Tag Archives: Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

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A Father-Daughter Team

Carly and Mitch Lennet
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A Closer Look at a Diabetes Champion

Alexys Fleming

Today we are thrilled to showcase the incredible efforts of a Red Strider from the Chicago area: Alexys Fleming. If you don’t know Alexys by name, you may know her work as a makeup artist and social media sensation! Read on to find out what makes her a Champion to Stop Diabetes. Continue reading

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A Red Strider Story

My experience with type 1 diabetes began in January of 1998, when my mother was first diagnosed at the age of 47. So, when my four-year-old son was diagnosed 13 years later, I thought I knew everything there was to know. Continue reading

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Why I Walk to Stop Diabetes®: Micaela’s Story

Micaela and her mother
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Meet Our 2012 National Youth Advocate, Logan Nicole Gregory

Logan Nicole Gregory

As the American Diabetes Association’s 2012 National Youth Advocate, I will spend the year promoting the Association’s advocacy initiatives and encouraging children and adults to become involved in the fight to Stop Diabetes®. Continue reading

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Sponsors of 2011, We Salute You!

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Why I Walk: Jeff Peterson

Hi everyone! We continue our Step Out blog series today with Jeff Peterson’s story. Learn below about his emotional diagnosis, how he found the American Diabetes Association and the steps he’s taken since to help others learn about type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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