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Diabetes...Yeah It Sucks



Speaker
Greg Bolt

Affiliation
First Presbyterian Church

URL
http://www.gregbolt.com/

Biography
I am a white, Appalachian, male (WAM for short). I played college baseball at Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC where I received a BA in Political Science (1999). I graduated from West Virginia University with a MS in Phyiscal Education with an emphasis in Athletic Coaching Education (2001). I graduated from Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education with a MDiv (2007) and am candidate for the office of minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA). I am married to Beloved (who is also the associate pastor at a church in Redmond where we live). I work at First Presbyterian Church in Bend, Oregon. I am ADHD and extroverted. I am a type one diabetic and prefer stream of consciousness as opposed to well formed thoughts. I am a DIE HARD West Virginia Mountaineer fan! Let’s Go… I was in school for 21 years of my life, which means that I know for sure that I don’t know a lot.

Description
From Ann Jillian (if you get that reference I'll give you a dollar) to Wilford Brimley we've heard how much it sucks to be diabetic. Well...the truth is they're right! Being diabetic does suck, whether it's paying for supplies, watching what you eat, or having to listen to other people tell you how to be a "better diabetic" it can get a little overwhelming. But, luckily there are people like me who still know how to have a good time. After this presentation you will, hopefully, get a glimpse of what it "really" means to be a Type 1 diabetic and how you can help.

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Ignite Bend ​15
October 25, 2017 at 7pm
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Tower Theater - Bend, OR
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