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June 27th, 2003 – ACT1 Diabetes Jun 27, 2011, 5:58 am

Today marks the eighth anniversary of the day I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

Some people … more

A Perfect Example – ACT1 Diabetes Jun 22, 2011, 5:58 am
ACT1 is doing a campaign to help those who are underinsured and those who are without any insurance … more

Secure Supplies: Diabetes Strips Save Lives! – ACT1 Diabetes Jun 20, 2011, 6:58 pm

�The test strip crisis � that we wrote about earlier is only �getting worse. �
�We of the ACT1 … more

Life, Newly Untethered – ACT1 Diabetes Jun 4, 2011, 12:58 am
This whole pump vacation thing is sort of like skydiving, minus the thrills. You hem and haw about t … more

Warning: PITY PARTY Ahead – ACT1 Diabetes Jun 1, 2011, 8:58 pm
I have been extremely out of the DOC loop lately. Partly because of health, partly because of my lif … more

Site Change, Sea Change – ACT1 Diabetes May 26, 2011, 1:58 pm
All has been quiet on the blogging front for me lately. Sadly, I’ve been going through an unha … more

The Diabetic Police – ACT1 Diabetes Apr 14, 2011, 5:58 pm
Today’s blog is written by Eliot. It is truly something all Ds can relate to. Great post Elio … more

Meet Eliot!! – ACT1 Diabetes Apr 11, 2011, 1:58 pm
If you are part of the DOC you are most likely already aware of who Eliot Lebow is. Well, ACT1 is lu … more

Strangers On A Train – ACT1 Diabetes Apr 7, 2011, 10:58 pm
Meet Tricia, she has over thirty years �of experience with Type1. She is an awesome woman who puts h … more

ACT1 Advocacy Committee Follow Up – ACT1 Diabetes Apr 4, 2011, 4:58 pm
Greetings to you from the ACT1 Advocacy Committee!
It must be said that since the Diabetes Supply Cr … more

Diabetes Supply Crisis: Our Community Needs Your Help – ACT1 Diabetes Feb 26, 2011, 3:51 am
We at ACT1 are very proud of the ACT1 Advocacy Committee and the work they do with the Supply Exchan … more

Love for ACT1 Diabetes; Or, Cupid Shot My Pancreas – ACT1 Diabetes Feb 26, 2011, 3:51 am
Please note that this blog would have gone up on Tuesday but Caroline felt that the need for donatio … more

The Pleasures and Perils of Pumping While Pantsless – ACT1 Diabetes Jan 28, 2011, 1:58 am
I’m usually good at stashing my pump with minimal visibility: in a pocket, on my bra band, und … more

Blood – ACT1 Diabetes Jan 26, 2011, 9:58 pm
Annie, our Mommy to Be definitely got me thinking with this blog

Blood—when I look around, it’ … more

The Pleasures and Perils of Pumping While Pantless – ACT1 Diabetes Jan 25, 2011, 7:58 pm
Welcome back Caroline (or @carobanano). I’ve missed her and her cute tush, as I am sure you ha … more

Life Outside of Diabetes – ACT1 Diabetes Jan 12, 2011, 7:58 pm
As Type 1′s, we’re so well trained to listed to our bodies and to use the signals it sends us to tak … more

Research Event RSVP – ACT1 Diabetes Jan 11, 2011, 3:58 am
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And a Very Merry Christmas to You Too, Diabetes. Not. – ACT1 Diabetes Dec 21, 2010, 3:58 am
Today’s Post is by our very own Caroline, or as some of you know her “Carobanano”. … more

Twelve Days of Christmas D Style (repost) – ACT1 Diabetes Dec 16, 2010, 3:58 pm
�This is a repost. I wrote it last year but it’s of course still relevant,so…

On the … more

Diabetes In The Family – ACT1 Diabetes Dec 15, 2010, 4:58 pm
Todays blog is by our one and only Mommy to Be Annie!
A few years before I was diagnosed with Type I … more

The Struggle – ACT1 Diabetes Dec 11, 2010, 3:58 am
Hi everyone! This blog is from �our new member Kristen. This is her first blog so give her lots of l … more

Thankful For Insurance – ACT1 Diabetes Dec 2, 2010, 4:58 am
Today’s blog is from Annie. Reading this blog made me very thankful for my insurance and glad … more

Hold The Gravey Pass The Gratitude – ACT1 Diabetes Nov 30, 2010, 8:58 pm
Todays blog (which we are very “grateful” for lol) is by our own �Marathon Butt Kicking … more

Feeling Blue, With a Smile – ACT1 Diabetes Nov 18, 2010, 5:58 am
World Diabetes Day was this past Sunday, November 14th. Lucky me, I celebrated something more like W … more

The Fantastic Four!! – ACT1 Diabetes Nov 1, 2010, 8:58 pm
What better day to return to my blog than November 1st?!? I love November! It’s The Diabetes A … more

Diabetes On The Run – ACT1 Diabetes Oct 27, 2010, 10:58 pm
I have gotten a lot of questions about how I integrate distance running and diabetes, and what I do … more

‘You Are Not Taking This Diet Coke Away From Me’ – ACT1 Diabetes Oct 19, 2010, 9:58 pm
Happy Tuesday!
I know I have not blogged in some time. But since then, I have had some really intere … more

Diabetes in the Mine – ACT1 Diabetes Oct 14, 2010, 7:58 pm
This thought provoking blog is from Annie!
Like much of the rest of the world, I have been captivate … more

This Is What It Looks Like When You Meet A Diabetic – ACT1 Diabetes Oct 7, 2010, 1:58 am
I recently met a new friend. Toward the end of our first time hanging out, I was given a little assi … more

Passing Down Diabetes – ACT1 Diabetes Sep 30, 2010, 6:58 pm
As I’m now in the second trimester of my first pregnancy, there’s lots of excitement, and I’ve got b … more

Ha Ha! Ho Ho Ho! – ACT1 Diabetes Sep 29, 2010, 2:58 pm
Welcome back to our newest blogger Aslee!
This past Friday we had a special Act1 activity hosted by … more

An Open Letter To My Butt – ACT1 Diabetes Sep 28, 2010, 9:58 pm
This post is from our Booty-licious Caroline!
Dear Butt,
I’m sorry I ever doubted you.
You are … more

Changes – ACT1 Diabetes Sep 16, 2010, 3:58 pm
This moving post is by Annie
I have recently gotten to thinking about the kind of person I would be … more

If You Are In Pain, You Are Not Alone – ACT1 Diabetes Sep 15, 2010, 3:58 pm
Today’s awesome post is by Caroline!
This week is Invisible Illness Awareness Week! The websit … more

Responsibility – ACT1 Diabetes Sep 8, 2010, 12:58 pm
Welcome, back Ashlee! �After her first blog last week, she is now joining us for her weekly Wednesd … more

Antisocial Diabetes; or, The Perils of Pasta – ACT1 Diabetes Sep 7, 2010, 11:58 am
This post is by Caroline!
I’m an alumna of Alpha Phi Omega, a service fraternity, and since gr … more

Vacation – ACT1 Diabetes Sep 1, 2010, 11:59 am
This post is by Annie!
With nearly half of my office out on vacation, it has gotten me thinking abou … more

When a Low Means Your Face is as Red as a Tomato – ACT1 Diabetes Aug 20, 2010, 1:58 pm
Written by Caroline.
In solidarity with Annie this week (read her post before mine!), I would also … more

Gold Star – ACT1 Diabetes Aug 20, 2010, 12:58 am
Written by Lesley.
As much as I hate my Diabetes, sometimes I feel like praising it. The logic behi … more

Being Alone with Diabetes – ACT1 Diabetes Aug 16, 2010, 1:58 am
This post if from our friend, Annie.
After a very scary low that landed me in the ER this week, my e … more

Saving Graces – ACT1 Diabetes Aug 10, 2010, 1:58 am
They say ‘when life gives you lemons, make lemon aide’. Well that is a lot easier said than done. Li … more

PWD Files Suit Over Insulin Deprivation – ACT1 Diabetes Aug 7, 2010, 9:58 pm
ACT1’s Statement Regarding the NY Post and ABC Account of Mr. Castillo’s insulin depriv … more

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