Research has shown that a few people with Type 1 diabetes are at an increased risk for having traffic accidents due to low blood sugars. Possibly, we can help the diabetes community. Researchers at the University of Virginia are conducting a study evaluating internet tools designed to: • • Anonymously assess risk for ALL drivers with Type 1 diabetes of being in an accident and • • Potentially help reduce the chance of high-risk drivers being in a future collision.
The search for a cure for diabetes is a noble pursuit, but a cure always seems to be another ten years down the road. Finding a way to be healthy in the here and now is what matters for people with diabetes. In 2005, Peter Nerothin started Insulindependence (IN), a nonprofit organization that aims to "revolutionize diabetes management" by leading experiential diabetes education expeditions for type 1 youths.
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