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In Stride

This is our ongoing blog, where we cover a variety of topics affecting amputees and the broader disability community.

Emergency Preparedness with FEMA 

Emergency Preparedness with FEMA 

As the end of the year approaches, we look forward to the upcoming holiday season filled with family gatherings and exchanging gifts. The winter season is coming, and while many consider winter storms a challenge for northern states, last winter’s storms in ...continue.
The Sprint Towards The Future: Cures 2.0

The Sprint Towards The Future: Cures 2.0

The Amputee Coalition applauds Representatives Diana DeGette and Fred Upton’s tireless work and leadership in the introduction of the Cures 2.0 bill. This key bill builds upon the original twenty-first-century cures act. Cures 2.0 bill is designed to promote scientific and policy ...continue.
Moments That Matter on Giving Tuesday

Moments That Matter on Giving Tuesday

Moments That Matter is a collection of stories from members of our limb loss and limb difference community. We asked our community members to think of times they have been scared, joyous, happy, and whatever range of emotions they have experienced during ...continue.

Happy Thanksgiving from your Amputee Coalition Government Relations Team!

As we look forward to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Amputee Coalition Government Relations Team would like to thank and show our appreciation for the limb loss and limb difference community and all of our advocacy volunteers. Our government relations work is not possible without your persistence and dedication to share your important stories with your lawmakers.   We are especially grateful for our ...continue.

World Anti-Microbial Resistance Week

As Anti-Microbial Resistance Week comes to an end, the Amputee Coalition wants to share a few points of knowledge to empower you to share your story.    Defining Anti-Microbial Resistance and What is Anti-Microbial Resistance?   Anti- Microbial Resistance occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi, ...continue.
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Prevention is Key When Battling Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month and the key to battling diabetes is prevention. The Amputee Coalition is dedicated to those who live with diabetes, and we have committed to providing information to our community. 60 percent of non-traumatic amputations in the United States are ...continue.