Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Image by Tanya Consaul Photography It’s been over four years since Tyler was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. There isn’t a moment that our entire family is not living with the disease. Pumps, syringes, vials, beeps, alarms, meters and worry surround us daily. Add a pandemic, telehealth, supply shortage worries and Tyler turning 18 and

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Pediatric Endocrinologist Dishes on Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month. Our sister publication, Wellness360, had the opportunity to interview Dr. Michael J. Haller, M.D. about all things diabetes-related.  BY MICHAEL J. HALLER, M.D. FULL NAME  Michael J. Haller OCCUPATION  Professor and Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Florida Dr. Haller is a Gainesville native and proud graduate of the University of

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Learn More About Diabetes Research for National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month! During this month, and all year round, organizations and non-profits work to raise money for diabetes research. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 34 million Americans live with diabetes every day. Here are a handful of organizations that you can learn about and donate

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World Diabetes Day

Celebrate World Diabetes Day on November 14

November is National Diabetes Month, and November 14 is World Diabetes Day (WWD). This day was first created in 1991 by IDF (International Diabetes Federation) and the World Health Organization as more and more people were being affected by the disease of diabetes. In 2006, it became an official United Nations Day, according to

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Type 1 Diabetes

Our Life With Type 1 Diabetes: Surviving the First Year

Conor, one of our sons, was 9 years old when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (T1D), an autoimmune disease that leaves patients unable to regulate their blood sugar levels without giving themselves tightly controlled doses of insulin. Looking back at the weeks prior to his diagnosis, we had noticed some changes in his

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