Category Archives: Talking Type 2

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Talking Type 2: Elizabeth Jones

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Elizabeth’s story is the last in our series of blogs about young adults living with type 2 diabetes. With a strong family history of the disease, she says getting type 2 was never a matter of “if,” but “when.” But she’s much healthier now, and planning to run her first 8K later this month! Continue reading

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Talking Type 2: Micaela Farias

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Our blog series about young adults living with type 2 diabetes continues with Micaela. While she found it very hard to accept her diagnosis, her husband and daughter motivate her to want to live a long and healthy life. Continue reading

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Talking Type 2: Mike Durbin

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This week on the blog, we are featuring stories of young adults living with type 2 diabetes. Mike was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and congestive heart failure at age 24. So far, he has beaten the odds: “There is great life after diagnosis,” he says. “Live it!” Continue reading

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Talking Type 2: Breanna Jenkins

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This week on the blog, we are featuring stories of young adults living with type 2 diabetes. Breanna knew a lot about type 2 from her family history and her job as a nurse — but she was young and active, so the thought of having it herself never crossed her mind. Now she has taken control of her health and wants to help others prevent and manage type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

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Talking Type 2: Jacki Miskill

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This week on the blog, we’ll be featuring stories of young adults living with type 2 diabetes. Jacki was diagnosed with type 2 after experiencing gestational diabetes with her first pregnancy. Continue reading

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Success Story: Sarah Boison

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Sarah was only 24 when she found out she had type 2 diabetes—a very scary diagnosis for her and her family. She has since changed her diet and started exercising while still maintaining the active social life she enjoys. Check out her great attitude and progress (20 lbs. lost so far!) . Continue reading

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