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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Karla Reed

Karla and Ryan Reed

“Diabetes isn’t fun. It’s something that you’d never think would happen to your little boy,” says Karla, mom to NASCAR’s Ryan Reed. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Lance’s Story

Lance
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Don’t Just Sit There!

Our incoming CEO, Kevin L. Hagan, is leading by example!

Sitting. A lot. It all adds up. And that’s just not good for you. For our inaugural National “Get Fit Don’t Sit” Day, we want to get you up and moving, as prolonged sitting for hours and hours every day creates serious health risks. Continue reading

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Are You Sitting Down?!

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You know the feeling: It’s been a long day. You’ve been typing away on that Q3 earnings report in hopes you avoid getting Office Space’d into your cube over the weekend. Your neck is stiff, your back is sore, but … Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Lauren’s Story

Lauren Jess

Ten-year-old Lauren attends the Kids Club, a community-based childcare program at her local school. The school district did not allow program staff to be trained in diabetes care, so Lauren was not able to participate in any of the program events that involved food and drink. Continue reading

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Why I Volunteer to Stop Diabetes – Part 2

Brett and his grandson Carter

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week and we at the American Diabetes Association are celebrating all the people who have dedicated their passion, skills and time to our mission over the last 75 years. Today we hear from two remarkable volunteers, who each contribute in their own way! Continue reading

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Why I Volunteer to Stop Diabetes – Part 1

Deborah with her great-grandson at her local Step Out walk.

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week and we at the American Diabetes Association are celebrating all the people who have dedicated their passion, skills and time to our mission over the last 75 years. Today we hear from two remarkable volunteers, who each contribute in their own way! Continue reading

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