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Feb 3, 2016

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An Eating Disorder in People With Diabetes

The first time she skipped an insulin dose, the 22-year-old said, it wasn’t planned. She was visiting her grandparents over a summer break from college and indulged in bags of potato chips and fistfuls of candy, but forgot to take the extra insulin that people with Type 1 diabetes, like her,...

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Here's How An iPhone Helps One Teen (And His Mom) Manage Diabetes

Blake Atkins gets a lot of texts from his mother when he's at school. But unlike most teenagers, this 16-year-old doesn't seem to mind. That's because four years ago, Atkins was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. And now, his mother, Lori, has a way to find out and let him know when his blood sugar...

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Jun 10, 2015

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Computer Experts Deliver Insulin to Diabetic Kids

In the world of diabetes, the Holy Grail is a device that can monitor a person's blood sugar and deliver insulin as needed—effectively an artificial pancreas. Medical-device makers have yet to bring one to market in the U.S. But a group of computer experts whose children suffer from diabetes has...

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