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Your Rights, One Voice: Micaiah’s Story

Three-year-old Micaiah Ardianto, who has type 1 diabetes, attended a local Head Start program in Yamhill County, Oregon. The school had a medical care policy that they felt did not allow them to care for his diabetes. This meant that Micaiah could not attend school without a parent there to do so. Continue reading

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A Round-Up of Recent Type 1 Research

We strive to be inclusive and address all types of diabetes, but it is also important to call out specific research for the people it can benefit. Continue reading

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Parents Talking Type 1: Heather & Bekah

We recently asked our Facebook and Twitter communities to send us their stories—specifically, what it’s like to be the parent of a child living with type 1 diabetes. Having received a lot of wonderful stories, we’re excited to present these … Continue reading

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Breaking News: The scoop on a key project for the American Diabetes Association and JDRF

The American Diabetes Association and JDRF co-hosted a gathering of scientists with distinct expertise in type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, immunology, microbiology and technology. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Ella’s Story

“You made SUCH a big difference in our lives. Thank you.” That was the message sent from Beth Burns, mother of 6-year-old Ella, to one of the American Diabetes Association’s Legal Advocates. Continue reading

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Parents Talking Type 1: Stacey & Benny

When your child is diagnosed and he’s too young to even pronounce “diabetes” properly, the motivation is clear. It’s completely up to you to keep your child safe and healthy. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Nico’s Story

Jodi Gast, of Hollywood, Fla., was trying to hold back tears. It was October 2014, and she had to take her 6-year-old son, Nico, to the emergency room because he was sick. Continue reading

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