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Transcend Warrior – Jeannine Karczynski

May 11, 2020

My Story:

Diabetes has been a lifestyle for me. I have to be careful in the summer, I tend to run on the lower side, probably from being more active. I don’t let diabetes stop me, I adjust to it and make accommodations.

My Health Details
Type of Diabetes:Type 1
Low blood sugar instances per week:6+ Instances
Daily number of times checking blood sugar:4-6 times/day
Managing Diabetes with:Insulin Pump
What age were you diagnosed with diabetes?6-10
How long does it typically take you to come up when you are low?1-2 hours
Do you have a diabetic hero that you look up to? If so, who and why?

My mom. She is not a diabetic, but a hero for her efforts to take care of me and maintain my health.

What is your biggest challenge with diabetes?

Keeping my sugars regulated with all the different factors that can impact my sugars.

What have you learned from your experiences with diabetes?

To never travel (even to the grocery store) without a backup vial and syringes as well as candy or glucose tablets.

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