All posts by Brenda Neugent

Living With Type 1 Diabetes: Mixed Martial Arts Reveals Hidden Strengths

Rob Cooper isn’t one to shy away from a challenge.

After the Illinois native’s diagnosis of type 1 diabetes at 14, the teen who never really thought of himself as an athlete began mixed martial arts training, a rigorous physical …

Singer-Songwriter Has Type 1.5

By Brenda Neugent

Valerie June was exhausted, but initially thought it was her busy schedule, and maybe a bit of jet lag.

The 27-year-old singer-songwriter was juggling a burgeoning music career along with numerous part-time jobs to keep herself afloat …