I Learned to Prevent Hypoglycemia

Luis had a hypoglycemia episode so severe he's not even sure how he survived. This experience led him to educate himself on hypoglycemia and how to prevent it. Read our interview with him below to learn how he's been able to prevent hypoglycemia. 

Living in the Philippines with Diabetes

Sofia Evangelista has been living with diabetes in the Philippines since 2003. Even though she's experienced eye complications from diabetes, she's kept her goal of living healthy in sight.

Finding Our Inner Foodie with Shelby Kinnaird

Shelby Kinnaird has been living with Type 2 diabetes for 20 years. Since her diagnosis, she's started her website, The Diabetic Foodie, to show people with diabetes can eat well without sacrificing flavor or neglecting their sweet tooth. As a member of DiabetesSisters, an organization dedicated to helping women live well with diabetes, Kinnaird serves as a PODS leader, where she hosts meetups to help women find peer support. She chatted with the Beyond Type 2 team to share her diagnosis story, her website, role with DiabetesSisters, and easy ways for you to start cooking at home today.

I Know What’s Best for Me

It's frustrating when doctors think they know what's always best for you without getting to know you, first. In the end, I know what's best for me and wish doctors respected that. However, I know how to advocate for myself and want others with Type 2 diabetes to know how, too.

A Second Chance in Life

This was my second chance and thanks to which I was able to make great decisions and favorable changes in my life, thanks to diabetes, I believe this second chance has been a blessing in my life because without her I would not have learned to love and love others and I probably would not be here

I Help the Unprotected in México

José Guadalupe is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and experiences with diabetes with those in the poorest, rural areas of Mexico to promote awareness.

A LADA Thoughts

All I knew was something was wrong and I was happy my endo appointment was just a few days later. It never occurred to me the cause was a different diagnosis. It never occurred to me that it was LADA.

Swimming Master Turned Diabetes Educator

I belonged to the Master Swimming Team so I didn’t think I could ever develop diabetes. My health was good and my habits were almost perfect. This is how I changed my life.

Sugar in Action, a diabetes runner’s life experience

Edgar Garcia became one of the most important T2D influencers in Latin America after his diagnosis. This is his story.