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Talking Type 1: Victoria Newton

Victoria Newton

Twenty-nine-year-old Victoria is new to type 1 diabetes, having been diagnosed less than seven months ago. But she’s adjusting — and has already participated in her local Step Out walk! Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Melissa Van Nest

melissa van nest

When Melissa was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 29, she knew what she was up against, as her twin sister also has it. Melissa’s career as a pharmacist also gave her a unique perspective on diabetes management — plus a chance to give back. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Kevin Kane

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Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. Kevin was diagnosed at 49 — but he calls it a blessing in disguise. 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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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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America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes!

America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes
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“You don’t have to like it…”

Nellie Kassebaum

Running has given me a totally new outlook. I could’ve sat down and let my diabetes take over. But I took a stand. I knew that exercise would change my life, and I credit it with so much more than just helping me with my diabetes treatment. Continue reading

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