Continuing the Fight Against Type 1 Diabetes

By J1 Reporter Jill Williamson 1,600,000- Not a small number, huh? This number represents the amount of Americans learning to live with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). Out of that 1.6 million, nearly 200,000 American children struggle with this autoimmune disease, which is rarely talked about, but in no way shows any signs of stopping; so, […]

Read More

Corruption of Big Pharma causes concern of insulin prices for diabetics

LibbySchimonitz On average, it is estimated to cost between $2.28 and $3.42 to make one bottle of insulin, according to Business Insider. Now, remember that bottle. Think of it running down a chain of people until it finally gets to the shelf of a pharmacy, and eventually into the customer’s hands. That same vial, filled […]

Read More

What you don’t hear about teenagers living with diabetes

By J1 Reporter Libby Schimonitz It can be strenuous and upsetting. It can be life threatening, and it never goes away.   Type 1 Diabetes is affected by every single bite you eat and every physical journey you embark on. Despite this, hundreds of thousands of young people live healthy lives while balancing constant insulin […]

Read More

Maureen McGargill Ph.D. Inspires Students

story by briannawessling  Twelve years of school and a future of a lifetime of research might seem intimidating to students who aren’t even completely sure of what their lunch schedule is. Unless, that is, they hear Maureen McGargill talk about her experience. McGargill left Marian as a part of the Class of 1990 dead set […]

Read More