32. Mer: Life with diabetes is like dancing, somedays I lead and somedays it leads


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Mer has been living with type 1 diabetes for 4 years. Mer was initially mis-diagnosed and then correctly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 39 years old. We also discuss:

  • How education allowed Mer to learn to thrive with diabetes
  • The importance of Mer’s support network after she was diagnosed with type 1
  • Self-advocacy
  • Why having the choice of treatment to manage type 1 is important

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A bit about the show and host

The Talking Type 1 podcast is a diabetes podcast by Daniel Newman. Daniel brings to you interviews from members of the diabetes community sharing their journeys of the ups and downs of living with type 1 diabetes. You’ll hear from those who live with type 1 diabetes, provide care to those living with type 1, healthcare professionals and experts in their field.

The interviews will be an open and honest insight into life with type 1 diabetes that you can relate to and also provide the opportunity to learn more about the condition. Daniel will share his insights into his life living with type 1 diabetes. Daniel has lived with the condition along with for over 24 years. He also lives with diabetic retinopathy and received a kidney transplant in 2018.

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