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Diabetes doesn't disappear in natural disaster

January 19, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Last Friday I texted my $10 donation to the Red Cross to help victims of last week's earthquake in Haiti. But, aside from the overarching needs of food/water/shelter there are bound to be large numbers of Haitians who need more specific help, including medical care and medicines for specific health conditions, like, say diabetes. dLife, a multimedia organization geared toward people with diabetes, posted a few options for those of you who would like to donate for more specific needs. Here are two: dLife...

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Nominate your celebrity spokesperson here

August 3, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

It's not often diabetes and all its related accoutremonts elicits screams of happiness and fainting (low blood-sugars aside). But teen heartthrob Nick Jonas has been raising his profile on the awareness front for Type 1 diabetes. He spoke last month in DC and this month will address the National Press Club. Personally, I am not a fan of the kid's music (If you saw the Jonas Brothers' Grammy performance with Stevie Wonder you're probably still cringing over their rendition of "Superstition"). But,...

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