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Join our #DiabetesHeart chat – Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. ET!

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February is American Heart Month! Did you know there is a strong link between diabetes and heart disease? To learn more, please join the American College of Cardiology and the American Diabetes Association for a special Twitter chat on the connection between diabetes and heart disease. Continue reading

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Let’s Treat the WHOLE Patient

David G. Marrero, PhD, President, Health Care & Education, American Diabetes Association

Yes, we have made amazing strides in the clinical management of diabetes and the technology of treatment. But we need to play a game of “catch up” when it comes to the psychosocial aspects of this disease. Continue reading

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We’re All Members of the Global Diabetes Village

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD

You know about our efforts to Stop Diabetes® in the United States, but did you know we’re also involved in diabetes research and education around the world? Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots in Diabetes Care

On Nov. 21, a select group of diabetes patient advocates, entrepreneurs, health care practitioners, device designers, pharmaceutical companies and industry experts met for the fourth annual DiabetesMine Innovation Summit. Continue reading

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Holiday Meal Reveal!

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You voted, then we got cooking! All month long, we have asked for the country’s help building the perfect holiday meal as part of our America Gets Cooking to Stop Diabetes campaign for American Diabetes Month. Continue reading

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Only Skin Deep? Five Things to Know about Diabetes and Skin Health

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As many as one out of three people living with diabetes will have a skin disorder caused or affected by diabetes at some time in their lives. In fact, such problems can even be the first sign that a person has diabetes. The good news is that most skin conditions can be prevented or easily treated if you catch them early. Here are five things to know. Continue reading

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Honoring Voices during Native American Heritage Month

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For the past six years, the American Diabetes Association has presented leading Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) grantees with John Pipe Voices for Change Awards during Native American Heritage Month. These programs are recognized for their effective diabetes treatment and prevention services in American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the categories of Advocacy, Outcomes and Innovation. Continue reading

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