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Type 1 Teen
My beautiful, smart and outgoing 14 year old was diagnosed just 3 weeks ago.
Our biggest concern that is being presented now is that she is starting high school in 3 weeks. Going into it with this new lifestyle change has been very overwhelming for her.
— Click to read Mackenzie's Story —
Did you know there are more that 380 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the world. They should not feel alone. From finger pricks, to blood sugar complications, to annoyances of managing their diabetes, all diabetics feel like this and more from time to time. But they shouldn't let these feelings and responsibilities get the best of them.
To the song of type 1 Nick Jonas' "A Little Bit Longer," take a look into Antonio Gabriel Prueneda Gunther's life with type 1. Staying strong, despite the pokes, pricks, highs, and lows, that come with diabetes, Tony has learned how to live with his type 1 diabetes and not let it stop him from reaching his goals.
November 14 is World Diabetes Day. This year in honor of the day and to raise awareness for the Diabetes Hands Foundation and Dash celebrated at the downtown Berkeley BART Station.
These kids have an easier time checking their blood sugar thanks to Jerry the Bear. Jerry is an interactive way to teach type 1 kids how to manay a healthy diet, check blood glucose levels and recognize diabetes symptoms.
Checking blood sugars may not be a diabetics favorite task when it comes to managing their diabetes, but without it they could be doing themselves more harm than anything. By checking your blood sugar, it may be a bit annoying but knowing where you are and where you were will help you get to that ideal blood sugar level you want to be at.