Holy @#$! Amazing Stories, Vol. 10: Twenty-One and Miserable

Marie Dysli lives in Switzerland.  She is young, beautiful, diabetic, and miserable.  Last week, she emailed me her story, asking me to share it with the D-community.  “I hope this will help other diabetics and make them feel less monster-like, as I thought I was by combining diabetes, depression and eating disorder,” she writes.  Prepare yourself for some alarming honesty:

I’m twenty-one years old and was diagnosed with diabetes type 1 thirteen years ago. My…

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Java Fans: You Are What You Drink

Did anyone notice that the ADA (American Diabetes Association) is selling its very own brand of organic coffee called Grounds for A Cause?  Now this is interesting: name-brand coffee from my national advocacy organization.  Wow.
We’re always reading conflicting accounts of what caffeine does to your health: it may impair your metabolism and make your blood sugar go up, or it may actually prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes, or it may just irritate…

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