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“It was incredibly frustrating” When Another Autoimmune Condition Complicates Life with T1D

People with diabetes were encouraged to get a COVID vaccine early on when the shots were released. But what happens when you live with type 1 and another condition where the vaccine recommendation is more complicated? Molly Schreiber lives with T1D and rheumatoid arthritis. Her doctors told her to absolutely NOT get a COVID vaccine…

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(Un)Doing Diabetes Representation: What the media gets wrong (and what we can do about it)

Diabetes on TV and in movies is rarely anything close to accurate. Turns out, those media misconceptions can be real-life harmful. This week, Stacey is joined by Dr. Heather Walker, the co-author of (Un)Doing Diabetes: Representation, Disability, Culture and Dr. Phyllisa Deroze, who contributed a chapter called “Laughing to Keep From Dying: Black Americans with…

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“There isn’t a ‘One Size Fits All'” – Diabetes in College and Beyond (with the College Diabetes Network)

Graduation season is here! Whether your young adult is just out of high school or completing a college degree, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to diabetes. We’ve got a roundtable discussion with a lot of frank talk about T1D in college. Recent graduate Shay Webb and college senior Haley Owens talk about…

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“If You Need Help, We’re Here to Help You” – The Mission of Mutual Aid Diabetes

When they’re out of options, people who use insulin are turning to Go Fund Me accounts and other online crowd-sourcing ways of raising funds. Mutual Aid Diabetes (MAD) is a new organization that hopes to help. Their mission is “to ensure every member of the diabetes community has access to adequate diabetes supplies, medications, sustainability…