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diabetes

Everday Carry: Type 1 Diabetes

In the first of a series, we asked four people with type 1 diabetes to open their bags and show us the gear they can't go anywhere without.

8 Inspiring #ChronicallyIll Women To Follow On Instagram

By documenting their lives with a health condition, these incredible women are not only fighting stigma and raising awareness, they're helping build communities.

How To Deal When You’re Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes

So you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Here, in plain English, is what you need to know.

When Diagnosis Leads To Entrepreneurship

Spina bifida, Parkinson's Disease, and Type-1 Diabetes. For these three entrepreneurs, their conditions were what launched them on the path of business success.

Community Roundup: How Often Do You Think About A Cure?

When you have a condition, the prospect of a cure can inspire hope, but that hope can also sometimes get in the way of recovery. So how should you think about it?

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.

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.

Fighting Cystic Fibrosis With A Rumble And A Roar

When his condition was at its worst, Paul Underhill designed his own nourishment drink to prevent himself from starving. Now, he sells his drink across Canada to help others.

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.

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.