Category Archives: High-Risk Populations

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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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We’re All Members of the Global Diabetes Village

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD

You know about our efforts to Stop Diabetes® in the United States, but did you know we’re also involved in diabetes research and education around the world? Continue reading

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Honoring Voices during Native American Heritage Month

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For the past six years, the American Diabetes Association has presented leading Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) grantees with John Pipe Voices for Change Awards during Native American Heritage Month. These programs are recognized for their effective diabetes treatment and prevention services in American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the categories of Advocacy, Outcomes and Innovation. Continue reading

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America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes!

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Kristinia DeBarge Sings to Stop Diabetes®

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Hispanic Heritage Month is truly important to Kristinia DeBarge, singer/actress and daughter of James DeBarge (singer from the group DeBarge), especially when it comes to her family’s health. Continue reading

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#2014ADA: The Largest Diabetes Meeting in the World

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We’re excited to bring you the latest news and research, plus interviews with key thought leaders—and share what it all means for people affected by diabetes. Continue reading

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