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Executive Director, ADA

American Diabetes Association's Northern California market and has worked in a similar capacity for numerous diabetes and global health organizations such as Beyond Type 1, International Diabetes Federation, and the United Nations Foundation. Alan was born in Cameroon, Africa and grew up in Egypt and Nepal and moved to the US in 1988, He's a proud volunteer for the ADA, JDRF, and for Life for a Child USA. 

Texting as a Patient Care Access Point

Therefore, American Diabetes Association funds diabetes research to develop the latest technology, provide education and connect with the government doing advocacy work to help people living with diabetes. In the Bay Area alone, ADA provided over $8M in research funding to institutions like Stanford, UCSF, Kaiser Permanente, and UC Davis. This research provides research for critical studies and also advances diabetes care. Many researchers are practicing physicians who treat patients and apply their learnings to improve health outcomes.

Alan Kissick
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