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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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Prediabetes: What’s the Big Deal?

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If you’re reading this right now, there’s a good chance you know something about type 1 or type 2 diabetes. But how much do you know about prediabetes? If your answer is “not a lot,” keep reading! Before people develop … Continue reading

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It’s National Kidney Month!

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March is National Kidney Month, a time to raise awareness about the prevention and early detection of kidney disease. Did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure? The good news is that managing your diabetes well … Continue reading

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Learn How to be Healthy, Active and Live Well with Diabetes

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The American Diabetes Association EXPOs are FREE one-day diabetes-focused health events in more than a dozen metropolitan cities that bring health care professionals, experts, product exhibitors and volunteers together under one roof. Continue reading

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Pro Football Player Duane Brown Tackles Diabetes

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As an offensive tackle for the Houston Texans, I know how to work hard to achieve a goal. This is especially true when it comes to raising awareness for a cause I deeply care about. I was a first-round draft pick in 2008, but now I’ve been drafted into a different role: an Ambassador for the American Diabetes Association. Continue reading

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