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  1. The EASD 37th annual meeting in Glasgow

    The 37th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) from 9-13 September, hosted by Diabetes UK, was the biggest meeting of the EASD to date. Ten thousand people in total attended the array of satellite symposia, lectures, p ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Hawthorne Kristina

  2. Combined study reveals gaps in diabetes therapy

    Care of people with diabetes is in need of improvement. Patients are often left in the dark about their condition and many receive false or unnecessary medication. It has been shown in a recent German study, performed by the Centre for Sociopolitics at the ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Hawthorne Kristina

  3. On your feet

    Despite substantial advances following the St Vincent Declaration, the goal of reducing amputations by 50 percent has not yet been reached. ‘On your feet!’ was the title given to a workshop on the diabetic foot, held at the German Diabetes Society Congress ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Hawthorne Kristina

  4. How to develop a diabetes association: a case study on the Icelandic Diabetes Association

    In Issue 3 1999 of Diabetes Voice, Dr Ástrádur Hreidarsson of the Endocrinology and Diabetic Clinics at the National University Hospital in Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, wrote about how diabetes care is managed in this sparsely populated country. In the pa ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Hawthorne Kristina

  5. Lower income families feel the pinch in the USA

    The growing diabetes crisis in the United States is a well reported fact. Nevertheless, diabetes-affected families are often being left out in the cold. Many are forced to dig deeply into their own pockets because, in many cases, even if insurance is avail ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Hawthorne Kristina

  6. Eighty nobel prize winners appeal to President Bush

    US President George W Bush received a letter that came straight to the point. “We urge you to support stem cell research.” This appeal did not waste words. The signatories had already said and done enough that is meaningful: no less than eighty of the sign ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Hawthorne Kristina