Type 1 Flashback Friday: Nick Jonas, a Pop Star With a Conscience

“Got the news today, doctor said I had to stay, a little bit longer and I’ll be fine….Waitin’ on a cure, but none of them are sure,  a little bit longer and I’ll be fine….So I wait ‘til kingdom come, all the highs and lows are gone, a little bit longer and I’ll be fine.” Nick began writing “A Little Bit Longer,” his song about

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Diabetes Health Podcast Interview: Nick Jonas Beyond Type 1

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to Diabetes Health in the News Podcast Nick Jonas, our podcast guest, will be joining us, to talk about a new diabetes site for people living with type 1 diabetes. He is a singer/songwriter, patient advocate and a person living with Type 1 diabetes. He is one of 4 founders for BeyondType1; a nonprofit  committed

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Flashback Friday: A Grateful Mom Thanks Nick Jonas For Speeding Her Daughter’s Diagnosis

Hi, Mr. King: Thanks so much for Diabetes Health. Being a type 1 diabetic, I have benefited from many of its articles. I would like to tell you a story concerning my daughter, Morgan, and say what an inspiration Nick Jonas from the Jonas Brothers is. Morgan is 12½ years old and a huge Jonas Brothers fan! Of course she and her friends wanted tickets for

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Flashback Friday: Nick Jonas Receives DREAM Award

This year’s DREAM Award, presented by the Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC), was given to Nick Jonas, the musician and actor best known as one of the three Jonas Brothers. He was among the special recipients at the DRLC’s annual Franklin D. Roosevelt Dinner, held this year on November 17, 2011. Jonas’s hit song “A Little Bit Longer” tells of his personal struggle with type

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Each One of Us Inspires the Other

Every spring since 1999, the Diabetes Education and Camping Association (DECA) has distributed our publication to their young campers. In honor of their youthful enthusiasm, our springtime issue always focuses on people who inspire us, from the young to the old. In this issue, we bring you the stories of people who refuse to let their diabetes limit them, people whose example re-ignites our determination

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