We applaud DE Governor John Carney for signing legislation to eliminate cost sharing for insulin pumps on state-regulated health plans, state employee coverage, & Medicaid. #healthequity#diabetes
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Mental health care is an integral part of diabetes management, and the ADA Referral Directory can help you locate mental health professionals in your area that have expertise in diabetes care. bit.ly/3nWZKlR
Wondering what your kids are/will be learning about in Project Power? GO-SLOW-WHOA is one of our fun learning methods of teaching kids which foods are healthier to eat more of, & which foods we should try to limit. You still have time to register at diabetes.org/projectpower.
If you’re at risk for diabetes, you’re also at risk for diabetes-related eye disease and vision loss. Head to our #FocusOnDiabetes website to learn more about how you can take control of your #eyehealthbit.ly/3xewJ8g
Managing diabetes isn’t easy, which is why it’s good to have support. Whether you are living with diabetes or a caregiver of someone who is, join us on Tuesday to learn tips on giving and receiving support to live well with diabetes.
Physical activity can do so much for our kids, from getting them energized & feeling good to preventing certain diseases later on in life. If you are in need of ways to help promote & encourage children to be active, Register for Project Power today: diabetests.org/projectpower
“If you must stop using your device, please contact your health care team immediately to discuss other insulin delivery protocols that will be right for you. Your health and safety are always top priority.” Learn more: bit.ly/3uYolKH
On October 5, @MDT_Diabetes announced the expansion of two recalls on MiniMed 600 series #insulin pumps for incorrect insulin dosing & remote controllers used with Paradigm & 508 MiniMed insulin pumps for potential cybersecurity risks. Learn more here: bit.ly/3uYolKH
Diabetes technology is evolving at a lightning pace. Join our webinar on 10/19 to learn more about the latest technologies and how to identify the right technology for the right patient. Register now!
Have you heard the news? This fall ADA Project Power is coming to you. Do you have a child between 5-12 years old at home? Register today for a free program that will help them build healthy habits that will last a lifetime.
Sign-up at diabetes.org/projectpower!
Dr. García-Tirado’s is working to make the fully-automated artificial pancreas a reality - combine an insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor into a single entity. Let’s talk about what’s next... #Insulin100#LetsTalkInsulinletstalkinsulin.org
How are you thriving with diabetes? Submit a 30 second video saying your name & finishing this sentence: "I'm thriving with type ___ diabetes by ___" and your video may be posted during #ADM2021! bit.ly/3D2acPj
Have questions about traveling while managing your diabetes care? Get the answers during next week’s Ask the Expert event. Sign up for the live Q&A on the phone by texting “EXPERTS” to 833-898-5483. Or sign up online here: diabetes.org/experts
#FlashbackFriday! We're reminiscing on this Be A Friend Friday with Drass who talked to us about his diabetes journey and experience with Imagine Camp! If you missed this episode, click here: bit.ly/2Y9Srix
#DYK: Approximately, 13% of Hispanic/Latino adults in the US have diagnosed #diabetes
When we break it down by ethnicity:
- 8.3% of Central and South Americans
- 6.5% of Cubans
- 14.4% of Mexican Americans
- 12.4% of Puerto Ricans
Did you know that?
In a few weeks, we're bringing ADA Project Power to you; an at-home after school experience for children ages 5-12. Project Power utilizes interactive sessions on nutrition education & physical activity to foster active living & healthy eating. Sign-up now diabetes.org/projectpower
The 1st consensus report on the management of type 1 diabetes in adults by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) has been published in Diabetes Care.
➡️ Read Now: doi.org/10.2337/dci21-…#T1D#diabetes@EASDnews
Clinical Diabetes: Diabetes & Hispanic/Latino Communities
As the fastest growing racial/ethnic minority, Latinos are disproportionately affected by diabetes, & their risk of developing diabetes is 66% higher than that of Caucasians.
Dr. Robert Gabbay, our Chief Scientific & Medical Officer: "By expanding ADA's research into more precisely targeting treatment as well as prevention recommendations, we will be improving the lives of people living with diabetes through advances in these areas.”
The best way to stop diabetes is to never let it start! In less than 60 seconds, you can find out if you are at risk for diabetes. Determine your risk and find out how you can prevent diabetes before it begins. bit.ly/3lNDpXh
I ended my testimony on the OH insulin co-pay cap bill yesterday with: “People with diabetes, OHIOANS with diabetes, YOUR CONSTITUENTS with diabetes are sometimes forced to choose between insulin and rent or between insulin and food to survive.” #SB220#MakeInsulinAffordable