Understanding
Oral Diabetes
Medication

Continuous
Glucose
Monitoring

COUNTING
CARBS
Can Improve
Your Control

Transplant
Tales –
Of Kidneys,
Family, and
Quality Time

New Feature:
PUMPER’S VOICE

Vol. 22, No. 4     Fall Edition 2007

Voice of the Diabetic Cover: Tom Ley and his children have more time together since his brother gave him a kidney. Photo by Allen Polansky.

 

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Eileen Rivera Ley

EDITOR
Elizabeth Lunt

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Suzanne Shaffer

EDITOR EMERITUS
Ed Bryant

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Gail Brashers-Krug

CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
Ann S. Williams

TECHNOLOGY WRITER
Tom Rivera Ley

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VoiceCover: Tom Ley and his children have more time together since his brother gave him a kidney. Photo by Allen Polansky.

 

Contents

FEATURE:

 


Transplant Tales
Of Kidneys, Family, and Quality Time

by Elizabeth Lunt


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Continuous Glucose Monitoring:
A Movie is Worth a Thousand Pictures
A Review of the Medtronic Guardian REAL-time System

by Thomas Ley

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Pumper’s Voice
by Gary Scheiner


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Counting Carbs
Can Improve Your Control

by Lynn Bailiff


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Healthy Home Cooking

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Cranberries on a plate.
If Blindness Comes
 

The DAN in Action at Convention
by Alan Wheeler


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Resolution 2007

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Imagine Independence—The Possibilities Fair
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NFB State Conventions for the Remainder of 2007

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Determination is the Key
by Dr. Marc Jay Gannon

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Be Prepared: Planning for Sick Days
by Ann S. Williams

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Understanding Oral Diabetes Medications
by Gail Brashers-Krug


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Resource Roundup

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Voice of the Diabetic Subscription Form

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Ask the Doctor

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Resource Roundup

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COMPLETE ISSUE (Word Document)
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Posted: October 2007