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Apr 17

Finding Joy in Hidden Vegetables

Following a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, Kathryn Sheehan immediately started making changes in her diet. Read about her journey to retrain her tastebuds to love vegetables and inspire others through her love of cooking.

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Apr 9

A Taste for Diabetes-Friendly Living

After a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, chef Dennis Sheehan struggled with despair and self-blame. Read how his love for his son and support from his girlfriend helped turn him around, with a vision for helping others do the same.

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When Rosemary M. was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in college at age 18, she felt embarrassed and ashamed. Read how her perspective has changed and what has helped her along the way.

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Read how the support Julie Jaworski found at Diabetes Training Camp empowered her to attempt and successfully complete her first half triathlon, and what’s up next on her athletic to-do list.

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When Karen Jensen, who lives with type 1 diabetes, moved to a new city to start a dietetic internship, she found herself starting from scratch on several levels. Read how new friends helped her create a diabetes support system, and how she offers support to others.

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As the parent of a college student living with type 1 diabetes, d-dad John Crowley offers insight into how he helped instill independence in his son at a young age, and how he’s helping him transition into living with diabetes as a young adult.

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Feb 27

Nolan Crosson Tackles College with Diabetes

When we last talked to Nolan Crosson, a teenager living with type 1 diabetes, he was a top high school lacrosse player. Two years later, Nolan is back to share some tips on transitioning into life with diabetes in college – and something he would do differently.

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From family to diabetes camp to school, read how blogger Rachel Scott finds and offers support for life with type 1 diabetes.

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2013 was the year of Project Me for Denise Elliott, who lives with type 2 diabetes. Read how she used project management techniques to address health goals and how she stayed motivated throughout the process.

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Wrapping up our series on the Joslin Diabetes Center Medalist Program, 75-Year Medalist Bill Pittman shares what it was like growing up with type 1 diabetes in the 1940s and ‘50s, and how he’s found support through the years.

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