Category Archives: Family

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Talking Type 1: Revé Anderko

Revé Anderko

“It amazed me how quickly I adapted to my new lifestyle while trying to enjoy my senior year of college at the same time,” says Revé of her type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Kevin Kane

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Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. Kevin was diagnosed at 49 — but he calls it a blessing in disguise. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Jennifer Thomas Vensil

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All week long, we will present stories from adults who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, describing the emotions and frustrations that came with their experiences. Jennifer’s type 1 was originally mistaken for type 2, but she has made significant progress in the months since she was diagnosed. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Brian Watson

Brian Watson

Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. A growing number of adults are being diagnosed with it in their 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond. Brian tells his story of being diagnosed with type 1 at age 29. Continue reading

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A Father-Daughter Team

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Beyond monitoring: Sharing your results with your doctor

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With diabetes, you often have to monitor many things: your blood glucose levels, how much carbohydrate you eat, your blood pressure, your weight, and any changes to your feet and more. Here are some tips for communicating your blood glucose results with your health care provider. Continue reading

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On My Own . . . and Letting Go

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Today, we hear from a mother-daughter team about what it’s like to head off to college with diabetes. Continue reading

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