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Diabetes Type 1

Why Managing Diabetes Is a Full-Time Job

Brittany Gilleland | Posted 04.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Brittany Gilleland

I don't think we as diabetics give ourselves half of the credit that we should. "Having diabetes is like running a marathon -- where there isn't a fi...

Moving Mountains for Epilepsy Awareness

Tory Zellick | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Tory Zellick

The Cinnamon Pass Road air is thin as Jenny LaBaw blasts through the last 10 miles of her 20 mile day. Cinnamon Pass Road, at an elevation of 12, 650 ...

Grab Diabetes by the Horns With Smart Tech

Connie Chitwood-Vu | Posted 07.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Connie Chitwood-Vu

Technology is the tool people with diabetes and the people supporting them can use to enact change. Technology affords better patient-doctor connections, actionable data, and education, via remote patient monitoring and "instant" data transfer.

My Disease Gave Me the Gift of Motherhood

Rachel Garlinghouse | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Rachel Garlinghouse

This Mother's Day, I celebrated six years of motherhood and nine years with type 1 diabetes. Though my disease is expensive and exhausting, required 24/7/365 management, without it, I wouldn't be mothering my three children.

Can Joy Come From Loss?

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

When my oldest daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes four years ago, I felt adamant that there could be no growth and certainly no joy to be found in the aftermath of this particular heartbreak.

Living With Diabetes: Know What's Critical and Expect The Best

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

A little more than five years ago I could not have guessed that I'd be standing here hoping to inspire, a few, maybe just one person, that better health is possible - and that they could have it.