Also in this issue, the Diabetes Advocate section looks at the federal advocacy priorities of the ADA, including restoring the Americans with Disabilities Act as it was originally intended when passed in 1990. Profiled is Stephen Orr, a pharmacist in Rapid City, SD, who was discharged from a position at a Wal-Mart pharmacy in Chadron, NE. Orr had to close the pharmacy for his half-hour lunch breaks to keep his type 1 diabetes in check, which Wal-Mart would not allow. Orr fought his case in court, but Wal-Mart prevailed.
In addition, this issue of Diabetes Forecast brings you stories about:
- Six health issues women with diabetes shouldn't ignore.
- Inflammation and its connection to diabetes and heart disease.
- Healthy comfort food recipes, plus tips for taking advantage of the
season's best produce.
Diabetes Forecast has been America's leading diabetes magazine for over 55 years. Each full-color issue offers the latest news on diabetes research and treatment. Its mission is to provide information, inspiration, and support to people with diabetes, helping them to live a healthier lifestyle, control their diabetes, and prevent or treat its many complications. The magazine is published monthly by the American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's premier voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information and advocacy. The Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Founded in 1940, the Association provides services to hundreds of communities across the country. For more information please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit http://www.diabetes.org. Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.
|SOURCE American Diabetes Association|
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