Category Archives: Research

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The Genetics of Diabetes

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Unlike some traits, diabetes doesn’t seem to be inherited in a simple pattern, and there is a lot of misinformation out there about its causes. It’s apparent, though, that some people are born more likely to develop diabetes than others. 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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Advocacy in Action – Our 2014 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities

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Each year, the Association works to identify the leading federal and state legislative and regulatory priorities that will guide our ongoing efforts to Stop Diabetes®. These priorities help guide our work with Congress and state legislators, and drive our efforts to make diabetes research, prevention programs and access to health care a top priority on Capitol Hill and in every statehouse across the nation. Continue reading

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Pathway to Stop Diabetes Awardees Announced

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The American Diabetes Association is excited to announced the first group of researchers who will receive grant support through Pathway to Stop Diabetes, the Association’s innovative research program which focuses on transformational approaches to ending this epidemic. Continue reading

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Stay on Top of Breaking Diabetes News from our 73rd Scientific Sessions!

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Watch as we report “live” from Scientific Sessions, June 21-25, 2013, at http://diabetes.org/breakingnews. Continue reading

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It’s Clear: It’s Important to Care for Your Eyes!

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May is Healthy Vision Month! You may have heard that diabetes causes eye problems and may lead to blindness. It’s true that people with diabetes do have a higher risk of blindness than people without it, and that the disease is the leading cause of blindness in adults. Fortunately, most people with diabetes have nothing more than minor eye disorders. Continue reading

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Our New Book with JDRF Focuses on Care for People with Type 1 Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook

The American Diabetes Association and JDRF have joined forces to identify what is known—and unknown—about diagnosing and treating type 1 diabetes from birth to senior years. Continue reading

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