Diabetes Voices Of Diabetes Articles

How to Rejuvenate Your Fight for Diabetes Advocacy

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

One way to be a good advocate is to show others what living with diabetes is really like.

The Best in Diabetes to Follow on Twitter

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

The diabetes online community (DOC) has a strong presence on Twitter. It’s a great way to connect in real time with people who really get what you’re going through, and there’s always more to discover.

Community Perspective: Sharing Your Diabetes Story

By Tom Betar No Comments

Learn about how to effectively share your diabetes story with others. Sharing your story can be a rewarding and therapeutic experience.

5 Tips on Writing About Your Diabetes Experience

By Craig Idlebrook, editor of Insulin Nation and Type 2 Nation 1 Comment

Special guest blogger Craig Idlebrook explains how to compellingly share your stories about life with diabetes.

"It Leaves You No Choice Except to be Strong."

By Teresa Elias No Comments

Michelle shares the lessons she's learned living with type 1 diabetes in this insightful Q and A with Diabetic Connect.

Taking Responsibility for Your Life

By Peter Arpesella No Comments

Peter Arpesella shares the poignant lessons he's learned from living with type 1 diabetes.

A Diabetic Connect Love Story

By Teresa Elias 1 Comment

In this interview, two DC users share their highs, their lows, and how finding one another has been the best aspect of living with type 2 diabetes.

Living With Multiple Diagnoses: Ginger's Story

By Ginger Vieira No Comments

Ginger Vieira offers her first-hand account of living with multiple chronic illnesses, including type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, and fibromyalgia.

A New Normal

By Kerri Sparling, Diabetes Advocate and Blogger No Comments

Outspoken diabetes advocate and blogger Kerri Sparling shares how to truly "live" with diabetes

Road to Remission: Michael’s Story

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

Read about how Michael learned that "right knowledge expressed as right action is power" to discover how to control his type 2 diabetes.

Taking Action Every Day: Steve Richert

By Steve Richert 1 Comment

The founder of an organization dedicated to empowering type 1 diabetes patients through rock climbing and the adventure lifestyle shares his can-do philosophy.

A New Lease on Life: Rick's Story

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Rick ignored his diabetes for many years, but then he decided to take control and got a whole new lease on life.

Chef Lourdes Castro Brings a Latin Twist to Diabetes Cooking

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Dietitian and chef Lourdes Castro gives us healthy, tasty recipes and advice on how to tackle Thanksgiving. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Everyone Can Be an Advocate

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Special guest Christel Aprigliano and the twitter community shared thoughts on diabetes advocacy.

Diabetic Connect Chat on Twitter: Being a Diabetes Advocate

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

Join the Diabetic Connect Twitter chat about being a diabetes advocate featuring Christel Aprigliano on November 4, 2014. Learn more here.

"Law and Order" Celebrity Raises Awareness of Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

S. Epatha Merkerson, known for her role as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren in the television series “Law and Order,” was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2003.