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Growth, T1D, and College

Growth, T1D, and College

When I was diagnosed with Type One Diabetes in 2003, my whole life changed – well I think so because frankly, I don’t remember…I was 3. People with diabetes and family members both know that diabetes is a group effort. One person cannot manage it...
T1D Takes on Amusement Parks

T1D Takes on Amusement Parks

Summer is here! It is time to start planning your next fun family outing, which may include an amusement park. Every amusement park has different accommodations for people with disabilities. Many children with type 1 and their parents feel funny about requesting...
New T1D on the Road

New T1D on the Road

As a parent, driving snuck up on me. The allure of having my own personal taxi driver was very appealing, but the idea of giving my child the keys to my car was a little worrisome. Despite her maturity and her responsibility, she was still only 16 and had the...
Life with T1D and Celiac Disease

Life with T1D and Celiac Disease

When Ella was diagnosed with T1D there was so much to learn. We went to see the nutritionist, memorized carb counts, and learned how to make dosing decisions. The health coach from our insurance said we needed to get her tested for Celiac since they are both...
Local Love from Waterville

Local Love from Waterville

For the last 12 years, Waterville watering hole, Mad Anthony’s Tavern, celebrates Thanksgiving weekend giving back to the community.  Each year Mad Anthony’s Tavern hosts a benefit to raise money and awareness for a local organization.  For the second time, this year,...