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Transcend Warrior – Lexi Smetana

My Story:

I can recall a time when my family and I were on vacation at Myrtle Beach. I became extremely low and almost passed out at the gift store. I was very weak and shaky and had to sit down. Swimming always drops my blood sugar.

My Health Details

  • Type of Diabetes:Type 1
  • Low blood sugar instances per week:1-3 Instances
  • Daily number of times checking blood sugar:4-6 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?Under 1 hour

Do you have a diabetic hero that you look up to? If so, who and why?

Nick Jonas.

What is your biggest challenge with diabetes?

I struggle with highs and lows.

What have you learned from your experiences with diabetes?

I have learned that I am stronger than I ever thought and to take one day at a time. I have a lot of support.

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