• Your Rights, One Voice: James’ Story

    Your Rights, One Voice: James’ Story

    For the last two years, James Wilson has worked as a behavioral health technician at an addiction treatment center in Illinois. James has found great meaning in this work with rehabilitation patients and has enjoyed […]

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  • Prince Hall Shriners and the ADA: Coming Together to Stop Diabetes

    Prince Hall Shriners and the ADA: Coming Together to Stop Diabetes

    The Prince Hall Shriners (PHS) is one of the world’s largest black fraternal organizations, with more than 25,000 members in the U.S. Over the last 10 years, the Prince Hall Shriners organization has partnered with […]

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  • Pathway to Stop Diabetes: A Radical New Road for Diabetes Research

    Pathway to Stop Diabetes:  A Radical New Road for Diabetes Research

    Letter from Karen Talmadge, PhD, 2018 Chair, American Diabetes Association Board of Directors: The American Diabetes Association’s Pathway to Stop Diabetes® research program is celebrating its fifth year of attracting a new generation of brilliant […]

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  • Embracing New Diabetes Technology at Camp: Laurie Diasio’s Story

    Embracing New Diabetes Technology at Camp: Laurie Diasio’s Story

    For nearly 70 years, our Camps have served as a lifeline for kids with diabetes ages 4 to 18 and their families, allowing children to develop the critical skills they need to thrive while managing […]

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  • Advocacy Update: Diabetes Research and Programs Funding

    Advocacy Update: Diabetes Research and Programs Funding

    This spring, Congress finally increased funding for diabetes research and prevention programs. The Special Diabetes Program, which supports type 1 diabetes research and type 2 diabetes prevention programs in Native communities, was funded through September […]

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  • A Conversation with Crystal Woodward and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 3

    A Conversation with Crystal Woodward and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 3

    Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Woodward, got the chance to chat with Fran Cogen, MD, CDE, Director of Diabetes Services and Interim Co-Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cogen’s practice serves […]

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  • Government Affairs & Advocacy Newsletter Update: July 2018

    Government Affairs & Advocacy Newsletter Update: July 2018

    Introduction from LaShawn McIver, MD, MPH Dear Advocates, What a busy year 2018 has been so far! In this summer’s Advocacy Newsletter, I’m excited to share updates from our teams in Federal Government Affairs, State […]

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  • Your Rights, One Voice: The Bemis Family’s Story

    Your Rights, One Voice: The Bemis Family’s Story

    Our daughter Nora was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was two years old. While her diagnosis was initially a shock, over time, life with diabetes has become second nature to us and caring […]

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  • Initiative aims to lower heart disease, stroke risk among millions living with diabetes

    Initiative aims to lower heart disease, stroke risk among millions living with diabetes

    During her first pregnancy in 1994, Sophia Boulanger developed gestational diabetes and was later diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Then in 2011, Boulanger was told she had 90 percent blockages in all five vessels supplying […]

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  • Pregnant with Type 2 Diabetes: Lynda’s Story

    Pregnant with Type 2 Diabetes: Lynda’s Story

    Most women begin their journey through pregnancy as soon as those little lines appear. As for me, I started my pregnancy journey eight months before those little lines would make their appearance, an entire year […]

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