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Stories 2017-03-15T18:30:25+00:00

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Tanya

April 24th, 2017|

When Tanya first went to the emergency room she didn’t think anything too serious was going on with her. She felt like she was, “Just like dizzy and my equilibrium was off, so I went [...]

Geo

April 24th, 2017|

I’m a nurse and see what diabetes does on a daily basis to my patients lives. I work in an ICU and have firsthand experience with the long term complications of diabetes. Many end up [...]

Ruben

March 29th, 2017|

In 2006, while flying from Washington DC to Las Vegas, I was having difficulty focusing on the words in a book I was reading. The words were blurry and I attributed it to fatigue.  I [...]

Shawn

March 15th, 2017|

“Before I received Culinary health insurance at the Cosmopolitan I really had to struggle to pay for my healthcare,” said Shawn Best, a Culinary union member and cook.  “In early 2016 I was diagnosed with [...]

Jeannie

March 15th, 2017|

“Four of my children developed Type I Juvenile diabetes and they have all struggled,” said 76-year-old Jeannie Sedich, a Las Vegas resident.  “We don’t know where the diabetes came from and can’t trace it [...]

Rita

March 15th, 2017|

In 2000, I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes after ending up in the hospital and the ICU for 10 days – In that episode that landed me in the hospital, I was given [...]