After being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and helping a friend through his diagnosis, it’s time to clear up some misconceptions

Many diabetics use vials of insulin and standard syringes to administer their insulin. (Photo by Mykenzie Johnson on Unsplash)

Can you imagine living in Philadelphia and only knowing your dentist? That’s what this is like.


after Kim Addonizio

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or when you love something so much you…


after Sei Shonagon

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or, After You’re Gone

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Truman Kelsey

Truman Kelsey is a poet living in St. Louis with his wife and cat. He can be found on Medium and on Instagram at @trumankelseypoet.

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