Welcome to the first Friday of November! To kick off the month, we have another "life with diabetes" video short straight from Sugar Babies film creator Jenny MacKenzie.

The video this week is another look at "coming out" with your diabetes — a Brooklyn teenager's challenges in telling others about his diabetes, navigating school life, and his mom's worries about his future.


Episode 5: Before and After the School Bell Rings


How do you let people know about your own or your child's diabetes, in school and beyond?

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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