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Talking Type 1: Melissa Van Nest

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When Melissa was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 29, she knew what she was up against, as her twin sister also has it. Melissa’s career as a pharmacist also gave her a unique perspective on diabetes management — plus a chance to give back. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Revé Anderko

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“It amazed me how quickly I adapted to my new lifestyle while trying to enjoy my senior year of college at the same time,” says Revé of her type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Jennifer Thomas Vensil

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All week long, we will present stories from adults who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, describing the emotions and frustrations that came with their experiences. Jennifer’s type 1 was originally mistaken for type 2, but she has made significant progress in the months since she was diagnosed. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Brian Watson

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Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. A growing number of adults are being diagnosed with it in their 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond. Brian tells his story of being diagnosed with type 1 at age 29. Continue reading

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Holiday Meal Reveal!

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You voted, then we got cooking! All month long, we have asked for the country’s help building the perfect holiday meal as part of our America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes campaign for American Diabetes Month. Continue reading

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Only Skin Deep? Five Things to Know about Diabetes and Skin Health

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As many as one out of three people living with diabetes will have a skin disorder caused or affected by diabetes at some time in their lives. In fact, such problems can even be the first sign that a person has diabetes. The good news is that most skin conditions can be prevented or easily treated if you catch them early. Here are five things to know. Continue reading

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Join Our #AmericaGetsCooking Twitter Chat – Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. ET!

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On Nov. 6, the American Diabetes Association will host a one-hour #AmericaGetsCooking Twitter party on healthy cooking tips, easy ingredient swaps, recipe ideas and more. Continue reading

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