Take The ADA Diabetes Risk Assessment

Are you at risk? You can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Find out if you’re at risk by answering some quick online questions…

CBS 2–03/09/2015

Alexys Fleming works on one of her popular YouTube videos. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Alexys Fleming, Champion For Diabetes Research

Alexys Fleming is a social media phenomenon and a talented artist. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.



Donate To Stop Diabetes!

CBS Chicago is partnering with the American Diabetes Association to raise money for diabetes research.


Nolan McClelland and Pete Stadalsky are taking a 1,000-mile canoe trip to raise money for diabetes research. Both their fathers have Type 1 diabetes. (Credit: Paddle To Cure Diabetes)

Suburban Duo Paddling 1,000 Miles For Diabetes Research

Two young men from the suburbs have embarked on a 1,000-mile canoe trip from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Gulf of Mexico, to benefit diabetes research.


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Expo Raises Awareness Of Diabetes

Would you know the symptoms of diabetes? Knowledge could mean the difference between life and death. The search for answers brought thousands of people to McCormick place Saturday.


Diabetes EXPO 2014

2014 American Diabetes Association Expo

Visit the American Diabetes Association EXPO/Chicago and Join the Millions℠ in the fight to Stop Diabetes®.


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Elderly Blue Island Man Dies Of Hypothermia

An 80-year-old man from south suburban Blue Island who had dementia died of hypothermia Monday night after leaving his house, authorities said.


Jeff Santo at Montrose Harbor for the Ron Santo Walk to Cure Diabetes. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thousands Take Part In Ron Santo Diabetes Walk

Organizers of this year’s “Ron Santo Walk to Cure Diabetes” say 7,000 people turned out on Chicago’s lakefront Sunday.


Katariena Leazer, a teen with diabetes, copes better with a school that is understanding. (CBS)

Teen Thrives At Diabetic-Friendly School

CBS 2’s Rob Johnson talks with one family that fought for years so that their daughter could take care of her diabetes and stay in the classroom.


CBS 2 Is Stepping Out For Diabetes On Sept. 28 & 29

Some of your favorite CBS 2 meteorologists, reporters, and anchors will be stepping out for Diabetes this weekend, at two walks to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.



CBS 2 Promotes Healthy Eating With ADA!

Check out Mary Kay Kleist and Kris Gutierrez at the Farmers Market on Daley Plaza. They are out there to promote healthy eating along with the folks from the American Diabetes Association!


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Some Schools Breaking Medical Law Protecting Young Diabetics

Three years ago, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation requiring schools to always have someone in the buildings trained to care for a child with diabetes. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.


Tour De Cure Ride

The 2013 Tour De Cure

Details on the 2013 Tour De Cure on June 9 to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.



American Diabetes Association Expo

Visit the the American Diabetes Association EXPO/Chicago and Join the Millions℠ in the fight to Stop Diabetes®.


Terry Martin, who has Type 2 diabetes, tests her blood sugar level. (Credit: CBS)

Diabetes Hits Especially Hard In Poor Black Communities

Dr. Monica Peek, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Chicago, said, “From the recent findings, the top 11 communities for diabetes death rates, 10 of those are African-American.”


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Program To Fight Diabetes On South Side Touted As Model

A program on Chicago’s South Side is being touted as a model for the nation in combating the high rate of diabetes in poor neighborhoods.


Diabetes patients can sign up to get text messages from their doctors with reminders about their diets, medications, and other important information. (Credit: CBS)

Text Messaging System Helps Diabetics Keep In Touch With Doctors

For diabetics, watching your diet, checking blood sugar levels, and taking medications requires a lot of focus and effort.

CBS 2–10/18/2012

Step Out Walk To Stop Diabetes (CBS 2)

Walk To Stop Diabetes At Soldier Field

Come walk with us at the Step Out walk on Saturday Oct. 20 at Soldier Field in Chicago, benefiting the American Diabetes Association.


CBS 2's Ed Curran talks lifestyle changes with Mary Kurtz.

Family And Friends Walk For Diabetes This Sunday

CBS 2’s Ed Curran caught up with two participants of the Walk To Stop Diabetes.

CBS 2–09/27/2012

Step Out Walk

Walk To Stop Diabetes

CBS 2 is hoping you will join our team to Stop Diabetes!