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  1. T1D and Pregnancy: Event Video

      Never did I imagine I’d be in a room with 30 other women with type 1 and their partners, let alone my husband as one of them, discussing planning a pregnancy with type 1 diabetes. The event, which took place on September 28, was a resounding success: questions and tips and tricks from women […]

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  2. Two Different Worlds: Having Type 1 and Parenting Type 1


    It’s well-known that if both mom and dad have pre-existing type 1 diabetes, the chances are higher that their children may develop it. But what is it like when you’re a parent and those all-too familiar symptoms start to present themselves in your child? We recently had the chance to talk to two moms with […]

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  3. The Basics of T1D: Autoantibodies


    Glu, we have a problem. As you may already know, tests for islet autoantibodies—molecules made by your own immune system that attack insulin producing cells—are being used in a few different ways. For example, services such as TrialNet screen family members of those with T1D to determine if they are also at risk for developing […]

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  4. Teenagers Are So Unpredictable…

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      At age 9, our amazing summer intern, Ben, learned he had type 1 diabetes. Ben’s younger sister Lilly was diagnosed as a toddler, so Ben understood life as he knew it was about to change. What Ben and his family didn’t anticipate: the tricks adolescence plays on diabetes. “I’m a sixteen-year-old kid. I have […]

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