My Failed Pancreas …

Mikka and others with type 1 diabetes are sharing their stories at the event My Failed Pancreas: Life with Type 1 Diabetes,

An extraordinary way of living with the ‘ordinary’

This isn’t about an extraordinary family—not even about an extraordinary child (because all children are extraordinary). Rather, it’s about living with an “ordinary” disease in an extraordinary way. Nathalie Dugas and her husband, Sean Mather, are parenting Liam, 8, who wa s diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes (Type 1 Diabetes) when he was five. Nathalie says …

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A Closely-Monitored Life

Dave Brekke had been married less than a year when he tried to increase his life insurance. He was refused, and told that his life expectancy was only 10 years. That was in 1961. Brekke is still very much alive—a fit and active 73-year-old with a passion for sports and a dream of overhauling the …

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