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2 With Type 1

Posted by Kei on March 2, 2010 - Comments (4) - Category: A Sibling Story
From time to time we will be posting sibling stories. Here's one from the Kei Family. Read More »
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Three Glucose Test Strips A Day?

Posted by Jeff on February 22, 2010 - Comments (8) - Category: Personal Experience
Imagine this: You and your family live in a brownstone apartment in Brooklyn or a split-level ranch in Buffalo. It could be anywhere in the United States. Your child has just been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, but the local hospital lacks the necessary supplies and personnel to stabilize him or her. Read More »
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My Sister, One Summer Day

Posted by Naomi Kolok on December 7, 2009 - Comments (6) - Category: A Sibling Story
Here's a short school paper Naomi wrote about her younger sister Johanna. Naomi doesn't have type 1 diabetes, but as we all know her life is greatly affected by her sister's disease. Read More »
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Nighttime Hypoglycemia

Posted by Jeff on August 3, 2009 - Comments (19) - Category: Personal Experience
On Monday, July 27 somewhere between 4:00 am and 7:15 am, our eight year-old daughter Johanna suffered what all parents of children with type 1 diabetes fear most: severe nighttime hypoglycemia. Read More »
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Jeff and Natalie KolokI’m Natalie.  I’m a mom of three kids, two with type 1 diabetes. As you know, parenting children with type 1 diabetes is a journey of long nights, lots of work, and seldom much support. There’s not much I can do about your long nights, but I hope our website and blogs offer you some support. I look forward to blogging with you.

Hey, I’m Jeff. Blogging about diabetes? Dunno. Original thought and complete sentences instead of grunts and “yups”? Uh-oh. Well, Nat says I have to, so here’s my foray into the diabetes blogosphere…with no GPS or compass.


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