Category Archives: Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

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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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Posted in Family, Living Long and Prospering, Staff Stories, Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, Stop Diabetes, Talking Type 2, Tour de Cure, Volunteer Stories
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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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Posted in About Us, Donate, Parents, Red Strider, Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, Talking Type 1, Uncategorized
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I Plan on Walking at #StepOutDiabetes Because…

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We recently asked our Facebook and Twitter community whey they walk at Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes and the messages that came back are a constant reminder on why we all walk . 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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A Father-Daughter Team

Carly and Mitch Lennet
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A Closer Look at a Diabetes Champion

Alexys Fleming

Today we are thrilled to showcase the incredible efforts of a Red Strider from the Chicago area: Alexys Fleming. If you don’t know Alexys by name, you may know her work as a makeup artist and social media sensation! Read on to find out what makes her a Champion to Stop Diabetes. Continue reading

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