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Parents Talking Type 1: Nick and Emma

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We recently asked our Facebook and Twitter communities to send us their stories—specifically, what it’s like to be the parent of a child living with type 1 diabetes. Having received a lot of wonderful stories, we’re excited to present these … Continue reading

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Join Our Safe at School Twitter Chat — Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. ET!

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The American Diabetes Association’s Safe at School campaign is dedicated to making sure that all children with diabetes are medically safe at school and have the same educational opportunities as their peers. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Nico’s Story

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Jodi Gast, of Hollywood, Fla., was trying to hold back tears. It was October 2014, and she had to take her 6-year-old son, Nico, to the emergency room because he was sick. Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Brett Streaser

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I love doing the Tour de Cure because I want to ride to find a cure. My family even volunteers at a rest stop to support me and cheer me on. Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Cyndie Gantt Owen

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If you’re new to diabetes, or a parent of a child with diabetes: Hugs! Although your whole world is spinning at this moment, you will survive. Continue reading

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Your Rights, One Voice: Marissa’s Story

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Four-year-old Marissa was happily attending a Head Start preschool program in Philadelphia. But everything changed after she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Continue reading

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Living Long and Prospering with Diabetes: Chris Coleman

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Soon I will mark my 46th “diaversary” with type 1 diabetes. Right now, I’m healthy and doing fairly well through a lot of both hard work and luck. Continue reading

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