Living With Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is no walk in the park. Life is already tough as it is, then you through diabetes into the mix and it upsets the entire apple cart. Some days are great and you think you have conquered diabetes. Other days it seems like everything that can go wrong actually does go wrong. What gave you perfect results yesterday may yield awful results today. That's the unpredictability of the disease we have. Despite the obstacles diabetes constantly throw in our way, we can still achieve our dreams and aspirations in life.

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