Tag: Type 1 Diabetes

Millennials and Medical Conditions: How to Keep Your Social Life and Health a Top Priority

By: Sam Bickford Not being able to drink a margarita when everyone wants to have margaritas is hard! But It doesn’t have to be that way. I would know. I have had type 1 diabetes since I was seven years old. Yet, I can do anything anyone else can do. I just have to be

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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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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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