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Peyton, The Bravest Boy I Know

Peyton, The Bravest Boy I Know

"Peyton was 6 years old when we found out he had type 1 diabetes. He was thirsty all the time, and started wetting the bed which he never did." Read how Peyton stays strong!

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Phil Southerland was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes less than two months after he was born, and doctors estimated that he wouldn't live past his mid-twenties. However, defying all odds, Southerland has not only survived, but co-founded the professional bicycling team called Team Type 1, which is exclusively made up of cyclists with type 1 diabetes. Diabetic filmmaker Lisa Hepner featured Southerland and Team Type 1 in her documentary One Shot, a film about living with diabetes.

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We've all grabbed a diabetes-friendly recipe or two from Chef Michel Nischan but do you know why he's so well-versed in making great food for diabetics? Two of his five children live with diabetes so he has the every day challenge of not only making them great food but helping to maintain their diabetes while he's at it.

Save Your Feet With the Touch the Toes TestSave Your Feet With the Touch the Toes Test

Diabetes can cause a lot of peripheral medical problems, particularly in individuals who have trouble maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regimen. One common side-effect of diabetes is neuropathy, a type of nerve damage, which if not properly treated can lead to even more problems. Diabetes specialists at Ipswich Hospital in England have developed the "Touch the Toes Test" -- a simple way for people with diabetes to determine if they may have nerve damage in their feet between regular visits to the doctor.

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It was inevitable your child with diabetes is going to their very first sleepover and they'll have to manage their diabetes themselves. You can't help but be a ball of nerves. Thought of "will they know what to eat, will they know to check their blood sugar, do they know what to do if they're feeling high or low" go through your head.

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Using an insulin pump takes a little bit of the diabetes management load off your shoulders, but don't get too comfortable. Insulin pumps only work for your benefit if you make sure they are properly set-up and used to get the best results in controlling your diabetes.


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Sometimes insurance isn't enough when the only medication that gives you hope for keeping your vision requires thousands of dollars in co-pays or other out-of-pocket costs. Hundreds of diabetic patients who are being treated for diabetic macular edema face this reality every year. Donations through this Gift That Gives More™ provides vision-saving medication for an underinsured diabetic patient. Thank you!

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