Diabetes Is Already Psychologically Demanding, So Cut the Stigma Too

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When Rachel Kerstetter woke up the morning of Aug. 11, 2011, she knew something was wrong. She had risen multiple times during the night. She was extremely thirsty and her vision was blurry. She needed to go to the bathroom more often than usual.

She could trace some of the symptoms back a couple of weeks, but she thought it was just stress. She and her husband, Brad, had just married that May, and were adjusting to life as newlyweds; they were both searching for jobs right out of college; and Kerstetter was dealing with family drama, all while her father was hospitalized with cancer

But after she experienced nausea and vomiting that particular night, Brad made her go to the doctor — and it ended up saving her life. Read more…

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Matt Petronzio

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