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Western Australian children with type 1 diabetes given extra time to complete exams

Published August 2, 2016

The decision to award extra time to Western Australian (WA) students with type 1 diabetes to complete their Year 12 exams has been welcomed by diabetes educators. Telethon Type 1 Diabetes Family Centre has long campaigned for this result, which will see students given an extra 10 minutes for ...


Photography used to explore life for adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Published June 4, 2015

Disposable cameras may have shed light on what living with type 1 diabetes is like for adolescents in a simple, yet unusual way. The technology may not be cutting edge, but this University of Florida study could help parents understand what their child is feeling following a type 1 diagnosis. ...


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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