“Between the Lines” shares the stories of real women living real lives while having diabetes. Sometimes our stories are happy ones, with great results; other times, they pose challenges. Despite this, we all find Sisterhood and community with each other, creating friendships through our experiences.
These Are Our Stories
On November 29, 2017, I was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 33. My initial diagnosis was type 2 diabetes, but after multiple blood work tests, and seeing an endocrinologist, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
In 2011, my ophthalmologist saw a deposit on my macula in the pictures he took and thought it was something that needed monitoring. He recommended I see a retina specialist ...
I’ve lived with type 1 diabetes for almost 30 years, and I’m relatively well-known around the diabetes online community for having tried nearly every piece of diabetes technology.