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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Charlie’s 12-year anniversary with type 1 just passed and I still know nothing about this diabetes and why it hates us so much. As if to remind us that it was its anniversary, diabetes unleashed hell on Friday. Charlie was stranded well over 400 for hours and even tipped the scale at 580. Susanne pulled Charlie out of school and started what became a wartime exercise in futility. It was one of the worst blood sugar days we’ve had in years. ...