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Double D’s: Dating And Diabetes
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Since it’s officially Friday (yay!), many unattached Type One’s may be planning for a “date night.” Personally, dating with diabetes makes me extra anxious. Since I was officially diagnosed at the age of 23, it was something I had to learn how to do later in the game. And trust me; I am still learning six (amusing) years later. Before becoming a diabetic, there wasn’t much...

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I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Had Hypoglycemia
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Hypoglycemia feels awful and the lower, the worse. This morning, as I wrapped up physical therapy, my blood sugar was at 57. I could tell it was low because my hands started to get shaky. I usually don’t get sweaty – just shaky and weak. As I was leaving the office, I needed to get a letter from my Doctor to give to my HR department...

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Your Loved One Has Type 1, Now What?
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It’s hard to imagine being told that you have Type 1 Diabetes, let alone your loved one. When my wife recently received her Type 1 diagnosis, there was part of me that wished it was me instead of her. Why did she have to receive this news? Why couldn’t it be me? I was the fighter, she was the healer. However, I quickly learned...

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“My Grandma Has Diabetes.”
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When people hear that I’m a Diabetic, one of my favorite responses is, “My Grandma has Diabetes too.” These days, I just smile and chuckle a little on the inside. Don’t get me wrong: I feel for your Grandma, but she most likely has Type 2 Diabetes, which is very different than my scenario. Type 2 Diabetes is when your pancreas isn’t producing enough insulin to offset your carb...

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