Chronology 2017-08-30T11:51:33+00:00

Advocacy Chronology

2017
July 28

Hosted Live-stream

for peer to peer Support for Type 2 Diabetes

July 25

Video Inclusion

For DiaTribe’s FDA meeting “Outcomes Beyond A1C”

July 20

Interview

for “Road Tripping When Ill? Your Ultimate Packing List” Blog post

July 15

Interview

For upcoming book “Parenting with a Chronic Illness”

June 28

Reviewer

For Amazon’s Alexa Diabetes Challenge

June 26

Video Interview

“Life-saving Advice for People with Diabetes”

May 17

Abstract Reviewer

For the International Diabetes Federation Conference 2017

May 10

Facilitator

Of Peer-to-Peer Session Monthly Diabetes Support Group “Preparing for Ramadan : Fasting with Diabetes”

May 4

Guest Speaker

For AYUDA’s “Diabetes & Disparities in Care” Training

April 28

Attended

The 2ruth in Numbers Diabetes Summit

April 20

Attended

HealthEVoices 2017 Patient Advocate Conference

April 19

Facilitator

Of Peer-to-Peer Session Monthly Diabetes Support Group “Let’s Get Moving : Exercise and Diabetes”

April 6

Member

Of Yale University’s Hypoglycemia Measure Working Group

March 25

Panelist

At SXSW’s “How to Prevent a Diabetes Avalanch” session

March 22

Facilitator

Of Peer-to-Peer Session Monthly Diabetes Support Group “What’s on your plate? Healthy Eating with Diabetes”

2016
December 1

Featured

In “Bridging the Gap” article

November 22

Interviewed

For “Readers’ Diabetes Advice for Their Younger Selves” article

November 18

Hosted

The 10am-11am hour “Disclosing Your Diagnosis” for World Diabetes Day Twitter Chat

November 16

Attended

AstraZeneca’s Diabetes Linkup : In it 2Gether

August 18

Video Submission

For FDA meeting on “What I Struggle With the Most”

July 20

Facilitated and organized

“Learn to Fight Diabetes with Food”

June 21

Interviewed

For “Tips for Relocating With Diabetes” article

March 3

Featured on back cover “Be Inspired” article

January 25

Facilitated and Organized

“New Year New Start : Healthier Living with Diabetes” Community Workshops

2015
December 21

Featured

in “Live Bold, Live Now” article

November 20

Video Interview

Feature in “Live Bold, Live Now”

November 16

Facilitated and Organized

“Let’s Talk About Type 2 Diabetes” Workshop

March 21

Featured

In “Your New Beginning” article

2014
May 22

Guest

For Live Segment on Type 2 Diabetes

2013
December 20

Walked

In the Beat Diabetes Walk

November 22

Hosted

The 5am-6am hour ‘I Wish Someone Had told Me” for World Diabetes Day Twitter Chat

November 16

Guest

For Live Segment on Type 2 Diabetes

August 8

Video Interview

Feature in 2013-2014 Campaign Video

July 22

Exhibitor

At Health Fair

July 12

Attended

ADA’s Stop Diabetes Expo

July 2

Panelist

At BlogHer 13 HealthMinder Day

June 18

Joined

The Type 2 Experience Administrative Team

June 12

Attended

Valerita’s First Type 2 Diabetes Summit

March 20

Guest

On DSMA Live Radio Show

2012
February 18

Speaker

At Black Expo in Raleigh, NC

February 1

Founded

Black Diabetic Info Organization

2011
November 10

Walked

In the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out Walk

October 20

Appeared

In the monthly “We’re Living it” section

March 30

Created

blog DiagnosedNOTdefeated.com

February 24

Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes