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Halle Berry and Type 1 Diabetes

Halle Berry Biography Claim to Fame: Actress (Monster’s Ball, X-Men, Die Another Day) DOB: August 14, 1966 Diabetes Type: 1 Halle Berry and Type 1 Diabetes.  While filming 1989’s Living Dolls television show, she went into a diabetic coma and was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.  Halle Berry was born to an interracial couple in…

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Diabetes and NASCAR driver Ryan Reed.

Diabetes Won’t Sideline Ryan Reed Diabetes and NASCAR driver Ryan Reed. The yellow flag came out recently for Ryan Reed, the 2010 NASCAR Super Late Model Rookie of the Year and the youngest winner in Irwindale Speedway history: type 1 diabetes. Reed, a 17 year old from Bakersfield, California, was diagnosed in February just as…

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My Diabetic Mom

Written By:  Lenore Taylor My name is Lenore and my mother developed diabetes when she was 40 years old, and lived until 84. My Diabetic Mom.  She was at one time over 250lbs and lost weight to 140lbs when she discovered she was diabetic.  My mom was about 5’6-8″ tall.  Every morning she took insulin…

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Mark’s Diagnosis Story

  Mark E. Welch is the founder of  The Diabetic Friend, a published author of  a children’s book and a diabetic. Mark’s Diagnosis Story.  I  learned about Diabetes at an early age as my grandmother Bessie had diabetes. My mothers father was diabetic as well as my aunt.  Diabetes is inherited through blood lines. Grandma…

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