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10 11, 2018

Top 5 Takeaways from DiabetesMine University

By |2018-11-10T03:47:15+00:00November 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Last week I had the outstanding privilege to attend the 2018 DiabetesMine University which consisted of the Innovation Summit & DData Technology Exchange. I was one of 9 Patient Voices Winners from across the globe. I am humbled to be [...]

19 09, 2018

I Didn’t Beat Diabetes, I Fight With It

By |2018-09-19T04:29:14+00:00September 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Yesterday, someone wrote to me the following sentence. “I want you to tell me how to beat diabetes, like you.” This simple statement stopped me in my tracks because that’s not how I perceive it. Yes, I’ve shed nearly 100 [...]

20 06, 2018

Two T2s Discuss the Freestyle Libre

By |2018-06-20T10:53:01+00:00June 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

My dear friend Sue (at Diabetes Ramblings) and I were recently together at HealtheVoices18 and discovered that we both were using the Freestyle Libre. We teamed up to give you our opinions on the device. How long have you been [...]

4 05, 2018

Don’t Try This at Home for Ramadan

By |2018-05-04T09:12:48+00:00May 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

There I was minding my own diabetes business when I saw a pamphlet about fasting during Ramadan. Naturally, with Ramadan starting in a few days, I picked it up and read it. There were some great tips on there about [...]

22 04, 2018

Redefining Diabetes Failure

By |2018-04-22T02:46:38+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Type 2 Diabetes is seen as failure. Taking insulin when you have type 2 diabetes is seen as a failure. So, imagine what it's like living with type 2 diabetes and talking insulin. Who needs another reason to feel like [...]

20 01, 2018

Reflections on 2017

By |2018-01-20T23:28:05+00:00January 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2017 was an exciting year for me. I learned a lot of about diabetes advocacy and discovered that some things are possible that I didn't know existed. When I think back over 2017, there are some things that stick out [...]

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