16 03, 2016

Never Forget: Diabetes is Bigger than You

By | 2017-08-01T03:11:30+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Offline Diabetes Advocacy|

It's always a unique experience when you travel to a diabetes walk. Why? Because you get a real sense of just how global the epidemic is. Sometimes we can get caught up in our little sections of the diabetes cause and remain focused on "our" issues be it race, age, type, nationality, or some other "otherness" category and forget that [...]

24 05, 2013

My First Health Fair

By | 2017-07-26T06:25:14+00:00 May 24th, 2013|Offline Diabetes Advocacy|

Earlier this month, I had participated in a Health Fair for the first time and it was AWESOME!!!! I had an opportunity to talk to a lot of people, primarily older black women, about diabetes. This experience was so encouraging and fulfilling because it reassured [...]

15 10, 2011

My First Diabetes Walk

By | 2017-07-26T06:24:31+00:00 October 15th, 2011|Offline Diabetes Advocacy, Type 2 Diabetes and Travel|

Today I participated in my first diabetes walk.  It was an awesome experience.  My energy level was high the entire time.   I trained, but I did more thinking about training than training most days because the change in exercise as a diabetic is a drag.  I use to just roll out of bed and go straight to the gym, [...]

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