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Your Rights, One Voice: James’ Story

For the last two years, James Wilson has worked as a behavioral health technician at an addiction treatment center in Illinois. James has found great meaning in this work with rehabilitation patients and has enjoyed his responsibility of conducting patient … Continue reading

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Prince Hall Shriners and the ADA: Coming Together to Stop Diabetes

The Prince Hall Shriners (PHS) is one of the world’s largest black fraternal organizations, with more than 25,000 members in the U.S. Over the last 10 years, the Prince Hall Shriners organization has partnered with the American Diabetes Association as … Continue reading

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Embracing New Diabetes Technology at Camp: Laurie Diasio’s Story

For nearly 70 years, our Camps have served as a lifeline for kids with diabetes ages 4 to 18 and their families, allowing children to develop the critical skills they need to thrive while managing this disease. On-site medical volunteers … Continue reading

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Advocacy Update: Diabetes Research and Programs Funding

This spring, Congress finally increased funding for diabetes research and prevention programs. The Special Diabetes Program, which supports type 1 diabetes research and type 2 diabetes prevention programs in Native communities, was funded through September 30, 2019 at $600 million … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Crystal Woodward and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 3

Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Woodward, got the chance to chat with Fran Cogen, MD, CDE, Director of Diabetes Services and Interim Co-Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cogen’s practice serves approximately 1,800 patients in the … Continue reading

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Pregnant with Type 2 Diabetes: Lynda’s Story

ADA staff member Lynda Jimenez talks planning for a baby while managing type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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Mission Impact: Letter from Barbara Byrd Keenan, CEO of The Endocrine Society

In the past year, we’ve worked with multiple other diabetes organizations to support all people living with and at risk for diabetes. In this edition of our Mission Impact letter, the Chief Executive Officer of The Endocrine Society shares her … Continue reading

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