Global perspectives on diabetes

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  • Mark Andrews
    Diabetes profiles
    Mark Andrews makes American football and diabetes a winning combination
    Mark Andrews, 23, is an American football tight end for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Footbal...
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    Living with diabetes
    Hiding versus healing: when diabetes is a secret
    According to recent reports, too many people are keeping their diabetes a secret. We feature three d...
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  • Devin and Cody
    Living with diabetes
    How Cody my Diabetic Alert Dog taught me to speak
    Type 1 diabetes factors heavily into my everyday thought process, but it’s rarely something I discus...
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  • Living with diabetes
    Finishing the NYC Marathon with exhilaration and a unicorn*
    Running and training for a marathon is hard. Running and training for a marathon with type 1 Diabete...
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    Diabetes in humanitarian settings - Mahamane's story
    68.5 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide. 4 million refugees and displaced people are currently living with diabetes. Mahamane from Mali is one of millions of people living with diabetes affected by humanitarian crises worldwide.
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    Diabetes - Time for Change
    Diabetes caused 4 million deaths in 2017. Many of these deaths were preventable. 193 countries committed to achieving a 30% reduction in NCD-related early mortality by 2030. IDF urges governments to take responsibility and be accountable.
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    Layla's Diabetes Story
    Amie Green became a Lion to educate and advocate in honor of her seven year-old daughter Layla, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 17 months.