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Diabetes Community Blog - Monthly Archives - March 2015

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18-year-old’s nonprofit company preventing risk of diabetic blindness

Credit: Nelvin C. Cepeda
Published March 20, 2015
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Diabetes

 

Stop Diabetic Blindness is a non-profit organisation looking to reduce the number of Americans losing their eyesight through diabetes – and its founder is only 18-years-old. Niki Mani, a high school senior at La Jolla Country Day School, California, set up Stop Diabetes Blindness when she was ...

 

How the sugar industry shapes public health

Sugar industry
Published March 17, 2015
 

Hidden documents reveal how the sugar industry influenced public health policy in the ’60s and ’70s, suppressing important research into sugar consumption and tooth decay. In the late ’60s and early ’70s, tooth decay was a big health problem. Research showed that refined ...

 

Is standardized care working for children with type 1 diabetes in British Columbia?

type 1 diabetes control
Published March 5, 2015
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Diabetes

 

The standardized health care plan for children in British Columbia, Canada is failing those with type 1 diabetes. This is the view of two families who have filed human rights complaints against the B.C. government and believe standardized care is putting their children at risk. But is ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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