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
“I’ve learned a lot from living with type 2 diabetes, but no lesson rings truer than this: no one knows you better than you. “No one else understands what you are experiencing as you manage life with type 2 diabetes. Your medical team will go over your numbers. Friends and family might mention they’ve noticed changes. But 99.999% of the time, you are managing your diabetes on your own. That puts you in a unique–and powerful–position. …” Read the full article on Healthgrades.Continue reading
November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetesContinue reading
Representation matters. But being in the room, in and of itself, is not enough to ensure that the many voices of people living with diabetes are heard or that disparate health needs are addressed. This is especially true when implicit bias also has a seat at the table.Continue reading
Patient advocates can keep the one story from becoming the only story by producing materials for other people’s platforms.Continue reading