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Type One Diabetes

Can Every Lemon Make Lemonade?

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

Charlotte Rose still hates getting shots, and I still hate giving them. She now uses an insulin pump and a continuous glucose monitor, so her injections are less frequent, but they are also much more painful. I would still cut off my arm if it would cure this unrelenting disease.

Diabetes and the Bloody Wedding Dress

Peg Abernathy | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

I personally know at least three women with diabetes who walked down the isle with small, light pink areas on their carefully chosen wedding dresses, where blood from a lanced finger had been hastily cleaned by loving moms, sisters, and friends.

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.

Sam Stein

Sotomayor's Medical History Sparks Wider Debate | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With President Obama's Supreme Court choice expected within weeks, the vetting process for prospective candidates has grown more intense. Judicial rul...