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The five diabetes coverage targets adopted at the 75th World Health Assembly in May will guide country action on diabetes over the next decade.
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The Human Trial gives visibility to the often-hidden and challenged lives of people with type 1 diabetes and the thousands of scientists and researchers working arduously to fund and discover cures.
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Nurturing a global social movement among young people may be the most effective and cost-effective response to tackling the dual epidemics.
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Sleep quality is an important issue in diabetes. Careful management and good sleep habits can help ensure a good night's rest.
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Early planning and ensuring diabetes medicines are on emergency medicine lists can reduce the impact of disruptions.
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