As we move into December (food-fest season), we're continuing our weekly "life with diabetes" video series straight from Sugar Babies film creator Jenny MacKenzie.

This week's snippet looks at one family's struggle to give up sugary treats and eat healthier in order to combat type 2 diabetes.

Episode 9: Speed Bumps, Not Road Blocks

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

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.
Metformin: A Great Lakes Disaster?
Wisconsin researchers find diabetes drug being discharged into Lake Michigan, affecting fish.

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What do you think? Any white bread fans out there who've struggled in particular? Any personal experiences on changing food habits that you might like to share?

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