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    20 May 2015

  1. Mother of diabetic student sues Eastern High School staff for negligence.

    6 May 2015

  2. Graham pushing legislation to aid diabetes detection.

    22 April 2015

  3. Google Secures Patent for Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens.
  4. Mom says daughter with diabetes unfairly forced to leave Taunton day care center.

    15 April 2015

  5. Congress has Renewed the Special Diabetes Program (SDP) for Two Years.

    8 April 2015

  6. New legislation would increase access to diabetes education.

    2 April 2015

  7. Healthcare resource implications of hypoglycemia-related hospital admissions and inpatient hypoglycemia: retrospective record-linked cohort studies in England.

    25 March 2015

  8. Maryland passed the Public and Nonpublic Schools Student Diabetes Management Program bill.
  9. JAMA Paper Breaks Down Medical Research Funding in the US.

    11 March 2015

  10. Parents want more school help for diabetic students.

    4 March 2015

  11. Diabetic B.C. kids' parents file human-rights complaint over schools' 'one-size-fits all' treatment plan.

    25 February 2015

  12. Moving Toward a National Medical Device Postmarket Surveillance System.

    6 February 2015

  13. Survey demonstrates that suppliers in Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program for Insulin Pumps are not providing products as mandated by law. See also Competitive Bidding Program External Infusion Pumps and Supplies - Issues with Supplier Compliance Impacting Beneficiary Access to Insulin Pumps and Related Supplies.

    7 January 2015

  14. New laws include insulin training for school staff.

    15 October 2014

  15. The Influence of New European Union Driver’s License Legislation on Reporting of Severe Hypoglycemia by Patients With Type 1 Diabetes.

    8 October 2014

  16. AACE Wants National Diabetes Panel.

    24 September 2014

  17. Diabetes Supplies Now a Patient Safety Dilemma.
  18. Lawsuit: Teacher Canned for Administering Diabetes Shot During Class.

    17 September 2014

  19. Don't take away my access to life-saving diabetes technologies.

    3 September 2014

  20. 'Landmark' ruling for school children with Type 1 diabetes.
  21. Back to school bonus ­- JDRF applauds introduction of new law for children with type 1 diabetes.

    27 August 2014

  22. Feds green-light exemption for truckers with diabetes.

    13 August 2014

  23. New rules let teachers give insulin shots.

    6 August 2014

  24. New Law to Allow Diabetics to Inject Insulin Anywhere.
  25. 7 May 2014

  26. [UK] Government publishes statutory guidance on support for diabetes in schools.

    12 March 2014

  27. Diabetic banned from pub for injecting insulin in public view. See also Diabetic claims discrimination over pub injection incident.

    26 February 2014

  28. Diabetes Supplement Sellers to Pay $2.2M.
  29. 19 February 2014

  30. Thatcham mother backs diabetes care in school campaign.

    12 February 2014

  31. Diabetes bill designed to protect kids.

    5 February 2014

  32. Havant schoolgirl set to lobby MPs over diabetes cash.

    29 January 2014

  33. Kentucky House passes bill that would allow trained staff to give students insulin shots.

    22 January 2014

  34. TN bill would let teachers, coaches give insulin injections.
  35. Diabetes Management In Schools.
  36. Bill would put diabetic supplies in public schools.

    15 January 2014

  37. Children with diabetes: Virginia families fight for rights.

    8 January 2014

  38. Families pushing for better care for diabetic students.

    25 December 2013

  39. The United States’ Investigation Under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act with respect to Public School Children with Diabetes in Alabama.
  40. Feds investigating Wake schools for denying student’s medical transfer.

    11 December 2013

  41. Justices Reject Appeal Over Hot Lunch for Student With Diabetes.
  42. Irving jail staff knew diabetic inmate had no insulin before death.

    20 November 2013

  43. Complaint: Broward denies Pre-K to diabetics. See also Children with diabetes shut out of Florida prekindergarten programs.
  44. Family fighting for medical help at diabetic son's elementary school.

    23 October 2013

  45. Anger as diabetic children miss out on insulin pumps in Wales.
  46. Diabetes UK welcomes "major step" from Government to improve support for school children with health needs.
  47. Diabetes foundation canceled fundraising ride because of shutdown.

    9 October 2013

  48. Mom of diabetic Clark student calls school nurse shortage dangerous.

    2 October 2013

  49. The American Association of Diabetes Educators has information about The Affordable Care Act and Individuals with Diabetes.
  50. Cutting costs now means stacking up problems for years to come.

    25 September 2013

  51. FDA issues final guidance on mobile medical apps.
  52. The American Diabetes Association has new resources and information for California families to enhance their understanding of the recent California Supreme Court decision and its impact.
  53. Limits on diabetes test strip opposed in Canada.

    28 August 2013

  54. Doctor Must Answer for Diabetic's Death in Jail .

    21 August 2013

  55. Law aims to protect NJ diabetics from accidental drunken driving charges.

    14 August 2013

  56. California Supreme Court Ruling Protects the Safety and Health of California Students with Diabetes. For more on this very important ruling, see

    1. Ruling lets school staff give insulin to students
    2. Contra Costa Times editorial: California Supreme Court insulin ruling places student needs ahead of union self-interest
    3. California Court Knocks Down School Nurse Lock-In on Insulin Shots
    4. California Supreme Court: Unlicensed school personnel may administer insulin shots
    5. California schools and diabetes: State high court allows school employees to give insulin shots
    6. The decision is online at American Nurses Association, et al, vs. Tom Torlakson, as Superintendent, etc., et al.

    31 July 2013

  57. Statement by the American Diabetes Association on the Need for Food and Drug Administration's Regulation of Blood Glucose Test Strips.

    24 July 2013

  58. FDA sssues Warning Letter to Prodigy Diabetes Care regarding serious problems with its blood glucose test strips.

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