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April 16, 2016

dave

This past week I got to catch up with our good pal Phil Sutherland. Many of you know that Phil has worked hard to grab worldwide attention for athletes with diabetes. He is the founder of Team NovoNordisk, a Tour de France quality professional cycling team. All of the team members have type 1 diabetes, and they get no headstarts or early finishes when racing against the best cyclists in the world. The team just competed in the 293km (175 mile) Milan-San Remo 1 day classic. These riders had to not only finish the grueling course: they also had to manage their glucose levels for the entire ride, while competing with World Champion Peter Sagan and others.

Check out our special feature to see how they did.

And if thinking about racing brings out your competitive side, you can click here and take the A1C Challenge.

Announcements:

Diabetes Summit 2016

DIC Publisher Steve Freed will be attending the GTCbio 2016 Diabetes Summit, to be held April 25-27, 2016 in Boston, MA.  This unique event encompasses the drug discovery and partnering aspects of diabetes in two individual conferences that take place concurrently. Click here for more information.

dLifeTV.com: Sunday, April 10, 7PM ET

From dLife.com: “An Olympic legend shares his troubles with and inspiring triumphs over diabetes. Plus, a low carb Asian appetizer in the dLife kitchen, and a profile of MLB pro pitcher Brandon Morrow.” Sundays live online at dLifeTV.com at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, and 4 PM PT. Keep up on the latest dLife news at dLifeTV.com.

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We can make a difference!

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Dave Joffe, Editor-in-chief