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JDRF launches diabetes psychology fellowship program

November 19, 2017

JDRF announced the launch of a National Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program to address the shortage of psychologists who can treat the specific needs of people with type 1 diabetes.

The program aims to fund eight psychology fellows over the next 2 years to complete training in the field of diabetes at top centers in the US, according to a press release.

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Best of Obesity Forum® 2017

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