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Authorized Disney Destination Planner

Posted by Robyn on November 6, 2011 - Comments (11) - Category: A Guest Blog
I am a mother and wife of two Type 1 Diabetics. Managing diabetes is a way of life for us. We are also avid travelers to Disney. Because of my passion for Disney, I have become an Authorized Disney Destination Planner. We have been traveling to Disney for the past 4 years with both of my guys having Type 1. Read More »
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Traveling Just Isn't the Same

Posted by Natalie on July 5, 2010 - Comments (0) - Category: Personal Experience
Recently as I prepared for an airline trip with the kids, I realized how exhausting it was with type 1 diabetes as "luggage"... and we hadn't even left the house! 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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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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