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Beyond Type 1
Founded in 2015 by Juliet de Baubigny, Nick Jonas, Sarah Lucas + Sam Talbot, Beyond Type 1 is leveraging the power of social media and technology, changing what it means to live with a chronic disease. By educating the global community about this autoimmune disease, as well as providing resources and supporting those living with Type 1 diabetes, Beyond Type 1 is bridging the gap from diagnosis to cure, empowering people to live well today and funding a better tomorrow.
diabetes  inspiration 
2 days ago by cogdog
Taxing red meat would save many lives, research shows | Environment | The Guardian
Processed meat would need to be taxed at 166% in Germany to recover most of the healthcare costs of eating it there - Taxing red meat would save many lives and raise billions to pay for healthcare, according to new research. It found the cost of processed meat such as bacon and sausages would double if the harm they cause to people’s health was taken into account. - The World Health Organization declared processed red meat to be a carcinogen in 2015, and unprocessed red meat such as steaks and chops to be a probable carcinogen. &! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46122227
meat  tax  prevention  Cancer  WHO  carcinogen  obesity  CVD  NHS  diabetes 
8 days ago by asterisk2a
Food apartheid: the root of the problem with America's groceries | Society | The Guardian
Great background on "food apartheid," which denotes the food/pharma/healthcare system that keeps blacks poor, ignorant, overweight and unhealthy
food  desert  apartheid  reference  politics  economy  government  black  community  activism  system  health  fastfood  diabetes  obesity  race  white  farm  geny  pharma  healthcare  cooktohealth 
9 days ago by csrollyson
Food Apartheid: The Silent Killer in the Black Community
Polemic and personal story about food apartheid | deserts in black communities
food  desert  apartheid  pointofview  Newyorkcity  uk  comparison  black  community  diabetes  health  wellness  fastfood  q2  2015 
9 days ago by csrollyson
Twitter
RT : The "go to" drug for is metformin. Introduced as a medication ~70 yrs ago.
Only today do we learn…
T2D  diabetes  from twitter
11 days ago by kcarruthers

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