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Portsmouth Herald Candidate Questionnaire Response

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in other-stories | 0 comments

Name: Stefany Shaheen Address: 77 South Street Age: 39 Occupation: Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of a small business Education: M.P.A. from Harvard University and B.A. from Fairfield University Civic Experience: I was honored to serve as the National Chair for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Children’s Congress and I continue to sit on the Foundation’s Advocacy Committee. I worked with the Seacoast Early Learning Alliance to create a system of shared services that enabled childcare centers throughout the seacoast to operate with greater efficiency. In 2006, Governor...

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Giving Thanks

Posted by on Dec 1, 2010 in family, featured, news, other-stories, photos | 0 comments

Giving Thanks

Congratulations to Good Measures reader David B. for winning the $1,000 gift certificate to Whole Foods! As you can see from these photos, David’s first Whole Foods trip helped supply a family BBQ, and he surely had plenty of ingredients for a tasty Thanksgiving dinner: For all of you who participated in our on-line survey, I want to say thank you. We have learned a great deal from your responses and are sincerely grateful for your time. Here is a summary of our results: About 65% of respondents claimed that the biggest challenges for your households are losing weight and managing...

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Kailyn’s Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis story

Posted by on Feb 8, 2010 in other-stories | 3 comments

I found Kailyn’s diagnosis story on a blog that I started well before Kailyn was diagnosed. She never had some of the “classic” symptoms and she would beg me for food instead of water. So, here it is, 3 days after diagnosis: From www.lifeistwosweet.blogspot.com Type I Diabetes This is the BIGGEST change in our life since my last entry. On Tuesday August 5, 2008 I took Kailyn to the doctor because she had been having a stomach ache for weeks. The night before it seemed to have gotten worse. She was crying about it and had not done that before, so I decided it was time to get...

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Trent and Jack

Posted by on Oct 29, 2009 in other-stories | 0 comments

Trent with his son, Jack on Halloween When people find out that one of my children has Type 1 Diabetes, often the first question asked is whether or not anyone else in our family has diabetes. Unfortunately, we do have another family member who has been living with Type 1 diabetes for years. The one person who has this distinction is my brother-in-law, Trent. When you think about the term brother-in-law you might imagine some distant relative who you make small talk with at holiday gatherings, but my relationship with Trent is quite different. Trent is more like my brother than my...

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