2018 Press Releases

February 9, 2018
American Diabetes Association Celebrates Renewal of Special Diabetes Program
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) stands today with millions of Americans, including more than 114 million living with or at risk for diabetes and more than half a million Diabetes Advocates across the country, to celebrate the inclusion of $600 million in funding for the Special Diabetes Program (SDP) in the federal budget agreement passed by Congress and signed by the president earlier today.

February 5, 2018
American Diabetes Association Awards $9.75 million to Six Leading Researchers for the 2018 Pathway to Stop Diabetes® Research Grants
The ADA cnnounced awarding $9.75 million to six recipients of the 2018 Pathway to Stop Diabetes (Pathway) research grants, providing $1.625 million to each scientist over a five- to seven-year grant term to spur breakthroughs in fundamental diabetes science, technology, diabetes care and potential cures.

January 24, 2018
More than 40 American Diabetes Association Current and Past Presidents Demand Congress Renew Special Diabetes Program Funding
In a letter to congressional leadership, more than 40 current and past presidents of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) came together to demand that Congress renew funding for the Special Diabetes Program (SDP).

January 12, 2018
American Diabetes Association Disappointed by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Recent Decision to Allow States to Impose Medicaid Work Requirements
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is deeply disappointed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) decision to allow states to impose work requirements as a condition of Medicaid eligibility.

January 8, 2018
American Diabetes Association Thanks the 2017 Principal Officers and Welcomes 2018 Officers and New Members to National Board of Directors
The ADA thanks the four Principal Officers who helped the ADA raise awareness of diabetes and improve the lives of those living with and affected by diabetes throughout 2017, and welcomes the 2018 Principal Officers and Board of Directors.