Category Archives: Drive to Stop Diabetes

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#DriveYourHealth: Lisa’s Story

Although I always try to make lemonade out of lemons, adjusting to life with diabetes was not easy. Since I was only 11 years old when I was diagnosed, I could not fully comprehend the disease and did not realize how much of an impact it would have on my life. Continue reading

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#DriveYourHealth: Amanda’s Story

I will never forget the day my dad picked me up from school and took me to the doctor to get a routine checkup, 16 years ago. While my dad and I saw the doctor, my mom spoke with her friend on the phone. She told her friend: “I’m sure she’s fine. It’s not like she has diabetes or anything.” Continue reading

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#DriveYourHealth: Olivia’s Story

I credit part of my successes to my role models with diabetes, such as Ryan Reed. I became a fan of Ryan and the Drive to Stop Diabetes campaign as soon as I heard about it in 2013. Having someone with diabetes in the spotlight motivates me to never give up. Continue reading

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Let’s Hear It for the Crew

Diabetes Forecast editor Kelly Rawlings recounts her pre-race prep experience from Ryan Reed’s race on Saturday, August 1st Continue reading

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Are You Up to the Challenge?

Ryan's Challenge

Although I didn’t have a choice in my type 1 diabetes diagnosis, you CAN prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and its deadly complications. It all starts with knowing your risk. Continue reading

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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Karla Reed

Karla and Ryan Reed

“Diabetes isn’t fun. It’s something that you’d never think would happen to your little boy,” says Karla, mom to NASCAR’s Ryan Reed. Continue reading

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Ryan Reed – One Season Down!

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How does it feel to complete a full season behind the wheel of the No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang? We asked Ryan Reed himself! Continue reading

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