Diabetes Care in Interesting Places

Diabetes care is part of life, so we often find ourselves checking blood sugars, taking insulin, and changing infusion sets in interesting places and at interesting times. Here are some great examples of people living life to the fullest and taking care of their diabetes at the same time. We've organized the photos by category and show the most recent three here. Follow the links to see all the photos.

Athletics and Sports

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Jake is checking his blood while hunting caribou on the Sagavanirktok (Sag) River, above the Arctic Circle, Alaska.
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Jack, age 7, of Louisville, Kentucky checking his blood before going tubing.
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Alison is 10 years old and was diagnosed three years ago and started pumping in December 2004. She is very active in her dance company and is shown here checking her blood sugar before a dance competition at Knotts Berry Farm, California.
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Famous Places
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Andrew, age 9, checking his glucose reading with the DexCom sensor near Yosemite Falls, in Yosemite National Park.
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Sarah and Jesse checking their blood sugar at the Kennedy Space Center.
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This is a photo of my daughter, Alexis Bailey checking her blood glucose before continuing on our hike at the Grand Canyon National Park on the South Kaibab trail.
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Out and About
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Our son Ryan, age 6 (d'xd @ age 3), giving himself an injection of Lantus for the first time at our home.
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D'Aunte age 4 checking blood glucose before his Halloween Party at school, with the District Nurse watching over.
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Madison, age 4, of Louisville, Kentucky stops for a bite to eat and a glucose check on a trip to the Cincinnati Zoo in July 2005. Madison has been insulin-dependent since she was 3 months old.
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Last Updated: Fri Nov 24 13:55:21 2006
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