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Support please. There are some serious implications here if this SDP is not funded for another two years.

Urge Congress to oppose any continuing resolution that fails to fund critical type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and life-changing technologies, and instead bring to the floor a bill that includes a two-year renewal of the Special Diabetes Program.
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I finally got the Diabetic Stress Relief site back up and running on another domain. Now simply called Stress Relief Videos. I'm still focused on stress and how it relates to diabetes, but these videos will relieve anyone's stress at the moment. Hope you all enjoy! The album is still out on Bandcamp for free, so go grab it if you have not. I'm also working on a new album as well.

www.stressreliefvideos.com

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Some sad new in the Diabetes Online Community today. Long time advocate and writer/photographer/blogger Dave Mendosa has been diagnosed with terminal incurable cancer with around 3 months to live. Here is his goodbye in his latest newsletter. You can visit and follow his story out on Caring Bridge. There is a link to that in his newsletter. Thank you for all that you've done Dave. You've been a wellspring of information for me since my diagnosis and I am forever grateful. You've touched more lives that you probably even realize. Peace and safe journey to you. #DOC #diabetes #cancersucks

http://www.mendosa.com/diabetes_update_226.htm

This is the final issue of this newsletter I will write. I started it 17 years ago, but now I have been diagnosed with an incurable cancer. I am glad to be able to write that this type of cancer is not one of the many complications of diabetes.
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Diabetic Stress Relief updated their cover photo.
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This is a great article. Great humor. I have a lot of friends who say, "Type 1 can be reversed too...." um, no. No cure. Stop listening to Dr. Oz, he's a quack. Read, learn, educate yourself. That is all.

If I'd been born a century ago, I'd probably be dead.
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This is pretty big news this morning.

If it works as well in patients as it has in animals, it would amount to a cure, ending the need for frequent insulin injections and blood sugar testing.
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Friends with Type 1 Diabetes. Don't know who has heard this story or not. I heard this on new radio this morning. Exciting if it works. This relates to Type 1 only.

BCG works in mice, but will it be just as effective in treating type 1 diabetes in people? An FDA-approved clinical trial of the vaccine aims to find out.
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One thing is for sure about indie artists that I know, they all work on an incredible level to keep pushing themselves in the pursuit of their dreams and goals. Focus artist today: Jennifer Thomas Her video for the title track of her album, "Illumination" is stunning. The songs on this album are some of the most beautiful compositions I have ever heard. Take the time for a moment and view the video. Let's help get her above 100,000 views on YouTube. https://youtu.be/PEw629Bp7vU

Buy this album DIGITALLY: High quality FLAC/MP3, Decide your Price & Tip the artist: Loudrfm: LoudR.fm http://www.loudr.fm/release/illumination/kurqA iTunes:...
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My friend Jo Davidson has started a new blog on Facebook. It's a space to share her research into holistic living neuroplasticity, creativity and faith. Stop by and like her page if this is something that interests you.

http://www.gktw.org/about/ great organization! Want to wish a wonderful happy birthday to Henir Landwirth. Give Kids The World is a great theme park and needs all of our backing and help that we can give to it. I wish there were more like this in the world and more people like Henri!!! #HappyBirthdayHenri www.givekidstheworld.org

Give Kids The World is a 70-acre, non-profit storybook resort located near Central Florida's most beloved attractions where children with life-threatening illnesses and their families are treated to weeklong, cost-free fantasy vacations.
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Doing a relaxation shows if you need soothing music for your morning.

Destress the weekly mess. Welcome to the Musical Relaxation Station. A special Saturday show. Awaken to some positive and beautiful relaxing meditative music. Piano, New Age, Ambient, Space and Sonic Soul music. I'll be playing songs from Stein Thor, Peter Kater, David Helpling, Jeff Pearce, Deuter, Aeoliah and so many more. Come, kick back and relax. Grab a cup of coffee and a good book or your iPad and just de-stress with some great music.
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This is great! Thanks for this Cynthia!

Sprinkled with Light - Cynthia Zuber

"Jacob, where do you find the strength to carry on in life?"

"Life is often heavy only because we attempt to carry it," said Jacob. "But, I do find a strength i...n the ashes."

"In the ashes?" asked Mr. Gold.

"Yes," said Jacob, with a confirmation that seemed to have traveled a great distance.

"You see, Mr. Gold, each of us is alone. Each of us is in the great darkness of our own ignorance. And, each of us is on a journey.

"In the progress of our journey, we must bend to build a fire for light, and warmth, and food.

"But when our fingers tear at the ground, hoping to find the coals of another's fire, what we often find are the ashes.

"And in these ashes, which will not give us light or warmth, there may be sadness, but there is also testimony.

"Because these ashes tell us that somebody else has been in the night, somebody else has bent to build a fire, and somebody else has carried on.

"And that can be enough, sometimes."

-- Noah benShea

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Hi! My name is Sherri Lynn Wells I live in Gander, Newfoundland and I am 28 years old. I have been a type 1 diabetic since I was 12. Type 1 diabetes is when the immune system attacks the insulin producing cells of the pancreas. Our bodies need insulin in order to use the food we eat as energy....
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