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October 23, 2014
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Lindsey Guerin

Lindsey was diagnosed with Type 1 when she was 4 years old. She is now 25 working as a Director in a non-profit and recently completed her MBA.


She went on the Omnipod in 2013 after a four year "pump vacation" using MDIs. She is working towards an A1c goal under 7%.


Her father was diagnosed in 2007 with Type 1. It left her questioning who she was with this disease and who she was going to be with diabetes in the future. His diagnosis made diabetes even more of a reality, causing a complete turn around in how she projects the disease to herself and to the world.


In 2007, Lindsey received a diagnosis of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) and endometriosis. They have made managing diabetes even harder. Despite the difficulty, she has remained hopeful that her health will not be a problem in the future.


Lindsey is a typical, yet unique, Texas woman who loves shopping, movies and reading. She loves to travel and take risks. She dreams of diabetes cures, never-ending cheesecake and her own airplane. The rest you can discover in her blog!


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Making Progress


The weather has finally cooled to the high 80s here in Texas and you can feel Fall just on the tip of your tongue. With the changing season, I am feeling more revived. The summer seemed hard and stressful at times. Some more changes happened in August and I have finally (and seriously) settled in (READ MORE)




Omnipod Patterns and Concerns


It’s been two weeks since I first came down with a cold/cough and I am still fighting a little bit of it that seems to be lingering. Overall, I’m feeling much better though in that realm but struggling with the D this week. Sometimes I think the more attention I give my diabetes, the more it deci (READ MORE)




The New Endo Game


Yesterday I had an appointment with the new endocrinologist that I'm trying now that I've moved and "settled" in a place. Dr. M was not exactly what I expected, although I am still uncertain what I really thought she would be. The appointment was neither bad nor good and I am feeling very undecid (READ MORE)




Under the Weather: Stressed Out


July has been a pretty wild month. I started it with vacation and since then, I have had every unexpected surprise in the world happen. Yesterday was an incredibly stressful day. The frustrating thing is that all the craziness is actually okay and good. It’s just one of those things as it moves f (READ MORE)




Being Vulnerable


July has kicked off to be quite insane and a little freaking weird, to be honest. On the 1st, I hopped on a jet plane to vacation with my mom on the East Coast. We roadtripped to Montreal, which was interestingly wonderful. It was great to get away, but definitely too short-lived to return to lif (READ MORE)




Megan Holmes
Megan Holmes Megan was diagnosed in 2009 with Type I. As an RN, she was familiar with the medical side of her diagnosis; learning to be a good patient on the other hand, was and continues to be the challenge of her day to day life.   (Read More)
Michelle Kowalski
Michelle Kowalski Michelle Kowalski, a writer, editor and photography hobbiest living in Phoenix, was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in February 2005. In January 2008, as part of her quest to start on an insulin pump, Michelle learned that she actually has type 1 diabetes.   (Read More)
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