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Your Rights, One Voice: Micaiah’s Story

Three-year-old Micaiah Ardianto, who has type 1 diabetes, attended a local Head Start program in Yamhill County, Oregon. The school had a medical care policy that they felt did not allow them to care for his diabetes. This meant that Micaiah could not attend school without a parent there to do so. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Ella’s Story

“You made SUCH a big difference in our lives. Thank you.” That was the message sent from Beth Burns, mother of 6-year-old Ella, to one of the American Diabetes Association’s Legal Advocates. Continue reading

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Parents Talking Type 1: Scott & Arden

We certainly weren’t expecting that type 1 diabetes would be part of our lives as we planned a family. However, it’s here and the pressure, responsibility and burden of parenting with type 1 does not change our desire to be the parents… Continue reading

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Parents Talking Type 1: Nick and Emma

We recently asked our Facebook and Twitter communities to send us their stories—specifically, what it’s like to be the parent of a child living with type 1 diabetes. Having received a lot of wonderful stories, we’re excited to present these … Continue reading

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Join Our Safe at School Twitter Chat — Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. ET!

The American Diabetes Association’s Safe at School campaign is dedicated to making sure that all children with diabetes are medically safe at school and have the same educational opportunities as their peers. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Nico’s Story

Jodi Gast, of Hollywood, Fla., was trying to hold back tears. It was October 2014, and she had to take her 6-year-old son, Nico, to the emergency room because he was sick. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Marissa’s Story

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Four-year-old Marissa was happily attending a Head Start preschool program in Philadelphia. But everything changed after she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Continue reading

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