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Talking Type 1: Victoria Newton

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Twenty-nine-year-old Victoria is new to type 1 diabetes, having been diagnosed less than seven months ago. But she’s adjusting — and has already participated in her local Step Out walk! Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Melissa Van Nest

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When Melissa was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 29, she knew what she was up against, as her twin sister also has it. Melissa’s career as a pharmacist also gave her a unique perspective on diabetes management — plus a chance to give back. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Revé Anderko

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“It amazed me how quickly I adapted to my new lifestyle while trying to enjoy my senior year of college at the same time,” says Revé of her type 1 diabetes diagnosis. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Kevin Kane

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Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. Kevin was diagnosed at 49 — but he calls it a blessing in disguise. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Jennifer Thomas Vensil

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All week long, we will present stories from adults who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, describing the emotions and frustrations that came with their experiences. Jennifer’s type 1 was originally mistaken for type 2, but she has made significant progress in the months since she was diagnosed. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Brian Watson

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Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. A growing number of adults are being diagnosed with it in their 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond. Brian tells his story of being diagnosed with type 1 at age 29. Continue reading

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Ryan Reed – One Season Down!

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How does it feel to complete a full season behind the wheel of the No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang? We asked Ryan Reed himself! Continue reading

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