5 08, 2016

My Medical Visits: Experiences to Talk About

By | 2017-08-01T03:08:37+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Diabetic Services, Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Online Diabetes Advocacy|

Recently, I was asked to write a brief opinion piece about an experience I had as a patient. As I began writing, I realized that I have so many stories because living with a chronic illness means constantly going to the doctor. Since I could only pick one story for the magazine, I decided to post a few stories on [...]

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. [...]

15 04, 2011

Better Health Brightened My Day

By | 2017-07-26T07:29:23+00:00 April 15th, 2011|Diabetic Services|

Yesterday, it came to me like a suffocating wave--I NEED to know other diabetics.  The reality that no one close to me understands what I'm going through was weighing heavily on my mind.  Since I don't have the telephone number of any diabetics, I don't have anyone to talk to who can say "I understand what you mean."Finally, in the [...]

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