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HbA1c: It’s just a number

Registered dietitian Katie Bartel discusses the pitfalls of striving for a perfect HbA1c, and encourages both the T1D community and healthcare professionals to look at the broader picture, beyond the…
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T1D RD in the house

Katie Bartel describes her journey from journalism to dietitian, and the importance of serving the type-1 diabetes population as a registered dietitian with T1D.
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Day tripping for balance

For the past six years my family has been segregated due to school. This was largely in part because I couldnā€™t find a balance between school and pretty much anything…