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January 14, 2021Mental Health, Exercise, Alumni
Do you have a running list in your mind of everything you need to get done but cannot seem to make yourself do anything? Do you find yourself feeling like you are never actually leaving work/school because you now live there? Has your anxiety about living with diabetes as a college student… Read more
July 7, 2020Exercise
While spring isn’t the main season for volleyball, I was incredibly excited for it. I broke my arm mid-season in the fall and could not wait to get back out on the court when our spring season was cancelled two days before our first tournament. There is not much else to say about that except for it… Read more
July 6, 2020Exercise
Thursday March 12th, started off as normal spring break training day. We went on the water and had a solid practice followed by a surprise by the coaches: a water gun fight. After practice we were running around splashing each other with our water guns and jumping in the lake without a care in the… Read more
June 19, 2020Exercise
Today, Team Type 1 is the world’s largest diabetes and sports organization with more than 170 athletes with type 1 diabetes. Their programs focus on affordable access to diabetes medication and care all over the globe. A cornerstone initiative, the Global Ambassador Scholarship Program, awards… Read more
May 6, 2020Young Adult Diagnosis, Exercise
  How old were you when you were diagnosed with T1D? I was 19 years old at the time of diagnosis. How did you feel when you were diagnosed? What happened? I was very surprised to be honest. At first I thought it was a disaster because I was told I should only ride my bike for 1 mile, so my… Read more
March 16, 2020Exercise, Off to College
It wasn’t even a year old when my parents got the news that would change my life forever. At 11 months old, I got diagnosed with type one diabetes. Since then, almost 19 years later, there has not been a day where diabetes hasn’t been on my mind. I was lucky to grow up with extremely supportive… Read more
March 11, 2020Exercise, Alumni
Being an athlete already has its many stresses on everyday life. Being a person with type 1 and being an athlete is another level of stress, but it can be managed and done successfully. I was 14 when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I had to learn quickly how to manage this disease and still… Read more