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Can Diabetics Have a Happy and Healthy Halloween?
Halloween has evolved since Celtic times and is now, second only to Christmas, in terms of spending. Soon, your own little pirate, smurf or Harry Potter will be dressing up and heading out for a night of trick or treating or other spooky activities.
Keeping your family safe and healthy can be accomplished with a bit of planning. And YES, people with diabetes CAN enjoy Halloween. See how to have a happy, healthy and safe Halloween.
Also in this month's E-Lerts™ Newsletter:
Andrew P. Mandell, Exec. Dir., DDF, represents United States as Expert in US State Dept. Diabetes Awareness Program in Kuwait. Read more about this momentous trip.
Latest News: How young can children be identified as future diabetics? What food helps control diabetes? Reducing A1c can help which complication dramatically?
Diabetes Friendly Recipes: Healthy autumn meal that tastes great.
Islets of Humor™: In this technical age, what's the correct dosage of medication?
The Kid Initiative to Defeat Diabetes® Curriculum is designed to fill the gap in information about diabetes and obesity and its relationship to nutrition and fitness.
A Program for Schools and Youth Organizations. To learn more about the KIDD™ Curriculum.
Treatments on the Horizon: New drugs including a combination drug and a once-a-year drug. Plus a possible cure for diabetes?
There are many ways people, especially children, with diabetes can enjoy Halloween. Check our Happy and Healthy Halloween page for great tips.
Lisa M. Rasolt, M.S.B.A., C.E.B.S.
Awareness + Action = Prevention®
The Mission of Defeat Diabetes Foundation is the prevention, early identification and self-management of the global epidemic, diabetes. We work with individual and organizations worldwide through our awareness, interactive and assistance programs.
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This generation of children is on the fast track to live a shorter, less healthy life span than their parents.
According to Connie Diekman, Director of University Nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis, "Nutrition education needs to start in prenatal classes and move through the entire education system…Many kids -- and their parents -- simply do not know what they ought to be eating."
The Kid Initiative to Defeat Diabetes® Curriculum is designed to fill this gap in information about diabetes and obesity and its relationship to nutrition and fitness.
A program for schools and youth organizations. To learn more about the KIDD™ Curriculum. DDF Advertisement
Diabetes Friendly Recipes
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Islets of Humor™
By Theresa Garnero
Diabetes Studies, Clinical Trials and Surveys
Research facilities, drug manufacturers and universities are conducting studies, clinical trials and surveys for new drugs, behavioral habits and other investigational information with the goal of improving our health. They are seeking individuals to participate in these studies and trials. More Info
Defeating diabetes requires self-awareness and making the right choices, which are elements essential for Kuwait to combat the disease said Andrew P. Mandell, Mr. Diabetes®, speaking at the US Embassy. He spread the message at the Grand Mosque, AWARE Center for Diabetes, and schools in Kuwait.
Read more about Andrew P. Mandell, Mr. Diabetes®, in articles from Kuwait:
Diabetes Set To Soar As Kuwait Follows In US's Footsteps
Andrew P. Mandell, Exec. Dir. Defeat Diabetes Foundation, speaking at the Grand Mosque in Kuwait:
Treatments on the Horizon
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