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Defeat Diabetes® E-Lerts™ NewsletterSeptember 2009
(Volume VIII, Issue VII)
Groundbreaking Diabetes Research and Treatments
More diabetes research is being done looking for prevention, cures, causes and treatments. A tablet and vaccine to prevent diabetes. Patches and transplants for better control. Molecules, genes, islet and beta cells are sources of new discoveries.
There is so much hope for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics. See our Treatments on the Horizon.
Latest News - Self Management - Food News: Blueberry juice, organic foods and more.
Latest News - Self Management - Supplements News: Fish oil, Carnitine, Flaxseed oil and more.
Latest News - Self Management - New Diabetes Therapies Info: Comparative effectiveness, best first treatment choice, drug for diabetic wounds and more.
Diabetes Friendly Recipes: Easy, breezy, end of summer recipes. Nutritional content is listed and these recipes are all lower sodium too.
Islets of Humor™: Medicare and prediabetes - Theresa Garnero knows how to make it funny!
Know Your Fruits and Veggies™: Grapes: Dawn Swidorski gives us so much info about delicious and nutritious grapes.
A Message From Our Executive Director: Andy Mandell devotes this column to a dear friend of DDF's who recently passed away. We all miss you, Carol.
Clarence's Corner: Clarence Haynes celebrated his 92nd birthday with friends and hopes for the future. Happy Birthday Clarence!
Shirley's Vegetable Garden™: Shirley Barriger went on vacation, but what about the weeds?
I have never seen so much research on all aspects of diabetes. Check out our Treatments on the Horizon section. It is so encouraging!
Good Health,Defeat Diabetes®: Awareness + Action = Prevention®
Lisa M. Rasolt
Defeat Diabetes Foundation
Defeat Diabetes Foundation Wants YOU!
We are currently seeking volunteers in the following areas: Community Speaker, Diabetic Media Spokesman, Book Reviewer. More Info
Latest News - Self Management - Food News
Blueberry Juice Fights Fat and Diabetes
Organic Foods Are No More Nutritional than Conventional Foods
Ninety-three Percent of Type 2's Not Following Nutritional Recommendations?
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Latest News - Self Management - Supplements News
New Review Endorses CV Benefits of Fish Oil
Glucose Intolerance Reversed by Carnitine Supplements
Food Additive May Help Control Blood Lipids and Reduce Disease Risk
Flaxseed Not Flaxseed Oil Can Reduce Blood Lipids
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Latest News - Self Management - New Diabetes Therapies Info
Certain Diabetes Therapies May be Associated with Pancreatic Cancer Risks
Comparative Effectiveness Between Drugs Nearer
Insulin the First Treatment Choice for Newly Diagnosed Type 2's
Drug Helps Diabetics Heal Stubborn Wounds
The Most Effective Therapy for Diabetes Induced Alzheimer's
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Diabetes Friendly Recipes
Easy, breezy, end of summer recipes. Nutritional content is listed and these recipes are all lower sodium too.
Pink Strawberry Smoothie
Walnut Asiago & Black Pepper Biscotti
Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken with Toasted Almonds
Basil and Pine-Nut Sauce with Penne
Honey Milk Balls
Books You Can Use™ - Write a book review. Purchase books at Amazon.com through our links and help support Defeat Diabetes Foundation. More Info
Islets of Humor™ humor
By Theresa Garnero
See more of Theresa Garnero's Islets of Humor™ cartoons.
How to Store Fresh Vegetables
Most fresh vegetables need to be stored in the refrigerator to stay fresh for very long. Store vegetables at room temperature only if you’re using them that day. Vegetables differ in how long they stay fresh stored in the fridge: More dummies.com
Know Your Fruits and Veggies™: Grapes
by Dawn Swidorski, Public Outreach Director
A grape is an edible fruit in the buckthorn family and botanically considered a true berry. They grow on a woody vine that bears fruit each year (perennial). Grapes have grown wild since pre-historic times and are one of three fruits native to North America. More
Diabetes is a costly disease. Yet the cost of ignoring your diabetes treatment is even higher. There are programs to help you with prescriptions, testing supplies and if you have no insurance. More information
A Message From Our Executive Director
Andrew P. Mandell, MR. DIABETES®
A Tribute to Carol Shehady (1948-2009)
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Carol Shehady.
During the past 19 years, since Defeat Diabetes Foundation first opened its doors (September, 1990), Carol has been a constant presence in our organization and our lives. She gave true meaning to the qualities of a “dedicated volunteer”. More
Defeat Diabetes® Public Awareness Programs
Defeat Diabetes Foundation needs your financial support for all of our Defeat Diabetes® Public Awareness Programs. Defeat Diabetes Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity. Our web site is secure and all donations are tax-deductible. Please Donate Now
By Clarence Haynes
My 92nd Birthday!
I am on CLOUD 13, because I had a wonderful birthday with friends of at least 50 years duration. The restaurant, my favourite, went all out to make the day unforgettable. I sent a letter to their head office letting them know how acts of kindness, done by the staff, helps to make their company very successful. More
Mr. Diabetes® Says
"Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again." ~ Joseph Campbell
Shirley's Vegetable Garden™
By Shirley Barriger
Weeds never take a vacation.....
How wonderful it has been to harvest my home grown vegetables this summer. I hope you are having a great harvest also. I went camping for two weeks in July and forgot to tell the weeds to take a vacation, too. So, I returned home to a garden full of weeds…big ones, too. More
Diabetes Support Groups Database
We've developed a listing of Diabetes Education Programs and Diabetes Support Groups in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Treatments on the Horizon
Patch 'Shots' to Replace Injections
Adaptive Response Pathways Possible Keys to Effective Diabetes Treatment
Islet Transplants Provide Lasting Metabolic Control
Scientists Alter Pancreatic Cells to Treat Type 1 Diabetes
First Tablet-based Treatment In Preventing Type 1 Diabetes
Possible Cause of Type 1 Linked to Wheat Reaction
Diabetes Vaccine Diamyd® Shows Reduction or Halting Destruction of Beta-Cells 4 Years Later
New Molecule Combats Diabetes and Obesity by Increasing GLP-1
New Target for Preventing Type 1 Diabetes
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