Press Releases

The most recent press releases from the American Diabetes Association:

November 24, 2015
Versatile Role of Insulin Highlighted in Special Issue of Diabetes Care
Insulin therapy, the cornerstone of diabetes treatment for more than 90 years, has undergone substantial changes since it was first introduced, especially over the past two decades.

November 14, 2015
The American Diabetes Association Encourages People to Focus on Healthy Living for World Diabetes Day
During American Diabetes Month® this November, the American Diabetes Association joins the International Diabetes Federation to raise awareness of diabetes on Nov. 14 – World Diabetes Day.

November 13, 2015
The American Diabetes Association Kicks Off the 6th Annual I Decide to Stop Diabetes Campaign to Reduce the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in Communities of Color
During American Diabetes Month®, the American Diabetes Association®, is continuing its efforts to reduce health disparities and Stop Diabetes® through the power of community in minority groups through the annual I Decide to Stop Diabetes (ID Day) campaign.

November 12, 2015
Eat Well, America!℠ This Holiday Season with Delicious Recipes from Diabetes Forecast
Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine from the American Diabetes Association, has released its Holiday Food Issue, which features delicious harvest-time recipes for the season.

November 2, 2015
The American Diabetes Association Launches Eat Well, America!℠ Campaign during American Diabetes Month®
To promote healthy habits and wellness that will last throughout the year the American Diabetes Association launches the theme of this year’s American Diabetes Month®, Eat Well, America!℠.

October 26, 2015
The American Diabetes Association Disappointed in Scope of New Screening Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes And Pleased with Expansion of Lifestyle Interventions
The American Diabetes Association (Association) thanks the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) for releasing a final recommendation for Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus that improves upon the previous guidelines released in 2008.

October 19, 2015
Statement on Accessibility and Affordability of Diabetes Medications
The American Diabetes Association supports high-quality diabetes therapies that are available and affordable for all people with diabetes.

September 29, 2015
American Diabetes Association and JDRF Report on Symposium that Examined Links Between Diabetes and Intestinal Microbes
The American Diabetes Association (Association) and JDRF announced today publication of a report in Diabetes that paves the way for a better understanding of the microbiome and diabetes.

September 24, 2015
JDRF and the American Diabetes Association, in Collaboration with Multiple Diabetes Organizations Publish New Classification and Staging Approach for Presymptomatic Type 1
JDRF and the American Diabetes Association (Association), announced today that a new classification approach for staging T1D in its earliest presymptomatic stages would be published in the September 24th online version of Diabetes Care.

September 23, 2015
Prince Hall Shriners Present $100,000 Donation to the American Diabetes Association to Further Research for and Increase Awareness of Diabetes in the African American Community
The American Diabetes Association (Association) accepted a $100,000 donation presented by the Prince Hall Shriners (PHS) and its’ Auxiliary, to support the Association’s African American/Live Empowered® initiative and a peer-reviewed research project on the impact of stress on type 2 diabetes risk in ethnic minorities.

September 22, 2015
Subway Development Corporation and Oh Cal Mid Atlantic Donates $200,000 to Stop Diabetes®
The American Diabetes Association (Association) is pleased to announce a $200,000 donation from the McLean, Virginia-based Subway Development Corporation and Oh Cal Mid Atlantic on behalf of the Subway® restaurants in the VA, MD, DE, DC regions.

September 15, 2015
Hispanic Heritage Month: A healthy celebration!
The American Diabetes Association launches a new Create Your Plate interactive tool to help Latinos/Hispanics balance the meals they love to better manage their diabetes.

September 2, 2015
Diabetes Forecast Magazine Celebrates Everyday Movers and Shakers in the Diabetes Community
Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine from the American Diabetes Association, has released its People to Know 2015 List.

August 13, 2015
Amaranth Diabetes Foundation Presents $500,000 Donation to the American Diabetes Association Research Foundation to Sponsor Four Promising Projects in Diabetes Research
The American Diabetes Association Research Foundation received a $505,623 donation from the Amaranth Diabetes Foundation (ADF).

July 27, 2015
Back to School for Kids with Diabetes Requires Homework and Planning
As parents get ready to send their kids back to school this fall, those whose children have diabetes have more than book bags and school supplies to get organized: It’s time to review and plan for how their children's diabetes management needs will be met while they are at school.

July 24, 2015
The American Diabetes Association applauds the Food and Drug Administration's supplemental rule to establish a daily value for and require "added sugars" be declared on the Nutrition Facts label
The need to consume less added sugar is represented in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Knowing the amount of added sugar a food or beverage contains will help individuals make informed dietary decisions to reduce their consumption. As such, the American Diabetes Association strongly supports requiring the declaration of "added sugar" on the Nutrition Facts label to ensure individuals with and at risk for diabetes are able to follow the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

July 14, 2015
American Diabetes Association Research Foundation Collaborates with Foundation for Diabetes Research to Fund Project Aimed at Improving Islet Transplantation
The American Diabetes Association Research Foundation is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Foundation for Diabetes Research (FDR). The FDR will provide support for an innovative research grant with a commitment of $250,000. The grant focuses on the protection of islets during and after transplantation, a promising research effort aimed at reducing complications associated with living with type 1 diabetes and improving quality of life.

July 10, 2015
American Diabetes Association Applauds the Signing of Hawaii’s Safe at School Bill
The American Diabetes Association is thrilled to announce the passage of Hawaii House Bill 10, the latest victory in the Association's ongoing fight to keep children with diabetes medically safe at school.

July 1, 2015
Safe at School: Diabetes Forecast Celebrates Triumphs for Students with Diabetes
Diabetes Forecast has released its annual Safe at School feature in the July/August 2015 issue.

June 25, 2015
Patient Advocates: Supreme Court Decision Ensures Continued Access to Critical Care
The American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association and National Multiple Sclerosis Society responded enthusiastically to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of King v. Burwell.

  • Last Reviewed: November 18, 2013
  • Last Edited: December 17, 2014