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‘I am Insulin Nation’

‘I am Insulin Nation’

Insulin Nation is all about our community & we would love to get to know one another better. Send us a picture or a video of yourself & your loved ones, showing how you live or deal with your diabetes…
Being a Nanny for a T1D Child

Being a Nanny for a T1D Child

Becoming a Nanny About 15 years ago, I was looking for work as a babysitter, to supplement my life as an artist, in Chicago. It can be a challenge to find a good fit for all parties and I was…
Lowering A1c is often an Endo problem

Lowering A1c is often an Endo problem

  We spoke with Liz Meyer, the mom of a growing T1D boy who was diagnosed three years ago. Here is her story.* “I wish lowering A1c wasn’t as big of a problem as it is. I think the problem…
Painful Medicare Journey to get GGM/Pump Coverage

Painful Medicare Journey to get GGM/Pump Coverage

We spoke with Tom Linn an attorney in Colorado who was diagnosed with T1D at age 69, 3 years ago.   This is his story. “My symptoms were classic yet I was first diagnosed as Type 2. My blood glucose never…
Why I Finally Made the Switch to an Insulin Pump

Why I Finally Made the Switch to an Insulin Pump

I was more than four years into my diabetic journey before I finally asked my endocrinologist to help me start the process of getting an insulin pump. We had discussed it in passing before, but my numbers were so strong…
Reader Correspondence

Reader Correspondence

Should I get my son a pump Hello My son Abdo 15 Y old, has DM type 1 since Jan 2018, and he’s got vitiligo from about 3 years ago, his weight is about 43kg, and 163cm long, the types…
What an Ill-Fated Hike Through the Desert Taught Me About Living with T1D

What an Ill-Fated Hike Through the Desert Taught Me About Living with T1D

Busy Getting Ready; Too Busy While dressing for our hike that morning, I caught a glimpse of my insulin pump set. It was only two days old, but already the edges of the tape were grimy and starting to curl.…
“It is not your place to criticize…”

“It is not your place to criticize…”

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