Category Archives: Food and Fitness

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Join FitForGood and Start Stepping

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Sign up and Fitbit will track your steps from Nov. 9 through Nov. 20. At the end of the challenge, Fitbit will award a total of $1 million to charity. You help decide where the money goes! Continue reading

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Eat Well, America!

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Whether you are one of the nearly 30 million Americans living with diabetes or the 86 million Americans with prediabetes or you simply want to live a healthier lifestyle—our Eat Well, America! campaign will show you how easy and joyful healthy eating can be. Continue reading

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I Challenge YOU to Create Your Plate!

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I want my actions to represent the health and wellness that the Association stands for—not just for people with diabetes, but all Americans. Continue reading

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Interview: Chef Ingrid Hoffmann for Hispanic Heritage Month

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Diabetes is an urgent health problem in the Hispanic/Latino community, with 12.8 percent of the U.S. Hispanic/Latino population living with diagnosed diabetes. Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Adriana Mendez

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I know what “awful” feels like. Now that I have great control I know what “normal” feels like – and that’s enough to motivate me. Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Alta Firman Getman

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Our new blog series takes a look at those who are living long and prospering with diabetes. First up is Alta, an active mom who has lived with type 1 for 31 years. Continue reading

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Men’s Health Month: Know Where You Stand

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June is Men’s Health Month, and we at the American Diabetes Association are celebrating all the men out there who “know where they stand” with this conversation with professional football player Duane Brown. Continue reading

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