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“You have to keep learning”: Racecar driver Charlie Kimball on life with type 1 diabetes

Published May 29, 2015

Racing is in Charlie Kimball’s blood, he believes. His father was a mechanical engineer, an expert in the technical side of racing car maintenance, and the younger Kimball naturally picked up a similar interest.


Under the radar: test strips on the black market

Published May 15, 2015
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You can see them by the side of the road. Lonely little signs, emblazoned with phrases like: “Ca$h 4 Diabetic Test Strips,” or “Test Strips 4 Ca$h,” with a phone number underneath. The signs look fairly non-descript, like innocent, forgettable scams. But at the root of ...

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