Claire is born in the ’90s. She was diagnosed with type one diabetes in 2003. She is a lover of dogs, sheeps, and anything that has 4 legs. She finds joy in small things in life and tends to always look on the bright side.
She is Maria Ruano, 28 years old. Maria lives in Alicante, Spain, and studied Medicine in Barcelona. Nowadays she is finishing her medical degree in Allergy while working at the hospital. Maria loves music, traveling, sports, and hanging out with friends and family.
Kelci Brown is 26 years old and lives in Lake Tahoe, CA. She is lucky to live in a place that lets her pursue all of her hobbies and passions. Kelci loves spending time outside rafting, snowboarding, climbing, and scuba diving.
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Meet Daria. She is an Online Fitness Coach and a health writer, with a limitless love for nutritious food, keeping active and living a balanced lifestyle. Daria is a huge supporter of fitness as a lifestyle and flexible training (listening to your body, but also pushing yourself at the right times). She is a Type 1 Diabetic, and coach to Type 1 Diabetics, as well as non-diabetics to live a happier and more balanced life. Her goal is to demonstrate that everything in life is possible and can be achieved with the correct mindset, support, and approach.
Her name is Madelon. She lives in a little village in The Netherlands. Madelon is 27 years old, working in an insurance company. She a step-mother to 3 kids. She loves long walks and relaxing evenings at home.
His name is Levi. He lives just outside of Nashville, TN, and was diagnosed with T1D when he was 16 years old. Levi loves competitive sports, fitness, and recently, encouraging and informing others about T1D on his YouTube channel Between Two Lines. As a diabetic, he had some victories and plenty of failures. Levi’s goal is to help others capitalize on some of the things he had success with and avoid a lot of the pitfalls. He finds laughter to be encouraging and in the video, “If Blood Sugar Could Talk”, he dives into a humorous take on life if your blood sugar could speak to you. Enjoy, and good luck keeping it between the lines.
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Osob is 30 years old. Living in London, UK. She is a mother of two girls, diagnosed the youngest with type one at the age of 2. She enjoys shopping, makeup and making the most of every good sugar level whilst she can. Osob founds that writing her feelings about hardships with diabetes has helped her deal with the illness.
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Her name is Ashley and she is 31 years old. She is the mother of a 5-year-old boy named Logan. Ashley is a stay at home mom. She is crafty and creative, always doing something. She loves spending time outside with her son and dog. Meditation helps her a lot. She worked as a CAN (Certified Nursing Assistant). Her jobs were connected with type one diabetics and endocrinologist. Ashley is a type one diabetic for 30 years.
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The Dianurse Team presents Wiesje, a type 1 diabetic. She created earlier in 2019 an Instagram account with a major objective to become part of the diabetes communities, to learn more about diabetes, and to share her lessons learned. Wiesje loves posting about her life with diabetes and interacting with other diabetics spreading kindness and positivity. She considers herself very lucky to have been born in Europe where healthcare is organized relatively well.
The Dianurse Team presents Lee, a 57 old man living in the UK. Lee was a former career professional who had to take early retirement. A few years ago, an accident forced Lee’s diabetes to go out of control. Over the years after this accident, Lee experienced multiple life-threatening episodes. He is currently physically disabled and suffers from mood swings, deep depression, and anxiety. He works hard each day to stay positive and to deal with the daily effects of diabetes.
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