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Diagnosis, Education and Planning: Amy’s Type 2 Diabetes Story

When Amy was initially diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she was both discouraged and overwhelmed. Mustering all the courage she had, she soon took the first step toward managing the disease by pledging to herself that she would do everything … Continue reading

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Diabetes: Changing the Conversation, Reaping the Rewards

We’re proud to launch our new initiative, In It Together, in conjunction with John Hancock Life Insurance, to celebrate people living with type 2 diabetes and the actions they take to lead healthy and fulfilling lives. In It Together features … Continue reading

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Diagnosis, Education and Planning: Karrie’s Type 2 Diabetes Story

When Karrie was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2004, she was not only afraid, but also unsure of how her life was going to be affected despite having a family history of diabetes. She committed to learning more about … Continue reading

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Update on Senate Healthcare Bill

An update of American Diabetes Association actions as the Senate considers ACA repeal legislation. Continue reading

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4 Things to Know About ACA Repeal and Diabetes

Are you or a loved one affected by diabetes? Here’s what you should know about ACA repeal. Continue reading

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“This Is Our Life. This Is Diabetes.”

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This is Christina. This Is Diabetes

Christina

Christina says her doctor was hesitant to test her for type 2 diabetes because she didn’t display any of the typical risk factors. She was young and she wasn’t overweight. Christina told her doctor, “Just humor me. Let’s do the test.” Continue reading

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