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Protecting Children with Diabetes: The Safe at School Program

Back to school is a stressful time for us all but it can be especially difficult for parents of children with diabetes. As the American Diabetes Association’s lead staff person working to make sure children with diabetes are safe and treated fairly in school — but more importantly, as a mother who has sent her child with diabetes back to school — I know firsthand the range of emotions families face this time of year. Continue reading

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Diabetes Blog Week

Last November during American Diabetes Month, I issued a challenge to you and anyone else out there to blog about diabetes each and every day of November. Those who completed the challenge are now on our blogroll, but I’ve got to tell you two things: 1. It wasn’t easy to blog about diabetes every day for a month and 2. It wasn’t originally my idea. I borrowed the idea from Karen Graffeo, the blogger over at Bitter-Sweet. Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day and Diabetes

There is no need to skimp on the traditional romantic and decadent aspects of Valentine’s Day just because you or your sweetheart has diabetes. In fact, keeping your sweetheart’s diabetes in mind (or keeping your own diabetes in control) is another way to show you care. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
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