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Lauren Bongiorno sponsored podvocate

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

Sep 22, 2021
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Have you ever had a goal or dream that you never thought was possible after your T1D diagnosis?

Sep 20, 2021
Valentine's Day Podders

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?

Feb 11, 2021

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Every November, many of us in the diabetes community post our stories and wear blue to support National Diabetes Awareness month.

Apr 05, 2019
INSPIRING CURIOSITY: WHAT I LEARNED FROM EXPERIMENTING WITH MY DIET

In the (almost) 20 years I’ve lived with type 1 diabetes, I have always maintained that this struggle has given me more than it has taken from me.

Jan 24, 2019
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Here at Insulet, we are proud of our many employees who are also Podders.

Jan 17, 2019
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In mid-2015 at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)’s annual conference, Insulet held the first Sex, Insulin, and Rock ‘N’ Roll live forum. No joke!

Dec 21, 2018
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So as we came to the end of the year, I had an internal dilemma: what do I get my daughters for Christmas? As they’ve gotten older, I’ve been more deliberate about creating memories with them instead of simply buying things that can be disposed of after the novelty wears off.

Nov 20, 2018
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Technology: can’t live with it, can’t live without it. It’s great when it works like it's supposed to, but when it doesn't, it can be a huge source of frustration! Dangerous fluctuations in blood glucose (BG) and potentially serious changes to our health can occur when technology fails.

Nov 20, 2018
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Have you ever felt pure joy? Something that radiates from your inner being and throughout your body until you feel like your skin is dancing? Something that plants a permanent smile across your face that can’t be removed no matter what? Adults tend to lose that sensation.

Nov 20, 2018
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Being that parent can be a tough task for any caregiver/support staff. I am hoping to provide a few words of kindness, support and thanks to all who welcome the task of caring for my favorite guy, Colton.

Nov 20, 2018
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Less than 24 hours before embarking upon her first full marathon, 32-year-old Podder™ Torrey McKnight was nervous, but excited to show the world, and herself, that diabetes didn’t have to keep her from pursuing her dreams.

Nov 20, 2018
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As a parent or caregiver of a child with diabetes, your back-to-school checklist includes more than a backpack, notebooks and writing tools.

Nov 20, 2018
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Everyone has a secret favorite holiday. When you think of favorite holidays, the usual suspects come to mind. Christmas is the leader for most because of the decorations and the gifts. (Eggnog?

Nov 20, 2018

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