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November 24, 2014
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Lindsey Guerin

Lindsey was diagnosed with Type 1 when she was 4 years old. She is now 26 working as the Vice President 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% in hopes to start a family in the next year.


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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All Kinds of Changes


Last Saturday, I’d been struggling with an entire week above 200 that just didn’t seem to want to budge. So I decided that I couldn’t risk the Omnipod anymore and I had to pull it from my management routine, at least until things settled down. I started twice-daily Lantus injections on Saturday n (READ MORE)




Exciting News


I've been holding on to some exciting news for awhile. Part of my MIA status and burnout of late is the added "busy-ness" and stress of wedding planning. Whose wedding you ask? Mine! Ross and I are officially engaged and officially releasing it to the public. It went Facebook official a few weeks (READ MORE)




It's World Diabetes Day- 2014 version


Happy World Diabetes Day! And Diabetes Awareness Month! Man, life is busy. Brilliantly busy. So much is happening both with everyday life and my diabetes that I cannot believe that it’s November 14th. Where has 2014 gone? Wasn’t it summer just a few days ago? Now it’s 30 degrees here in Texas!

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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)




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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