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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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When Mike McDonell’s wife was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, he dedicated himself to learning about diabetes and to help raise awareness and funds for diabetes research. We hope you’ll fall in love with the unique ways he shows his support for her.

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As part of our series on the Joslin Diabetes Center Medalist Program, 50-Year Medalist Prudence Barry shares her experiences working as a librarian and braillist, how she’s kept a positive attitude through the years, and how she’s always ready to say yes to fun.

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