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Live. Work. Play: Simintha’s Diabetes Story

On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, my father lost his fight to type 2 diabetes. When I received the call, my world was immediately turned upside down. I felt like I had been destroyed! The painful numbness of hurt filled my soul and I was beside myself with guilt, anger and confusion. Continue reading

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Posted in Complications, Family, High-Risk Populations, Life with Diabetes, Staff Stories, Stop Diabetes, Talking Type 2
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Live. Work. Play: Diana’s Diabetes Story

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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Stop Diabetes in 2011

Lois A. Witkop, MBA, Senior Vice President, Marketing Communications, American Diabetes Association

When the Stop Diabetes® movement launched in November of 2009, the American Diabetes Association knew it was starting something new – a movement to change the projected history of a disease. When I first heard about it, I thought it was going to be an interesting process to experience, one filled with the all kinds of stories and passion from across the diabetes community. One of the most dedicated and passionate people I know is, in fact, one of the creators of the Stop Diabetes movement… Continue reading

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