Category: Type 2 Diabetes

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Weight Loss After Pregnancy with Diabetes

You just delivered your newborn and are wondering how you’re going to go about getting back into shape (or more realistically, you’re just wondering about how you’ll survive the next 24 hours). Parenting (whether it’s your first or fifth) is always an adjustment, and having diabetes throws a unique set of challenges into the mix. […]

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How to Care For Your Caregiver

Diabetes, as we all know, is a 24/7 condition, and besides feeling personal burnout from the constant highs, lows, diligent carbohydrate counting, and monitoring, our friends, family, and especially caregivers can sometimes feel that burnout as well. Nearly 29 percent of the adult population is a caregiver (or nearly 65 million people!); caregivers can be […]

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Your Rights, One Voice: James’ Story

For the last two years, James Wilson has worked as a behavioral health technician at an addiction treatment center in Illinois. James has found great meaning in this work with rehabilitation patients and has enjoyed his responsibility of conducting patient checks around the 23-acre campus. James’ type 2 diabetes never interfered with this job until […]

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Prince Hall Shriners and the ADA: Coming Together to Stop Diabetes

The Prince Hall Shriners (PHS) is one of the world’s largest black fraternal organizations, with more than 25,000 members in the U.S. Over the last 10 years, the Prince Hall Shriners organization has partnered with the American Diabetes Association as part of their National Diabetes Initiative to support diabetes research and educational outreach, including: Donating […]

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Pathway to Stop Diabetes: A Radical New Road for Diabetes Research

Letter from Karen Talmadge, PhD, 2018 Chair, American Diabetes Association Board of Directors: The American Diabetes Association’s Pathway to Stop Diabetes® research program is celebrating its fifth year of attracting a new generation of brilliant scientists into the field of diabetes research. I am pleased to recall the concepts behind its creation, report on its […]