1. Technology and Cycling

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    Anna Floreen talks with Kevin Dolan, an avid cyclist, about the technologies he uses to help keep his diabetes in check. Anna: How has the use of technology affected your ability to exercise well with diabetes? What features do you find most helpful? Kevin: The advances of medical device technology over the past decade have […]

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  2. Camps and Recreation

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    The days are growing longer, the snow has melted away, the trees are popping, and people are heading outdoors again! It has been a long winter if you live in the northern part of the US and we’re grateful to see the flowers again. For all of us without type 1 diabetes (T1D) seasonal changes, […]

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  3. Knowing Your Rights

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    Earlier this month we asked the question, “Have you ever felt discriminated against because of your diabetes?” A whopping 47% of you said yes! We talked to a legal advocate from the ADA about how important it is to know your rights and what you can do if you feel you’ve been discriminated against. Your […]

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  4. Diabetes and the Law

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    Dr. Steven Edelman, founder and director of Taking Control of Your Diabetes, hosts Kriss Halpen who explains the laws surrounding health insurance and your rights in the workplace. This is a must-watch for everyone. You can join Taking Control of Your Diabetes for a day that will ignite motivation for change, offer hope, provide invaluable […]

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  5. Video: Anna’s Experience with the Bionic Pancreas

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    In this video Anna Floreen, Glu’s Outreach Manager, describes her experiences with the Bionic Pancreas. What devices did she wear? How did she feel? What was it like having medical devices make diabetes decisions for her? To read her 7-day chronicle of experiences go to myglu.org.

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  6. Educating Co-Workers

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      I have always worked in retail, so I have never really been in a work environment that was too strenuous for my health. My managers all know that if I work in the evening I have to take a quick break to inject some Lantus and check my BG periodically throughout my work shift. […]

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  7. Balancing Work and Health

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    Three Pediatric Endocrinologists stood hunched over it, staring and analyzing. One held a reference book, relaying the suggested information. The other two shook their heads. No, it couldn’t possibly be that. I am one of those three doctors and ,considering the way we poked and discussed and debated, you would think we were examining a […]

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  8. Camp Corner: How Camp Shaped My Career

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    I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when I was two years old. I do not remember my life without checking my blood sugar, multiple daily injections, boluses, or counting carbohydrates. I remember my diabetes being a huge part of my life, but it wasn’t until I was ten when I went to Clara Barton […]

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  9. Parent Perspective: Working while Raising a T1D Child

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    When a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes the world that the child and their family once knew seems as though it will never exist again. Parents of a T1D tend to miss work more often because the main focus for the parents now is to make sure that their children are happy, healthy, […]

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  10. Day 7: Pumped about Research

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    It was completely my choice to be connected to an extra set of wires, infusion sites, an IV, and spend 5 nights away from the comforts of home. So why did I do this trial anyway? I did it so I could take part in something that could prove to the world that there IS […]

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