No cure, but healing nonetheless

What I’ve learned 40 years in to living with Type 1 diabetes

Photo by Mykenzie Johnson on Unsplash

When I was ten years old, weeks went by when I woke up through the night to go to the bathroom and guzzle water from the warm faucet we used to rinse our mouths after teeth brushing. My mother knew something was wrong. We went to the doctor where I was told to pee in a cup. The doctor sent us quickly and…

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