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People Helping People

Today is World Diabetes Day. It’s the anniversary of Fred Banting’s birthday. It’s Tuesday. Today we wear blue, display blue circles, and talk about diabetes – funding, research, new technologies, new devices, new treatments, a cure.   Last week I … Continue reading

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Showing up every day

Today is just another day with diabetes for those of us living with it. It happens to also be World Diabetes Day, so many are making a big deal today. Not just today, but every day we show up, wake … Continue reading

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World Diabetes Day-after

There are still over 300 million people in this world  who have diabetes! But we can say that yesterday, which was World Diabetes Day, was a huge success. People were talking! The word was being spread about how much diabetes … Continue reading

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Stating the Obvious

Today is World Diabetes Day (the diabetes-related festivities are going to keep happening all month long). The purpose of World Diabetes Day is to increase global awareness about diabetes, and in honor of today I found some very humorous (in … Continue reading

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Smoke diabetes, not cigarettes

Monday the 14th is World Diabetes Day and Thursday the 17th is the Great American Smokeout. What do these two things have in common? They can both wreak havoc on the human body! The purpose of managing diabetes with lifestyle … Continue reading

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