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America’s Diabetes Challenge: Thank you from Tim McGraw

Diabetes has impacted my family, friends and fans, and I know that November is an important time for the community, as it marks American Diabetes Month®. November is also a time to come together with our loved ones and give … Continue reading

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Diagnosis, Education and Planning: Amy’s Type 2 Diabetes Story

When Amy was initially diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she was both discouraged and overwhelmed. Mustering all the courage she had, she soon took the first step toward managing the disease by pledging to herself that she would do everything … Continue reading

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Diabetes: Changing the Conversation, Reaping the Rewards

We’re proud to launch our new initiative, In It Together, in conjunction with John Hancock Life Insurance, to celebrate people living with type 2 diabetes and the actions they take to lead healthy and fulfilling lives. In It Together features … Continue reading

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Diagnosis, Education and Planning: Karrie’s Type 2 Diabetes Story

When Karrie was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2004, she was not only afraid, but also unsure of how her life was going to be affected despite having a family history of diabetes. She committed to learning more about … Continue reading

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Laughing Out Loud with Yvette Nicole Brown

Comedic actress Yvette Nicole Brown is the face (and mouth!) behind this year’s “Laugh Out Loud” campaign with Colgate Total®. We caught up with her to learn why she is so passionate to spread the word about the importance of oral health for people with diabetes. Continue reading

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25 Legends: Cristie Field

The diagnosis came as a huge surprise and completely changed my life—I was only 25 and had recently graduated college. I always lived a reasonably healthy lifestyle and was a ballet dancer for many years. However, the summer after college, my weight fluctuated and I felt constantly exhausted. I just did not feel like myself. Continue reading

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Why Diabetes Won’t Hold Back Olympic Athletes

Most people won’t ever get the chance to compete in the Olympics—and to do so while living with diabetes may seem downright impossible. However, diabetes hasn’t stopped many athletes from competing in sports and extreme competitions. And with the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil on our minds, it turns out there’s no shortage of professional athletes and Olympians living with the disease. Continue reading

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