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This Is World Diabetes Day

Kevin L. Hagan, CEO, American Diabetes Association

We need to shift our attitudes about diabetes, treating it with the urgent attention it deserves. As a society, we can’t afford to turn a blind eye any longer or leave this disease to the next generation to deal with. The time is now. Continue reading

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“This Is My Miracle. This Is Diabetes.”

Julie and daughter

Julie feared that type 1 diabetes would keep her from the one thing she wanted most: to become a mom. Finding the right doctor changed everything. Continue reading

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“This Is My New Math. This Is Diabetes.”

Siani

Siani looks just like an average college student — except she’s managing type 1 diabetes on her own for the first time, in a new setting. “This is my new math. This Is Diabetes.”
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Laughing Out Loud with Yvette Nicole Brown

Comedic actress Yvette Nicole Brown is the face (and mouth!) behind this year’s “Laugh Out Loud” campaign with Colgate Total®. We caught up with her to learn why she is so passionate to spread the word about the importance of oral health for people with diabetes. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Brody’s Story

“When we first applied to the camp, we didn’t have any idea that Brody might be denied because of his diabetes. Particularly since he attends school in the same district that offers this summer camp—including [attending] the same after-school camp throughout the school year.” Continue reading

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25 Legends: Laura Nolan

Summer 1973: I had just finished the eighth grade. I was a little nervous but very excited at the prospect of starting high school and a new chapter in my life. But little did I know just how much my life was going to change over the next few months. Continue reading

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#DriveYourHealth: Lisa’s Story

Although I always try to make lemonade out of lemons, adjusting to life with diabetes was not easy. Since I was only 11 years old when I was diagnosed, I could not fully comprehend the disease and did not realize how much of an impact it would have on my life. Continue reading

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