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25 Truth Bombs to Make You Re-Think Type 1 Diabetes

I’ve had type 1 diabetes since age two. Diabetes education is near and dear to my heart, especially since I volunteer every year at a day camp for young, and often newly-diagnosed type 1’s. Let’s dive right in. 1. Type 1 Diabetes is not preventable. You either get it or you don’t. Changing your lifestyle …

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5 Reasons Why Your Mental Health is Better With a Pet

5 Reasons Why Pets Can Improve Your Mental Health

If you own a pet, I’m willing to bet that you’re less stressed than your non-pet-owning friends. In fact, there’s quite a bit of research and studies on how owning – or just petting – an animal can significantly decrease your stress levels, as well as all the negative health effects that come from being …

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18 Tips for Not Losing Your Mind in College

I have a degree in mechanical engineering. It took me three and a half years to get it at a state school after transferring from a community college. Doing it this way allowed me to skip the obligatory freshman classes and all the general studies requirements. But still… It was tough. Sometimes I look back …

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