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Happy Diaversary!
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On Sunday, April 10th, I celebrated my 1-year Diaversary at 30 years young. Almost all Type Ones remember the exact date that they were diagnosed, unless maybe you were too small to comprehend what was going on. If that’s the case, your parents probably know… Should Type One Diaversaries be celebrated? The disease itself is definitely not something to celebrate, BUT looking back at how...

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Hello, It’s Me. Amy’s Dexcom.
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Due to last Monday being a nationally recognized holiday celebrating Martin Luther King, I received the day off from work and spent the day with whom else? My momma! Together, we did a lot of our favorite things which included a lot of eating, going to the Nordstrom Rack, and taking an (extra-long) nap. Does that sound like a great day off or what?...

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Nighttime Lows
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As all Type 1 Diabetics know, there’s no way to manage healthy glucose levels 100% of the time. We all battle the occasional high or low, and correct ourselves when fall outside of the 70 – 140 blood sugar range. Last night, I woke up at 2 am with low blood sugar. I didn’t even test myself; I’m guessing I was between 45 -50....

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Rob Kardashian Diagnosed With Diabetes
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Understanding Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes Last Tuesday, my Facebook feed flooded with news that Rob Kardashian was diagnosed with Diabetes and admitted to the hospital. Initially, I thought there was a slight chance that it was Type 1 Diabetes – being that he was in the hospital. I read on to discovered that he was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, which makes...

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The Pursuit of 100
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The Most Excellent, Yet Elusive Number In grammar school, we are encouraged to strive for perfection. Our papers were often graded with A, B, or C marks and depending on your performance, you may also earn a “+” or “-” symbol with these grades. The basis of these grades are often measured against a 100-point scale with a A+ being the prestigious mark of...

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A Half of Year with T1D
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Well, mid-October marks my 6-month anniversary living with Type 1 Diabetes. Life has changed dramatically for me, but in many ways, I’m still my same old self! Two weeks ago, I had a new A1C test done, which was 5.6! HARD WORK DOES PAY OFF. Since my T1D diagnosis in April with a glucose level at 500+, my constant finger pricks and insulin shots have resulted...

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