Category Archives: About Us

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Your Rights, One Voice: Cameron’s Story

Cameron Nicholas

Cameron Nicholas is a firefighter with the Prichard, Ala., Fire Department. But having type 1 diabetes almost prevented that from happening. Continue reading

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Black History Month: Our programs fight discrimination and empower people with diabetes

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD

While tremendous progress has been made in diabetes treatment and management, gaps still exist for minority populations such as the African-American community. To learn more for Black History Month, we turned to Dr. Sam Dagogo-Jack, the Association’s President, Medicine & Science. Continue reading

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Let’s Treat the WHOLE Patient

David G. Marrero, PhD, President, Health Care & Education, American Diabetes Association

Yes, we have made amazing strides in the clinical management of diabetes and the technology of treatment. But we need to play a game of “catch up” when it comes to the psychosocial aspects of this disease. Continue reading

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We’re All Members of the Global Diabetes Village

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD

You know about our efforts to Stop Diabetes® in the United States, but did you know we’re also involved in diabetes research and education around the world? Continue reading

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Holiday Meal Reveal!

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You voted, then we got cooking! All month long, we have asked for the country’s help building the perfect holiday meal as part of our America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes campaign for American Diabetes Month. Continue reading

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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!

derek theler

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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