Category Archives: Food and Fitness

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Eat Well to Celebrate National Nutrition Month

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For many people, choosing foods is one of the most challenging aspects of managing diabetes. Let the American Diabetes Association® be your source of up-to-date information on nutrition. March is National Nutrition Month®— the perfect time to find delicious ways to eat well. Continue reading

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Join our #AsktheRD Twitter Chat — March 9 at 7 p.m. ET!

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With March being National Nutrition Month®, it’s the perfect time to find delicious ways to eat well! The Association is excited to host an #AskTheRD Twitter chat on this very topic Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. ET—featuring a nutrition expert with experience in diabetes management.
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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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