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Nine year-old Boaz Alkalay offers a rare glimpse of diabetes through the eyes of a child.
We had the privilege of attending the inaugural Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) Building a Healthier Future Summit in late 2011 in Washington, DC, where we...
Kerri Morrone Sparling reflects on the true meaning of ‘need’ in the global diabetes community…
Coco, Disney Publishing Worldwide's first character with type 1 diabetes. In partnership with Lilly Diabetes, Disney Publishing Worldwide has created its first character...
How can kids with diabetes most enjoy Halloween? Jim Hirsch shares his thoughts.
Larry Soler and Dr. James Gavin discuss Partnership for a Healthier America's efforts to fight childhood obesity.
Kelly reflects on her recent visit to Washington…
Teaching a child with type 1 diabetes the "facts of life"... Jim Hirsch reflects.
We tend to think of people with type 1 diabetes as kids, but in fact, over half of the 30,000 new cases of type 1 diabetes diagnosed each year are adults. And, because...
James Hirsch on the fear of all diabetes patients and their loved ones – nighttime hypoglycemia.
We recently attended the three-day JDRF Children's Congress in Washington DC (June 22-24, 2009). The goal of the 150 young delegates (ages 4-17 years, who all have type...
Dr. Jay Skyler weighs in on type 1 clinical trial design.
Ready, steady, camp!
Jeff Hitchcock and the inspired, inspiring Children With Diabetes organization.
From the moment her son was diagnosed with diabetes, Laura Billetdeaux was sharing her thoughts and taking advice on the website Children with Diabetes, a now-large...
A story of bigotry on a radio show.

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