1. An Emergency. What Would you Do?

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    Panic! Recently, I read, with great interest, a story about a woman who was completely stressed out that her child’s pump malfunctioned. She went on and on about how her entire life was now upside down and she had been fighting with all sorts of people on the phone to get it fixed immediately and […]

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  2. Technology Through The Years

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    My name is Chester Lynn Wickwire (I go by my middle name) and have lived with type 1 diabetes for 68 years, diagnosed in October 1944, at four and a half at the Yale New Haven Hospital. I am now 72, married, with a son and a daughter and two granddaughters, none of whom have […]

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  3. Camp Corner: Why Me?

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    Have you ever had one of those days where you find yourself asking, “Why me?” I have. Only my day lasted a week, a month, a year… after four and a half years, I was finally able to answer that question. I was diagnosed with diabetes at 17. When my parents received a call from […]

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  4. Diabetes Technology

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      Diabetes technology has grown leaps and bounds over the past decade; however not everyone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) uses devices. We understand that how one manages their T1D is a very personal decision and means different tools and management strategies for different people. This personal aspect to T1D management is supported by […]

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  5. I Have A Diabetes Dream

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    Every January we honor Martin Luther King Jr. and each year we are re-inspired by his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech. Not only does this speech act as a reminder of how far we’ve progressed toward equality, as a nation, it also inspires us to think deeply about own dreams and how we might […]

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  6. Common Habits that Lead to Overeating

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    If you tend to overeat at night, you’re not alone, and there are two habits you might have that are leading to your end-of-the-day binge. The first, and most common reason is that you’re simply not eating enough during the day. Whether this is because you’re trying to “be good” and eat fewer calories in […]

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  7. Resolutions

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    It is now almost two weeks into this shiny, sparkly New Year. Have you kept your resolutions? Yeah. Well. You, me, and the rest of the world. Really, I have to be honest: I HATE resolutions. Why does the beginning of the year signal every human being to all of a sudden jump into healthy […]

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  8. The Blood Sugar Roller Coaster

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    The Blood Sugar Roller Coaster is the worst ride at the Diabetes Amusement Park. You didn’t ask to go on it. You don’t want to be on it while it’s happening. And it’s so hard to get off the ride after it’s started, or off the ride at all-ever.This roller coaster is the low, then […]

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  9. AYUDA and the International Diabetes Community

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    Have you ever wondered what living with diabetes outside the United States is like? What types of educational opportunities are available? What is the level of access to health care? Have you ever considered traveling abroad to support local diabetes communities in other parts of the world? AYUDA is dedicated to supporting local diabetes communities abroad […]

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  10. Welcome to 2013!

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    As we enter in to another year filled with fast-paced technology and innovation the never ending challenges associated with type I diabetes continue. The New Year provides us with fresh perspective and renewed energy that ignites the T1D Exchange team and jump-starts us into action. We want to include YOU as an integral part of our […]

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