News & Events

For the latest advocacy news and events from the American Diabetes Association, please check this section of our website regularly.

Call to Congress 2019

The American Diabetes Association signature advocacy mobilization platform in Washington, D.C.

Advocacy News

Read the latest advocacy-related press releases from the Association.

The Cost of Diabetes

The national cost of diabetes in the U.S. in 2012 was more than $245 billion, up from $174 billion in 2007.

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  • Statistics About Diabetes

    The numbers associated with diabetes make a strong case for devoting more resources to finding a cure.

  • Take Action

    Together we can transform the lives of all people with diabetes.

  • The Steve Bieringer Award

    The Steve Bieringer "Keep on Trucking" Award is issued annually to the individual who makes the greatest contribution to building the American Diabetes Association’s Legal Advocacy volunteer networks