Category Archives: Life with Diabetes

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Bemi Wayland: North Carolina Camper, Youth Ambassador and Red Rider

Bemi and her father Derek, riding to Stop Diabetes!

If you asked the Wayland family why they ride in Tour de Cure®, they would say it is for their daughter or for their older sister, Bemi. Continue reading

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Diabetes In the News

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The New York Times recently ran an article regarding the cost of diabetes, causing an outbreak of conversation in the diabetes community. Diabetes Forecast magazine editorial director, Kelly Rawlings, weighs in with her own thoughts. Continue reading

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Don’t Let Diabetes Knock You Off Your Feet

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With April being Limb Loss Awareness Month, it is the perfect time to discuss simple steps you can take to Stop Diabetes® from knocking you off your feet. Continue reading

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Success Story: Carmen Micciche

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Success Story: Mark Lee

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When I first heard the words “you have type 2 diabetes,” I thought it was the end of the world. I had no family history and knew nothing about the disease at the time I was diagnosed, so this really came as a shock to me. But I look back now and understand it was just the beginning of a better life. As weird as this may sound, I consider my diagnosis a blessing because it has allowed me to do something I never thought possible: play hockey. Continue reading

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Prediabetes: What’s the Big Deal?

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If you’re reading this right now, there’s a good chance you know something about type 1 or type 2 diabetes. But how much do you know about prediabetes? If your answer is “not a lot,” keep reading! Before people develop … Continue reading

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Why I Ride to Stop Diabetes®: David Gibbs

David Gibbs, Third-Year Red Rider, Captain of Team Red Chicago