1 diabetes

 

Tight HbA1c reduces need for eye surgery

 

First hurdle taken on the way to insulin vaccine

 

 

 

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

 


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Diabetes Products and Apps

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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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Diabetes Advocacy's Latest Blog Posts

 

A Rollercoaster of emotions this weekend

My Dario...A new toy!

Recipe Nostalgia...How things have changed

A Type 1 Diabetes Guide to the Universe

Test strips...Its a love hate relationship

How much do you figure I should bolus for this?

Gradutation + Diabetes + Long Distance=DMomma Worry

JDRF Walk Season is Upon Us

Blog Week Memories

My favorite blog post

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

 

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 

 

Ketotic Hypoglycemia A poorly-understood disorder of childhood, marked by hypoglycemia and ketosis. There is carbohydrate deprivation, with consequent dependence on fat stores for energy. Ketotic hypoglycemia can often be effectively treated by simple dietary changes involving frequent feedings of carbohydrate and protein.

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

 

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