Category Archives: Advocacy

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How to Advocate for Friends and Family in Jail and Prison

Recently, the American Diabetes Association requested to join a lawsuit concerning the failure to provide adequate diabetes care to prisoners at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility in Tennessee. It is far too common for jails and prisons fail to meet … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Crystal Jackson and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 1

Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Jackson, 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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Make Insulin Affordable: An update from William T. Cefalu

We’ve taken a stand to find solutions to ensure insulin is affordable for all who need it. 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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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