Our friend and fellow D-blogger Beatriz Dominguez lives near Chicago, where she works as Assistant to the Chair of Medical Laboratory Technology at Oakton Community College. But that’s just her day job. Beatriz grew up in Colombia and witnessed the effects of type 2 diabetes on her father. Beatriz was passionate about diabetes long before she was even diagnosed. Since her diagnosis, Beatriz has become a well-known type 2 blogger, attended the Roche Social Media…Read more »
Living with diabetes can be a lot to deal with every day, and some of us have joked that navigating our daily D-routines can sometimes feel like an Olympic sport in itself! The Diabetes Olympics, one might say.
Of course, most of us don’t really have any insight into both living with diabetes and being a part of the actual Olympics. But some fellow PWDs can claim that, and not just the elite athletes striving…
We’ve been traveling the world for the past year, bringing you different perspectives on life with diabetes with our Global DiabetesSeries. This month, we’d like to introduce you to Mila Ferrer, who lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with her husband and three sons. Puerto Rico is closely tied to the U.S., as it is a commonwealth, but it is also distinctly different.
Currently working as Director of Operations for Fundación Dulces Guerreros, an organization…Read more »
Not so long ago, I would’ve cringed at the idea of getting together and hanging out socially with other people with diabetes (PWDs).
Seriously. Why would anyone want to wear diabetes on their sleeve or get together because of diabetes? Especially when you have to live with it every day.
But now, I crave these connections – the chance to meet up with friends, where diabetes may come up in conversation but it doesn’t have…
In case you didn’t get the memo: Yes, those of us with diabetes CAN eat ice cream.
Even though some outside the diabetes community don’t think so, and they try to convince us we can’t or shouldn’t, the fact remains that an ice cream sundae or vanilla waffle cone every once in a while isn’t going to kill us. It’s not the cause of any type of diabetes, either, and we’re not promoting unhealthy eating…