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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 — 5 Comments

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