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Initiative aims to lower heart disease, stroke risk among millions living with diabetes

During her first pregnancy in 1994, Sophia Boulanger developed gestational diabetes and was later diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Then in 2011, Boulanger was told she had 90 percent blockages in all five vessels supplying blood to the heart. The … Continue reading

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How to Talk to Loved Ones about Type 2 Diabetes Risk

An estimated 84 million Americans are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes—and someone you love could be among them. However, many people don’t realize that type 2 diabetes can be delayed or even prevented with healthy lifestyle changes. This … Continue reading

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From Diagnosis to Camp: The Mihelich Family’s Story

March 18, 1990 was a night that Randy Mihelich would never forget. That night, he was brought to Elmhurst Hospital by his parents, and subsequently learned that his blood glucose was 1,029, far exceeding the average range. Randy was diagnosed … Continue reading

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Insulin Concentration Concerns: A message from William T. Cefalu, MD

We have serious concerns about the article, “Insulin Concentration in Vials Randomly Purchased in Pharmacies in the United States: Considerable Loss in the Cold Supply Chain,”[1] published in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology on December 21, 2017. The … Continue reading

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#DearDiabetes: Martha Clark

This American Diabetes Month, we’re sending a message to diabetes–beginning with our Interim CEO, Martha Clark. Continue reading

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#ThisIsDiabetes on Capitol Hill

We brought more than 180 advocates from 34 states to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 29 through Friday, March 31 for our 2017 Call to Congress. Continue reading

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“These Kids Are Just Like Me!”

Cindy with one of her campers