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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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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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Mother Bear: A guest post from my mom

Motherhood changes everything. When I became a mother, I realized for the first time that I would give up my life for another person without a second thought. This is not a bad thing. We all come into the world completely helpless and luckily for us, there’s Mom, armed with a powerful instinct to protect us when we’re so vulnerable. What many people don’t realize is that for some mothers, this emotion never completely goes away. It can, in fact, increase. Continue reading

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