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    Students share their lives with diabetes

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month, which highlights a disease at least 29 million Americans have, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There are two main types. Type 1 is when the body cannot produce enough insulin, the hormone absorbing glucose. Type 2 is when the hormone cannot effectively work. Nathaniel Schwartz, a senior, was diagnosed with Type 1 when he was nine years old. “There isn’t an hour that goes by that I don’t think about my blood glucose levels” Schwartz said. Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed early. It is not preventable and there is no cure. But there is a stigma attached to diabetes. A…