• Healthful Eating in a Food Desert

    Many of us know we should be eating more vegetables, fruits and other healthful foods. But unfortunately, more than 20 million Americans live in “food deserts” – that is, urban or rural communities with limited […]

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  • Tips for a Happier Holiday Season

    Tips for a Happier Holiday Season

    For some people, the holidays may be a challenging time, especially if you live with diabetes. The season offers many temptations, and the pressure to indulge may feel overwhelming. But a little planning and a […]

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  • Alex Carlson Shoots for the Gold

    Alex Carlson Shoots for the Gold

    It’s cold on the ice but Alex Carlson’s focus is point one. She’s just pushed a “stone” (the granite device thrown by curlers during the game) out toward the “house” (the three concentric circles where […]

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  • Meat and Diabetes

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a statement highlighting the potential risks of meat, especially processed meats like ham, bacon and sausage. According to evidence cited in the statement, consuming processed meats may pose […]

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  • Rethinking Thanksgiving Dinner

    Rethinking Thanksgiving Dinner

    Thanksgiving is next week, and for many Americans that means spending time with family, friends … and food. Lots of food. People who live with diabetes might find this food-centered holiday challenging, and no wonder: […]

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  • Living with Diabetes in College: Charles

    Living with Diabetes in College: Charles

    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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  • Keeping Up With the Diabetes News

    Keeping Up With the Diabetes News

    With the new year came a variety of diabetes-related news. First, reality show star Rob Kardashian was reportedly diagnosed with diabetes and hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). We can’t confirm or deny the specifics of […]

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  • Why I Give: Barbara’s Story

    Why I Give: Barbara’s Story

    During the holiday season, the American Diabetes Association® encourages people to share their story on why they give to our mission. Whether it’s through local events, planned giving, one-time donations or in memory of a […]

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  • Living with Diabetes in College: Katie

    Living with Diabetes in College: Katie

    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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  • Why I Give: Isabella’s Story

    Why I Give: Isabella’s Story

    During the holiday season, the American Diabetes Association® encourages people to share their story on why they give. Whether it’s through local events, planned giving, annual donations or in memory of a loved one, these […]

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