diabetes advocacy Archive

Return To Haiti Part 3

Editor's Note: Today Dr. Kaufman shares her closing thoughts on her experiences from her most recent trip to Haiti, where she helped with the first-ever diabetes camp in Haiti. If you're just now joining us for her story, please be sure to check out Return to Haiti: Part 1. and Return to Haiti: Part

Return To Haiti Part 2

Friday night we left the camp at dusk - it is not safe to travel much after dark - just after the kids rambled off the bus and got settled in camp. It is located up in the mountains, where the well-off live. Anxious to get back, we got up early Saturday morning

Return To Haiti Part 1

We have been in Haiti for three days - but it seems like a life time. When we arrived in the airport, it was chaos, and finding our host - Phillipe Larco, MD (an epidemiologist, and the husband of Nancy Larco, MD - the endocrinologist who runs FHADIMAC, the Haitian Diabetes Association and

Rock The Vote For Diabetes

One of the best parts of my job is getting to meet people who are doing amazing work in the diabetes community, whether one of our customers, an advocate or a diabetes researcher. Last week I had the opportunity to meet Quinn Nystrom, who has been an inspirational leader, youth advocate, and speaker since

Paint The Town Blue – It’s World Diabetes Day!

I have had diabetes for a decade with my diagnosis occurring at the age of twelve. Of course, it changed everything about my life and I have worked for the past ten years to continue to learn how to embrace my diabetes. I struggled at first but when I got involved in the diabetes