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Transcend Warrior – Joanna Burrow

My Story:

Trying to work 2 jobs and go to school with diabetes is hectic, but I just got a dexcom CGM and will hopefully be getting a pump soon so that helps a ton!!!:)

My Health Details

  • Type of Diabetes:Type 1
  • Low blood sugar instances per week:6+ Instances
  • Daily number of times checking blood sugar:7+ times/day
  • Managing Diabetes with:Insulin Shots
  • What age were you diagnosed with diabetes?0-5
  • How long does it typically take you to come up when you are low?I usually over treat so it comes up within a few minutes

What is your biggest challenge with diabetes?

When it gets in the way of normal day things, like when lows cause me to take breaks and highs make me feel like not doing anything.

What have you learned from your experiences with diabetes?

That with the right people supporting you and persevering you can lead a relatively normal life!

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