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May is Healthy Vision Month — What’s Your Vision of the Future?

Many people see the doctor every year for a physical. Most of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist to get our teeth cleaned. But what about your eyes? It’s important to take care of your eyes — just … Continue reading

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The Roadmap to Diabetes Research

Since 1952, the ADA has supported scientists and the life-saving research they conduct to ensure people with diabetes can live life to the fullest. Your support of scientists like the individuals below and the research they conduct helps ensure our … Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Mary’s Story [Guest Blogger]

Forestry Major, Mary Murdock, was excited to receive her welcome packet from AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (AmeriCorps NCCC) in the Spring of 2017. It meant that she was chosen to be a member of a full-time, residential, team-based community … Continue reading

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Food Insecurity and Diabetes: Seniors Struggle to Maintain Health with Limited Access to Proper Diet [Guest Blogger]

By Lydia Preuss and Shana Alford, Feeding America Applied Research In the United States, millions of seniors ages 60 and older face a diverse set of challenges on a regular basis when trying to secure and prepare nutritious food, which … Continue reading

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Keeping Mom and Child Healthy After Gestational Diabetes [Guest Blogger]

(NAPS)—Gestational diabetes is something to be concerned about after and not just during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. If you had gestational diabetes when you were pregnant, you … Continue reading

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Introduction – LaShawn McIver, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Advocacy & Community Integrated Health

Thanks to the continued support of over 500,000 diabetes advocates, the American Diabetes Association has continued to address the barriers faced by people with diabetes in their everyday life. This fall, we celebrated a historic win that was achieved through a legal advocacy victory nearly 2 decades in the making. Learn more about our recent advocacy activities. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: James’ Story

For the last two years, James Wilson has worked as a behavioral health technician at an addiction treatment center in Illinois. James has found great meaning in this work with rehabilitation patients and has enjoyed his responsibility of conducting patient … Continue reading

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