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Connor Shortt is pictured here in his senior year, when The Dalles-Wahtonka beat Hood River and won district. Shortt has gone on to play college football at Pacific and learned after sophomore year that he was a Type 1 diabetic.

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Tackling Type 1

How a competitive local athlete learned to handle Type 1 diabetes

Connor Shortt, a 2014 grad of The Dalles-Wahtonka High School, always had his eye on some type of work in the medical field. He wasn’t sure just what it would be until May 2016, when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes after his sophomore year at Pacific University. Now he wants to be an endocrinologist, a doctor who specializes in treatment of the disease.

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