A Chat with Robert Lewis, the Happy Diabetic

Chef Robert Lewis, aka the Happy Diabetic, shares his experience living with Type 2 diabetes, connecting with audiences through food, and how you can begin making healthy meals at home today.

How I Empower African-Americans to Live Well with Diabetes

Dr. Lisa Sumlin is a researcher who specializes in diabetes treatment. She works with patients with Type 2 diabetes and addresses the common issues minorities face while living with the disease. Read more of her story here.

Film Review: A Touch of Sugar

A Touch of Sugar may be the title of a documentary about diabetes narrated by Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis, but it actually provides a touch of hope – hope that we can collectively solve the diabetes epidemic that impacts 30 million Americans and over 400 million people worldwide.

Beyond Type 3c?: A Pancreatitis Diabetes Diagnosis

Beyond Type 3c? That's how Robert Valdez is living. He was diagnosed with pancreatitis-induced diabetes in 2019. He also suffers from a spinal cord that impacts his diabetes care. Read his story here.

How I Managed Type 2 Diabetes While Pregnant

Ashley Leigh has been living with Type 2 diabetes for over a decade. In those years, she has given birth to two healthy babies. Ashley shared her story with us about how she managed her diabetes while pregnant and advice she has for those with Type 2 who are planning to start a family. 

Former Professional Wrestler Discusses Living with Diabetes

Randy Thornton is a former NFL player and professional wrestler. He played for the Denver Broncos from 1988-1990 and wrestled in the WCW from 1991 to 1998 under the name "Swoll" as member of Master P's No Limit Soldiers. Since being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2011, Thornton has become an advocate for people living with the disease. Read our interview with him

My Diabetes, My Piano.

Life with diabetes is very similar to piano keys. I don't know much about music ... but I do know that the black keys are identified as flats and sharps (which mean they are sustained)... How can someone join sounds together to create a melody if the keys are not marked?.... That's why some keys are white, others are black.

Two Types of Diabetes Under One Roof

Christine Kanderski shares the story of her son and his grandmother, who have Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes respectively.

Diagnosed with Type 2 Without Experiencing the Typical Symptoms

Antionette Blake is a multi-award winning blogger from Delaware and the owner of ABlake Enterprises, a social media management & consulting company. Antionette was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in January 2019 without experiencing the typical symptoms.

A Caribbean Certified Diabetes Educator’s Perspective on Diabetes Care in Trinidad

A conversation with Anica Sanoir, a Caribbean Certified Diabetes Educators and owner of the Caribbean Lifestyle Diabetes Centre.