Tag Archives: diabetes

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#ThisIsDiabetes on Capitol Hill

We brought more than 180 advocates from 34 states to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 29 through Friday, March 31 for our 2017 Call to Congress. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Mason’s Story

The Stevens family

As a parent, you want the best for your child, from health care to home life to education. But what do you do when a necessary part of your child’s life –such as type 1 diabetes care — keeps him from success? Continue reading

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Live. Work. Play: Molly’s Diabetes Story

Molly with her sons at a Step Out Walk.
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“This Is Our Life. This Is Diabetes.”

Robin and niece
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25 Legends: Eric Wicklund

Eric with his wife and son

This year marks the 25th anniversary of two American Diabetes Association® signature fundraising events—Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes® and Tour de Cure®. Every dollar raised at these events supports people living with diabetes and funds our life-changing research and … Continue reading

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“This Is My Truth. This Is Diabetes.”

Jessica

Jessica was only in her 30s when her family’s history of diabetes became her own reality. Now she is determined to take control of her disease so she can watch her seven nieces and nephews grow up. Continue reading

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“This Is Role Reversal. This Is Diabetes.”

Guadalupe and his mother

Guadalupe’s mother has been living with him in his Washington, D.C., rowhome for about six months. He’s her caregiver now—which means helping to manage her type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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