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Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 8 on July 10th, 2013, a Podder™ since August of 2013 (her current favorite Pod site is her arm), Jacqueline Lynch is a whip-smart, funny, determined, and kind young woman who lives her diabetes life out loud and proud.  

Living with Type 1 Diabetes makes for a complicated relationship within yourself. Yet it can find you emerging daily with a strength and resilience you did not know you had.

As a virtual Diabetes Health Coach and someone who’s had type 1 diabetes for almost 20 years, Lauren Bongiorno hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on her Instagram Stories answering several questions from her followers about

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Have you ever had a goal or dream that you never thought was possible after your T1D diagnosis?

Diabetes impacts our relationships in all dimensions — family, friends, significant others because seriously, how could it not? But how does diabetes impact a relationship when both people are living with diabetes?

Hello and happy holidays!

Finally 2020 is coming to a close. There is no question that this year has been an extremely tough year...one that came with many challenges, but shined light on all the things that matter to us most.

Diabetes wearable devices are tools that give us flexibility at our fingertips when it comes to insulin delivery.

If you watched Guillermo "Alex" Trancoso gracefully riding his thoroughbred horse, Arrow, you'd never know he had endured years of debilitating pain, multiple major surgeries, recurring hospitalizations, and endless months in the ICU.

For years, the HbA1c test has been the gold standard of care for assessing a person's blood sugar levels over the previous three months.

Tubed or untethered - most (not all) of us living the subcutaneous insulin delivery life - a.k.a., wearing the Omnipod® System or another insulin pump - are privy to an idiosyncratic phenomenon that happens on occasion with a new infusion site.

As a virtual Diabetes Health Coach and someone who has had Type 1 Diabetes for almost 20 years, I understand that one of the greatest things people with diabetes value is ease.

By the time Prince Blue was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2016, his blood sugar was measuring at 800 mg/dL. Looking back, he realizes he hadn't been feeling well for over a year before then.

Asha Brown was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 5. Now, nearly 30 years later, she actually faces a handful of chronic health conditions she must manage on an hourly basis to get through her day.

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