Category: Members

The Diabetic’s Corner Booth

Mike Hoskins of The Diabetics Corner BoothType 1 Diabetes, March 1984 The Diabetics Corner Booth is where I tell my own Diabetes story; connecting with an entire community, sharing the Highs, Lows and everything in between. The Diabetics Corner Booth Im thirty two years old and have been living with Type 1 Diabetes since March […]


Kelly Close of diaTribeType 1 Diabetes Research and product news for people with Diabetes. diaTribe diaTribe is an e-newsletter for people eager to learn more about better managing Diabetes. Here at diaTribe, we attend all the conferences, read all the reports and articles and cut through the clutter to give you up-to-date news and opinion […]

My Diabetic Heart

Mike Durbin of My Diabetic HeartType 2 Diabetes, December 2008 I live life to the fullest in spite of Type 2 Diabetes and CHF, and strive to support and encourage others in their efforts to do the same. My Diabetic Heart Mike was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes on December 29, 2008, and congestive heart […]

Diabetes Social Media Advocacy

Cherise Shockley of Diabetes Social Media AdvocacyType 1.5 Diabetes (LADA), June 2004 Twitter Chat/BlogTalk Radio: Simple questions, thought provoking responses, strengthening the Diabetes Community one tweet and episode at a time. Diabetes Social Media Advocacy Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) connects, support, and educates people living with Diabetes by encouraging open and meaningful discussion of […]


Leighann Calentine of D-Mom BlogDaughter; Type 1 Diabetes, May 2008 The sweet life with a diabetic child. Hear our story of counting carbs, carrying juice boxes, and navigating school & sports with our active daughter. D-Mom Blog D-Mom Blog is a website for parents raising children with Type 1 Diabetes. We count carbs, we carry […]

Diabetes Advocates Offer Assistance in Accurate Reporting in the Media

Did you know there are more than five different types of diabetes? If your knowledge of diabetes is defined by what you hear and see on the news or in movies then you probably dont. Diabetes Advocates, a nonprofit program made up of influential members of the diabetes community has launched a media outreach campaign, […]


(l to r) Genevieve RobertsChristina ConatyLindsey InserraVenus Galarza of Adults Coping with Type 1 DiabetesType 1 Diabetes Adults Coping with Type1 Diabetes puts the emphasis on the unique needs of members in their day to day lives through support, outings, events and community. ACT1 While most organizations focus on finding a cure, Adults Coping with […]

Aliza with Diabetes

Aliza Chana Zaleon of Aliza with DiabetesType 1 Diabetes; November 2001 About my day to day life living with type one diabetes, while attending college and striving to lead as normal a life as possible. I also have multiple other medical problems that complicate my d-life, but Im thriving and living positively! Diabetes doesnt have […]

A Girl and Her Reflections

Pearlsa Bintomani of A Girl and Her ReflectionsType 1 Diabetes, 2000 Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2000, followed by an extended honeymoon period. I have lived on continent Africa, North America and Europe. A Girl and Her Reflections I was diagnosed in my late twenties in Washington DC Metropolitan Area, been on insulin pump […]