• 25 Legends: Eric Wicklund

    25 Legends: Eric Wicklund

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of two American Diabetes Association® signature fundraising events—Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes® and Tour de Cure®. Every dollar raised at these events supports people living with diabetes and […]

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  • This is Christina. This Is Diabetes

    This is Christina. This Is Diabetes

    Christina thrives on a busy, on-the-go lifestyle. But because of her schedule and frequent business travel away from her home in Seattle, her eating habits were often sporadic. “I would eat whatever was convenient, whether […]

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  • Diabetes-Inspired Gifts: Not Just for Kids

    Diabetes-Inspired Gifts: Not Just for Kids

    Cyber Monday means the holiday season is fast approaching. Have you wished you could find that special gift for a loved one, family member or friend living with diabetes? Here are some unique ideas ranging […]

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  • “This Is My Truth. This Is Diabetes.”

    “This Is My Truth. This Is Diabetes.”

    When you ask Jessica where “home” is, she pictures the Indian reservation in upstate New York where her parents are from. Jessica’s family is part of the Haudenosaunee—the people of the longhouses—where entire family units […]

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  • In Their Own Words: Diabetes and Gratitude

    In Their Own Words: Diabetes and Gratitude

      ’Tis the season to take stock, give thanks, and pay tribute to the things we’re grateful for in life. For some folks touched by type 1 or type 2 diabetes, Thanksgiving may take on […]

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  • “This Is Role Reversal. This Is Diabetes.”

    “This Is Role Reversal. This Is Diabetes.”

    Guadalupe has 10 brothers and sisters. Thinking back on his childhood, he remembers his father, an immigrant from Mexico, working long hours every day of the week to pick produce like tomatoes, peaches and apricots […]

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  • Me and My A1C?

    If you live with diabetes, you are likely familiar with having your A1C checked – the common blood test that is used both to diagnose type 1 or type 2 diabetes and also to gauge […]

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  • In Their Own Words: Celebrating Super Spouses

    In Their Own Words: Celebrating Super Spouses

    Happily ever after… diabetes? Couples who have been married or in a romantic relationship for a number of years have likely overcome some financial, family, or health issues. Diabetes, whether type 1 or type 2, […]

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  • This Is World Diabetes Day

    This Is World Diabetes Day

    Imagine cable news interrupting regularly scheduled programming with breaking news that nearly 30 million Americans—almost 10 percent of the population—have been discovered to have a disease and 86 million more are at risk. We’d quickly […]

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  • “This Is My Miracle. This Is Diabetes.”

    “This Is My Miracle. This Is Diabetes.”

    When Julie was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes during her senior year in college, it changed everything. She thought her boyfriend would break up with her, but he didn’t. Now happily married, they’ve been together […]

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