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'Smart' insulin hope for diabetes

Scientists are hopeful that “smart” insulins which are undergoing trials could revolutionise the way diabetes is managed. Instead of repeated blood tests and injections throughout the day to keep blood sugar in check, a single dose of smart insulin would keep circulating in the body and turn on when needed. 511 more words

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JDRF Supports Lifesaving Research through One Walk Events

An honors student and standout lacrosse player at Olentangy High School in Lewis Center, Ohio, Clifford Kigar garnered honors as a first-team all-region attackman for the second season in a row. 132 more words

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UAB study brings hope to families of young diabetics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)- Click-clack.


“My trains off the track!”

They’re typical sounds you hear from a house with a kindergartner. Caden James Mitchell is your typical kindergartner. 391 more words


No-Diabetes November

November is a very exciting month for those of us with diabetes! But what makes it unique from the other 11 months of the year? November hosts days such as next Friday (November 14): … 362 more words

Thanks To UAB, Diabetes Could Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

UAB made a really big announcement today!  The drug Verapamil, which is used to treat high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, and migraine headaches, could also be used to treat people suffering with diabetes.   306 more words

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Ford to auction off final Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition for charity

Of the 1,964 examples we’ll see of the 2015 Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition, Ford is sending the final one to the auction block.

Crossing the block at Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas later this month, Ford will donate the proceeds from the sale to the Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute, a Michigan-based charity dedicated to heart health. 182 more words

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My vine for @JDRFUK's #TopT1Science - showing what type 1 #diabetes is

I’m volunteering one day a week at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) office in London (they have offices around the UK, and around the world) doing things like  642 more words