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Living with Diabetes in College: Charles

When I was diagnosed at 14 years old, my world turned upside down. At the time, I thought I was going to enlist in the Marine Corps directly out of high school. Type 1 diabetes had other plans for me.
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Keeping Up With the Diabetes News

Diabetes ought to be front-page news year-round; we need a robust national conversation to fuel the fight against America’s most urgent chronic health crisis. Diabetes, in all its forms, is a very serious disease. But while every headline shines a much-needed spotlight, it can also leave room for confusion about type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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Living with Diabetes in College: Katie

Connecting with new people who can understand and relate to some of the biggest parts of who you are is a great and comforting way to start the next chapter of your life. Continue reading

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Living with Diabetes in College: Hannah

My parents and health care team were incredibly helpful with my transition to college. They allowed me to become more and more independent in the years preceding college. Continue reading

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Living with Diabetes in College: Madison

I like finding other people with diabetes because it’s nice to be able to complain about my “bleh-sugar” when it does weird things for no reason at all. We share diabetes memes all the time. Continue reading

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Interview: Chef Ingrid Hoffmann for Hispanic Heritage Month

Diabetes is an urgent health problem in the Hispanic/Latino community, with 12.8 percent of the U.S. Hispanic/Latino population living with diagnosed diabetes. Continue reading

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I Plan on Walking at #StepOutDiabetes Because…

We recently asked our Facebook and Twitter community whey they walk at Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes and the messages that came back are a constant reminder on why we all walk . Continue reading

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