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the final countdown.

Yesterday was my one-week anniversary of my type-1 diabetes diagnosis (plus a dose of hypothyroidism for good measure!) I'm still waiting for the free t-shirt, guys. A brief overview about me: I am twenty-two years old, New Englander, absolutely no history of diabetes (type 1 or 2) in the family. I do have an aunt whose been a diabetes educator for 20+ years so she's a resource that I fully intend on abusing. This is my last semester of university! Lucky me, I got my diagnosis the week…

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Added by sam on December 7, 2011 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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