Category Archives: Stop Diabetes

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Are You Up to the Challenge?

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Although I didn’t have a choice in my type 1 diabetes diagnosis, you CAN prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and its deadly complications. It all starts with knowing your risk. Continue reading

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How a Landmark Civil Rights Law Has Protected People with Diabetes for 25 Years

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When the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law in 1990, it outlawed discrimination against people with disabilities, including diabetes. But there was still a great need for education among employers, day care providers and others. Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Adriana Mendez

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I know what “awful” feels like. Now that I have great control I know what “normal” feels like – and that’s enough to motivate me. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Marissa’s Story

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Four-year-old Marissa was happily attending a Head Start preschool program in Philadelphia. But everything changed after she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Chris Coleman

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Soon I will mark my 46th “diaversary” with type 1 diabetes. Right now, I’m healthy and doing fairly well through a lot of both hard work and luck. Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Randall Barker

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“I have had type 1 diabetes for over 24 years. I also have a daughter with type 1 who was diagnosed two years ago.” Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Nicole Kennedy

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In today’s blog, Nicole describes the ups and downs of 31 years with type 1 diabetes, from her healthy pregnancy to a time when she simply felt like giving up. Continue reading

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