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Hear from Stephanie Hastings, Co-coordinator of the Joslin Diabetes Center 50-Year Medalist Study, about the history of the Joslin Medalist Program, and how those living with insulin-dependent diabetes may apply to participate.

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Feb 3

February 2014 Events Round-Up

Here’s a list of this month’s diabetes-related events. Know of any upcoming events? Feel free to submit them using the link at the bottom of the calendar widget, and we’ll review them and do our best to get them on the calendar.

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A recipient of a Diabetes Hands Foundation Seeds grant, playwright Mary Fairweather Dexter explains how her LADA diabetes diagnosis led her to write a play, “The Sweet Lowdown,” to increase diabetes awareness.

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Jan 28

Close Concerns: A Conversation with Kelly Close

Kelly Close talks about her type 1 diabetes diagnosis and how she formed her company, Close Concerns, which analyzes and reports on global diabetes and obesity.

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When we last talked with April Blackwell, she had recently gotten married in a space-themed wedding. A year and a half later, she has moved to a new city and landed an exciting job with NASA. Read how diabetes has played a part in her adventures.

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After living with type 1 diabetes for 20 years, Jane Kokernak learned she also lives with celiac disease. Read how a good support system and a mindset change helped her transition to a gluten-free diet.

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Jan 16

A Visit to Camp Hodia with Dr. Amy Walters

We continue our conversation with Dr. Amy Walters, Ph.D., who talks about her volunteer work at Camp Hodia, and how one camp session hit home.

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Jan 14

Motivated to Change with Dr. Amy Walters

Dr. Amy Walters, Ph.D., Director of Behavioral Health Services at St. Luke’s Humphreys Diabetes Center, explains the motivational interviewing process and how it may help people progress toward their goals.

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Dr. Andreas Stuhr, MD, MBA, Senior Medical Director at Sanofi US, talks with Dr. Bill Polonsky, Ph.D., CDE®, about his work in diabetes care and dealing with “diabetes burnout.”

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When William Gould was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he decided to make exercise a priority and start running. Read how William began making small changes to help him run half marathon races and live a healthier lifestyle.

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