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The Turbo Tax People Take on Medical Expenses

It’s apparently coming in mid-2007: a new ultra-easy medical expense tracking program from Intuit, Inc., makers of TurboTax, QuickBooks, and other successful finances-for-dummies software. It will be an improvement on their first-gen offering, Medical Expense Manager.  I, for one, can hardly wait — because even though my husband and I pay a professional to do our taxes, we can’t afford such luxury for the confusing influx of medical bills and insurance “explanation of benefits” papers…

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Partners of Diabetics, Unite

Do you live with someone who has diabetes?  Or date someone with the disease?  Tell us about it.  What kind of experiences have you had?  Any advice for others?  Any heartbreaks or chuckles to share? 
This is an official call for submissions to the newly launched Diabetic Partner Follies, a series created here at DiabetesMine.com to give a voice to the partners of the PWDs (people with diabetes).  Anything you want to say is welcome,…

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Inside Eli Lilly and Co.

So you know I spent a few days this week on-site at Eli Lilly and Co. corp HQ, along with the other five winners of this year’s LillyforLife Achievement Awards.
But did you know that the great state of Indiana lies in two time zones? As of April 2006, eight counties have standardized on EST, rather than central time, in which folks there never change their clocks for daylight savings. Weird. Anyway, the new time…

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The LillyforLife Achievement Award for Diabetes Journalism (!)

I’ve never been one to win things in this life. Once, as a student at an LA Times journalism conference, I won a sun visor as a door prize. That was about it. So you can imagine how floored and honored I was to receive an email last week from a manager in Eli Lilly’s global communications group informing me that I have been selected as the winner of this year’s LillyforLife Achievement Award for…

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Grand Rounds Coming HERE Next Week

Hello, medical bloggers, friends, and readers. That weekly compilation of happenings in the health care blogosphere that we affectionately call “Grand Rounds” will be hosted here at DiabetesMine.com next Tuesday. Pre-Rounds is a new series of interviews with the host bloggers, published on Medscape.com. Check out mine HERE (requires login.)
In keeping with the September tradition of “Back-to-School,” I’d like us to take the opportunity to celebrate education. That is, theme of the week will…

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