Diabetes, Parenting and Entrepreneuring

Shelsea describes herself as a human pancreas for her daughter, Coral, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was just 16 months old. Since Coral’s diagnosis, Shelsea has become a fierce diabetes advocate, sharing her experiences on her blog T1dLife and becoming a beacon of hope and comfort for other parents of kids with diabetes. In our Minisode with…

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Global Advocacy with T1International

For Universal Health Coverage Day, we spoke with Cate Ndwiga from Kenya on her role as a global advocate for our friends at T1International. In this Minisode, Cate shares her commitment in advocating for insulin access and affordability for all.  Follow T1International’s work here: Facebook: www.facebook.com/t1international Twitter: @t1international Instagram: @t1international Website: www.t1international.com

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Diabetes and Eating

Diabetes makes our relationship with food a little more complicated and complex. In this Minisode, we chat with Sara Mobäck around developing a healthy relationship while keeping it real on social media. Follow Sara’s story: Facebook: www.facebook.com/diabeteskvinnan1 Instagram: @diabeteskvinnan1 Blog (Swedish): www.devote.se/Diabeteskvinnan

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Diabetes Advocacy and Online Community Building

During National Diabetes Awareness Month this year, we had the pleasure of speaking with Weronika Kowalska on her international diabetes advocacy work. Check out the Minisode below to find out more about her social media channels and how her advocacy passion intertwines with her professional job. Follow Weronika and her work: Facebook: www.facebook.com/BlueSugarCube Twitter: @Blue_Sugar_Cube Instagram: @typeone.bluesugarcube

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Hope for Venezuela #VenezeulaSinInsulina – by María Inés Garriga

María Inés Garriga is a professional systems engineer and has worked in education for many years. She uses social media to engage with the diabetes online community (#DOC) and advocate for people with diabetes in Venezuela, where the country is in an ongoing economic crisis. Read her story in English and Spanish. My family and…

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Managing Diabetes and Life After College

“Find a job you love and you never have to work a day in your life.“ Peidra from Jamaica shares her inspiring journey in making this dream come true through her college studies and now internships in the film and media industry. She gives us insight into her crazy schedule and how she also manages…

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Diabetes and Travel Preparation

In this minisode, we spoke to one of our own, Fi, and her dad, Kevin, about preparing for travel with diabetes. Check out the minisode to hear about the off-road adventures Kevin took his family out on even after Fi’s diabetes diagnosis and how they prepared for their trips! 

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Diabetes, Travel and More!

When Australian, Eliza Bartlett, was diagnosed with diabetes, she never expected to be walking from Adelaide to Melbourne to raise funds for JDRF! Now she’s looking to make the trek from California to New York.  In our latest Minisode, we chat with Eliza about her experiences on various camps and her crazy adventures! 

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