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Parents Talking Type 1: Sue Carnicle

I am a worrier and she is a free spirit. Kendra knows what she should do, but she doesn’t always make the best choices. It’s difficult for me to let go—we’ve been doing this together for almost nine years. I’m trying, and quite frankly I have no choice because she leaves for college in the fall. Continue reading

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Parents Talking Type 1: Charles Pennington

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Not until Doran left for college was I able to just let it go. I had to. He is now 19 and he just finished his freshman year at the University of Texas in Austin. Continue reading

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Women Celebrating and Cycling Together to Stop Diabetes®

Tour de Cure Women's Series

Ladies, do you love to ride? Then we have an event for you! What better way to spend time with your girlfriends than doing something active together that celebrates your health? Continue reading

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Parents Talking Type 1: Matt and Cathy Clynch

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Chase did not display the normal symptoms of diabetes until the day he was diagnosed. As a teenager, he was growing like crazy (4 to 5 inches over about a 6-month span), so we just thought the “slimming down” was from his height gain. Continue reading

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Parents Talking Type 1: Brynn Owings

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I called his pediatrician’s office on a Wednesday, knowing something wasn’t right. They agreed that Brody was probably just drinking so much because of the heat. But they told me that if he didn’t improve in a week, to call back and they would test him for diabetes. Continue reading

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Ryan and Basma: Role Models for Children and Youth with Diabetes

Ryan Reed and Basma Abdellaoui at the Friends for Life: International Children with Diabetes Conference

NASCAR driver and spokesperson for the Association’s Drive to Stop Diabetes campaign presented by Lilly Diabetes, Ryan Reed, and the Association’s 2014 National Youth Advocate, Basma Abdellaoui, are at the 15th annual Friends for Life: International Children with Diabetes Conference to share their personal experiences of living with diabetes. Continue reading

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Why All the Morning Highs?

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Morning highs are common in people with diabetes, but one of the reasons has a particular name: the dawn phenomenon. Continue reading

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