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Jul 29, 2020, 16:36 ET New Data Highlights Severe Health and Economic Impact of Pandemic on Millions Living with Diabetes

Alarming new data shows the disturbing trend within the diabetes population in the U.S. of high unemployment and worsening health outcomes as they...


Jun 29, 2020, 13:43 ET Over 100 Leading Advocacy Groups Demand Congress Address Lack of COVID-19 Testing in Nation's Underserved Communities

The American Diabetes Association® (ADA) today, along with over 100 other national groups, sent a letter to congressional leaders calling for them to ...


Jun 16, 2020, 13:15 ET International Study of More Than 8,000 People Showed Ertugliflozin Does Not Increase Risk of Cardiac Events

The sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor ertugliflozin does not impact the likelihood of heart attack, stroke, or cardiac death in...


Jun 16, 2020, 11:00 ET New Data from Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study Shows Persistent Reduction of Type 2 Diabetes Development Over 22-Year Average Follow-Up

Long-term follow-up of more than 2,000 people enrolled in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) indicates a continued significant...


Jun 15, 2020, 19:00 ET Current Youth and Young Adults with Diabetes Have Worse Glycemic Control Than Past Groups

Despite the increased availability of diabetes technology, new therapies and more aggressive glycemic targets, today's youth and young adults with...


Jun 15, 2020, 11:00 ET Latest TEDDY Report Outlines Research on Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease

New results and information surrounding potential "triggers" of the autoimmune process leading to type 1 diabetes (T1D) and how they interact with...


Jun 15, 2020, 09:15 ET Dapagliflozin May Help Reduce Onset of Type 2 Diabetes

The SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin, when used in patients with heart failure, provided a benefit in preventing type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to the ...


Jun 14, 2020, 18:15 ET Study Finds Minority Patients in States with Medicaid Expansion Experience Fewer Leg Amputations

Research presented today at the American Diabetes Association's® (ADA's) 80th Virtual Scientific Sessions shows the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid...


Jun 13, 2020, 10:30 ET Study Finds Dramatic Drop in Ketoacidosis Rate after FreeStyle Libre System Initiation in People with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

People using Abbott's FreeStyle Libre, a sensor-based glucose monitoring system, experienced a considerable decrease in ketoacidosis-related...


Jun 12, 2020, 18:15 ET Intensive Use of Telehealth Improves Glycemic Control Among Rural Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

In a project entitled "Implementation of Intensive Telehealth Intervention for Rural Patients with Uncontrolled Diabetes," researchers revealed...


Jun 12, 2020, 18:00 ET One in Three People with Diabetes Do Not Receive Support Needed to Deal with Emotional Aspects of Living with Diabetes

Results presented today at the American Diabetes Association's® (ADA's) 80th Virtual Scientific Sessions show 18% of people living with diabetes in...


Jun 12, 2020, 16:00 ET Next Generation Automatic Insulin Delivery System Improves Glycemic Control in People with Type 1 Diabetes

Medtronic's Advanced Hybrid Closed-Loop system use in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) can lead to improved daytime blood...


Apr 21, 2020, 16:43 ET FDA Expands Remote Patient Monitoring in Hospitals for People with Diabetes During COVID-19; Manufacturers Donate CGM Supplies

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance to expand the availability and capability of non-invasive remote monitoring devices...


Apr 17, 2020, 16:59 ET Insulin Co-Pays Capped at $100 for People with Diabetes in Washington

Recently, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law American Diabetes Association (ADA)-supported legislation capping monthly copayments for...


Apr 08, 2020, 16:15 ET An Exciting New Era of Scientific Progress and Innovative Care for People with Diabetes Begins Under New Chief Scientific & Medical Officer, Dr. Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is pleased to announce that Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD has been named Chief Scientific & Medical Officer...


Apr 07, 2020, 17:13 ET Utah Governor Signs Law Capping Insulin Co-Pays at $30 for People with Diabetes

Recently, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed into law American Diabetes Association-supported legislation capping monthly copayments for insulin at...


Mar 04, 2020, 19:24 ET New Mexico Becomes Third State to Cap Monthly Insulin Co-Pays

Today, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico signed legislation capping monthly copayments for insulin at $25, making New Mexico the third...


Feb 04, 2020, 10:00 ET American Diabetes Association® Awards $3.25 Million for Innovative Diabetes Research

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is awarding this year's prestigious Pathway to Stop Diabetes grants, totaling $3.25 million dollars, to two...


Jan 24, 2020, 18:29 ET American Diabetes Association® Applauds Illinois Governor and Legislature for Passing SB 667 to Cap Monthly Insulin Co-Pays

Today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed legislation that will cap insulin co-pays. Senate Bill 667 (SB 667) also requires the Illinois...


Jan 15, 2020, 16:14 ET Bills Addressing Drug and Insulin Affordability Endorsed by American Diabetes Association®

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) announced formal endorsement of three bills aiming to reduce the high cost of insulin and prescription drugs: ...


Jan 07, 2020, 14:16 ET American Diabetes Association® Welcomes 2020 Principal Officers and New Members to National Board of Directors

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) welcomes the 2020 Principal Officers and Board of Directors. The 18-member board is comprised of...


Dec 20, 2019, 14:00 ET Cardiovascular Disease, Technology and Personalized Care Highlighted in ADA's 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

A strong recurring message of individualizing patient care is echoed throughout the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Medical Care in...


Nov 15, 2019, 08:31 ET Silicon Valley Rocks! Returns to the Stage on December 3rd in Support of the American Diabetes Association®

Silicon Valley Rocks!, the first musical fundraiser to feature bands with members from the tech community, will be taking place on Tuesday, December...


Nov 14, 2019, 08:03 ET American Diabetes Association® and VSP® Vision Care Collaborate on Public Health Initiative to Save Sight in People with Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) today announced a new collaboration with VSP® Vision Care, a VSP Global® company which serves nearly 90...


Nov 07, 2019, 18:44 ET American Diabetes Association® Celebrates Cockpit Doors Opening for People with Diabetes with Publication of New Federal Aviation Administration Protocol

Today, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) applauds the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for announcing a protocol for pilots with...