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What is Diabetes?

According to the National Institute on Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), Diabetes occurs when your blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, is too high. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that helps glucose from the … Continue reading

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¿Qué es la diabetes?

Según el Instituto Nacional sobre la Diabetes y Enfermedades Digestivas y del Riñón (NIDDK por sus siglas en inglés), la diabetes ocurre cuando su nivel de azúcar en la sangre, también conocido como glucosa del a sangre, es demasiado alto. … Continue reading

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El Mes de Herencia Hispana, las disparidades de salud, y la investigación de NIDILRR: ¿Cómo están conectados?

Para el fin del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, nos gustaría compartir alguna información sobre las disparidades de salud experimentadas por los hispanos/latinos con discapacidades y como la comunidad de NIDILRR ha trabajado para poner fin a esas disparidades. La … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month, Health Disparities, and NIDILRR Research: How are they connected?

For the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, we would like to share some information about health disparities experienced by Hispanics/Latinos with disabilities and how the NIDILRR community has worked to end those disparities. Disability affects every race and ethnic group, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 20 to Friday, June 24

Advocacy: Briana Scurry embraces new role as women’s brain health advocate (The Washington Post) In April 2010, Washington Freedom goalkeeper Briana Scurry sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) during a Women’s Professional Soccer match. Three and a half years later, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 13 to Friday, June 17

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Research: Biological link between pain and fatigue discovered (Science Daily) A recent University of Iowa (UI) study revealed a biological link between pain and fatigue and may help explain why more women than … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 25 to Friday, January 29

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Aging and Health: Seniors need to take extra care in the cold (HealthDay News) Seniors are especially vulnerable to hypothermia during cold weather because their body’s response to the cold can be affected … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 11 to Friday, January 15

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: New Sisters High program helps students plan beyond graduation (The Bulletin, Bend, OR) A high school in Sisters, OR has launched a transition program for special education students after a year of … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, February 9 – Friday, February 13

Human Interest: Meet the first model with Down syndrome to walk the runway at Fashion Week (NBC TODAY) Jamie Brewer, an actress with Down syndrome, is modeling designs by Carrie Hammer during New York Fashion Week. She is part of … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad: Lunes, 26 de Enero – Viernes, 30 de Enero

Interés Humano: Se espera que los proms centrados en la discapacidad atraigan a 7,000 (Discability Scoop) A tiempo para el Día de San Valentín, el ex-quarterback de la NFL Tim Tebow está organizando 45 bailes en todo el mundo enuna … Continue reading

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