• 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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  • 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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