Category Archives: Statistics

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Don’t Let Diabetes Knock You Off Your Feet

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With April being Limb Loss Awareness Month, it is the perfect time to discuss simple steps you can take to Stop Diabetes® from knocking you off your feet. Continue reading

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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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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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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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Better Health for Asian Americans — and All Moms and Babies

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

This Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month, let’s all support efforts to improve the health of this and other at-risk communities! 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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