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Diabetes Advocacy

UnitedHealthcare Takes Away Diabetes Devices

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.06.2017 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

If you've heard about UnitedHealthcare (UHC) limiting members to only Medtronic insulin pumps beginning July 1 and feel this is wrong, please go to "W...

The Face of Health Care Reform

Peg Abernathy | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

While on a recent business trip to Washington D.C., I had the privilege of a brief conversation with Arianna Huffington. I can only imagine how many p...

The Lie That's Killing Us: Pre-Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

My proposition is that recognizing pre-diabetes as "Stage 1" Type 2 diabetes will get millions more people to take action to stop their diabetes from progressing.

Glu Accelerates Diabetes Sharing, Online and Off

Riva Greenberg | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

For me, Glu advances the power of, and what's possible from, social media. Now we have the opportunity to directly give, in large numbers, in warp speed, what those who are doing the research, creating better treatments and designing new tools, need to improve our lives.

New Research Toward Curing and Living Better With Type 1 Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

If you were diagnosed more than a decade ago, like me, you heard that there would be a cure in five to 10 years. We're still searching, but we've probably made more progress in the last 10 years than the last 40.

Can Joy Come From Loss?

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

When my oldest daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes four years ago, I felt adamant that there could be no growth and certainly no joy to be found in the aftermath of this particular heartbreak.

Got a Great Diabetes Product Or Application Idea? Apply Here

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

A new contest this month calls on everyone to submit a design concept (devices or web applications) for a consumer-friendly tool that will improve daily life for the millions of people with diabetes.