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Erin Spineto

erin spinetoErin Spineto, a UC San Diego graduate, science teacher, wife and mother of two, works with the non-profit Insulindependence. As a type 1 diabetic determined to challenge herself, Erin set out on a solo sailing trip. She tells the story of her adventure and of living with diabetes in her memoir, Islands and Insulin, A Diabetic Sailor’s Memoir.  Erin has shared an excerpt from her book with us, and as you read it, you’ll learn about her struggle, her ability to rise and overcome, and most wonderfully, her zest for life. 

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