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Diabetes Distress: Causes, Research and Tips to Manage

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If you live with diabetes, it can be added source of stress—and in turn, stress can make diabetes more difficult to manage. The ongoing and endless list of things you need to think about can feel overwhelming: constantly checking your blood glucose, knowing exactly what you are eating, remembering to inject insulin or take your medications—not to mention the unexpected swings in your blood glucose levels at the most inopportune times. Continue reading

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“Something Just Isn’t Right”: Reflections on Our Daughter’s Type 1 Diagnosis

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Though we have adapted to life with diabetes, I will never forget how scary that experience was. It’s not something you ever want to go through as a parent. I so wish that Cassidy’s type 1 had been picked up sooner. Continue reading

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Why I Give: Barbara’s Story

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During the holiday season, the American Diabetes Association® encourages people to share their story on why they give to our mission. Whether it’s through local events, planned giving, one-time donations or in memory of a loved one, these gifts go … Continue reading

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Why I Give: George’s Story

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At the age of 7, my daughter Audra was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. As her condition deteriorated throughout her college years, she had kidney failure. Although I donated a kidney to her on her 26th birthday to extend her life, she passed away from long-term complications in 2012 at the age of 34. Continue reading

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If the Rate of New Diabetes Cases is Dropping, What’s Left to Do?

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There is a difference between incidence and prevalence—how many new cases are being reported, versus how many people actually have diabetes. Continue reading

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A Round-Up of Recent Type 1 Research

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

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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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