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I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was two years old, at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.  We lived in New Jersey, but after some missteps at a hospital in New Jersey, I was brought there.  College and graduate school were in New York and I currently live in the greater Boston area with my husband 2 cats and beta fish.  I work full time and an active volunteer in the diabetes community.

 A few years ago I jokingly called myself dinobetic, a cheeky way to say I've had it for a long time.  The name stuck and I'm excited to launch this site.  - Phyllis Kaplan


More to come soon!

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