Author Archives: American Diabetes Association

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Team Tackle Member KJ Dillon Shares His T1D Story

At this year’s annual Friends for Life Children with Diabetes conference in Orlando, Florida, Crystal Jackson, director of our Safe at School program, spoke with KJ Dillon, a member of our Team Tackle initiative and safety for Houston, about his … Continue reading

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Update on Senate Healthcare Bill

An update of American Diabetes Association actions as the Senate considers ACA repeal legislation. Continue reading

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Updates from Our 77th Scientific Sessions

Now in its 77th year, the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions brings together the world’s best and brightest minds to share cutting-edge research on nearly every aspect of diabetes. This year, the convention was held from June 9 through 13 … Continue reading

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4 Things to Know About ACA Repeal and Diabetes

Are you or a loved one affected by diabetes? Here’s what you should know about ACA repeal. Continue reading

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#ThisIsDiabetes on Capitol Hill

We brought more than 180 advocates from 34 states to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 29 through Friday, March 31 for our 2017 Call to Congress. Continue reading

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“These Kids Are Just Like Me!”

Cindy with one of her campers
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Your Rights, One Voice: Mason’s Story

The Stevens family

As a parent, you want the best for your child, from health care to home life to education. But what do you do when a necessary part of your child’s life –such as type 1 diabetes care — keeps him from success? Continue reading

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