Tag Archives: A Day in the Life of Diabetes

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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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Your Rights, One Voice: Kamdyn’s Story

On Kamdyn’s second day in the program, her blood glucose level began to drop a bit, but was still within a normal range. Chelesa explained over the phone how to give Kamdyn some gummies to treat the dropping blood glucose. 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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Parents Talking Type 1: Stacey & Benny

When your child is diagnosed and he’s too young to even pronounce “diabetes” properly, the motivation is clear. It’s completely up to you to keep your child safe and healthy. Continue reading

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