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June 10, 2009, Issue #472

Jun 10, 2009

We are back from the 69th ADA Scientific Sessions and there were a lot of new studies, practice pearls and products in development. We have stocked this weeks issue with some of the early highlights and will have more over the next few weeks as our editorial staff has time to gather the data and put together a synopsis of the information that was presented.

It was amazing to see all the new possible treatments and devices that are in development. From oral insulins’ patch pumps to new GLP-1 products. Watch for them in upcoming issues. to

TCOYD Diabetes Conference June 20, 2009, Sacramento, CA. TCOYD Diabetes Conference comes to the Doubletree Hotel in Sacramento, CA. Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a nonprofit diabetes education organization, is hosting a conference, lunch and health fair from 8 am to 5 pm. The conference will feature national and local medical experts offering informative and motivational programs in diabetes care for people with all types of diabetes, those at risk for diabetes, and their loved ones. This program will focus on diabetes and the Native American. To register or get more information, call (800) 998-2693 or visit

dLife: June 14, 7PM ET on CNBC
Teenagers talk frankly about their personal diabetes challenges. Plus, young women who manipulate insulin to lose weight – the dangerous practice of diabulimia. And, Leave it to Beaver’ Jerry Mathers s opens up about his diabetes life. Recipes, tips and more each week: Sundays on CNBC at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, and 4 PM PT.

We can make a difference!

Check out this week’s “Test Your DIABETES Knowledge” question.

Dave Joffe, Editor-in-Chief, CDE, FACA