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Alicia Pescetti
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The Dreaded Milestone
I have been dreading this post for a long time. This post is the post where I get to tell you that we have hit a new milestone, a milestone that I never wished would come. January 11, 2013 at the age of 3 years, 7 months and 22 days old my son was diagnosed...
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525,600 Minutes
Another 525,600 minutes have passed marking another year since Joseph was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Since diagnosis we have spent 1,576,800 minutes monitoring, dosing, poking, checking, counting, calculating, analyzing, planning, preparing and worryin...
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An Open Letter to Sony Pictures Animation
  To whom it may concern: Sadly it was brought to my attention that your film Hotel Transylvania 2 has partaken in some very disturbing disease shaming. My 6 year old son was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 3. Since his d...
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Funding a Cure
I have thought long and hard about this post and if I should put my opinions on this matter on "paper". Recently there have been numerous posts bashing JDRF and their funding of a "CURE". While every one is certainly entitled to their own opinion, I also fe...
Funding a Cure
Funding a Cure
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Pebble Watch vs. Apple Watch
Wow, I haven't been on here in a while! Life these days is moving faster than normal with Joseph and Ethan going to school, Joseph playing T-Ball, and getting ready for JDRF Children's Congress I feel like blogging has fallen down on the list and I am just ...
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Genteel
Have you heard of the new lancing device on the d block? As usual I research and investigate all new diabetes technology. If there is something out there that is going to make my son's life easier or less painful you better believe that I am going to find i...
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Genteel
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Field of Dreams
Joseph has started his very first baseball season. Most parents are thrilled to watch their child learn and play a new sport but when you have a child with Type 1 Diabetes, it is a whole new ballgame! We have the excitement of watching our child learn and p...
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Will it be enough?
Lately I feel like I am being bombarded with the news of children losing their lives to T1D complications, and a T1D diagnosis coming too late! These fears live and thrive within my mind 24/7. I know that my child's life is fragile and can be taken at any m...
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Nosey Neighbor
A recent post to a well know column has me thinking......"what is wrong with our society" You have a person sitting in a cubicle across from a diabetic, watching them check their blood sugar and watching them give injections of insulin. I would assume norma...
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2 Years
2 years ago I was sitting at my house with a kid that had been misdiagnosed multiple times with the FLU. A diagnosis that we would have gotten days earlier if a doctor at the ER hadn't cancelled the panel of test that another concerned doctor ordered. A doc...
2 Years
2 Years
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