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A 5-year-old girl sits in an exam room, holding out her finger to a medical provider.

Sanford Health receives grant to enhance PLEDGE Study

Helmsley Charitable Trust awards $3.4 million for kids' diabetes and celiac screening
Jon Berg 6 min read
A boy rolls up his sleeve for his dad to use a blood glucose monitor with an orange button.

Juvenile diabetes diagnosis comes after medical scare

Lucas Paulson now managing diabetes with help of his family and Sanford Bismarck
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
A teen boy in silhouette watches his bowling ball hit pins against a multicolored wall.

Months after diabetes diagnosis, teen wins state bowling title

Lincoln Sondreal says Sanford Health’s care team helps to keep him on the lanes
Simon Floss 9 min read
A 22-year-old football player puffs out his cheeks while completing drills on the field at Sanford POWER in Irvine, California.

Sanford helps diabetic athletes deal with type 1 challenges

Diabetes means everyday discipline, says pro football prospect Chad Muma
Mick Garry 12 min read
A mom and baby snuggle and smile on an outdoor restaurant patio.

More patients than anticipated PLEDGE to fight diabetes

After hoping for 1,000 participants in the first year, Sanford enrolled more than double
Simon Floss 7 min read
Young man in casual suit smiles in a scientific research lab at Sanford Health. Glass bottles with clear and brightly colored liquids line the shelves behind him.

Olympic gold medalist promotes diabetes research at Sanford

Gary Hall Jr., swimming great with type 1 diabetes, aims to make treatment better and more accessible
Mick Garry 9 min read
A 5-year-old girl sits masked in an exam room with her mom and a medical provider.

Meet a family enrolled in type 1 diabetes study

Early detection could lead to better long-term outcomes for T1D and celiac disease
Mick Garry 5 min read
Mother reading a book to her daughter in bed.

Sanford study to ID kids’ risk for diabetes, celiac disease

Grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust will provide screenings for children
Jon Berg 7 min read
Fruit and vegetable salad, tape measure, and glucometer with result of measurement sugar level.

Artificial intelligence helps spot diabetes risk

Patient charts tell physicians why a patient may be prone to type 2 diabetes
Carson Walker 6 min read
A young man monitors his blood sugar levels at home. His female partner is offering him love and support.

Telehealth improves blood sugar for rural diabetes patients

Staying in touch over the phone can help manage treatment between clinic visits
Courtney Collen 10 min read