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Apr 17

Finding Joy in Hidden Vegetables

Following a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, Kathryn Sheehan immediately started making changes in her diet. Read about her journey to retrain her tastebuds to love vegetables and inspire others through her love of cooking.

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The newly formed Academy of Certified Diabetes Educators aims to support healthcare professionals who care for those living with diabetes. Academy Board President Christine Day, RN, MS, BC-CNS, CDE®, shares insight into the organization’s vision and how the diabetes community may benefit.

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Apr 9

A Taste for Diabetes-Friendly Living

After a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, chef Dennis Sheehan struggled with despair and self-blame. Read how his love for his son and support from his girlfriend helped turn him around, with a vision for helping others do the same.

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When Rosemary M. was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in college at age 18, she felt embarrassed and ashamed. Read how her perspective has changed and what has helped her along the way.

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Registered dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator® Lorena Drago is on a mission to provide culturally relevant diabetes education to the Hispanic community. Read about the tools and resources she has helped create to address this need.

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Apr 1

April 2014 Events Round-Up

Here’s a list of this month’s diabetes-related events. Know of any upcoming events? Feel free to submit them using the link at the bottom of the calendar widget, and we’ll review them and do our best to get them on the calendar.

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Read how the support Julie Jaworski found at Diabetes Training Camp empowered her to attempt and successfully complete her first half triathlon, and what’s up next on her athletic to-do list.

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When Karen Jensen, who lives with type 1 diabetes, moved to a new city to start a dietetic internship, she found herself starting from scratch on several levels. Read how new friends helped her create a diabetes support system, and how she offers support to others.

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As a registered nurse and a volunteer with the American Diabetes Association for more than 20 years, Gina Gavlak thrives on helping others. Read what motivates her to keep pushing forward to make an impact in her community and beyond.

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Mar 17

Dateline Diabetes: Quinn Nystrom’s Story

Since the age of 10, Quinn Nystrom has been a passionate and tireless diabetes advocate. Find out what drives this former American Diabetes Association National Youth Advocate to offer support to others living with diabetes.

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