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“This Is My Miracle. This Is Diabetes.”

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Julie feared that type 1 diabetes would keep her from the one thing she wanted most: to become a mom. Finding the right doctor changed everything. Continue reading

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Diabetes Distress: Causes, Research and Tips to Manage

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

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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Keeping Up With the Diabetes News

Diabetes ought to be front-page news year-round; we need a robust national conversation to fuel the fight against America’s most urgent chronic health crisis. Diabetes, in all its forms, is a very serious disease. But while every headline shines a much-needed spotlight, it can also leave room for confusion about type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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Why I Give: Barbara’s Story

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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Colgate Total Encourages the Diabetes Community to Keep Laughing

Understanding how challenging managing diabetes can sometimes be, the funny and talented performer Joey Fatone lead the “30 Days of Laughter” campaign to remind people that sometimes laughter can feel like the best medicine. 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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