Diabulimia: Dying to Be Skinny

Betsy was a superstar in high school. She excelled at sports, was homecoming queen and enjoyed hanging out with friends. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 11, and earned the nickname “Splenda” in high school because she…

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World Diabetes Day: November 14, 2011

World Diabetes Day is observed on November 14th, every year. As part of National Diabetes Awareness Month, World Diabetes Day focuses on engaging people throughout the world to raise awareness of diabetes. World Diabetes Day was initiated in 1991 by…

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Managing Your Meds While Eating Out

By Nicola Farman Guest Blogger So I’m a diabetic, specifically, I’m “insulin-requiring, adult onset” which is means I take a bunch of pills and 4 needles a day. Yeah, it’s bad, but it keeps me going. Not everything I take…

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