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License to Drink?

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Smile! It’s National Dental Hygiene Month

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To help raise awareness about oral health and what people with diabetes can do to help prevent dental problems, the Association is teaming up with Colgate to provide tips for prevention and treatment. We’ve put together some FAQs that cover everything people with diabetes need to know when it comes to caring for those pearly whites. Continue reading

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Have You Heard? Diabetes and Hearing Loss

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About 34.5 million Americans have some type of hearing loss. October is National Protect Your Hearing Month, an important reminder to take steps to preserve your hearing health. Continue reading

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A Father-Daughter Team

Carly and Mitch Lennet
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Five Things to Know About Diabetes and PCOS

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Did you know that PCOS is the most common cause of female infertility? Or that about 5 million women in the United States are affected by it? Learn more about PCOS—and what it means for women with diabetes. Continue reading

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Beyond monitoring: Sharing your results with your doctor

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With diabetes, you often have to monitor many things: your blood glucose levels, how much carbohydrate you eat, your blood pressure, your weight, and any changes to your feet and more. Here are some tips for communicating your blood glucose results with your health care provider. Continue reading

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A Closer Look at a Diabetes Champion

Alexys Fleming

Today we are thrilled to showcase the incredible efforts of a Red Strider from the Chicago area: Alexys Fleming. If you don’t know Alexys by name, you may know her work as a makeup artist and social media sensation! Read on to find out what makes her a Champion to Stop Diabetes. Continue reading

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