2013 Press Releases

December 23, 2013
American Diabetes Association Announces 2014 Legislative and Regulatory Priorities
The American Diabetes Association (Association) is pleased to announce its legislative and regulatory priorities for 2014, including both the federal and state efforts the Association executes across targeted issue areas. Each year, the Association identifies the leading federal and state legislative and regulatory priorities that will guide our ongoing efforts to Stop Diabetes®.

December 19, 2013
New Standards of Care Reflect Trend Toward Individualized Care
The American Diabetes Association is recommending increasing amounts of individualized care in the treatment of diabetes, as reflected in the most recent changes to its annual revised Standards of Medical Care, being published in a special supplement to the January issue of Diabetes Care.

December 18, 2013
Prince Hall Shriners Present Donation to the American Diabetes Association
This morning, the Prince Hall Shriners (PHS) presented a $200,000 donation to the American Diabetes Association (Association) to support the Live Empowered®/African American educational initiative and study with the Association's Research Foundation grant program, both focused on helping African Americans better understand and manage their type 2 diabetes.

December 17, 2013
American Diabetes Association and Lilly Announce Recipients of Research Award
The American Diabetes Association and Eli Lilly and Company are pleased to announce the recipients of the American Diabetes Association and Lilly Clinical Research Award: Diabetes Care in Older Adults, a three-year collaborative research program aimed at better understanding diabetes care in older adults.

December 9, 2013
American Diabetes Association Receives Gold Web Health Award
The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization in the fight to Stop Diabetes®, has been awarded a 2013 Gold Web Health Award for its MyFoodAdvisor®: Recipes for Healthy Living microsite.

December 4, 2013
Many People at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes Don’t Think They Are at Risk
Only three in 10 adults 40 and older who have modifiable risk factors for diabetes think they have “a great deal” or “some” risk for diabetes, according to recent American Diabetes Association studies.

November 26, 2013
Statement by the American Diabetes Association Regarding the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) recently released the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults. The American Diabetes Association recognizes the release of the new revised 2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines.

November 26, 2013
Entrepreneurs Set Sights on Serving People with Diabetes
From a fashion designer to a dog whisperer, the December issue of Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine of the American Diabetes Association, profiles movers and makers in the diabetes community.

November 18, 2013
American Diabetes Association Recognizes Volunteers for Outstanding Service
The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization in the fight to Stop Diabetes®, recognized several of its outstanding volunteers at the annual Community Volunteer Leadership Conference, which took place this past weekend in Nashville, Tenn.

November 18, 2013
The American Diabetes Association Presents Chair Citation Award to Lil Jon
The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s largest and leading voluntary health organization in the fight to Stop Diabetes®, presented the Chair Citation Award to rapper, Grammy Award winning record producer, entrepreneur and international DJ, Lil Jon, at the Community Volunteer Leadership Conference that took place this past weekend in Nashville, Tenn.

November 18, 2013
American Diabetes Association Honors Outstanding Community Service
The American Diabetes Association honored several of its volunteers for outstanding contributions in the fight to Stop Diabetes® at the Association’s Community Volunteer Leadership Conference this past weekend in Nashville, Tenn.

November 12, 2013
Walgreens Named National Strategic Partner Of The American Diabetes Association in Recognition if Its Commitment to Help Stop Diabetes®
The American Diabetes Association (Association) announced today that Walgreens has been named a National Strategic Partner of the American Diabetes Association , in recognition of its commitment to support the mission and the Association’s movement to Stop Diabetes®.

November 6, 2013
Introducing the All-new DiabetesForecast.org
DiabetesForecast.org, the website of the healthy living magazine from the American Diabetes Association, Diabetes Forecast, has a fresh new look. The new website is a one-stop visit for people living with diabetes, their families and caregivers.

October 31, 2013
Un Día en la Vida con Diabetes
Durante el Mes Americano de la Diabetes® este noviembre, la Asociación Americana de la Diabetes le pedirá a las personas que suban su foto personal en el mural de fotos de la página de Facebook en donde expresen lo que es Un Día en la Vida con Diabetes. El objetivo es mostrar los esfuerzos extraordinarios que hacen estas personas al vivir con diabetes.

October 16, 2013
A Day in the Life of Diabetes
During American Diabetes Month® this November, the American Diabetes Association will once again showcase the extraordinary effort it takes to live a day with the disease by asking people to submit a personal image to the Association’s Facebook mosaic representing what A Day in the Life of Diabetes means to them.

October 11, 2013
Lilly Diabetes Sponsors the American Diabetes Association and NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed to Increase Diabetes Awareness and Education
Lilly Diabetes today announced it is supporting NASCAR driver Ryan Reed and the American Diabetes Association (the Association) on Drive to Stop Diabetes℠, a national diabetes awareness initiative. As part of the campaign, Lilly Diabetes will help sponsor Reed’s car, the No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes℠ Ford Mustang, for the remainder of the 2013 and all of the 2014 racing seasons. Reed has competed in several Nationwide Series races for Roush Fenway Racing in 2013 and will continue throughout the 2014 season.

October 10, 2013
Early Puberty Linked to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Early puberty is associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life, according to a study being published in the November issue of Diabetes Care.

October 10, 2013
La Asociación Americana de la Diabetes Presenta el Sexto Foro Anual de Colaboración Contra la Disparidad
Para abordar estos desafíos, la Asociación Americana de la Diabetes (American Diabetes Association) presentará el 21 y 22 de octubre en Washington, D.C su Sexto Foro Anual de Colaboración Contra la Disparidad, Superar a la Disparidad: el Cuidado de la Diabetes en Poblaciones de Alto Riesgo. Este evento traerá a un grupo distinguido de expertos en salud a nivel nacional para colaborar y examinar esfuerzos que puedan mejorar el cuidado de la diabetes entre comunidades de alto riesgo.

October 9, 2013
American Diabetes Association Releases New Nutritional Guidelines
The American Diabetes Association recommends all people living with diabetes make nutrition therapy a part of their diabetes treatment plan, but emphasizes that there is no single eating pattern that is best for everyone, according to a position statement being published online Oct. 9 in Diabetes Care.

September 27, 2013
Game Changers in the Fight to Stop Diabetes® in the October Issue of Diabetes Forecast Magazine
The October issue of Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine of the American Diabetes Association, profiles 14 superstars who are making a difference in the diabetes world.

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