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November 28, 2015

daveThose of us in the U.S. celebrated Thanksgiving this week. One of the things the DIC team has to be thankful for is our wonderful readers. We’re grateful for your loyal readership and especially for the great feedback and content, like our weekly Disasters Averted stories, you send us.

We recently asked you to submit your best advice on how to prevent insulin errors at home, at pharmacies, and in the hospital. We’re happy to announce the winner of our contest, Joyce Larson! You can read Joyce’s winning entry as well as some of the other great entries submitted by the DIC community here.

As the DIC team spends extra time with our family and friends this holiday week, we’ve put together a retrospective of one of our most popular features, the Test Your Knowledge questions. We have a new question for you and a roundup of the most popular questions of 2015 (plus a Thanksgiving-themed bonus question). See how many you remember!

Announcements:

Free CME Courses
Our web site CME resource is back online! Be sure to check out the new CME courses posted there. Courses are currently available on topics including: Advances in the Medical & Surgical Management of Obesity; Diabetic Retinopathy; Strategies to Improve Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes; and more!

dLifeTV.com: Sunday, November 29, 7PM ET

From dLife.com: “One amazing type 1 woman shares her journey around the globe to conquer television’s Amazing Race. Also, one man’s journey to better control with insulin, and Jim Turner asks what you hate about diabetes. Special Guests: Dr. Nat Strand.” 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