• #DearDiabetes: LaShawn McIver

    #DearDiabetes: LaShawn McIver

    Dear Diabetes, I will never forget the day I was introduced to you. I met you through a friend of the family and then later found out you already knew several members of my family. […]

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  • #DearDiabetes: Martha Clark

    #DearDiabetes: Martha Clark

    Dear Diabetes, You moved in 42 years ago… unexpectedly, uninvited and unwelcome… like a high-maintenance relative who requires my constant attention. At first they told me to be patient… that they knew how to get […]

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  • Diagnosis, Education and Planning: Amy’s Type 2 Diabetes Story

    Diagnosis, Education and Planning: Amy’s Type 2 Diabetes Story

    When Amy was initially diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she was both discouraged and overwhelmed. Mustering all the courage she had, she soon took the first step toward managing the disease by pledging to herself […]

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  • Building a Culture of Health in the Workplace

    Building a Culture of Health in the Workplace

    One of the most important elements of a worksite wellness program is building a healthy internal environment. Working adults spend more waking hours at work than anywhere else; it only makes sense that work is […]

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  • Diabetes: Changing the Conversation, Reaping the Rewards

    Diabetes: Changing the Conversation, Reaping the Rewards

    We’re proud to launch our new initiative, In It Together, in conjunction with John Hancock Life Insurance, to celebrate people living with type 2 diabetes and the actions they take to lead healthy and fulfilling […]

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  • Diagnosis, Education and Planning: Karrie’s Type 2 Diabetes Story

    Diagnosis, Education and Planning: Karrie’s Type 2 Diabetes Story

    When Karrie was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2004, she was not only afraid, but also unsure of how her life was going to be affected despite having a family history of diabetes. She […]

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  • Team Tackle Member KJ Dillon Shares His T1D Story

    Team Tackle Member KJ Dillon Shares His T1D Story

    At this year’s annual Friends for Life Children with Diabetes conference in Orlando, Florida, Crystal Jackson, director of our Safe at School program, spoke with KJ Dillon, a member of our Team Tackle initiative and […]

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  • Update on Senate Healthcare Bill

    Update on Senate Healthcare Bill

    Since passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the House, all eyes have been on the Senate as they consider legislation to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). As you […]

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  • Updates from Our 77th Scientific Sessions

    Updates from Our 77th Scientific Sessions

    Now in its 77th year, the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions brings together the world’s best and brightest minds to share cutting-edge research on nearly every aspect of diabetes. This year, the convention runs from […]

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  • 4 Things to Know About ACA Repeal and Diabetes

    4 Things to Know About ACA Repeal and Diabetes

    Over the past several months, all eyes have been on Congress and the White House, as debate has swirled around the repeal and replacement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). As advocates […]

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