Category Archives: Prediabetes

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Prediabetes: What’s the Big Deal?

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If you’re reading this right now, there’s a good chance you know something about type 1 or type 2 diabetes. But how much do you know about prediabetes? If your answer is “not a lot,” keep reading! Before people develop … Continue reading

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Learn How to be Healthy, Active and Live Well with Diabetes

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The American Diabetes Association EXPOs are FREE one-day diabetes-focused health events in more than a dozen metropolitan cities that bring health care professionals, experts, product exhibitors and volunteers together under one roof. Continue reading

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Diabetes Researchers on a Mission

Elizabeth R. Seaquist, MD President, Medicine & Science, 2014 American Diabetes Association

We’re in the midst of an incredibly exciting time for diabetes research. Diabetes is so much more complex and nuanced than researchers previously thought, and we are finding out so much about what causes it. Continue reading

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Get Off the Sidelines to Help Stop Diabetes®

Marjorie Cypress, PhD, RN, CNP, CDE President, Health Care & Education, 2014 American Diabetes Association

As President of Health Care and Education for the American Diabetes Association, part of my responsibility is to make sure that what we do as an organization stays true to the mission of improving the lives of all people affected by diabetes. Continue reading

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Listen Up: Take Care of Your Hearing

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Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America’s most widespread health concerns. Nearly 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and an estimated 34.5 million have some type of hearing loss. Continue reading

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Stay on Track with Exercise!

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Exercise doesn’t necessarily mean running a marathon or bench-pressing 300 pounds. The key is to start slow—soon, momentum will follow. Follow these tips to get moving and stay on track! Continue reading

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Success Story: Lauren and Julee Kopkowski

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When Julee learned she had high blood glucose, she went to her daughter Lauren, an intern studying dietetics, for advice. Together they mapped out a plan to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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