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June 12, 2013
Bob Schrank, Elite Team Manager of
Team Type Nordisk
(formerlyTeam Type 1),a
world-class cycling team comprised entirely of Type 1 diabetics that in 2010
won the 3,005-mile Race Across America in 5 days, 10 hours and 48
Bob will talk about riding with diabetes.
So how does he do it???
Bob reveals the secret of winning Race Across
July 10, 2013
Nancy K. Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with
over 30 years of experience in the practice of psychotherapy. Nancy was
diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes as a young teenager. Because there was little
information available about the emotional management of diabetes, she struggled
on her own for many years with various feelings about her diabetes. It wasn’t
until she was able to use her psychotherapy training and knowledge that she
finally figured out a way to come to peace with her disease. Since then, Nancy
has helped others to establish a respectful relationship with their
Here are some general topics for discussion.
What are your biggest challenges with Type 1 diabetes?
- The unpredictability factor
- Fears about the development of complications
- Restrictions/ ways diabetes limits you
- The strengths you've gained from living with diabetes
- Being more disciplined
- Learning to think ahead and plan
- Learning not to sweat the small stuff
August 14, 2013
Group Discussion: Diabetes can be
an overwhelming disease because it impacts so many areas of your daily
life. This forum provides the opportunity for reporting personal
experiences, asking questions, and receiving direct feedback for people living
September 11, 2013
Jacqueline King, a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and
insulin pump trainer who has lived with type 1 diabetes for more than 40
years. Jackie will discuss guidelines for successful outcomes with
insulin pump therapy.
Discussions and materials provided via the
Type 1 Diabetes Lounge are intended for educational and informational purposes
only. Such discussions and materials are not intended to replace consultations
with qualified healthcare professionals and should therefore not be relied upon
to do so.
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by Type 1 Diabetes Lounge, you agree to allow T1DL and its sponsors to use your
image in any photographs/video on their website and in marketing and
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