Category Archives: 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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If the Rate of New Diabetes Cases is Dropping, What’s Left to Do?

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There is a difference between incidence and prevalence—how many new cases are being reported, versus how many people actually have diabetes. Continue reading

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Join FitForGood and Start Stepping

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Sign up and Fitbit will track your steps from Nov. 9 through Nov. 20. At the end of the challenge, Fitbit will award a total of $1 million to charity. You help decide where the money goes! Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Micaiah’s Story

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Three-year-old Micaiah Ardianto, who has type 1 diabetes, attended a local Head Start program in Yamhill County, Oregon. The school had a medical care policy that they felt did not allow them to care for his diabetes. This meant that Micaiah could not attend school without a parent there to do so. Continue reading

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A Round-Up of Recent Type 1 Research

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We strive to be inclusive and address all types of diabetes, but it is also important to call out specific research for the people it can benefit. Continue reading

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A Cause for Celebration

Honorees with their Awards (From Left to Right), Chris Cashman, EVP Independence Blue Cross; Dr. Allen Ho, Dr. Neva White, Dr. Mark Schutta, and event host William George, CEO of Health Partners Plans.

For the American Diabetes Association’s 75th anniversary, all year long we have been honoring decades of progress in diabetes treatment, management and quality of life, and our role in these advancements. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Ella’s Story

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“You made SUCH a big difference in our lives. Thank you.” That was the message sent from Beth Burns, mother of 6-year-old Ella, to one of the American Diabetes Association’s Legal Advocates. Continue reading

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