Author Archives: American Diabetes Association

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Prince Hall Shriners and the ADA: Coming Together to Stop Diabetes

The Prince Hall Shriners (PHS) is one of the world’s largest black fraternal organizations, with more than 25,000 members in the U.S. Over the last 10 years, the Prince Hall Shriners organization has partnered with the American Diabetes Association as … Continue reading

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Pathway to Stop Diabetes: A Radical New Road for Diabetes Research

Letter from Karen Talmadge, PhD, 2018 Chair, American Diabetes Association Board of Directors: The American Diabetes Association’s Pathway to Stop Diabetes® research program is celebrating its fifth year of attracting a new generation of brilliant scientists into the field of … Continue reading

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Embracing New Diabetes Technology at Camp: Laurie Diasio’s Story

For nearly 70 years, our Camps have served as a lifeline for kids with diabetes ages 4 to 18 and their families, allowing children to develop the critical skills they need to thrive while managing this disease. On-site medical volunteers … Continue reading

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Advocacy Update: Diabetes Research and Programs Funding

This spring, Congress finally increased funding for diabetes research and prevention programs. The Special Diabetes Program, which supports type 1 diabetes research and type 2 diabetes prevention programs in Native communities, was funded through September 30, 2019 at $600 million … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Crystal Woodward and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 3

Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Woodward, got the chance to chat with Fran Cogen, MD, CDE, Director of Diabetes Services and Interim Co-Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cogen’s practice serves approximately 1,800 patients in the … Continue reading

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Government Affairs & Advocacy Newsletter Update: July 2018

Our Advocacy team’s been working hard this year–check out these updates on current initiatives, past successes and upcoming projects. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: The Bemis Family’s Story

Our daughter Nora was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was two years old. While her diagnosis was initially a shock, over time, life with diabetes has become second nature to us and caring for Nora has made our … Continue reading

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