Profiles

Stories about interesting people, for whom managing a condition is just another layer in a rich and varied life.

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The Celiac Chef With Grease In Her Bones

Sick of pitiful gluten-free meals, Oakland chef Lizzy Boelter set out to prove that having celiac disease doesn't need to end anyone's love affair with delicious fried foods.
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The Best Worst Gamer

Steve Saylor may be blind, but his YouTube videos appeal to anyone who has ever loved doing something they weren't very good at.
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Finding Healing In Snail Mucus And K-Pop

This health advocate from Staten Island turned her battle with lupus on its head after falling in love with Korean pop culture.
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Footloose And Sugar-Free

With a hip-shake and some hustle, cabaret performer Amanda Lynne powers through Type 1 diabetes to keep dance center stage.