Brandon: I Can Balance Diabetes

Brandon will be 27 in December and has been T1D since he was 8 years old. He was actually diagnosed AT CAMP UTADA during Siblings Week!!!!! He had a very long "honeymoon" stage, and so while his diagnosis wasn't has traumatic as my sister's, he had a really rough time understanding it all. For a while thought he had "caught" diabetes from camp. He has disabilities and his maturity level is about 16 years old. He wears a pump, loves hunting and the outdoors, and spoils his wife (who also has severe mental disabilities)!

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Brandon wrote:

"I have learned to watch what you eat, to exercise, to work, and to have fun while taking care of myself. I can balance diabetes!"

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