Diabetes: From the Outside Looking In

Kim Pierce, MS, RD, LD, CDCES In this blog post, guest blogger Kim Pierce, a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, shares her perspective on the many challenges diabetes patients face on a daily basis. According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately 10.5 percent of Americans suffer from diabetes. In working with patients, as well … Read more>>

A Day in the Life of Having Type 2 Diabetes: Stay in the Moment

By Phyllisa Deroze In this blog post, Diabetes Advocate Phyllisa Deroze shares her story of being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and how it affects her life on a daily basis. Check out this health blog about this. When I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2011, I was surprised, confused, and overwhelmed. My … Read more>>

Breast Cancer: Amy’s Story

Throughout the month of October, we are dedicating our blog to stories of breast cancer. This blog post from guest blogger Amy is the second in our series. Amy is a later Baby Boomer, married nearly 40 years, three children, one teenage granddaughter and three cats. After raising her children and caring for her ill … Read more>>

Lorraine’s Story: Caregiver to Her Husband With Type 2 Diabetes

Lorraine Cook is the wife and caregiver of Steve, who lives with type II diabetes. She shares with us the struggles of trying to reverse lifestyle habits that brought on the condition. Lorraine lives in North Florida and operates a hand-dyed apparel business at www.tiedyedhippy.com.  Lorraine’s Story My husband, Steve, and I have been together since … Read more>>