21 12, 2012

Fighting for my Womb: Black Women’s Reproductive Health and the Medical World

By | 2017-07-27T07:03:53+00:00 December 21st, 2012|Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and Motherhood|

As a black woman in academia, motherhood is already a complicated venture. First, most of us have fibroids (I had one that thankfully calcified on its own). Secondly, when you're in education, it's proper to plan a summer delivery (which means you only have a three-month widow to conceive). Thirdly, when you're a professor, you have to decide how to [...]

13 12, 2012

My Cousin is Cured of Diabetes!

By | 2017-07-27T08:39:54+00:00 December 13th, 2012|Diabetic Services|

I'm home for the holidays. It feels so good to wear short sleeves in December. South Florida certainly is one of the most beautiful places in America.I saw one of my cousins last night.  I haven't seen him since last Christmas when I told him that I was no longer on medication and that he could have my insulin pens. [...]

9 12, 2012

2012: Traveling with Diabetes

By | 2017-07-27T07:11:00+00:00 December 9th, 2012|Type 2 Diabetes and Travel|

This month's DSMA Blog Carnival asks us to "take a moment to reflect on diabetes in 2012."Here I go...my reflection of 2012 is primarily about my adventures traveling.I love traveling. But when I was diagnosed with diabetes last year, I thought that I would not enjoy it anymore.  Traveling as a diabetic is a challenge. But this year, I couldn't [...]

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