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Phoenix Rising Rebecca Redmond

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.

Nov 01, 2021
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

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Counting carbs at every meal, figuring out how much insulin to dose and having to regularly stick my son with needles are all a huge burden, not to mention waking up every couple of hours and constantly worrying about his levels, day or night.

Nov 20, 2018
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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a time when patients, clinicians, and others whose lives are touched by diabetes bring attention to the challenges of this disease.

Nov 20, 2018
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The third and last leg of pregnancy can sometimes be described as rough, and it can be, but you know what else it is? Amazing!

Nov 20, 2018
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St. Patrick’s Day is here – time to flaunt your green garb and enjoy a pint with good friends, no matter their heritage. Eat, drink and be merry…but don’t let the leprechaun play tricks on your blood sugar.

Nov 20, 2018
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It's no joke when people say that every pregnancy is different! I had one wonderful pregnancy with my son, Nikita, but this one... this one is different. Now don't get me wrong, I'm not married to the porcelain god or anything, but the nausea!

Nov 20, 2018
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Work, family, school, traffic, finances, and relationships are common sources of stress for many of us. Add diabetes management and you may feel totally overwhelmed.

Nov 20, 2018
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When Marathoner and Podder Matt Patrick approaches the start line in Hopkinton, MA on April 16th, it will be his 14th time running the Boston Marathon as a qualifier, with dozens more marathons and longer distance races under his belt.

Nov 20, 2018
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Late last summer, parts of the United States and Puerto Rico were devastated by extreme weather with Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and the California Wildfires.

Nov 20, 2018
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I have passed into the "I FINALLY have energy!" trimester, a.k.a. the second trimester of pregnancy. My husband and I went to the symphony recently. I had two…errr... three things that are pretty obvious on my body now.

Nov 20, 2018
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I love to travel. I hate to travel.

Nov 20, 2018
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Look, I can pirouette around the bedroom naked!  I can jump in the pool without a care. I don’t have to buy clothes with pockets.  I don’t have to juggle and hold something between my teeth or under my chin when I use the toilet!

Nov 20, 2018
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As many people know, I am very active with the Friends for Life (FFL) conference organized by the organization Children with Diabetes (CWD), which takes place each July in Orlando.  I have been involved since the beginning of FFL and it has been nothing less than an absolute honor and joy.

Nov 20, 2018

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