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The process of becoming an independent

The process of becoming an independent

Daniel McGuire,
Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life

Acquiring healthcare as a high-risk patient At the age of 12 I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. During three days in the hospital, I learned how to calculate insulin dosages, give myself shots and check my blood sugar: all of which had now become necessary for me to live. Given how painful they are...

How Type 1 diabetes affects my abilities as a student

How Type 1 diabetes affects my abilities as a student

Daniel McGuire,
Contributor

April 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Opinion, Showcase

It’s 8:00 a.m. on a Monday and I’m sitting in class when one of those unique headaches starts to set in. It feels like someone is pressing a needle into the back of my eye — sometimes both of my eyes — and now I feel the urge to use the restroom again even though I did so ten minutes before cla...

Diabetes changes father’s life permanently

Diabetes changes father’s life permanently

Clinton Louie,
Contributor

January 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Media, Photo Galleries

These photos are an inside look as to how life currently is for my father, who has had trouble adjusting to life without his right leg. The loss has affected him mentally, emotionally and physically. My father, a senior citizen is 73 and lost his leg last year due to gangrene, a byproduct of his diabetes....

Dealing with Dialysis

Dealing with Dialysis

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Features

My mother, Anna, has had diabetes for more than 15 years; she has been a dialysis patient for the last six years. In the years since she first started dialysis, she has slowed down tremendously. Growing up, my mom was always the life of the party. She made everybody laugh, smile and want to stay by h...

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