Voice of the Diabetic

The Diabetes Action Network of the National Federation of the Blind
Diabetes Support and Information
Volume 19, Number 4, Fall Edition 2004


Voice of the Diabetic, published quarterly, is the national magazine of the Diabetes Action Network of the National Federation of the Blind. It is read by those interested in all aspects of blindness and diabetes. We show diabetics that they have options regardless of the ramifications they may have had. We have a positive philosophy and know that positive attitudes are contagious!

News items, change of address notices, and other magazine correspondence should be sent to:

Ed Bryant, Editor
Voice of the Diabetic
1412 I-70 Drive SW, Suite C,
Columbia, Missouri 65203
Phone: (573) 875-8911
Fax: (573) 875-8902

Find us on the World Wide Web at: (www.nfb.org)
Our direct Web address is: (www.NFB.org/voice.htm)

Copyright (c) 2004 Diabetes Action Network, National Federation of the Blind.

ISSN 1041-8490

Note: The information and advice contained in VOICE OF THE DIABETIC are for educational purposes, and are not intended to take the place of personal instruction provided by your physician, or by your health care team. Discuss any changes in your treatment with the appropriate health professionals.


FREE! FREE!

Voice of the Diabetic is offered absolutely free to any interested person upon request. Readers may receive the publication in standard print, on audio cassette for the blind, or in both formats. To begin receiving the VOICE, please complete the subscription form (or a facsimile), found at the end, and mail it to the editorial office.

Please Note: We have a special bulk-mailing permit that we use to ship the Voice to you at low cost--it does not allow for free re-mailing. The Post Office requires you place first class postage on any Voice you mail to others.


Here's the new front cover page for the Voice.



Includes photo of Della Reese with following overprinted on the photo: Della Reese Says "Change Your Mind!"

NEW INVESTIGATIONAL HEART MEDICATION

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE JOINING A RESEARCH STUDY

DIABETES: WHERE WE ARE TODAY, WHERE WE WILL BE TOMORROW

CDC's Dr. Frank Vinicor Gives Us the Latest

WHERE'S THE SUGARTRAC?

New Noninvasive Talking Glucose Monitor Goes to the FDA

SORE FINGERS: HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT THEM

Ann Williams, RN, MSN, CDE, Tells Us the Right Way to Test


ADVERTISERS

Effective advertising doesn't scream at its audience. It persuades. It sells. The key to cost-effective advertising is making your voice heard where an audience is already listening. VOICE OF THE DIABETIC, circulation 336,050, offers such an outlet. Make your voice heard. For VOICE OF THE DIABETIC advertising information contact:

Eileen Rivera Ley
National Advertising Sales Manager
804 Hatherleigh Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Phone: (410) 296-7760
Fax: (410) 296-7645
or find us on the Web at:
http://www.nfb.org/voice.htm

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

CHANGE YOUR MIND: DELLA REESE TALKS ABOUT DIABETES
by Ed Bryant

WHERE'S THE SUGARTRAC?
by Ed Bryant

SORE FINGERS: HOW TO PREVENT AND TREAT THEM
by Ann S. Williams, MSN RN CDE

FIGHTING BACK
by Dan Wingo

NEW INVESTIGATIONAL HEART MEDICATION

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE JOINING A RESEARCH STUDY
by Lisa Pacitto

NONCOMPLIANCE: AN ENDURING ISSUE
by Peter J. Nebergall, PhD

DIABETES AND IMMUNOSUPPRESSION, A NEW DEVELOPMENT

UK STEM CELL RESEARCH RECEIVES LICENSE

MY LIFE AS A DIABETIC
by Patricia Wolfe

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

MEDICATION MIX-UP

THE TIM COX STORY
by Bette Cox

VOICE DISTRIBUTORS NEEDED

DREAM BIG, DIVE DEEP
by Ed Bryant

FLORIDA MAN HAS VISION OF HIS OWN ROLE IN SOCIETY
by Jay Arrington

THE MIRACLE OF LIFE
by Lindy Guidry

BOOK REVIEWS
by Ruth Mencl, RD CDE

ASK THE DOCTOR
by Wesley W. Wilson, MD.

RECIPE CORNER

DIABETES AND ADULT ATTITUDE
by Peter J. Nebergall, PhD

HEALTHY HOME COOKING
by JoAnna M. Lund

CHECK YOUR HEMOGLOBIN A1C IQ

RESOURCE ROUNDUP

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

NEW SURVEY

DIABETES: WHERE WE ARE TODAY, WHERE WE WILL BE TOMORROW
by Frank Vinicor, MD, MPH, and Jinan Saadine, MD

COMPLETE ISSUE


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Posted: September 2004