Sugar High: Breaking Down the Facts about Type 1 Diabetes

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Every day 23.1 million people over the age of 18 inject themselves with insulin and count their carbohydrates before eating because they are living with type 1 diabetes. Many of them are millennials. They are in our college classes, are our colleagues at the office, and are working out beside

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Finding a ‘New Normal’ for the Second Time: How One Millennial Is Navigating Life with Type 1 Diabetes and the Coronavirus Pandemic

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ For many millennials, the concept of “health” has taken on a whole new meaning since the coronavirus hit the United States. But for some health has played a front and center role in their daily lives for years. And the pandemic has just taken that to another level. Michelle Stephens

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Taking Type 1 Diabetes on the Ride of His Life: How Sam Bickford’s Planning, Perseverance, and Passion for Adventure Made a 444-mile Bike Ride a Reality

By: Sam Bickford When you have a chronic illness, it can feel like you are always having to compromise what you want to do. Between medical supplies you might need to have on hand, dietary restrictions, and everything else that comes with managing your condition, it sometimes seems like staying in your comfort zone is

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