• “Something Just Isn’t Right”: Reflections on Our Daughter’s Type 1 Diagnosis

    “Something Just Isn’t Right”: Reflections on Our Daughter’s Type 1 Diagnosis

    Cassidy about one week before she was diagnosed. My daughter Cassidy was 16 months old and still in diapers when we started to suspect that something wasn’t quite right. My husband and I didn’t know […]

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  • Living with Diabetes in College: Jess

    Living with Diabetes in College: Jess

    For young adults living with diabetes, preparing for college can be a difficult time. Managing diabetes while trying to make sense of a new world, social network and expectations can be especially challenging. You’re not […]

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  • Super Eating for Game Day

    Super Eating for Game Day

    Whether you’re a die-hard follower of football all season long, or fair-weather fan who enjoys a great excuse to get together with friends, here’s a roundup of recipes and eating tips for your game-day gathering. […]

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  • A Parent’s Dilemma

    Helicopter parenting, overprotective coddling, meddling parents of millennials – whatever you want to call it, there’s an ongoing debate about parents being too involved in their children’s lives. A new book by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Stanford’s […]

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  • Live. Work. Play: Diana’s Diabetes Story

    Live. Work. Play: Diana’s Diabetes Story

    Working for the American Diabetes Association® means making a difference for millions of people and working toward a future free of diabetes and all its burdens. We all have a story to share. Some of […]

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  • Living with Diabetes in College: Erykah

    Living with Diabetes in College: Erykah

    For young adults living with diabetes, preparing for college can be a difficult time. Managing diabetes while trying to make sense of a new world, social network and expectations can be especially challenging. You’re not […]

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  • Ernesto Prado

    Ernesto Prado

    It’s just the kind of flip comment those out of the diabetes loop might say to those in it. “Really? You’re struggling? It’s not like it’s … rocket science.”  But is it? Who better to […]

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  • Your Rights, One Voice: Alicia and Darcie’s Story

    Your Rights, One Voice: Alicia and Darcie’s Story

    Alicia Shantz of Dearborn, Michigan, was looking at a police officer job listing for the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office when she noticed something odd. The job application included the following: “In order to be a […]

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  • Legumes for Diabetes Meal Plans

    The humble legume – not so flashy, not so chic – shouldn’t be so humble. After all, no other vegetable has as much protein. Not to mention that beans, peas and lentils – collectively known […]

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  • Healthy Eating in Winter?

    Healthy Eating in Winter?

    Do you tend to put on extra weight in winter? If so, you may not be alone. Whether due to a decrease in physical activity, a holdover from the holiday season’s eatings or from the […]

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