Category Archives: Talking Type 2

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Live. Work. Play: Diana’s Diabetes Story

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Nearly three years later, I feel more committed than ever and in debt to the Association for all the help and support I’ve received as a volunteer, an employee and a person living with diabetes. Continue reading

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Keeping Up With the Diabetes News

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Diabetes ought to be front-page news year-round; we need a robust national conversation to fuel the fight against America’s most urgent chronic health crisis. Diabetes, in all its forms, is a very serious disease. But while every headline shines a much-needed spotlight, it can also leave room for confusion about type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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Colgate Total Encourages the Diabetes Community to Keep Laughing

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Understanding how challenging managing diabetes can sometimes be, the funny and talented performer Joey Fatone lead the “30 Days of Laughter” campaign to remind people that sometimes laughter can feel like the best medicine. 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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Talking Type 2: Elizabeth Jones

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Elizabeth’s story is the last in our series of blogs about young adults living with type 2 diabetes. With a strong family history of the disease, she says getting type 2 was never a matter of “if,” but “when.” But she’s much healthier now, and planning to run her first 8K later this month! Continue reading

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Talking Type 2: Micaela Farias

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Our blog series about young adults living with type 2 diabetes continues with Micaela. While she found it very hard to accept her diagnosis, her husband and daughter motivate her to want to live a long and healthy life. Continue reading

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Talking Type 2: Mike Durbin

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This week on the blog, we are featuring stories of young adults living with type 2 diabetes. Mike was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and congestive heart failure at age 24. So far, he has beaten the odds: “There is great life after diagnosis,” he says. “Live it!” Continue reading

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