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Dining out may present challenges for diabetics

August 25, 2011
Dining out can be a difficult experience for a person with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. The menus at many restaurants include few nutritious options. Most items are high in fat or carbs, which can wreak havoc on a diabetic's diet.
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Use of insulin pumps grows among type 1 diabetics

August 25, 2011
Insulin pumps can make it much easier for individuals with type 1 diabetes to manage their condition, as the technology allows for the delivery of a regular supply of insulin straight into the blood stream when it is needed.
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Many diabetics fail to meet testing guidelines

August 23, 2011
Most people with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes know that regular testing is a critical part of their ability to control their condition. It is important for them to monitor blood sugar levels to ensure that they do not rise to dangerous levels.
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Flying may disrupt insulin pump function, study suggests

August 22, 2011
Air travel is tough on everyone, but this may be particularly true of individuals with type 1 diabetes. New research suggests that changes in atmospheric pressure while on the plane may upset insulin pumps.
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Going back to school can be difficult for children with type 1 diabetes and their parents

August 17, 2011
In a couple of weeks, millions of children across the country will be heading back to school. For those who have type 1 diabetes, this could pose problems for their health.
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Racecar driver shows type 1 diabetes doesn't have to slow you down

August 15, 2011
IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball has been racing cars since the age of 9. So when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a couple years ago, he decided it wouldn't slow him down, even though it requires strict attention to test results and treatment schedules.
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Rising diabetes costs put strain on families' budgets

August 11, 2011
Anyone who lives with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes knows that these can be intensive conditions to care for. They require frequent blood sugar testing, insulin injections and medications. Without all this, a person's blood sugar could spike to dangerous levels.
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Parents need to watch for type 1 diabetes symptoms in their children

August 09, 2011
Type 1 diabetes can be an extremely dangerous condition for children, particularly if it is left untreated for any period of time. But how can parents know if their child has the disease?
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Baseball star shows kids they can do big things with type 1 diabetes

August 09, 2011
A type 1 diabetes diagnosis can be devastating to young children. The news often means that they could be limited in the types of activities they can get involved in and that they will have to spend significant amounts of their time testing their blood sugar and taking insulin injections.
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American Idol contestant looks to use fame to raise funds for type 1 diabetes research

August 04, 2011
Watching her perform under the bright lights of American Idol, it may have been easy to forget that Crystal Bowersox has type 1 diabetes, a severe condition that could have held her back and prevented her from reaching such heights.
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