2010 Press Releases

June 23, 2010
American Diabetes Association Announces Awards
The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization in the fight to stop diabetes, announced today that several leading researchers, clinicians, volunteers and educators in the diabetes field will be presented with national achievement awards this week.

June 21, 2010
FROM THE (ARTIFICIAL) PANCREAS TO THE HEART, DIABETES STUDIES SHOW GREAT PROMISE
The American Diabetes Association announces its press brieifing teleconference schedule for the 70th Scientific Sessions.

June 17, 2010
Break Your Routine
Everyone knows that having a fitness routine is a key component in managing your health, but what happens when you get bored or only work out certain muscle groups? Experts tell Diabetes Forecast, the consumer magazine of the American Diabetes Association, that boredom and repetition can put your workout momentum in peril.

June 16, 2010
Experts Explore Emerging Evidence Linking Diabetes and Cancer
A new consensus statement of experts assembled by the American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society reviews emerging evidence that suggests cancer incidence is associated with diabetes as well as certain diabetes risk factors and treatments.

June 9, 2010
American Diabetes Association Issues Statement in Response to California State Court Ruling on Children with Diabetes in Schools
The American Diabetes Association expresses extreme disappointment in yesterday’s ruling that prevents non-medical school personnel from volunteering to administer insulin to California schoolchildren who are not yet able to self-manage their disease.

May 27, 2010
Aspirin recommended for heart health for people with diabetes at high risk
Low-dose aspirin therapy is a reasonable measure to prevent a first heart attack or stroke among people with diabetes who also have a high risk for heart disease, according to a joint statement.

May 26, 2010
Latest Advances in Diabetes Research to be Presented in Orlando, FL at World's Largest Diabetes Conference, June 25-29, 2010
More than 13,000 top scientists, physicians and other health care professionals from around the world will share cutting-edge research, treatment recommendations and advances toward a cure for diabetes.

May 24, 2010
American Diabetes Association Applauds Bret Michaels for His Efforts to Help Stop Diabetes on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice”
The American Diabetes Association applauds Bret Michaels for his outstanding efforts in raising XXX to help Stop Diabetes on NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice.”

May 24, 2010
American Diabetes Association Congratulates Bret Michaels on Winning NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice”
The American Diabetes Association congratulates Bret Michaels on winning NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” and raising $390,000 to further the Association’s movement to Stop Diabetes.

May 18, 2010
Grow It, Make It, Fake It
The June issue of Diabetes Forecast, the consumer magazine of the American Diabetes Association, features a special food section with three do-it-yourself areas: grow it, make it and fake it. Complete with mouthwatering photos and recipes, this special section is sure to help you find new and delicious projects that you can call your own.

May 12, 2010
American Diabetes Association to Testify for Increased Diabetes Funding
With 25% of the U.S. population either living with or at risk for developing diabetes, the American Diabetes Association today will ask Congress to expand the federal response to the diabetes epidemic.

April 28, 2010
Attaining a Low A1C Not Linked to Mortality in ACCORD
An analysis of mortality in the Action to Control Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes (ACCORD) study has found that rapid lowering of glucose and maintaining near-normal glucose levels by using an intensive control strategy was not what caused higher death rates than with a standard strategy, according to a paper being published this month in Diabetes Care.

April 21, 2010
Facing Extreme Challenges
Professional outdoorsman Tim Duffy has been a ski patrolman in Utah and a mountain guide in Alaska; he’s rescued stranded or injured skiers in the Rockies and the Himalayas. For fun, he mountain bikes, surfs, kayaks, and pretty much looks for any opportunity for an outdoors adrenaline rush. Diabetes Forecast, the consumer magazine of the American Diabetes Association, reports that it’s with this same vigor that Duffy faced – and won – a case of diabetes-related discrimination with the Coast Guard. The May issue of Diabetes Forecast features Duffy’s successes and the challenges he’s faced as an extreme athlete since his diagnosis with type 1 diabetes.

April 20, 2010
Get Your Bike and Help Stop Diabetes
The American Diabetes Association is challenging riders to join the movement to Stop DiabetesSM by participating in the annual Tour de Cure, a cycling event to raise funds to help fight diabetes.

April 19, 2010
Latest Advances in Diabetes Research to be Presented in Orlando, FL at World's Largest Diabetes Conference, June 25-29, 2010
More than 13,000 top scientists, physicians and other health care professionals from around the world will share cutting-edge research, treatment recommendations and advances toward a cure for diabetes.

April 8, 2010
Moms on a Tightrope?
Many moms find themselves balancing on that tricky tightrope between providing their family healthy meals and managing their family’s hectic day-to-day schedule.

March 31, 2010
Update: Health Reform Law Ends the "Just Because You Have Diabetes" Excuse
On March 30, 2010, President Obama signed the final portion of the federal health care reform bill into law.

March 29, 2010
Diabetes Raises Risk for Post-Surgical Mortality in Cancer Patients
Undergoing surgical cancer treatment holds greater risk for people who also have diabetes than it does for people who just have cancer, according to a study being published this month in Diabetes Care.

March 29, 2010
Screening for Diabetes Highly Cost Effective, Study Finds
Though some professional organizations recommend routine screening for type 2 diabetes, research now confirms it not only helps prevent or delay illness, it is also highly cost effective, according to a study commissioned by the American Diabetes Association being published today in the journal Lancet.

March 21, 2010
Health Reform Bill Ends the “Just Because You Have Diabetes” Excuse
The American Diabetes Association issues the following statement on the health reform bill passing in the U.S. House of Representatives today.

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