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May is Healthy Vision Month — What’s Your Vision of the Future?

Many people see the doctor every year for a physical. Most of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist to get our teeth cleaned. But what about your eyes? It’s important to take care of your eyes — just … Continue reading

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The Roadmap to Diabetes Research

Since 1952, the ADA has supported scientists and the life-saving research they conduct to ensure people with diabetes can live life to the fullest. Your support of scientists like the individuals below and the research they conduct helps ensure our … Continue reading

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Food Insecurity and Diabetes: Seniors Struggle to Maintain Health with Limited Access to Proper Diet [Guest Blogger]

By Lydia Preuss and Shana Alford, Feeding America Applied Research In the United States, millions of seniors ages 60 and older face a diverse set of challenges on a regular basis when trying to secure and prepare nutritious food, which … Continue reading

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Team Tackle Member KJ Dillon Shares His T1D Story

At this year’s annual Friends for Life Children with Diabetes conference in Orlando, Florida, Crystal Jackson, director of our Safe at School program, spoke with KJ Dillon, a member of our Team Tackle initiative and safety for Houston, about his … Continue reading

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Overcoming Health Disparities

Living with diabetes can often be challenging, and can be made more difficult when access to proper care and resources are not available. To help solve this, we must find ways we can educate and empower high-risk populations and provide the tools they need to lead healthier lives. To address this issue, the American Diabetes Association held its sixth annual Disparities Partnership Forum on Oct. 21 and 22. Continue reading

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Health Insurance Marketplaces are Open: A Milestone for People with Diabetes

October 1, 2013 marked another important milestone – the long awaited Health Insurance Marketplaces (Marketplace) opened – giving individuals, families and small businesses a new opportunity to buy health insurance in every state. Continue reading

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How to Take a Culinary Vacation—without Calling a Travel Agent!

The Mediterranean is a prime travel destination, and for good reason. This area boasts rich history, a near-perfect climate, gorgeous architecture and landscapes . . . and let’s not forget about the incredible food! Continue reading

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