The Benefits of Growing Up With Type 1 Diabetes
by Kim Vlasnik, guest blogger, TextingMyPancreas.com
As a parent of a child with type 1, you may be wondering what the future holds for your son or daughter. While I don’t have a super-clear answer to that, as someone who was diagnosed as a child, I do have a few light-hearted thoughts to offer on the plus-side of growing up with type 1.
Inspiration File: NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed
For NASCAR rising star Ryan Reed, 21, the race is on to prove that nothing can stop him from crossing the finish line, especially not type 1 diabetes. We spoke with Reed to find out how type 1 almost detoured his NASCAR aspirations and what he did to keep his dreams on track.