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Providential plan to fund insulin pumps promises better quality of life for diabetes

Posted by Jamie Komarnicki, Calgary Herald on January 9, 2013 - Category: Diabetes Management
The association says its cost estimates demonstrate that effective use of the insulin pump could save the health-care system money, by warding off or delaying complications due to diabetes, including kidney failure, heart attack and stroke.
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Holiday Newsletter

Posted by Natalie on December 15, 2012 - Category: PDK News & Notes Newsletter
Here's our Holiday e-newsletter for the family and friends of Parenting Diabetic Kids.com. Once on the website, if you haven't signed up or receive one, sign up at the top of the page.
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Service Dogs Pick Up Scent of Diabetes Danger

Posted by Kate Linebaugh: WSJ on December 10, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Eight-year-old Abbie Eppler has avoided health emergencies thanks to Gracie, a 70-pound British Labrador retriever who wakes up Abbie's mother when the child's blood-sugar level rises or falls below a certain target at night.
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Jeff and Natalie Kolok

Posted by dLife on December 5, 2012
Seeking to provide a warm, engaging online space targeting parents, Jeff and Natalie started www.parentingdiabetickids.com. The site provides parents of children with type 1 diabetes a place to find news and resources and share their worries, solutions, obstacles, and victories.

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Parenting Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by Everyday Health on December 4, 2012 - Category: PDK in the News
Jeff and Natalie Kolok explain the challenges and rewards of parenting not one, but two children with type 1 diabetes. Read More »
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Stem Cell Research Points Way to Possible Type 1 Cure

Posted by Diabetes Health on November 27, 2012 - Category: Medical
Although cells with properties similar to stem cells have already been discovered, this new research is even more positive, according to Harrison, because it could help unlock the secrets of insulin production and ultimately help people with diabetes end their dependence on insulin injections.

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October Newsletter

Posted by Natalie on October 31, 2012 - Category: PDK News & Notes Newsletter
Here's our October e-newsletter for the family and friends of Parenting Diabetic Kids.com. If you haven't signed up or received one, sign up at the top of this page.
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Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor Cleared in U.S. (video)

Posted by Gene Ostrovsky on October 11, 2012 - Category: Diabetes Management
Dexcom received FDA clearance for its G4 Platinum continuous glucose monitoring system. It includes an under-skin sensor, a wireless transmitter, and the interactive monitor that picks up readings from within 20 feet (6 meters).

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September Newsletter

Posted by Natalie on October 4, 2012 - Category: PDK News & Notes Newsletter
Here's our September e-newsletter for the family and friends of Parenting Diabetic Kids.com. If you haven't signed up or received one, sign up at the top of this page.
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Replica Ballparks, Wiffle Ball Fight Diabetes

Posted by Doug Tribou on September 24, 2012 - Category: SLAM in the News
SLAMDiabetes organized the Wiffle Ball tournament in North Providence. Jeff and Natalie Kolok created the company to try to increase awareness about type 1 diabetes by helping charities raise funds.

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