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Carta Abierta a la Presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner @Cfkargentina

This Open message toPresident Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner is repeated in English below. Honorable Presidenta Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner, Durante el da de ayer usted promulg un discurso del lanzamiento del Plan Argentina Innovadora 2020 en la Casa Rosada. Como parte de los proyectos investigativos que present, se encuentra la creacin de un tratamiento para […]

Open letter to NPR about Diabetes Social Media piece

Dear Ms. Silverman: Thanks for shedding light on the importance of social media for people touched by diabetes. It was certainly special to hear our friend Kerri Sparling on NPR during the drive to work this morning! In your story, Dr. Jason Bronner from UCSD Medical Center is quoted saying: Theres no proof in diabetes […]

Diabetes and Pregnancy

Managing diabetes type 1, type 2, gestational, or any other form can be tricky by itself. When you add in the enormous changes that the female body goes through during pregnancy, diabetes management can seem downright impossible but it is not, and I hope I can help put your mind at ease about whats in […]

Depression and Diabetes

Diabetes Advocates urge more awareness about depression. There is an urgent need for more effective and efficient depression treatments in diabetes. If someones living with diabetes, studies show he or she is twice as likely to be depressed compared to a person without diabetes. But whats even more depressing is that only about 5% of […]

Diabetes Advocates Offer Assistance in Accurate Reporting in the Media

Did you know there are more than five different types of diabetes? If your knowledge of diabetes is defined by what you hear and see on the news or in movies then you probably dont. Diabetes Advocates, a nonprofit program made up of influential members of the diabetes community has launched a media outreach campaign, […]