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#ThisIsDiabetes on Capitol Hill: 2018 Call to Congress Recap

Last month, we brought advocates from across the nation to Capitol Hill for the 2018 Call to Congress advocacy day. The group included children and adults living with diabetes and family members, as well as researchers, physicians and health care … Continue reading

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How to Advocate for Friends and Family in Jail and Prison

Recently, the American Diabetes Association requested to join a lawsuit concerning the failure to provide adequate diabetes care to prisoners at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility in Tennessee. It is far too common for jails and prisons fail to meet … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Crystal Jackson and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 1

Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Jackson, got the chance to chat with Fran Cogen, MD, CDE, Director of Diabetes Services and Interim Co-Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cogen’s practice serves approximately 1,800 patients in the … Continue reading

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From Diagnosis to Camp: The Mihelich Family’s Story

March 18, 1990 was a night that Randy Mihelich would never forget. That night, he was brought to Elmhurst Hospital by his parents, and subsequently learned that his blood glucose was 1,029, far exceeding the average range. Randy was diagnosed … Continue reading

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Insulin Concentration Concerns: A message from William T. Cefalu, MD

We have serious concerns about the article, “Insulin Concentration in Vials Randomly Purchased in Pharmacies in the United States: Considerable Loss in the Cold Supply Chain,”[1] published in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology on December 21, 2017. The … Continue reading

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Diabetes Management Tips from Dr. Natalie Strand

Dr. Natalie Strand talks staying healthy and leading a balanced life while managing diabetes. Continue reading

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Make Insulin Affordable: An update from William T. Cefalu

We’ve taken a stand to find solutions to ensure insulin is affordable for all who need it. Continue reading

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