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May 12

Pacing Yourself for the Road Ahead

As someone who has lived with type 2 diabetes for more than 10 years, freelance writer Patrick Totty shares how he found renewed motivation after his “beginner’s enthusiasm” for his diabetes management wore thin.

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In honor of Mother’s Day, we talked with Amy Froelich, mother to a daughter living with type 1 diabetes, while living with type 2 diabetes herself. Read how they manage “diabetes x 2” at their house, and why “when one must, one can” is a family motto.

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Blogger Christine Tolhurst shares ideas on grocery shopping on a budget, healthy food substitutions and looking for the simple, joyful thoughts in life.

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Madeline Martinez took her type 2 diabetes diagnosis as a wake-up call to improve her health, immediately eliminating fast foods and soda from her diet. Read how fresh produce and organic gardening now play starring roles in her healthy lifestyle.

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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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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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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 the parent of a college student living with type 1 diabetes, d-dad John Crowley offers insight into how he helped instill independence in his son at a young age, and how he’s helping him transition into living with diabetes as a young adult.

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