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Alert! Alert!

Today is Diabetes Alert Day, your opportunity to check your own risks for diabetes and alert others as well. Diabetes affects millions and millions (and millions) of people in the U.S. and in the world. Knowing the signs, reducing the … Continue reading

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Awareness of diabetes

Today I’m thinking about awareness of diabetes, itself. Did you know there are 29.1 million people in the United States with diabetes? That’s one out of every ten adults. And about 8 million of them don’t even know they have … Continue reading

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Are we teaching dependence?

I am overwhelmed by all the options available to people with diabetes. Yes, we can always ask for more and better, but what we have now and what is in the pipeline are pretty impressive. Kids and families who are … Continue reading

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Diabetes Alert Day

Today is Diabetes Alert Day. This is an effort by the American Diabetes Association to alert those who are at risk for diabetes. The ADA has a simple tool to see if you are at risk. The following are risk … Continue reading

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Risk for Diabetes

I have worked at many diabetes screening events where people have avoided me. I’m thinking, especially, of the table set up in the grocery store, where people walk in, see my table, avoid eye contact, and walk the other way. … Continue reading

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