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America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes!

America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes
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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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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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Join our #T1Dchat on Twitter – Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. ET!

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Join us for an hour-long Twitter chat to learn more about type 1 diabetes and the latest care recommendations. Continue reading

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Fairness for Kids at School

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August can be a particularly stressful time of year for parents, especially for those who have children with diabetes. Along with focusing on traditional back-to-school prep—like stocking up on school supplies, hitting the mall for fashionable fall clothes and scrambling … Continue reading

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Join Our Safe at School Facebook Chat — Aug. 7 at 1 p.m. ET!

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On Thursday, Aug. 7, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, the Association will hold a special Facebook chat on keeping children with diabetes Safe at School. Special guest Crystal Jackson, Director for Legal Advocacy, will answer fan questions live! Continue reading

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Jody Barton, Stop Diabetes Ambassador

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Today we’re getting to know one of the newest members of our Stop Diabetes Celebrity Cabinet, professional athlete Jody Barton. When Jody was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, her doctor told her that life as she knew it was over and she would no longer be able to enjoy the active lifestyle she loved. But she didn’t let that stop her! Continue reading

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