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Diabetes In the News

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The New York Times recently ran an article regarding the cost of diabetes, causing an outbreak of conversation in the diabetes community. Diabetes Forecast magazine editorial director, Kelly Rawlings, weighs in with her own thoughts. Continue reading

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Lil Jon: Why He Fights to Stop Diabetes®

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This week is the 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Appreciation Week (NVAW), a time when we at the American Diabetes Association (Association) acknowledge the distinguished volunteers who bring our mission to life all over the country. During NVAW 2014, we’d … Continue reading

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Celebrating More of Our Volunteers in the Fight to Stop Diabetes®

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It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week and we at the American Diabetes Association are celebrating our amazing volunteers—people who dedicate their passion, skills and time to our mission to Stop Diabetes®. These volunteers demonstrate what volunteering for a great cause is all about! Continue reading

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It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week!

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It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week and we at the American Diabetes Association are celebrating our amazing volunteers—people who dedicate their passion, skills and time to our mission to Stop Diabetes®. One way we recognize them is through our annual National Service Achievement Awards and National Stop Diabetes Awards. These 2013 winners demonstrate what volunteering for a great cause is all about! Continue reading

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Don’t Let Diabetes Knock You Off Your Feet

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With April being Limb Loss Awareness Month, it is the perfect time to discuss simple steps you can take to Stop Diabetes® from knocking you off your feet. Continue reading

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Success Story: Carmen Micciche

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Success Story: Mark Lee

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When I first heard the words “you have type 2 diabetes,” I thought it was the end of the world. I had no family history and knew nothing about the disease at the time I was diagnosed, so this really came as a shock to me. But I look back now and understand it was just the beginning of a better life. As weird as this may sound, I consider my diagnosis a blessing because it has allowed me to do something I never thought possible: play hockey. Continue reading

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