• 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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  • Our Mission in Action: 2018 National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day Recap

    Our Mission in Action: 2018 National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day Recap

    Home Office staff heading out for a walk Each year on the first Wednesday in May, we celebrate National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day, a day to spread awareness about the dangers of excessive sitting […]

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  • Mission Impact: Letter from Barbara Byrd Keenan, CEO of The Endocrine Society

    Mission Impact: Letter from Barbara Byrd Keenan, CEO of The Endocrine Society

    In the past year, we’ve worked with multiple other diabetes organizations to support all people living with and at risk for diabetes. In this edition of our Mission Impact letter, the Chief Executive Officer of […]

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  • A Conversation with Crystal Jackson and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 2

    A Conversation with Crystal Jackson and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 2

    Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Jackson, 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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  • #ThisIsDiabetes on Capitol Hill: 2018 Call to Congress Recap

    #ThisIsDiabetes on Capitol Hill: 2018 Call to Congress Recap

    Last month, we brought advocates from across the nation to Capitol Hill for the 2018 Call to Congress advocacy day. The group included children and adults living with diabetes and family members, as well as […]

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  • How to Talk to Loved Ones about Type 2 Diabetes Risk

    How to Talk to Loved Ones about Type 2 Diabetes Risk

    An estimated 84 million Americans are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes—and someone you love could be among them. However, many people don’t realize that type 2 diabetes can be delayed or even prevented […]

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  • How to Advocate for Friends and Family in Jail and Prison

    Recently, the American Diabetes Association requested to join a lawsuit concerning the failure to provide adequate diabetes care to prisoners at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility in Tennessee. It is far too common for jails […]

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  • A Conversation with Crystal Jackson and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 1

    A Conversation with Crystal Jackson and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 1

    Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Jackson, 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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  • Twenty-first Century Wellness with ADA Health Champions

    Twenty-first Century Wellness with ADA Health Champions

    Sun Life employees participate in one of our local Tour de Cure cycling events. As the workplace continues to evolve, three of the our recent Health Champions are working to create modern-day solutions for their […]

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  • Guest Post: Chef Devin Alexander Talks Revitalizing Resolutions

    Guest Post: Chef Devin Alexander Talks Revitalizing Resolutions

    Let’s face it. We all have great intentions when making our New Year’s resolutions…but how many of us even stick with them through February? Maybe it’s just that we’re overdoing them—as someone who’s kept off 70 […]

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