Voice of the Diabetic

The Diabetes Action Network of the National Federation of the Blind
Diabetes Support and Information
Volume 19, Number 3, Summer 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

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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.


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

Includes photo of Karen Mayry with the following overprinted on the photo: U.S. Senate Honors Karen Mayry.

RESEARCH UPDATE: CHEMICAL MAY HELP PREVENT TYPE 1 DIABETES

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM AN EYE EXAMINATION
Advice from Dr. Paul Chous

DIABETIC FOOT PAIN
Dealing with Neuropathy

MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT
Exploring the New Drug Discount Cards

INSULIN BASICS: THE REASONS BEHIND THE RECOMMENDATIONS


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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

INSULIN BASICS: THE REASONS BEHIND THE RECOMMENDATIONS
by Ann S. Williams, MSN, RN, CDE

NOT JUST WAITING FOR A CURE

DIABETIC FOOT PAIN
by Kenneth B. Rehm, DPM

THE SLEEP SENTRY, A NEW HYPOGLYCEMIA ALARM
by Ed Bryant

AMERICA'S JOBLINE

MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT
by Peter J. Nebergall, Ph.D.

A POTENTIAL FOR TROUBLE: ERRORS IN REFILLING THE MINIMED 2007 INSULIN PUMP

YOU CAN'T POSSIBLY FAIL
by Deborah Robinson

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

CUT THE RISK OF HEART ATTACK

ASK THE DOCTOR
by Chris Corsi, M.D.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM AN EYE EXAMINATION
by Paul Chous, OD

WHAT IS MACULAR DEGENERATION?

CINNAMON?

US SENATE HONORS KAREN MAYRY

AN INTERNET ALTERNATIVE

DIVING
by Terri Uttermohlen

NEW DRUG SHOWS PROMISE IN NEUROPATHY TRIALS
by Ed Bryant

SUMMER FOOT CARE

RECIPE CORNER

BEYOND STATISTICS: A WEIGHTY PROBLEM
by Peter Nebergall, Ph.D.

HEALTHY HOME COOKING
by JoAnna Lund

RESEARCH UPDATE: CHEMICAL MAY HELP PREVENT TYPE 1 DIABETES

DIABETES SELF-CARE -- WHEN YOU'RE BLIND
by Ed Bryant

INJECTING INSULIN THROUGH CLOTHING

RESOURCE ROUNDUP

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

COMPLETE ISSUE


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Posted: July 2004