Category Archives: Red Strider

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25 Legends: Laura Nolan

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Summer 1973: I had just finished the eighth grade. I was a little nervous but very excited at the prospect of starting high school and a new chapter in my life. But little did I know just how much my life was going to change over the next few months. Continue reading

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Live. Work. Play: Lynda’s Diabetes Story

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When I called my parents to tell them I had diabetes, I was scared. I thought that they would be disappointed in me for doing this to myself. I thought that they would be ashamed of me and my diabetes. But they were not. They were very supportive. Continue reading

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25 Legends: Timothy Trout

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I have always felt great after finishing a Step Out walk. Being involved early on helped me understand the importance of having a supportive community and following a healthy lifestyle. Continue reading

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25 Legends: Hillary Liber

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When I was first diagnosed, I was terrified. My doctor recognized my fear, held my hands in his and asked me what scared me. Continue reading

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Why I Give: Isabella’s Story

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Hello! My name is Isabella (Bella) and I live in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. I am on the Junior Olympic Archery team and on a drill swim team. Archery and swimming are my favorite hobbies because they’re so much fun AND they keep me active, which helps control my blood sugar levels. Continue reading

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Why I Volunteer to Stop Diabetes – Part 1

Deborah with her great-grandson at her local Step Out walk.

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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Talking Type 1: Victoria Newton

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Twenty-nine-year-old Victoria is new to type 1 diabetes, having been diagnosed less than seven months ago. But she’s adjusting — and has already participated in her local Step Out walk! Continue reading

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