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All in the Family: Jennifer Mosier - Does diabetes run in your family? It does in many—most often with type 2 diabetes, but sometimes with type 1. No matter the type, we wanted to hear from our Facebook fans how diabetes can affect the different generations of a family. All week long, we will feature their stories!   Jenn with son Gavin as an infant Name: Jennifer Mosier Location: Mason, Ohio Diabetes has a long history in my family. My aunt on my father’s side was diag... http://ow.ly/2X9z5a

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All in the Family: Kitha Lloyd - Does diabetes run in your family? It does in many—most often with type 2 diabetes, but sometimes with type 1. No matter the type, we wanted to hear from our Facebook fans how diabetes can affect the different generations of a family. All week long, we will feature their stories! Name: Kitha Lloyd Location: Bowling Green, Ky. I’ve had type 1 diabetes for 23 years now, since I was 12. It’s been a hard battle. Both types of diabetes run in ... http://ow.ly/2WZrQ4

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Success Story: Jennifer Atkins - Jennifer’s parents, David and Stephanie Foote Name: Jennifer Atkins, age 40 Location: Folsom, Calif. I have watched so many of my family members fight against diabetes. And now it’s my turn to stop it. My parents both have type 2 diabetes. My mother, Stephanie Foote, is insulin dependent and has worked hard to keep her diabetes under control for almost 20 years. Type 2 runs heavily in her side of the family. My maternal grandmother, Juli... http://ow.ly/2WlMiA

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Why I Am a Diabetes Advocate: Mona Huff - This week, more than 200 people from around the country will convene in Washington, D.C, for the American Diabetes Association’s biannual Call to Congress. What does it mean to be a Diabetes Advocate? Let’s hear from Association volunteer Mona Huff, who will be joining us from Kentucky. I am thankful and humbled to have been selected to attend Call to Congress. (This will be my first trip to D.C., so I am excited about that part... http://ow.ly/2VM01S

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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Elizabeth Dodds - Diabetes affects the whole family, whether you’re a parent, sibling, child, grandchild or spouse. This week on the blog, we’ll be featuring stories about loving and caring for someone with diabetes.   Bryan with their three children in Mexico Beach, Fla. Name: Elizabeth Dodds Location: West Columbia, Texas I love someone with diabetes! My husband of almost 17 years, Bryan, has type 1. Bryan was diagnosed at 18 (he’s now 36... http://ow.ly/2UZZo1

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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Sara White - Diabetes affects the whole family, whether you’re a parent, sibling, child, grandchild or spouse. This week on the blog, we’ll be featuring stories about loving and caring for someone with diabetes. Name: Sara White Location: Manchester, Conn. I love everyone with diabetes! And that includes myself. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 24 (I am 28 now). I have no family history of type 1, and I have only one friend with ... http://ow.ly/2UXRuz

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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Jennifer Atkins - Diabetes affects the whole family, whether you’re a parent, sibling, child, grandchild or spouse. This week on the blog, we’ll be featuring stories about loving and caring for someone with diabetes. Jennifer’s parents, David and Stephanie Foote Name: Jennifer Atkins Location: Folsom, Calif. I love someone with diabetes! Actually, I love a whole lot of people with diabetes. I have watched so many of my family members fight ... http://ow.ly/2UXx7f

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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Amy Michelle Colbert - Diabetes affects the whole family, whether you’re a parent, sibling, child, grandchild or spouse. This week on the blog, we’ll be featuring stories about loving and caring for someone with diabetes. Name: Amy Michelle Colbert Location: Little Rock, Ark. I love someone with diabetes: my daughter, Katherine Elizabeth. She is 9 years old. Katherine was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on Jan. 7, 2015, at Arkansas Children’... http://ow.ly/2UWaIJ

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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Olga Leonard - Diabetes affects the whole family, whether you’re a parent, sibling, child, grandchild or spouse. This week on the blog, we’ll be featuring stories about loving and caring for someone with diabetes. Name: Olga Leonard Location: Austin, Texas I love two people with diabetes: my husband of 13 years, Trey, and our daughter, who is almost 10. Trey has had type 1 diabetes for 39 years, Sofie since age 5. We are a tight family who ... http://ow.ly/2USqW5

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I Love Someone with Diabetes: Samantha Pihonak - Diabetes affects the whole family, whether you’re a parent, sibling, child, grandchild or spouse. This week on the blog, we’ll be featuring stories about loving and caring for someone with diabetes.   Samantha, husband Jay and son Alex Name: Samantha Pihonak Location: Stratford, Conn. I love someone with diabetes! My son Alex is 3 years old. He was diagnosed with autism last May, and we found out on Jan. 20 that he also h... http://ow.ly/2UQnV1
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