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Oral Health Training for Caregivers Program

Washington Dental Service Foundation periodically hosts workshops for training providers to teach the Oral Health for Caregivers program. The next scheduled training is October 4, 2012 in Seattle.

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Diabetes Public Health Textbook

Textbook “Diabetes Public Health” published by Oxford University Press is now open access, and the entire volume can be accessed from the link below. Please share widely, especially with Low- and Middle-income professionals and others.

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NEW Stanford Online Workshop

A free, online Better Choices, Better Health®—Diabetes workshop

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Obesity Plus Low Vitamin D May Add Up to a Greater Risk of Diabetes

PHILADELPHIA, July 17, 2012 The combination of obesity and vitamin D deficiency may put people at even greater risk of insulin resistance than either factor alone, according to new research from the Drexel University School of Public Health

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Study Links Childhood Abuse to Diabetes, Heart Risks in Women

Physical abuse may lead to poor heart health decades later, study finds

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Apnea Linked to Neuropathy Risk in Diabetes

June 18, 2012: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) independently predicted coexistence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy, and the association remained significant after adjustment for multiple confounders, British investigators reported.

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Online weight loss programs with role models may help address obesity

Washington, June 21 : Researchers say a web-based program featuring successful strategies of others who have lost weight may be an effective strategy for weight loss.

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Diabetes Linked to Lung Cancer in Postmenopausal Women

May 30, 2012 - HealthDay News - Postmenopausal women with diabetes have higher risk of lung cancer, especially if using insulin.

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Wellness program cut medication costs, improved glycemic outcomes

May 27, 2012 - Endocrine Today - PHILADELPHIA — Intensive lifestyle intervention programs can help patients with type 2 diabetes save more than $140 per month at the pharmacy counter while improving their condition, according to data presented here at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress Meeting.

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