Keeping up with our new Friday series, we bring you the next  "life with diabetes" video short from filmmaker Jenny MacKenzie. This week's clip looks at that "adventurous" time of life, the teen years (!), and how educating adolescents about diabetes management can be quite a challenge — especially when families may not have always set the best examples.


Episode 4: Teaching Teens About Diabetes


How do you set good examples for youth in managing their diabetes, especially for those in the midst of adolescence? Any tips to share?

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

NEWSFLASH: FDA Clears Dexcom Share Direct
Dexcom gets regulatory approval of its 'on-the-go' mobile apps for CGM data-sharing.
State of the Union: It's Time to Cure Diabetes
President launching new precision medicine initiative to better treat, cure diseases like diabetes.
'Robotic Pancreas' Appears On American Idol
Carlos Santana's nephew Adam Lasher shows off Dexcom G4 during live performance.

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