Archive for category: Diabetes

The Diabetes Cyborg Hacking Her Own Pancreas

Dana Lewis invented the Open Artificial Pancreas System to make things easier for herself, and millions of others type 1 diabetics around the world.

The Weight: Caregiver Fatigue And Diabetes

When your kid's life is on the line, caregiving is a 24 hour job. What do you do when that job wears you down?

Full-Time Mom, Part-Time Pancreas

Being a caregiver to two kids with Type 1 Diabetes requires a lot of love, math, and sleepless nights. But Julie Seabury says it's all worth it.

What Rap Taught Me About Diabetes

Living with Type 1 Diabetes isn't glamorous, but its made an indelible impression on my music.

Fighting Type 1 With Curiosity and a Pug

Amanda Oberski's insatiable curiosity about the limits of diabetes is what propelled her on a 4,200 mile bike ride across the U.S.

The Overachieving Teenage Pancreas

18-year-old Abby Pepper might be an overachiever, but thanks to Type 1 diabetes, she knows better than most how important it can be to ask for help.

From Coast to Coast, Living Beyond Type 1

Type 1 diabetes almost killed Sid Sharma, but two years later, he's tamed it and riding it all the way from New York to San Francisco.

Half a Beard, a Fake Moustache, and 4,200 Miles Biking with Type 1

Jesse Lavine always wanted to forget his diabetes. Now, for a good cause, he does everything possible to draw attention to it.

Fighting Diabetes, One Water Bottle At A Time

When Rufus Dorsey found out he had diabetes, he didn't hide from it. He made it his life's work.

The Cat Hotelier

Taking care of up to 80 cats isn't easy, especially when you're managing type 2 diabetes.

Keeper Of His Own Animal Kingdom

John Hiltunen, who has diabetes and dyslexia, never made art at all until he was 54. Now his weird and wild collages are the toast of the art world.

Parenting In Public With Love And Lots Of Insulin

The Dale family is using the power of YouTube to shine the light on type 1 diabetes.