“Diabetes really hit me in the face. I was overwhelmed and discouraged. Even though my doctor is very good, I just didn’t know how to manage it at all.” That’s how Carol Menard, 76, describes feeling after a trip to the emergency room resulted in a diagnosis of diabetes and left her facing life living […]

Did you happen to catch the story on WCAX last week about diabetes and bariatric surgery? What you might not know is that the patient interviewed received her bariatric surgery at the University of Vermont Medical Center.  She is only one of many people to have successfully undergone a bariatric surgery procedure here at the […]

This is the second in a series of blog posts by Jess Buchanan, a Vermont woman training for her first triathlon. Jess was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 2007. Read her first post “A Type 1 Diabetic’s Journey to Her First Triathlon: Part 1.” Well, training is coming along! I won’t say that it’s […]

This is the first in a series of blog posts by Jess Buchanan, a Vermont woman training for her first triathlon. Jess was diagnosed with Type I diabetes in 2007. What do you think of when you hear the word diabetes? Well, my name is Jess, I have Type 1 (T1) diabetes. I’m here to […]