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Top of Mind Thursday September 27, 2018: A Quarter of a Century Later

This week’s subject is a little different. Sunday was the 25th anniversary of the day my two-year-old daughter Ilana was diagnosed with Type 1 insulin-dependent (T1D) diabetes. We’ve come a long way since 1993. We have new monoclonal fast-acting and … Continue reading

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Top of Mind Thursday September 24, 2015: A Day to Reflect

Yesterday was Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. Jews around the world spend the day fasting, in prayer, and reflection. As it happens, September 23 is a notable day for our family for … Continue reading

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Eighteen Years Later: We Walk for Life

A lot has changed about diabetes in the last 18 years, but some things haven’t. There is still no cure, nor do we have the artificial pancreas we were promised was just “a few years away.”
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Today’s Stem Cell Decision: A Victory for those who Value Saving Lives

As the parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, the daughter of a man who died of complications of type 2 diabetes, and the granddaughter of a woman who died of Alzheimer’s disease, I was thrilled to see President … Continue reading

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