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Jammin 4 Justin Diabetes Benefit

Justin Lindstrom was only 11 years old when he lost his battle with type 1 diabetes last summer.  I didn’t know Justin, but I did recently meet his parents, which is how I got to know his story.  Jammin 4 … Continue reading

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T1D Michael Jackson Impersonator

There’s this insanely talented young T1D I know, that channels Michael Jackson like nobody’s business.  He’s more than a Michael Jackson impersonator, he CHANNELS Michael.  He’s so cool.  I’m such a fanboy.  His name is Jonah, and I think he’s … Continue reading

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We Raised Over $2000 for JDRF!!!

What a beautiful day for a diabetes walk!  I’ve done the Niabi Zoo Diabetes Walk for 4 years straight, and on walk day, it’s usually cold and rainy, but not today.  Today the weather was picture perfect.  Bright sunny skies … Continue reading

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JDRF Quad Cities Walk to Cure Diabetes 2014 – Niabi Zoo

This will be my 4th year participating in the JDRF Quad Cities Walk to Cure Diabetes at Niabi Zoo.  The walk is on May 3rd, 2014 this year.  If you would like to walk with us at Niabi Zoo this year, … Continue reading

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Australia’s JDRF JUMP to Cure Diabetes?!!

I write this blog in support of my favorite little type 1 superhero Tristan, who lives on the other side of the world in Melbourne, Australia.  Tristan is now 5 years old, and he got type 1 diabetes at the … Continue reading

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Diabetes Control – Then and Now

The other day, I had a lengthy conversation with my dad, about me and my diabetes when I was a kid.  You see, I’ve become friends with some mom’s who have type 1 diabetic children, and when they post stories … Continue reading

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Why Am I A Diabetes Advocate?

You’ve probably noticed my tagline on one of my profiles, or here on my blog.  It says “Don’t die like I did . . . ”  Why would I use such a strong tagline?  Well, because it gets your attention … Continue reading

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Quad Cities Walk to Cure Diabetes at Niabi Zoo 2013

I’ll be walking again this year in the Quad Cities JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes at Niabi Zoo on May 4th, 2013.  The first year I walked (2011), I earned the JDRF Golden Sneaker award for my fund raising efforts, … Continue reading

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