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Part Two: Advocacy and the Bigger Picture

ADVOCATE:  n. : a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. Advocacy is the big buzzword in the medical world today.  You might be urged to advocate with Congress about insurance coverage, diabetes research funding and workplace...

Part One: Be Your Own and Best Advocate

ADVOCATE:  n. : a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. Advocacy is the big buzzword in the medical world today.  You are urged to advocate with Congress about insurance coverage, diabetes research funding and workplace issues. ...

Deliberation, Decision, Determination

(Note: Rachel Hemond, an 18-year-old from Acton, MA with Type 1 diabetes, spent five months in the Vermont wilderness, managing her blood sugar using the Omnipod System and with the support from a network of doctors, family, and friends. This is the third of a 10-part...