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Fullerton Resident Vigilant in Fight Against Diabetes

James Tillman couldn’t understand why his throat was so incredibly dry. Even after guzzling three 32-ounce bottles of water and getting a good night’s rest, the dryness persisted. A healthy, 26-year old, James had begun to notice that over the past four months he was feeling fatigued and abnormally thirsty. By August 2018, his symptoms … Continued

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Overcoming the Odds: One Woman’s Quest to Get Back to Normal

“I got exceptional care from experts at Hoag.”

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A Diabetes Success Story 75 Years in the Making

“It’s never too late to make a life change.”

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Taking Destiny into Her Own Hands

“I got some great information, some things I still use,” she says. “I heard from other people in the classes who lost weight by changing their eating habits. And I learned how insulin works into your body. I also learned that every step you take takes sugar out of your blood. Expend energy because it makes you healthier. You don’t think of the mechanics of diabetes. I never knew how it all works. I just knew I was tired all the time.”

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Program for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Offers Friendship

“Meeting at a hospital reminds you that you’re sick. Instead, we meet at different restaurants and talk about our common experiences: going to college, moving out, getting married. We’re people with diabetes, we’re not diabetics.”

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Sweet Success When It Comes to Managing Gestational Diabetes

“I attribute my healthy pregnancy, delivery and baby to the incredible team at Hoag. From the physicians and nurses, to the front desk receptionists, my experience was a positive one because of them,” said Christine. “I’m proud to say I no longer have diabetes, but I feel blessed to have been in such great hands. I hope my story will help anyone else who is going through this.”

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