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“You have to keep learning”: Racecar driver Charlie Kimball on life with type 1 diabetes

Published May 29, 2015

Racing is in Charlie Kimball’s blood, he believes. His father was a mechanical engineer, an expert in the technical side of racing car maintenance, and the younger Kimball naturally picked up a similar interest.


Six-year-old girl saves pregnant mother with type 1 diabetes from coma

Published May 19, 2015

Madison Nunez made her mother three presents for Mother’s Day: “a picture, necklace, and a stuffed animal.” But her fourth gift was the most valuable.


Under the radar: test strips on the black market

Published May 15, 2015
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You can see them by the side of the road. Lonely little signs, emblazoned with phrases like: “Ca$h 4 Diabetic Test Strips,” or “Test Strips 4 Ca$h,” with a phone number underneath. The signs look fairly non-descript, like innocent, forgettable scams. But at the root of ...


Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee defends diabetes infomercial

Published May 12, 2015

Mike Huckabee, the Republican presidential candidate, has defended himself following criticism of his endorsement for a diabetes cure. Huckabee was a spokesman for Barton Publishing, the company behind an infomercial offering a cure for type 2 diabetes consisting mostly of diabetes supplements. ...

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