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A Conversation with Crystal Jackson and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 2

Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Jackson, got the chance to chat with Fran Cogen, MD, CDE, Director of Diabetes Services and Interim Co-Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cogen’s practice serves approximately 1,800 patients in the … Continue reading

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How to Advocate for Friends and Family in Jail and Prison

Recently, the American Diabetes Association requested to join a lawsuit concerning the failure to provide adequate diabetes care to prisoners at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility in Tennessee. It is far too common for jails and prisons fail to meet … Continue reading

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Make Insulin Affordable: An update from William T. Cefalu

We’ve taken a stand to find solutions to ensure insulin is affordable for all who need it. Continue reading

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#DearDiabetes: LaShawn McIver

This American Diabetes Month, we’re sending a message to diabetes. Join us. Continue reading

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Update on Senate Healthcare Bill

An update of American Diabetes Association actions as the Senate considers ACA repeal legislation. Continue reading

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“These Kids Are Just Like Me!”

Cindy with one of her campers
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Your Rights, One Voice: Mason’s Story

The Stevens family

As a parent, you want the best for your child, from health care to home life to education. But what do you do when a necessary part of your child’s life –such as type 1 diabetes care — keeps him from success? Continue reading

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