Category Archives: Ask the Expert

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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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Join our #DiabetesHeart chat – Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. ET!

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February is American Heart Month! Did you know there is a strong link between diabetes and heart disease? To learn more, please join the American College of Cardiology and the American Diabetes Association for a special Twitter chat on the connection between diabetes and heart disease. Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots in Diabetes Care

On Nov. 21, a select group of diabetes patient advocates, entrepreneurs, health care practitioners, device designers, pharmaceutical companies and industry experts met for the fourth annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit. Continue reading

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Join Our #AmericaGetsCooking Twitter Chat – Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. ET!

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On Nov. 6, the American Diabetes Association will host a one-hour #AmericaGetsCooking Twitter party on healthy cooking tips, easy ingredient swaps, recipe ideas and more. Continue reading

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Beyond monitoring: Sharing your results with your doctor

person testing blood glucose

With diabetes, you often have to monitor many things: your blood glucose levels, how much carbohydrate you eat, your blood pressure, your weight, and any changes to your feet and more. Here are some tips for communicating your blood glucose results with your health care provider. Continue reading

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Cycling Training Tips, Straight from a Pro

robin farina

Today pro cyclist Robin Farina shares her tips for choosing and preparing for an event! Whether you’re a casual biker or an experienced cyclist, signed up for the Women’s Series or our regular Tour de Cure, you’ll want to read on! 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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