Hey everyone! Today, we have a new "life with diabetes" video short from filmmaker Jenny MacKenzie, creator of the documentary film Sugar Babies.

This clip looks at one health care provider's efforts to help a teenager commit to taking her insulin and checking her blood sugar at least four times a day. It's not easy in those teen years, and this HCP is taking it one step at a time.

Episode 12: One BG Check at a Time

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

NEWSFLASH: FDA Clears Dexcom Share Direct
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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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What small steps have you taken in your own or your child's D-management to do better?

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