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Siblings Summit Diabetes

Summit Diabetes

Haley Maurice, a type 1 diabetic, put her body to the test as she and her brother hiked 221 miles across the Sierra Nevada. Click below to glimpse into their journey!

Diagnosed at 43

Diagnosed at 43

"So at the age of 43, one night, I woke up very thirsty. I kept drinking water and having to urinate every 15 minutes...I woke up with severe leg cramps and blurred vision. The doc told me I had diabetes, my BG was 500, and that she thought I had type 2..."

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