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National Diabetes Awareness Month

My Name Is Liddy, and I'm a Type 1 Diabetic

Liddy Huntsman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Liddy Huntsman

For 18 years of my life, I was embarrassed to admit I was a Type 1 diabetic. I was embarrassed to admit I was different from everyone I went to school with. I was embarrassed I had to eat or drink juice in front of peers when the time didn't permit.

Rev. Run Drops 22 Pounds In Effort To Lower Diabetes Risk

The Hufington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Black Voices

At 48, Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons is finally hitting his stride with a healthy diet and exercise routine that he says is on par with achieving the kind...

Five Ways to Create a Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Table

Marisa Moore | Posted 01.20.2013 | Black Voices
Marisa Moore

Ironically, the most food-centric holiday falls during National Diabetes Month every November. No matter where you live, your Thanksgiving table doesn't have to spell diabetes disaster. Try these tips to create a diabetes-friendly Thanksgiving table.

Help Take Diabetes Out of the Closet

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

Let's make it a grassroots movement to raise diabetes awareness. Let's use performing our diabetes tasks as teachable moments.