Author Archives: American Diabetes Association

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Have You Heard? Diabetes and Hearing Loss

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About 34.5 million Americans have some type of hearing loss. October is National Protect Your Hearing Month, an important reminder to take steps to preserve your hearing health. Continue reading

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Join Our Twitter Chat with Actor Derek Theler – Oct. 2 at 1 p.m. ET!

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Join the American Diabetes Association for a special one-hour Twitter chat as we get to know actor Derek Theler and learn more about his diabetes awareness efforts! Continue reading

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Fall into a Healthy Routine – Get Your Annual Flu Vaccine!

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With flu season upon us, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself against the virus – especially if you have a chronic disease like diabetes. Continue reading

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A Father-Daughter Team

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Your Sex Life with Diabetes

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There’s a lot of buzz about eye, nerve, kidney and heart damage when it comes to diabetes complications, so it may surprise you that diabetes can also affect a man or woman’s sexual health. Continue reading

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Kristinia DeBarge Sings to Stop Diabetes®

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Hispanic Heritage Month is truly important to Kristinia DeBarge, singer/actress and daughter of James DeBarge (singer from the group DeBarge), especially when it comes to her family’s health. Continue reading

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Progressing toward an Artificial Pancreas: Preventing and Treating Low Blood Glucose

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An important limitation to development of an artificial pancreas is the danger of low blood glucose caused by insulin infusion. A recent Association-funded study works to overcome this issue and bring artificial pancreas technology closer to reality. Continue reading

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