“I view diabetes as just another challenge to face—and conquer.”

Carol refused to let her type 2 diagnosis keep her down:

The Warrior Way

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Being overweight increases your risk of diabetes complications—but weight loss can seem unattainable. Learn how to set achievable goals:

Getting Started

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It starts with you. Whether you ride with coworkers, family or friends, Tour de Cure has a team option for you. Register today!

American Diabetes Association: Why Form a Team

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What’s next in the field of diabetes? Minglin Ma, PhD, hopes his microencapsulation retrieval invention will eventually help people living with type 1 diabetes produce insulin—eliminating the need for injections and pumps. Via Diabetes Forecast Magazine:

Protecting Beta Cells to Avoid Injections

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Music, science, art—10-year-old Sarah (who has type 1 diabetes) likes and does it all. But when she signed up for an after-school science club, the school refused to provide a nurse. We worked with her mother, Heather, to revise Sarah’s Individualized Education Program, ensuring she would be medically safe during AND after school.

Your Rights, One Voice: Sarah’s Story

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No one should lose their life from undiagnosed diabetes—if you have symptoms of DKA, see your doctor ASAP. #ThisIsDiabetes
Think you need heavy dressing to give a salad flavor? Think again. This zesty recipe gets a kick from fresh vegetables and spices. #RecipeWednesday

Southwestern Kale and Black Bean Salad

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Do you know someone who loves a challenge? We’re looking for people to receive FREE entry into any one of the Tough Mudder races across the U.S.!

Learn more and apply today:

American Diabetes Association: Tough Mudder

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Find yourself overindulging at the dinner table? Your brain may be to blame. The newest issue of Diabetes Forecast Magazine explores the psychology of overeating, and how to counteract:

Why We Overeat

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It starts with you. Tour de Cure registration is open for events all over the U.S.—sign up today, and become a part of the nation’s largest diabetes cycling event!

American Diabetes Association: Tour de Cure

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How do you live well with diabetes? People with diabetes, health care professionals, fitness experts and more share their tips and tricks in the January/February edition of Diabetes Forecast Magazine:

51 Tips for Better Living With Diabetes

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Did you know? According to a recent study, people eat more in spaces with open floor plans. Block your view of the kitchen to avoid overeating. Via Diabetes Forecast Magazine:

Where You Eat Affects How Much You Eat

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Did you know? Diabetes self-management education is as effective as metformin in lowering high blood glucose. Learn how much (and how often) is necessary, via Diabetes Forecast Magazine:

How Much Diabetes Education Do I Need?

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We’re extremely disappointed that the U.S. Senate has chosen to move forward with repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement that would protect access to affordable, comprehensive health coverage.

If Congress does not work to develop legislation to simultaneously replace the law and provide equal or greater coverage and protections, the millions of Americans who live with or are...
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ADA Opposes Senate Vote to Proceed with Affordable Care Act Repeal without Immediate Replacement

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Virtuoso, mother and person with diabetes—cellist Alisa Weilerstein doesn’t let type 1 get her down. Via Diabetes Forecast Magazine:

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein

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Craving south-of-the-border flavor? This recipe from Diabetes Forecast Magazine is sure to please. #RecipeWednesday

Shrimp and Avocado “Taco” Bowls

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Adjusting to life with type 1 diabetes is often overwhelming for newly diagnosed children and their families. We’re pleased to share that our new Courage-Wisdom-Hope Kit is now available to provide support and education to these families, and show them they are not alone in dealing with this chronic disease.

New to Type 1 Diabetes?

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Comedy fan? You’re in luck—a recent study shows that laughter may benefit senior’s overall health and fitness. Via Diabetes Forecast Magazine:

Laughter Improves Seniors' Health and Fitness

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NEWS: We’re proud to announce that William T. Cefalu, MD, has been appointed as our new Chief Scientific & Medical Officer. Dr. Cefalu has more than 30 years of experience in diabetes research and care, and he has been working with us for nearly two decades.

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Renowned Physician, Educator and Researcher William T. Cefalu, MD, Named Chief Scientific & Medical Officer of the American Diabetes Association

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Dealing with diabetes and raising a family? It can be done. Balance kids and your health with these tips for new parents from Diabetes Forecast Magazine:

5 Survival Tips From Parents With Diabetes

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