Professional football season is well underway now. Not quite sure this is in the playbook...

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But hey, if we could punt our slacking pancreas away, we certainly would -- and it'd feel goooood!

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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Thanks to illustrator Meredith Pack, a graphic designer in Lousville, KY, who blogs at With a Side of Insulin. and knows how to kick a D-field goal when necessary.

  
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