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    A Walk in My Daughter's T1D and Gluten-Free Shoes

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    As if living with type 1 diabetes for more than a decade now weren't enough... I also live with gluten intolerance. And it's no picnic, let me tell you. I'm certainly not alone in this, and today we're thrilled to hear from a D-Mom named Polina Br...

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    Help Wanted: Waiting for the Low Blood Sugar Rebound

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    Diabetes certainly likes to throw us curve balls sometimes, doesn't it? Just when we think we've nailed a way to handle some particular situation, or recognize what's going on, the rules seem to change and we have to start second-guessing ourselve...

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    Running on Batteries in Her First Decade of Diabetes

    Life with Diabetes

    We're always happy to find new friends in the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) who are sharing their stories about life with D with all of us.Today, we're excited to introduce Daley Kinsey, a 20-something in California who's hitting her 10th diaver...

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    "Lies, Truths, and Redemption: My D-Data Journey"

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    We always love hearing from folks with diabetes who also work in the pharma/device industry, to get a glimpse into what spurred them to build a career in the field.Recently, we were thrilled to welcome longtime type 1 Jim Berkebile to our Diabetes...

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    Transitioning from College to 'Regular' Life with Diabetes in NYC

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    I have college on the mind these days, as my oldest daughter is filling out applications (yikes!)So I'm very happy to introduce Michelle Rosolie, who was diagnosed with type 1 in January 2007 and now, on the heels of graduating from college, is go...

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    Diabetes Partner Follies: A Dual Perspective as Husband and D-Dad

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    It's been a while, but we're back with our ongoing series by and for loved ones of people with diabetes (PWDs), the so-called Diabetic Partner Follies. Today, we're happy to introduce a very special Type Awesome (those who are loved ones or care ...

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    Back to School and Photo Advocacy with Diabetes

    Advocacy

    We find ourselves in another season of Back to School, Folks... always a special challenge for those grappling with diabetes.This year, families might want to know about developments in the American Diabetes Association's Safe At School program an...

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    Insulin Bumps in the Summer Sun

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    Early this week, we brought you the story of a D-Momma who wrote a book about her son's type 1 diagnosis as an infant, and how she sees the diabetes world now, 20 years on. (Note: today's the last day to enter that book giveaway!).We're excited to...

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    Type 1's Love for Data + Design = Databetes

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    Of course we're ALL ABOUT the diabetes device hacking and data-sharing efforts going on throughout our D-Community these days -- the collective push for open platforms to allow more meaningful access and use of our devices and data known as the #W...

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    Following in the Footsteps of Mice in Diabetes Research

    Research

    There are many different ways of dealing with the daunting feeling of being diagnosed with a consuming chronic illness like diabetes.For Mary Rooney, a fellow type 1 diagnosed as an adult in March 2011, getting involved in the research side was on...

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    Help Define a New Diabetes Anti-Stigma Initiative! (from Co-Founder of the BDI)

    Advocacy

    We're huge supporters of the Behavorial Diabetes Institute (BDI) and the efforts of this great San Diego-based non-profit to embrace the emotional and psychosocial side of diabetes. That's why the recent news about the BDI's financial struggles ha...

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    Teens Backpacking 221 Miles to 'Summit Diabetes'

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    As the saying goes: Being a teenager is tough enough, without diabetes tossed into the mix.So we're always so encouraged to see teens with diabetes (TWDs?) pushing boundaries and embracing the mantra of "You Can Do This," proving that diabetes doe...

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    A Word from Down Under: The Story Our A1C Tells

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    One of our diabetes friends from Melbourne, Australia, is Renza Scibilia, a type 1 since 1998 who we've had the honor of knowing in the Diabetes Online Community for years now. Though we've been interacting online for a while, it wasn't until the ...

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    Turning 21 with Diabetes (and Enjoying a Cocktail!)

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    Today we extend a belated happy birthday to our own Cait Patterson, who celebrated her long-awaited 21st birthday late last week!Of course, that milestone birthday is marked by the advent of legally drinking alcohol -- which for those of us with ...

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    Why My CGM Makes Me (Slightly) Happier

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    We talk a lot about diabetes technology here in the abstract -- but there's no substitute for the real-world testimonials of the people living with this stuff attached to their bodies 24/7.Today our friend and fellow type 1 diabetes writer Dan Fle...

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    A Lesson for Public Spending Scrooges on Kids' Diabetes Health

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    Raising teenagers can be tough enough without diabetes in the mix -- I should know, having three teen girls of my own who keep my worry-mom hat on... but when you bring together chronic illness + socioeconomic challenges + the mess of our U.S. hea...

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    33 Countries Commit to Addressing Psychosocial Side of Diabetes Care (!)

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    It seems there's always a diabetes conference of some sort being held somewhere in the world -- and of course not all of them are very earthshaking. But the 5th International DAWN Summit held in the Netherlands in early April may be an exception. ...

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    D-Blog Week Day Four: Diabetes Mantras and More

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    We're now three-quarters of the way through Diabetes Blog Week 2014, and today we're asked to take a positive spin on yesterday's topic of what brings us down:Today let's share what gets us through a hard day.  Or more specifically, a hard diabete...

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    On Mother's Day: Lessons from a Certified T1D MOM

    Advocacy

    The saying goes that "a mother's work is never done." As a mother of three myself: So. Totally. Agree.But then there are the moms whose jobs transcend ordinary parenting, those forced to manage a child's illness, with all the heartbreak and drudge...

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    Living with Celiac: Tips, Tricks and Annoyances

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    May seems like such a cheery month -- but it's also Celiac Awareness Month, time for another look at the "killer combo" of diabetes + gluten intolerance. I've written about my own experiences living with this combination in the past, and we've bro...

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