Category Archives: High-Risk Populations

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Interview: Chef Ingrid Hoffmann for Hispanic Heritage Month

IH on Set

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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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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Men’s Health Month: Know Where You Stand

Duane Brown

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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Why I Volunteer to Stop Diabetes – Part 2

Brett and his grandson Carter

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week and we at the American Diabetes Association are celebrating all the people who have dedicated their passion, skills and time to our mission over the last 75 years. Today we hear from two remarkable volunteers, who each contribute in their own way! Continue reading

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Posted in About Us, Advocacy, Caregivers, Complications, Family, High-Risk Populations, Life with Diabetes, National Volunteer Appreciation Week, Stop Diabetes, Tour de Cure, Volunteer Stories
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All in the Family: Esmeralda Cortez

Esmeralda Cortez

Diabetes has made us closer and taught us never to take family for granted. At times you wish you were like the rest, not worrying about your blood glucose, not waking up at night feeling dizzy or thirsty because you are low or high. Continue reading

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Success Story: Jennifer Atkins

Jennifer with her husband and children

I know I have a high risk of developing type 2 someday, because of both my family history and my gestational diabetes. People of Hispanic heritage, like me, are at even higher risk. But I’m doing all I can to prevent or delay it. Continue reading

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Why I Am a Diabetes Advocate: Mona Huff

Mona Huff

Why am I a Diabetes Advocate? I want to help policymakers realize that diabetes is a serious disease that has reached epidemic levels. They need to understand how important education and resources are to the community, especially rural communities. Continue reading

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