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2014 AAPD Justice For All Awards

Please join us in celebration of the 

2014 AAPD Justice For All Awards

Wednesday, July 23rd

3:30-5:30 PM

House Visitors Center, HVC-201

AAPD will honor the following Justice For All Award recipients: … 49 more words


Symposium on Consumer Protection for People with Disabilities

When: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 – 9 am-1 pm

Where: 201 SVC: Capitol Visitor Center

The American Association of People with Disabilities, with the National Consumers League, will host the first-ever symposium on protection for people with disabilities, both as consumers of new technology and as customers in the financial services industry. 130 more words


A little help?

Hello. I was on facebook when I saw a post of a backpacker asking for help in funding his backpacking trip using the gofundme website. Upon going through the website, I saw lists and lists of people asking for funding of various activities so I’ve thought, why not give this site a try. 119 more words

What is #DIYPS (Do-It-Yourself Pancreas System)?

#DIYPS (the Do-It-Yourself Pancreas System) was created by Dana Lewis and Scott Leibrand in the fall of 2013.

#DIYPS was developed with the goal of solving a well-known problem with an existing FDA-approved medical device.  684 more words


Ending data-shaming: diabetes data should provide perspective, not judgment, on diabetes

Let’s end data-shaming. A1c is not only number that matters for ppl w/T1 diabetes. #DIYPS http://bit.ly/1n86Z3A @danamlewis @scottleibrand

My last A1c dropped significantly. … 825 more words


The Sugar Myth

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We all know that sugar is synonomous with diabetes.  People hear diabetes, whether it’s Type 1 or Type 2, and automatically think, “oh, so no more sugar for you.”  It’s important to understand that treatment and recommendations for diabetes management is constantly changing based on research.  225 more words