Happy Friday! Once again, it's time for a "life with diabetes" video short from filmmaker Jenny MacKenzie, who created the documentary film Sugar Babies. In this week's clip, we get a peek inside a family's experience of taking their adorable little girl with type 1 to preschool for the first time!

But this mom and dad face having to give up the constant supervision of her diabetes, and help the new teacher learn how to manage their daughter's disease when they're not around.

 

Episode 10: Starting Preschool

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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D-Parents: was this the scariest day for you, or did you find teachers and other school administrators eager to take on diabetes in the classroom? Hard to imagine...

 
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