From the International Diabetes Federation: 1 in 10 adults worldwide have diabetes. Over 90% have type 2 diabetes. Close to half are not yet diagnosed. Do you know if you are at risk?Continue reading
If anyone’s personal experience with changing body size and weight loss is the embodiment of societal stigma and prejudice around body weight, it is Oprah.
Changes in her body size and her personal weight journey have played out in the public over the past 25 years. We’ve seen her body shrink and grow and shrink again. At each turn her personal habits, integrity, and discipline were scrutinized and put up for public comment and commerce.Continue reading
Perceptions of Stigma in the Diabetes Online Community – a poster presented at 2017 IDF Congress.Continue reading
Each morning is a new start and we get to do it all over again.Continue reading
Sometimes diabetes patient advocacy looks like this.Continue reading
“We don’t measure the work of being a patient….We just assume it’s not a big deal.”Continue reading