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November/December 2014 Mid-Month Update
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Register Now: Ignoring Your Kidneys is Risky Business

Do you have high blood pressure or diabetes? Do you use pain relievers? Do you smoke? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then join us on Wednesday, November 19 to learn how to protect your kidneys from disease and failure...

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Caregiving 101: Taking on the Role of Caregiver

At some point in their lives, many Americans will take on the role of being a caregiver to a family member. In fact, family caregivers provide the majority of long-term care services for people with a chronic illness or disability...
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Spiced Turkey Breast with Apple Chutney

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Winter Workouts for People with Asthma or Arthritis

Cold days are coming! Winter weather can exacerbate existing conditions like asthma, arthritis and chronic migraines, just to name a few. But just because the trees are bare and there's a chill in the air doesn't mean you have to forgo your daily walks outside for the dreaded treadmill...
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Meet Steve: Embracing the Future after Pancreatic Cancer

I'm not adding anything to my bucket list these days. Instead, I'm content with simple things. Being there for my older daughter as she navigates another year of college. Even chopping down another Christmas tree is something I'm looking forward to...
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Meet Christopher, diagnosed with Type I Diabetes in July 2007

Christopher was 11 years old when he was diagnosed with Type I diabetes during the transition of a move his family was making to Connecticut. Less than one of every ten people with diabetes have Type I insulin dependant diabetes.

His family became familiar with American Diabetes Association (ADA) and was introduced to a support group. ADA also provided them with a place to get their questions and concerns answered and helped his mother to find answers from specialized doctors seeking to uncover the uniqueness of how Christopher's body handled the disease.

American Diabetes Association has also provided an avenue for Christopher to speak in public forums, allowing him to build his own self-confidence and educate others.

Christopher feels that he has a chance to make a difference in the lives of others who are living with this disease and, with the support of ADA, all the information and help is right at his fingertips. The quality of their lives has improved with the help of ADA and his family is eternally grateful.




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