Food Insecurity and Diabetes: Seniors Struggle to Maintain Health with Limited Access to Proper Diet [Guest Blogger]

By American Diabetes Association By Lydia Preuss and Shana Alford, Feeding America Applied Research In the United States, millions of seniors ages 60 and older face a diverse set of challenges on a regular basis when trying to secure and prepare nutritious food, which may include food insecurity. Seniors who … Continue reading

Introduction – LaShawn McIver, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Advocacy & Community Integrated Health

By American Diabetes Association Thanks to the continued support of over 500,000 diabetes advocates like each of you, we continue to address the barriers faced by people with diabetes in their everyday life. Our fall newsletter outlines important highlights of activities from across the country. We recently celebrated a historic … Continue reading

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

By American Diabetes Association 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 … Continue reading

A Conversation with Crystal Woodward and Dr. Fran Cogen: Part 3

By American Diabetes Association Recently, our Safe at School Director, Crystal Woodward, 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 DC/Maryland/Virginia metro area, with 85 percent … Continue reading