We’ve Come A Long Way: The Progression of Type 1 Diabetes

Aaron will shine a bright light on the incredible history of type 1 diabetes, from where it all began to where you can expect things to go in terms of treatments, research and advancements. Aaron has been intimately involved with JDRF at all levels, but mainly in the area of scientific achievements and he is excited to share his unbeatable 64,000-foot view of the world of type 1 with you!

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Dr. Edelman Gets Personal

A rare chance to hear Dr. Steve Edelman’s personal story of life with type 1. You’ll have a few laughs and walk away with memorable tips, tricks and antidotes from this key opinion leader who has truly changed the face of diabetes education and advocacy for people living with the disease.

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Are You Cheating Your Destiny?

James Hirsch’s an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, has lived with type 1 diabetes for thirty-six years. Most poignantly, he knows firsthand the toll diabetes can take on parents. In this video hear what he has to say about the diabetic subculture, the urge toward secrecy that many diabetics feel, the glycemic rollercoaster they ride constantly, and the remarkable perseverance—even heroism—required for survival.

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Breathe It In: Inhaled Insulin Options for Type 2 Diabetes

Many people with type 2 diabetes have fears about starting insulin therapy, but using inhaled insulin, one of the newest insulin options, may get around some of these fears. One thing is for sure, using ANY type of insulin will help control your diabetes and does not represent a failure on your part! Diabetes is a progressive disease, and at least a third of people with type 2 diabetes will eventually need insulin.

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