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The American Diabetes AssociationBy Andrea Alcala
Who they are.. We lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.How? oWe fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes.oWe deliver services to hundreds of communities.oWe give voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.
Contact info:Phone Number: 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-238)Website: Address: 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900Arlington, VA 22202
Mission, Vision, and Purpose. Their Mission: To prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.Their Vision: The vision is a life free of diabetes and all its burdens.Their Purpose: To improve the lives of all people affected by Diabetes as well as providing them with information about Diabetes and how to cure/prevent it.
Type II Diabetes in the Latino Community. What is Type II Diabetes? Diabetes is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose (sugar)levels to rise higher than normal. This is also called hyperglycemia

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