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Eaarth Making a Life on a Tough New Planet, Bill McKibben. " "Read it, please. Straight through to the end. Whatever else you were planning to do next, nothing could be more important." —Barbara KingsolverTwenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we've waited too long, and that massive change is not only unavoidable but already under way…

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet - Bill McKibben

Diabetes Advocacy: Disability Tax Credit 101 ...good read..kids on pumps and injections qualify

To check out: Diabetes Advocacy: Disability Tax Credit 101 .kids on pumps and injections qualify

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition)

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) by Malala Yousafzai

Climate Change News: A concrete idea: MIT develops better, greener, concrete

Climate Change News: A concrete idea: MIT develops better, greener, concrete

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Do you ever feel like family and friends could try to understand your diabetes better? We do. Here's a list of 5 things diabetics wish you knew.

Do you ever feel like family and friends could try to understand your diabetes better? We do. Heres a list of 5 things diabetics wish you knew.

Medical alert car window sticker. Created by a dad with diabetes to help his teenage daughter who also has diabetes, the "Diabetic Driver" decal affixes on the inside of the windshield to alert medical personnel or police who might come upon the car in an emergency. Click on the image to see it in use.	US $6.95 for two decals. Includes shipping to US addresses.

Children with Diabetes is the online community for parents, kids, adults, and families living with type 1 diabetes.

Color-changing contact lenses that senses glucose in tears. If glucose is not being metabolized properly and the concentration builds up in the body, the contact lens will detect a problem and change color. The person wearing the lens won’t notice the color change unless he or she looks in the mirror. So scientists are designing a smart phone app that takes a picture of the eye and calculates the sugar concentration in the lens. Developed by Dr. Jun Hu at The University of Akron. #diabetes

U of A develops contact lens that will change color with glucose level in tears - like a pH strip. Can allow diabetics to check insulin with smartphone pic, rather than a needle!

Discussion with Pierre Desrochers, author of "The Locavore's Dilemma" - Interesting discussion on the challenges of eating local

Author Pierre Desrochers challenges a new generation of food activists, who believe that sustainable farming and eating local can help solve a host of problems with our modern food supply system.

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