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Letter From The Editor. June 23, 2009 Issue #474

Jun 23, 2009
We have had a long relationship with Steven V. Edelman, MD and TCOYD, Our publisher Steve Freed has collaborated with Dr. Edelman to help diabetes patients learn more about diabetes. Dr. Edelman is Editor of the journal Insulin, and we are going to kick off his arrival by having him explain his 30 Day Insulin Challenge.
There is an email circulating from the NCDP asking us to call or email President Obama and have him appoint a Diabetes Czar. It seems to me that we should take better advantage of the resources and knowledge we already have. 
This week Casey Murphy PharmD candidate 2010 University of Florida College of Pharmacy, presents an interesting idea for improving diabetes care. Click here to learn more 
TCOYD Diabetes Conference September 19, 2009
Milwaukee, WI, Midwest Airlines Center. More Info coming soon!
dLife: June 28, 7PM ET on CNBC
Dogs and cats get diabetes, too. A veterinarian explains how to recognize and treat diabetes in your pet. Plus, driving with diabetes – do you know what you need to do before you get behind the wheel?  And Jim Turner admits that when it comes to his health, he just isn’t perfect. For other inspiring stories watch dLifeTV: 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