I'm honored to serve as an ambassador to the Diabetes Aware campaign, and I want to encourage families to be active and eat right. We can make a difference in our own families through exercise, food choices, and teaching healthy behaviors to our children - Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson


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Forty years ago, while busy being a rebellious teenager, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I didn't know the difference between a carrot stick and celery rib, and all that really mattered was how I could sneak a hot fudge sundae.

My years of living with diabetes timeline has spanned the dark ages of testing urine for sugar spills with Benedict solution, an eye dropper and lab tube, and boiling steel needles and glass syringes for that OUCH shot of NPH insulin each morning, to the bright lights now on the horizon, and to joy and amazement as new discoveries emerge. Then a convenient roll of litmus paper, called Testape, revolutionized the old eye dropper method of…

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