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

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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