Diabetes: Marco’s Story

My name is Marco. I’m 18 years old, and I’ve had diabetes for two years. I love playing soccer, basketball, love being with my friends, anything outdoors. I love being active. I’m just a normal teenager. The symptoms leading up to my diagnosis were nausea, stomach pains, going to the bathroom, always thirsty. I would…

Diabetes: Grace’s Story

My name is Grace. I’m 11 years old. And I’ve have had diabetes since I was 6. I was drinking a lot of water and going to the bathroom a lot during the night. And I was very tired, and it wasn’t really normal for me. When I was in the hospital, it was very…

Diabetes: DJ’s Story (Type 2)

Hi, I’m DJ. I’m 15. And I’ve had diabetes for a year and a half. I like listening to music, hanging with my friends, walking around town, reading. It’s all fun. I was gaining weight rapidly. It’d be like 30 or 40 pounds in a year. When I found out I had diabetes, I felt…