Category: Advocacy (Page 4)

Your Rights, One Voice

ADA has announced the launch of the blog series:Your Rights, One Voice (Diabetes Discrimination Stories) on the American Diabetes Association Blog: month the blog will feature a different story about diabetes discrimination and how the person affected received help after contacting the American Diabetes Association (through our Legal Advocacy Program). The first story is […]

Two Blog Posts: Clinical Trials

These two partsneed each other: FDA has a new blog post titled:A CDRH Priority: Clinical Trials in the U.S.(1) in part it says: Innovative medical products begin with clinical trials and before a clinical trial of a significant risk device begins in the U.S., a researcher, among other things, must apply for and receive FDAs […]

Spare A Rose

Posted byDesiree JohnsononJanuary 21, 2015 Heres a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5), donate to IDFsLife for a Childprogram, and save a child in need of life saving insulin. Your loved one, touched by diabetes, wouldnt mind receiving one less rose if it means […]

Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co

BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. Diabetes Hands Foundation has grown tremendously in reach and impact since its beginning in 2008, and I believe it now has the foundation and direction to pass […]

Beta Cell Regeneration Webinar

You are invited to a free webinar. Beta Cell Regeneration: Novel Sources Speakers:Dr. Juan Domnguez-BendalaDr. Pedro Herrera February 4 12:00pm (EST) Duration: 1 hour The loss of functional beta cells underlies the pathology of diabetes and has serious metabolic consequences in these patients. Thus, scientists are examining ways to replace these critical endocrine cells. During […]

AYUDA Volunteer Oppertunities

Volunteer With AYUDAMark your calendars the dates for the 2015 Spring & Summer programs are set and the online application has been launched!If you are interested in applying in 2015, please follow these steps:1. Read more about our 2015 Programs by selecting the appropriate program link below2. Read the AYUDAApplication Guidecompletely.3. Ready to Apply?Click here!Please […]

National Eating Disorders Association Holiday Resources

From:NEDA* The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) has created this special holiday issue ofMaking Connectionsto address both the joys and the difficulties of the season. In it, you will find tips and strategies on how to navigate the stresses that can often accompany the holidays. You will also find uplifting stories, as well as updates […]

FDA Workshop Videos

Video from FDAs workshop on interoperability and bolus calculators. Held 11/13/14 Webcast Recordings and Presentations posted for the Regulatory Science Considerations for Software Used in Diabetes Management Public Workshop, November 13, 2014 Webcast Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Agenda 8:00-8:15 AM Welcome and Announcements Dr. Jacquline Yancy, Scientific Reviewer, Division of Chemistry […]

Diabetes Mine: Glucose Meter Accuracy Payer’s Meeting (Sort of)

Diabetes Mine has a full report on the Diabetes Technology Society Payers Meeting held Nov 5. Here is an excerpt: You may remember that DTS Director Dr. David Klonoff and his team have been working on this program for many months, assembling aSteering Committeeof experts andlaying out detailsin September. FDA appears to be supportive, and […]

#WalkWithD. Share Your Experience. Get Kids Strips.

Help shed light on life with diabetes and provide life-saving supplies to children in developing countries through #WalkWithD. During the month of November, Lifescan Inc. will donate 100 test strips to Life for a Child for every social media post using the #WalkWithD hash tag. WalkWithD isusing Tagboard to collect social media posts using the […]