Type 1 Diabetes

DA Member as Resources

1happydiabetic.com Bill Woods

Bill produces diabetes video logs, or vlogs.  It’s all about having the right diabetes attitude

asweetlife.org Jessica Apple,  Michael Aviad

Jessica and Mike know that diabetes is serious, but they also know that life with diabetes can be normal. It can even be sweet.

alizawithdiabetes.com Aliza Chana Zaleon

Aliza lives with type 1 diabetes and multiple other chronic illnesses. She tries not to let that define her; rather, she has decided to DEFY the odds!

bittersweetdiabetes.com Karen Graffeo

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in Dec 1979, Karen blogs about its up and downs at Bitter-Sweet.

blog.sstrumello.com Scott Strumello

Scott writes about and provides an analytical view of the most current type 1 diabetes issues, including his acclaimed ‘Business of Diabetes’ feature.

bloggingdiabetes.com Tony Rose

A blog and podcast about real life with diabetes.

carbdm.org Tamar Sofer-Geri

The Carb DM website complements the work Carb DM does to bring the type 1 community together.

childrenwithdiabetes.com Jeff Hitchcock

Children with Diabetes promotes understanding of the care and treatment of diabetes, especially in children.

www.collegediabetesnetwork.org Christina Roth

The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to empower and improve the lives of students living with Type 1 diabetes through peer support and access to information and resources.

countrygirldiabetic.blogspot.com Cara Richardson

Living life with type 1 diabetes. Every day, every hour, every minute!

diabetesaliciousness.blogspot.com Kelly Kunik

Author of the patient blog, Diabetesaliciousness. Kelly is a diabetes advocate; blogger, speaker, writer, humorist and living-with-diabetes consultant.

diabetesconsultinggroup.com Dara Mayers

Dara runs a marketing consultancy specializing in diabetes mellitus.

diabetesinspain.com Mike Young

Mike is interested in healthcare social media consulting and diabetes advocacy.

diabeticallyspeaking.com Martin Wood

Diabetically Speaking is about life with diabetes and all the adventures that happen in between. Martin Wood has had type 1 diabetes for more than 30 years, and is a medical librarian, a cyclist, and a purveyor of all things awesome. Martin has an affinity for all things plaid, and believes that in everything we do, we should find a way to have fun doing it.

diabulimiahelpline.org Erin M. Akers

Diabulimia Helpline is a non-proft organization devoted to the support, education, and advocacy of diabulimics and their families. DBH is working to help diabetics with eating disorders find hope and recovery through their 24 hour hotline (425) 985-3635, three online support groups, an insurance specialist, regional workshops, and a direct line to the best treatment programs in the U.S..

drinkingwithdiabetes.com Kelley Dunlap 

A resource for young adults with Type 1 Diabetes (and members of their support networks!) interested in learning how to drink responsibly.

kellywpa.com Kelly Booth

A type 1 diabetes patient since January 1984, Kelly shares what she has been through, including neuropathy and gastroparesis, and provides information to help others.

ladalife.com Susi Rafati

Susi has been living with LADA (slow-onset, antibody positive diabetes in adults) for 35 years, and  uses an insulin pump.

livetolovediabetes.com Naomi Kingery

Naomi Kingery, also known as The Diabetic Diva®, has been involved in the diabetic community since her diagnosis at the age of twelve. She is the author of The Sugar Free Series, and the writer of  the blog livetolovediabetes.com.

livingvertical.org Stephen Richert

Stephen writes about climbing and adventuring with type 1 diabetes

MeandDBlog.com Jessica Collins

Jess has lived with type 1 diabetes since 1993. She shares her random thoughts and musings on life with diabetes on MeandD.

MegansTouch.com Megan A. Quickle

Megan created Megan’s Touch to combine diabetes blogging, education and advocacy to find a cure for diabetes. Megan has had type 1 diabetes for 24 years.

momentsofwonderful.com Sara “Knicks” Nicastro

Diagnosed with T1 diabetes as an adult, Sara advocates for living life to the fullest. “I’d rather have 30 minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special.”

ninjabetic.com George Simmons

George shares all sides of his diabetes life in order to reach those who feel alone.

pearlsa.com/blog Pearlsa Bintomani

A girl’s life collides with type 1 diabetes and she becomes an advocate.

portablepancreasgirl.com Stacey Divone

Living with type 1 diabetes for 30 years,  Stacey has had her “portable pancreas” (or insulin pump) for five. Her site shares her story of coping with diabetes and everything else life has thrown her way.

princessladybug.blogspot.com Cheri Pate

Each time we meet a new person with diabetes or the loved one of a person with diabetes, we have the opportunity to learn something new about diabetes and ourselves.

richard on facebook Richard Vaughn 

Richard was diagnosed at six. He’s seventy-three now and makes an impact on many of us regularly. He blogs but says more folks respond to his Facebook. Friend him there.

richthediabetic.com Richard Nagle

Rich the Diabetic is a lifetime type 1 diabetic.

ridingoninsulin.org Mollie Busby

Riding on Insulin features ski/snowboard camps for kids and teens living with type 1 diabetes.

scottsdiabetes.com Scott K. Johnson

Scott’s Diabetes is where Scott talks about living his life with type 1 diabetes.

sixuntilme.com Kerri Sparling

Kerri Sparling has been living well with type 1 diabetes since 1986. She manages her diabetes and lives her life by the mantra “Diabetes doesn’t define me, but it helps explain me.”

strangelydiabetic.com Scott Strange

Diagnosed in 1970, Scott Strange believes in being brutally honest about diabetes and shares his experiences so that others may benefit from them.

sweetlyvoiced.com Melissa Lee

Melissa Lee was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1990 at the age of 10. She voices her journey as a diabetic, a singer, and a mommy at her blog Sweetly Voiced.

t1trigirl.org.nz  Heidi-Jane James

The T1 Consulting Organization is concerned with raising awareness of type 1 diabetes and supporting type 1 diabetics in living  a healthy and sporty life.

tarraandduchess.blogspot.com Tarra Robinson

A type 1 diabetic for 33 years now. Diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis at 19 and Celiac disease in 2010.

textingmypancreas.com Kim Vlasnik

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1986 at the age of six, Kim writes about and illustrates her life with diabetes on Texting My Pancreas.

thebuttercompartment.com Lee Ann Thill

A lifetime of type 1 diabetes: reflections on the struggles and triumphs, inspiration, art and the creation of meaning.

thegirlsguidetodiabetes.com Sysy Morales

The Girl’s Guide to Diabetes seeks to encourage and empower women with diabetes to live their lives to the best of their ability.

thelifeofadiabetic.com Chris Stocker

The Life of a Diabetic is a blog about what Chris Stocker, a person with type 1 diabetes, goes through on an everyday basis. Just another person living a normal life with diabetes.

theperfectd.com Christel Aprigliano

T1 since 1983. Wife since 2007. Mom since 2011. Perfect since never.

type1diabeteslounge.com Merle Gleeson

Living with diabetes is a constant challenge, and connecting with others in the same situation can help us feel less alone.

type1rider.org Tony Cervati

This organization is dedicated to all people affected by diabetes, particularly those who ride and race bicycles. The primary goals of type1rider are outreach and advocacy.

victoriacumbow.com Victoria Cumbow

For more than 19 years, Victoria has lived with diabetes and learned that having a support network contributes beyond all imagination to her diabetes management and control.

wearediabetes.org Asha Brown

We Are Diabetes is an organization primarily devoted to promoting support and awareness for the eating disorder diabulimia. We are dedicated to providing support, hope and resources to those who suffer from diabulimia, as well as to their families and loved ones.

whosaidsugar.blogspot.com Jaime Cammack

27 year old aspiring writer with an amazing family, a love of God, an obsession with running, a pathetic pancreas and a terrible phobia of sharing more information than necessary… Obviously trying to work on that.

youtube.com/mrmikelawson Mike Lawson

Mike Lawson’s YouTube series My Life As A Pin Cushion, is a positive, comedic way for him to share some of the lessons he has learned living with diabetes and to spread the positive message that a diabetes diagnosis doesn’t mean that you have to stop living.