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There's nothing like expert advice to help you through a problem. Our experts are adults and teens who've grown up with diabetes. They're eager to share their experiences and wisdom.


  1. Ben Cooper describes the cocktail of supplements that has kept him free from type 1 diabetes
  2. Bill Bell receives first 75-year-on-insulin award from Lilly in August 2004
  3. Brenda is interested in the insulin pump
  4. Christian just received a pancreas transplant to cure his Type 1 diabetes
  5. Emily is 20 and was diagnosed when she was nine
  6. Ruth Beck, who developed diabetes after the birth of her second child
  7. Henry K. Bentley, living with insulin-dependent diabetes since 1943
  8. Marc Blatstein shares with us his experiences living with Type 1 diabetes in The "Can Dos" vs. the "Can't Dos" of Diabetes and Winning With Diabetes and Tae Kwon Do.
  9. Laura Cackowski writes about being teased and bullied as a teen
  10. Dr. Claudia Chaufan, an endocrinologist and diabetes educator with Type 1 diabetes for over 25 years
  11. Ivannia Diaz, who writes about children with diabetes in Costa Rica
  12. George Forrest emphasizes that you can be in control of diabetes
  13. Jessica is 19 and attends college
  14. Julie is 19 and is studying to be a nurse
  15. Julian from Australia, a keen sailboarder and sailer.
  16. Norm L. Hefner, living with insulin-dependent diabetes since 1947
  17. Alfonso Javier Castro Ibarra, who tells us about diabetes in Mexico in both his native Spanish and in an English translation.
  18. Mie Kaieda lives in Tokyo, Japan
  19. Bill King writes about how important exercise is to everyone's health
  20. Jeff Lambert, a personal fitness trainer and diabetic since age three
  21. Rick Largent received the first LillyforLifeTM Achievement Award
  22. Brian Mozisek, who write about his pump experiences
  23. Ivan Scheblykin, from Russia, tells us about how athletics has helped him reduce his insulin needs
  24. Dr. Marco Songini is a diabetologist from Italy who also has Type 1 diabetes
  25. Maureen has type 1 diabetes and is a police officer
  26. Michelle Spaulding writes about Insulin Pumps and HMOs.
  27. Norma is 25 and shares her experience of being diagnosed at 15
  28. Patrick is from eastern France and is now running marathons
  29. Cliff Tener has had Type 1 diabetes for 35 years
  30. Damon Vailati is 22 years old and is currently a personal trainer and aspiring fitness model.
  31. Richard Vaughn has lived with type 1 diabetes for over 65 years
  32. Donna Zegalia, who celebrated 27 years with juvenile diabetes in May 1996

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