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    31 December 2008

  1. Nurses' argument on insulin is balderdash.

    17 December 2008

  2. Your Turn: Training for insulin injections at schools an idea whose time has come.

    3 December 2008

  3. Young diabetics at heart of school nurse dispute. See also California School Nurses Org. Applauds Court Ruling - Agreement Allowing Non-Medical Personnel To Administer Diabetes Insulin Injections Overturned.

    19 November 2008

  4. Judge rejects pact on injecting diabetic kids. See also California judge rules only nurses can give insulin to kids, The American Nurses Association, ANA/California, And The California School Nurses Organization Win Case Enforcing The California Nursing Practice Act In Administering Insulin To Students With Diabetes In California's K-12 Public Schools (PDF).
  5. Diabetes advocates push lawmakers for insurance reform.

    29 October 2008

  6. Keep diabetic kids safe at school.

    15 October 2008

  7. Cut to nursing funds pulls kindergartener out of school.

    21 September 2008

  8. If you value having access to the full text of research paid for by your tax dollars, Tell Congress you oppose the Fair Copyright in Research Works Act.
  9. Diabetes Discrimination: A New Headache for Employers.

    20 September 2008

  10. Californians can learn about their state's new sharps disposal law.
  11. Senate Passes the ADA Amendments Act.

    24 August 2008

  12. American Diabetes Association (ADA) Applauds Rhode Island Legislature for Making Schools Safer for Children with Diabetes; Bill signed into law to allow school staff to administer glucagon (PDF). See also the bill (PDF).

    13 July 2008

  13. Long Island, New York School Agrees To Admit Students With Diabetes.

    22 June 2008

  14. Diabetic bodybuilder sues Redwood City, police.

    15 June 2008

  15. Nixon lawsuit against St. Elizabeth dog trainer alleges that diabetic alert service dogs were not properly trained. See also State of Missouri, ex rel. vs. Heaven Scent Paws, Inc..

    4 May 2008

  16. New law gives diabetic students control; Monitoring blood-sugar levels won't require trip to nurse's office.

    20 April 2008

  17. Students' health issues brought to board.

    30 March 2008

  18. YMCA, Austin family spar over care of boy with diabetes; Matter may go to court, though mother prefers to compromise. See also the comments from readers.
  19. Diabetes bill would aid patients, employers, taxpayers.

    23 March 2008

  20. Health Care Exclusions Targeted.

    16 March 2008

  21. Diabetes Advocates Urge Members of Congress to Support Creation of National Diabetes Coordinator. See also the National Changing Diabetes® Program and the Federal Spending Report - A Study of Federal Spending on Diabetes in America.

    2 March 2008

  22. The American Diabetes Association encourages families in California to support State Senate Bill 1487, which will allow non-medical school personnel to volunteer to be trained to administer insulin to students with diabetes when a school nurse is not present.

    17 February 2008

  23. Can an employer require a diabetic employee to take a medical examination?

    10 February 2008

  24. South Dakota House passes waiver for bus drivers with diabetes.

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