Hello! My name is Rachel Thompson, and I’ve been living with Type 1 Diabetes since I was six years old. Today I want to just introduce myself a bit and tell my story with Type 1, so maybe some people reading this can resonate. I am currently a junior at the University of Texas at […]
When I was diagnosed, I was told that diabetes is like the dark: yes it’s scary at first, but it can be conquered once you put your mind to it. But I think that advice was wrong. Diabetes should be worried about – not like stomach-ulcer-inducing worry, but something to keep in mind and incorporate […]
What happens when a Registered Dietitian, myself in this case, gets diagnosed with type 1 diabetes? A tragedy is met with an opportunity! But my easy-going, adventurous and healthy life just got a bit more complicated. From the beginning, I was determined to accept the diagnosis and not let type 1 diabetes slow me down. […]
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