Audrina a pediatric patient does a gymnatics floor routine

Landing on Her Feet with Type 1 Diabetes

Landing on Her Feet with Type 1 Diabetes

Audrina is an active 8-year-old who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes the day after her 5th birthday. She is an avid gymnast and has competed in multiple gymnastic competitions. At one of the most...
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Melinda, a pediatric patient outside

Finding Support at Joslin Pediatrics

Finding Support at Joslin Pediatrics

Melinda is 18-years-old and is currently a freshman at Suffolk University. In her free time, she likes to play lacrosse, go shopping, and go for walks around Boston to places like Newbury Street...
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High School Student Raises Money for Joslin Child Life Program

Aayush, a 16-year-old high school student from Weston, MA, organized a local service project to benefit Joslin's Child Life program, which helps children and adolescents incorporate the management of...
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Jillian Galvin, a patient at Joslin and her diabetes alert dog Eppie.

A Friend for Life

A Friend for Life

Eight-year-old Jillian Galvin of Hanover, MA was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age two. Like so many other parents of children with type 1, her parents embarked on a roller coaster ride of...
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Benny Ho has been a Joslin patient in the AADI clinic for years.

Details Matter

Details Matter

Benny Ho is originally from Hong Kong. He began training to be a tailor, specializing in custom tailoring, beginning at age 15. He worked diligently for many years in Hong Kong, which was then under...
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Mackenzie, a pediatrics patient at Joslin, walks to the field with her softball teammates.

Knocking It Out of the Park

Knocking It Out of the Park

It was the Fourth of July when Mackenzie Andrade's mother noticed something was wrong. Though it was hot, Mackenzie wasn't drinking enough water to justify the number of trips to the bathroom she made...
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Sisters Emma and Sarah at the beach

Sisters Got This!

Sisters Got This!

Emma Sabourin was a first grader at St. Philomena School in Portsmouth, Rhode Island when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on December 1, 2014. In the few months before her diagnosis, her family...
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A New Life of Gratitude

A New Life of Gratitude

Marty Pasqualini is proof that diabetes strikes when least expected. He was in his forties and after a misdiagnosis of prediabetes, worsening symptoms plus a little denial, Marty found himself with a...
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