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BCBSNE Intern Megan Brohman doesn’t let autoimmune disease slow her down

Most college students spend spring break lounging on the beach or hitting the ski slopes, but Megan Brohman, a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) information services intern, spent her last spring break in the hospital. Brohman, then a University of Nebraska at Lincoln (UNL) student, had been struggling with health problems since

By |2018-10-09T10:38:20+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE Intern Megan Brohman doesn’t let autoimmune disease slow her down

Being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes changed my life

When you’re eight years old, at an amusement park and you’re falling asleep—and not from riding all the rides—there’s something wrong. “My blood sugar was more than 800,” said Desiree Adams. “I ended up in the ICU for four days.” Adams was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. It’s an autoimmune disease that strikes suddenly. It

By |2018-08-23T09:36:58+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes changed my life