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News - August 3, 2012

Network helps kids, families 'seize diabetes'

Picnics for families, coffees for adults offer support and friendship

by Chris Kenrick

It may look smooth from the outside, but there's nothing simple about managing diabetes, with the round-the-clock need to regulate ups and downs in blood sugar — especially for a kid.

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Posted by Alphonso, a resident of Los Altos Hills
on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:24 am

This is a very important topic!

Sadly, a very young PAUSD special ed teacher was taken off of life support last week after suffering a diabetes related seizure. Hope this network helps prevent situations like that!