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#DearDiabetes: Mara Darsow

This American Diabetes Month, we’re sending a message to diabetes. Join us. 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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#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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“This Is Our Life. This Is Diabetes.”

Robin and niece
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This is Christina. This Is Diabetes

Christina

Christina says her doctor was hesitant to test her for type 2 diabetes because she didn’t display any of the typical risk factors. She was young and she wasn’t overweight. Christina told her doctor, “Just humor me. Let’s do the test.” Continue reading

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“This Is Role Reversal. This Is Diabetes.”

Guadalupe and his mother

Guadalupe’s mother has been living with him in his Washington, D.C., rowhome for about six months. He’s her caregiver now—which means helping to manage her type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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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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