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Diabetes and Health

Health Ills That Can Come With Years of Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

When I was diagnosed at 18, I was told my lifespan would be 15 years shorter than if I hadn't gotten diabetes. Yet today many say that people with Type 1 diabetes may outlive others because we have to take care of ourselves.

Small Diabetes Organization AYUDA Teaches Self-Care and Social Change

Riva Greenberg | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

AYUDA is different than other humanitarian diabetes organizations, and I am fascinated by its proposition. First, it brings diabetes education and human resource support, not medical supplies, to local diabetes communities in need.