Bennet Dunlap, MSHC, is a health communicator and consultant. Two of his four children are teens living with type 1 diabetes. He describes himself as "more or less type 2" — the more he exercises and eats well, the less his type 2 diabetes is an issue. His passion for diabetes support led him to pursue a master's degree in Health Communication from Boston University. He's been an active member of the diabetes online community since 2007 when he started his blog, Your Diabetes May Vary.
Today, in addition to his blog, he hosts the Internet radio show "DSMA Live ‘Rents" and produces content for theBetesNow.com and DrinkingWithDiabetes.com.
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Years before I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, The Other Half came out of a doctor's appointment with a diagnosis of "borderline diabetes" and an ADA exchange diet sheet. His health insurance agency followed up on the diagnosis with a glucometer and test strips. After a year or so of trying to follow the diet plan and test his glucose levels, things appeared to be back in "normal" range, and stood there until a couple of years after my own diagnosis. Shortly...