“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
When I was four years old, I was thrown into adopting a lifestyle that required close management of basically everything I ate and did.
I’ve had diabetes for a long time—65 years to be exact! I was diagnosed back when insulin was made from pork pancreas and administered with a glass syringe. The syringes had to be disinfected every night, and the needles looked monstrous to me, a six-year-old at that time.
After I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2016, I had a difficult time finding approachable resources that could help me live a better life while managing my blood glucose.