Tag Archives: Prediabetes

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Men’s Health Month: Overcoming the Fears to Better Health

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Historically, men have not been as comfortable as women when it comes to discussing issues about their health, particularly conditions like diabetes, depression or sexual dysfunction. But why? Continue reading

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Prediabetes: What’s the Big Deal?

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If you’re reading this right now, there’s a good chance you know something about type 1 or type 2 diabetes. But how much do you know about prediabetes? If your answer is “not a lot,” keep reading! Before people develop … Continue reading

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Learn How to be Healthy, Active and Live Well with Diabetes

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The American Diabetes Association EXPOs are FREE one-day diabetes-focused health events in more than a dozen metropolitan cities that bring health care professionals, experts, product exhibitors and volunteers together under one roof. Continue reading

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Diabetes Researchers on a Mission

Elizabeth R. Seaquist, MD President, Medicine & Science, 2014 American Diabetes Association

We’re in the midst of an incredibly exciting time for diabetes research. Diabetes is so much more complex and nuanced than researchers previously thought, and we are finding out so much about what causes it. Continue reading

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Advocacy in Action – Our 2014 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities

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Each year, the Association works to identify the leading federal and state legislative and regulatory priorities that will guide our ongoing efforts to Stop Diabetes®. These priorities help guide our work with Congress and state legislators, and drive our efforts to make diabetes research, prevention programs and access to health care a top priority on Capitol Hill and in every statehouse across the nation. Continue reading

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I Decide to Stop Diabetes Day at Church

Guest blogger Ann Heard, RD, CDE

November is American Diabetes Month®, a time to communicate about the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of diabetes prevention and control. In concert with the other activities throughout the month, on November 10th, churches across the country will participate in celebration of I Decide to Stop Diabetes Day at Church (ID Day). Continue reading

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Success Story: Lauren and Julee Kopkowski

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When Julee learned she had high blood glucose, she went to her daughter Lauren, an intern studying dietetics, for advice. Together they mapped out a plan to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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