Happy Independence Day, All. I hope you too are enjoying the long weekend. We've (finally) got some killer summer sunshine here in the Bay Area.  Plus a nice rib cookout and some fab fireworks last night.

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

American Diabetes Association Names New CEO
Non-profit leader Kevin L. Hagan named as new chief exec of national diabetes org after six-month search.
FDA Approves New Basal Insulin
Sanofi's Troujeo has 'flatter profile' of action that helps to avoid lows.
Daytona Win for Racecar Driver with Diabetes!
Type 1 driver Ryan Reed wins first NASCAR series race at Daytona on Feb. 21.

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I'm still recovering from my week in Orlando, FL, where I attended both the annual ADA Conference, and for the very first time, Jeff Hitchcock's wonderful CWD Friends for Life event. I thought y'all might enjoy these snapshots of each, taken spontaneously with my iPhone:

ADA 2010

Children with Diabetes Friends for Life 2010

It just so happens that I'm kind of a geek, so I enjoy all the new technology, research and clinical stuff at ADA.  But let's be honest, which event looks like more fun to you? ;)

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