My Diabetes Inklings

Supporting the Highs and Lows of College Life – Interview with Christina Roth

Earlier this year I had the privilege of interviewing College Diabetes Network (CDN) founder Christina Roth on her work in supporting college students with diabetes in America. Since my PhD area is in diabetes self-management in young adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes during life transitions, of course we had plenty to chat about outside our interview questions.  Continue reading “Supporting the Highs and Lows of College Life – Interview with Christina Roth”

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Patient Empowerment in Diabetes Self-Management

A while ago, I blogged about a patient led and patient authored series on BMJ called What Your Patient Is Thinking. I am so proud to read a piece published in this series by my good friend and past president of the International Diabetes Federation’s Young Leaders in Diabetes programme Alex Silverstein. His topic was on what people with diabetes need to manage self-care and he pretty much nailed it.  Continue reading “Patient Empowerment in Diabetes Self-Management”

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In Loving Memory…

Seeing a close friend’s face on a picture with RIP written on it is never a welcoming sight. A few days ago, I learned about the death of a good friend and fellow Young Leader in Diabetes, Reghunath from type 1 diabetes. The world around me fell deafening silent as I coped with the news.

Rest in peace dear Reghunath. Together the YLD‬ will stand strong to make the world a better place for people with ‪diabetes. 1984-2014
Rest in peace dear Reghunath. Together the YLD‬ will stand strong to make the world a better place for people with ‪diabetes. 1984-2014

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