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 »
Sometimes I feel very angry or sad about my diabetes (and gluten intolerance!), but a lot of the time I just feel kind of numb about it, like it’s something happening to someone else, and I’m just sitting by and thinking, “Well, that sucks.”
The truth is, I don’t know what I feel a lot of the time, and that can make for some awkward situations.
A few weeks ago I met an old friend…
Remember the story of filmmaker and D-Mom Jenny MacKenzie, who’s working on a documentary about life with diabetes called SUGAR BABIES?
Well, she has some updates about her project that features six families’ personal stories coping with different types of diabetes in America.
She and her team are now in the final stages of the filming process. There are just about two weeks left of a fundraising campaign that ends July 23, with the goal…