Making Peace with Crohn’s Disease

Samantha Harkins

By Samantha Harkins In this blog post, guest blogger Samantha Harkins shares her journey with inflammatory bowel disease, including several misdiagnoses, multiple surgeries and finally accepting that Crohn’s Disease is part of her identity. Twenty-one years ago, I was a 19-year-old college junior working at my job at the mall. Suddenly I doubled over in … Read more>>

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

Phyllisa Derose

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. When I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2011, I was surprised, confused, and overwhelmed. My diagnosis came a week after my primary … Read more>>

Lori-Ann’s Story: 5 Tips for Dealing with Psoriatic Arthritis #psoriaticarthritis

lori-ann

Discover Lori-Ann’s 5 tips for living with psoriatic arthritis and the benefits of becoming a mentor to others living with the condition.

Mark and Sarah’s Story: How a Brain Hemorrhage and Breast Cancer Improved their lives

Mark and Sarah

Mark and Sarah jive their way down Route 66, chasing their bucket list after overcoming a brain hemorrhage, coma, breast cancer and chemo. Mark tells their story in this uplifting guest blog post.