It was about five years ago that I wrote my first article about the importance of disaster preparedness when living with diabetes. Looking back, the advice I gave then seems almost quaint. It was all about making sure your devices were charged up and you had a backup battery. These days disaster prep requires so much more.Continue reading
𝗪𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗷𝗼𝗶𝗻 𝗺𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗼𝗿𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗱𝗴𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗱𝗶𝗮𝗯𝗲𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗴𝗺𝗮 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻? This international effort by 51 people affected by diabetes from 18 countries generated a strong research-backed statement in response to the harm done by diabetes stigma and discrimination. Let it be a catalyst for positive change. To find out more and take the pledge visit EndDiabetesStigma.org.Continue reading
What a way to start the year! May your targets be always within range.Continue reading
More and more companies say they’ll cover abortion travel costs for their employees. While this policy is being applauded, it is little more than a band aid on an open wound.Continue reading
After 50 years of debate, the conversation around abortion collapsed down to a woman’s right to choose. Not a person’s right to access healthcare — to have access to a particular healthcare procedure, one that could save that person’s life.
Due process and a fundamental right to privacy got pushed aside as individualism was put at the center. The fundamental human right to healthcare came into question.Continue reading
Court orders don’t end pandemics. But one federal judge’s action shows how government actions can affect SDOH (social determinant of health).Continue reading