2011 Press Releases

February 16, 2011
Statement Regarding Proposed Cuts in House FY 2011 Funding Bill
The American Diabetes Association is alarmed about the proposed cuts to federal health programs included in H.R.1, the Full-Year Continuing Resolution, 2011, and the threat that these cuts pose in the fight to Stop Diabetes.

February 10, 2011
Statement Regarding Calls Claiming to Be the American Diabetes Association
Recently, the American Diabetes Association was notified about several calls where the caller claimed to represent the Association, asked for personal information, and offered free diabetes supplies.

February 8, 2011
New Diabetes Statistics Further Highlight the Urgent Need for Prevention and Early Detection
New data released last week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) paint an urgent picture of the state of diabetes, estimating that nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States are now living with diabetes.

January 31, 2011
Anna Katherine Tollett, from Louisiana, Wins American Diabetes Association’s National Video Contest
The American Diabetes Association is pleased to announce that Anna Katherine Tollett, from Louisiana, is the grand-prize winner of the Share Your Vision to Stop Diabetes® video contest.

January 28, 2011
Diabetes Support, Save-Your-Life Tips and a Super Bowl Full of Recipes
Diabetes is a disease that affects people not only physically but also emotionally. The February issue of Diabetes Forecast, the consumer magazine of the American Diabetes Association, addresses mind, body and soul in its variety of articles.

January 25, 2011
American Diabetes Association Announces 2010 Diabetes Year-in-Review
Today, the American Diabetes Association released its diabetes year-in-review for 2010. The complete list, which highlights focusing on diabetes achievements by the numbers, can be found at www.diabetes.org.

January 21, 2011
National Patient Groups File Amicus Brief in Federal Appellate Court Defending Patient Protections in the Affordable Care Act
Joint Statement of the American Cancer Society, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association

January 19, 2011
American Diabetes Association Announces Tamara Darsow, PhD, As New Vice President, Research Programs
The American Diabetes Association announced today that Tamara “Mara” Darsow, PhD, has been named the Association’s Vice President of Research Programs.

January 18, 2011
Statement on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Last year, the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was a historic moment for people with diabetes and for those at risk for diabetes. That’s because of provisions in the law that provide for quality, affordable diabetes care and diabetes prevention. But it wasn’t without controversy and struggle.

January 13, 2011
American Diabetes Association Announces Madison Dodge of Milford, Delaware as 2011 National Youth Advocate
The American Diabetes Association announces that Madison “Madi” Dodge, 15, of Milford, Delaware, will be the Association’s 2011 National Youth Advocate.

January 10, 2011
Sharing Their Vision to Stop Diabetes®
Now that movie award season is in full swing, the American Diabetes Association is inviting the public to become a film critic.

January 6, 2011
American Diabetes Association Announces Legislative Priorities
The American Diabetes Association is pleased to announce its legislative priorities for the 112th Congressional session in 2011.

January 5, 2011
American Diabetes Association Announces New National Officers and Board Members
The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s largest and leading voluntary health organization leading the fight to Stop Diabetes®, is pleased to announce its officers and Board of Directors members for 2011.

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