Checkup Newsroom (Type 1)

2019
November
14,
2019
| 05:15 PM America/Chicago
Hi. My name is Landry Murphy. I’m a teenage girl with a lot of hopes and dreams, but with a lot of desires comes big responsibilities. One responsibility that I did not get to “choose” is being a Type 1 diabetic. I’ve been a Type 1 diabetic and a ...
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2016
September
29,
2016
| 10:38 PM America/Chicago
A child with type 1 diabetes lives with a large amount of work needed to care for his or her disease. The daily routine for most kids with type 1 diabetes includes multiple insulin shots, numerous blood sugar checks and analyzing the carbohydrates...
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2015
October
27,
2015
| 03:37 PM America/Chicago
If you ask someone to say the first thing that comes to their mind about Halloween, it would likely be candy. Halloween can be a particularly challenging time of year for families and children dealing with diabetes. Whether a family is dealing wit...
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July
17,
2015
| 06:29 PM America/Chicago
As a pediatric endocrinologist, I see many kids who tend to hide their diabetes or other diseases. They could all learn a lesson from a young woman named Marissa Heintschel. I learned about Marissa during one of my recent searches for news abou...
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2014
December
03,
2014
| 06:25 PM America/Chicago
TECHNOLOGY ... I believe it's the key to the next leap forward in diabetes care. I’m always on the lookout for news on how new technologies such as the artificial pancreas project will improve the lives of those with Type 1 diabetes. So a recent rese...
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October
27,
2014
| 08:32 PM America/Chicago
Every year Halloween signals the beginning of higher calories goodies and food that roll out with end of the year holidays. Candy and other sugary treats like candied apples have been staples in the Halloween tradition. Children with type 1 diabetes ...
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