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In the Media

Recent Press About DiabetesSisters

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Diabetes Foundation announces partnership with DiabetesSisters to support women’s health
February 16, 2023
featured on ROI-NJ

Panel to Explore Impact of Fasting on Diabetes Management
August 6, 2020
featuered on ADCES 2020

How One Woman Learned to Balance Parenthood With Diabetes
December 18, 2019
featured on Future of Personal Health

Top Trustworthy Diabetes Advice Online for Docs and Patients
December 16, 2019
featured on Medscape

DiabetesSisters: Women Supporting Women with Diabetes
December 10, 2019
featured on Insulin Nation

DiabetesSisters Are Making a Difference!
December 4, 2019
featured on A Fresh POV for You!

Culture and Care in Managing Diabetes and Heart Health
November 14, 2019
featured on Know Diabetes by Heart

Website For Women With Diabetes Engages Patient Sharing, Guides Research
May 23, 2019
featured on John Hopkins Medicine

DiabetesSisters with CEO Anna Norton - Minority Initiative and Between the Lines
February 16, 2019
featured on mySugr

Global Postcards: The DiabetesSisters Minority Initiative
February 14, 2019
featured on Beta Change

Updates from American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD August 17-20
September 25, 2018
featured on iDOCr

American Association of Diabetes Educators Meeting Wrap Up
August 28th, 2018
featured on NUTRITIONdimension blog

#AADE18 – So Much to Do, So Much to Learn
August 21, 2018
featured on

Making Sense of the Glycaemic Index
December 13, 2017
featured on Blood Sugar Trampoline

What to Do if Your Insurance Provider Changes Your Diabetes Treatment Coverage
December 6, 2017
featured on everyday HEALTH

Sharing My Patient Journey
October 26, 2017
featured on Blood Clot Recovery Network

My Diabetes UnConference Experience 2017
October 20, 2017
featured on Diabetes Mine

Diabetes Weekend!
October 18, 2107
featured on Below Seven

Diabetes Sisters There’s Nothing Like A Diabetes Conference
October 18, 2017
featured on Blood Sugar Trampoline

If You Can Breathe You Can Do Yoga
October 17, 2017
featured on Yoga for Diabetes

DiabetesSisters Welcomes Karen Graffeo as New Program Manager
September 12, 2017
featured on Diabetes Daily

Finding Your Tribe: The Diabetes UnConference & DiabetesSisters
July 18, 2017
featured on diabetes connections with Stacey Simms

7 Health Advocates Who Are Determined to Change What It Means to Have a Chronic Illness
April 20, 2017
featured on Johnson&Johnson

The A2A Alliance: Anna Norton, Diabetes Survivor and Advocate
March 2017
featured on The A2A Alliance

DiabetesSisters Gets Members Involved in Research Initiative
Spring 2017
featured in Diabetes Health

DiabetesSisters Recruiting Voices to Help Improve Research
February 17, 2017
featured on Diabetes Mine

This is What Diabetes Looks Like
February 15, 2017
featured on Healthline

Partner Follies: Valentine's Day Reflections on Love and the 'Diabetes Machine'
February 14, 2017
featured on Diabetes Mine

Diabetes By the Numbers: Karen Graffeo featured on Diabetes Blog -
February 8, 2017

Guest Post: DiabetesSistersVoices
January 31, 2017
featured on Six Until Me

TuDiabetes Talks: DiabetesSisters!
January 18, 2017

Dexcom One Step Ahead Foundation: A Dexcom Employees Foundation Awards First Grants to Diabetes Advocacy Organizations
November 21, 2016

Just Talking Podcast with Anna Norton
October 25, 2016
featured on Just Talking Podcast

2016 Grantees Awarded
October 6, 2016
featured on Diabetes Hands Foundation

Patient Voices Winner Sarah Mart: A Diabetes Sister in Advocacy
October 4, 2016
featured on Diabetes Mine

Type 2 Diabetes: Support Group Helps Energize and Inform
March 29, 2016
featured in DiabetesHealth

FreeToGo: Adding Style to Diabetes Gear (with Giveaway!)
March 21, 2016
featured on Diabetes Mine

AMGA Foundation Launches Its Next National Campaign - Diabetes: Together 2 Goal
March 12, 2016

If You're A Woman with Type 2 Diabetes...
March 4, 2016
featured on Diabetes: What to Know

5 Things Women with Diabetes Need to Know
February 4, 2016
featured in CDiabetes: Costco

Anna Norton, CEO, Featured as Diabetes Influencer
January 2016

And the Lucky Winner Is... Me?!
December 12, 2015
by A Sweet Life

8 Amazing Diabetes Support Organizations
December 4, 2015
by OnTrack Diabetes

November 12, 2015

Diabetes By the Numbers: Anna Norton featured on Diabetes Blog -
October 15, 2015

"A Woman's Guide to Diabetes" featured on The Donna Seebo Show
February 18, 2015

Sisterly Support for Women with Diabetes
February 4, 2015

A Woman's Guide to Diabetes" Review - With Giveaway!
January 25, 2015
by Amy Tenderich

Review: Woman's Guide to Diabetes - A Path to Wellness
December 10, 2014
by Ginger Vieira

Guest Blogger Robin Tells Her Story
November 10, 2014
by Robin Fein

The Great List of Diabetes Resources, Websites, Books, and More!
September 22, 2014
by Riva Greenberg

Diabetes Weekend for Women: Los Angeles October 24th
September 17, 2014
by Ginger Vieira

50+ Non-Profit Missions Statements to Inspire Your Organization
July 8, 2014
by BrandVox Among 'Best Diabetes Blogs of the Year'
May 29, 2014

DiabetesSisters' Weekend for Women Conference Recap
May 2014
by SpryPublishing

Learning from My Peers
April 30, 2014
by Kerri Sparling at SixUntilMe

Stepping Stones
April 29, 2014
by Karen Graffeo at Bitter~Sweet

Weekend for Women 2014
April 29, 2014
by Julie Ann Wilson at julietalksdiabetes

April 28, 2014
by Stacey Divone at The Girl with the Portable Pancreas

DiabetesSisters' Conference
April 28, 2014
by Kelley Kent at Below Seven

DiabetesSisters: Personal History and Community Vision
April 28, 2014
by Rachel Foster at Refreshing D

DiabetesSisters and Hormone Health Network Partner to Create Diabetes & Pregnancy: A Patient's Guide
February 26, 2014
featured by Hormone Health Network in Hormone Hotline

DiabetesSisters Social Media Meetup Featuring DSMA Live (Weekend for Women Conference)
September 27, 2013
featured by DSMA Live on Blog Talk Radio

"The Mother Love Show" with Ellica Church and Lori Veliquette
September 27, 2013
featured by LA Talk Radio

"Hot Tech Cool Science" with Hanneke van Proosdij and Phyllis Beaderman
September 27, 2013

Diabetes Websites to Improve Your Care
September 20, 2013
by Riva Greenberg of The Huffington Post

Katie's Experience at the Weekend for Women Conference
September 14, 2013
featured by DiabetesHealth

DSMA en Vivo! Podcast with Anna Norton
September 3, 2013

Partners Involved, too, at DiabetesSisters' Weekend for Women
September 1, 2013
featured by DiabetesHealth

DSMA Live Podcast with Ellica Church
August 29, 2013

The Buzz from AADE 2013
August 12, 2013
by Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMine

Women's Diabetes Conference to Focus on Health, Wellness and Transformation
August 4, 2013
featured by DiabetesHealth

Women with Diabetes on the West Coast
July 30, 2013
by Ginger Viera of DiabetesDaily

An Amazing Weekend
May 31, 2013
by Stacey Divone at The Girl with the Portable Pancreas

DiabetesSisters: Weekend for Women
May 9, 2013
by Kerri Marrone Sparling at SIx Until Me

Hill, Chesson & Woody’s Vicki Norris Joins DiabetesSisters’ Board of Directors
May 8, 2013

A bonding two days at DiabetesSisters' "Weekend for Women"
May 7, 2013
by riva greenberg at diabetes stories

May 6 2013
by Sarah Kaye at Sugabetic

Living with Type 1 diabetes, local mom find support through DiabetesSisterson WRAL's Go Ask Mom
April 22, 2013
by Sara Hall

You Are NOT Alone, Sisterhood is Powerful (and Redesigned), My Life Partner Has Diabetes
February/March 2013
By Nadia Al-Samarrie of DiabetesHealth

Tweets of Diabetes Experience
November 26, 2012
By Riva Greenberg

The DX Diabetes Dish: DiabetesSisters Founder Brandy Barnes
November 16, 2012

Supporting Women with Diabetes
September 25, 2012
By Rabbit Zielke, MPA

Highlights from the 2012 ADA Scientific Sessions: Special Focus on Women and Diabetes
July 2, 2012
By Brandy Barnes on Building Blocks, the official Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. blog.

DiabetesSisters Weekend for Women
May 29, 2012
By Stacey Divone at dLife.

DiabetesSisters 2012 Conference Recap on The Girls Guide to Diabetes.Com
May 23, 2012
By Sysy Morales.

DiabetesSisters Gather in North Carolina
May 23, 2012
By Amy T on Diabetes Mind

dLife announces the 2012 DiabetesSisters Weekend for Women and Orange:Will Diabetes Awareness Walk
May 10, 2012

Diabetes Sisters offers supports, information to women with diabetes on WRAL's Go Ask Mom
May 7, 2012
By Sarah Hall

Diabetes Support Groups are Important Connection Points
April 23, 2012
By Amy Stockwell Mercer

Brandy Barnes of DiabetesSisters: Support on the Journey
February/March 2012
By DiabetesHealth

Diabetes Partner Follies: An Activist + Valentine
February 14, 2012
By Partner Follies in Diabetes Mine

Support on the Diabetes Journey, An interview with DiabetesSisters founder Brandy Barnes
February 1, 2012
By Nadia in Diabetes Health Magazine March-February ed.

DiabetesSisters, My New Passion,
January 3, 2012
By Susan Weiner at Susan Weiner Nutrition.

Support on the Diabetes Journey: An interview with DiabetesSisters founder Brandy Barnes
December 28, 2011
By Nadia Al-Samarrie at Diabetes Health

2011: Diabetes Year In Review
Dec 22, 2011
By Amy T.

My Sweet Life: Diabetes Life Stories You'll Love
Dec 12, 2011
By Allison B.

Great new peership and mentoring program for women with diabetes
November 16, 2011
By Emily Coles on

New Matchmaking Game for Women with Diabetes= Fun Stuff
November 15, 2011
By Amy Tenderich of

We Are Family
November 1, 2011
By Kelly Rawlings in Diabetic Living, Winter 2011

Reporting on DiabetesSisters "Weekend-for-Women" Conference 2011: A Celebration of Strength
October 26, 2011
By Melitta at

Diabetes Sisters: Pearls of Wisdom
October 14, 2011
By Kerri Sparling at

October 11, 2011
By Kerri Sparling at

DiabetesSisters: A Celebration of Strength.
October 10, 2011
By Kerri Sparling at

Roche's Diabetes Heroes Campaign recognizes Brandy Barnes of DiabetesSisters as a Torchbearer for the diabetes community
October 4, 2011

My Health Journey (Diabetes)
June 30, 2011
Produced by NC Healthy Start

Weekend for Women Conference Comes to San Diego This Fall
June 9, 2011
By David Edelman at Diabetes Daily

May 3, 2011
By Stacey Divone at PortablePancreasGirl

DiabetesSisters Weekend for Women Conference
May 3, 2011
By Melissa E at In the Short Rows Blog

Headed to the DiabetesSisters' Conference
April 29, 2011
By Sysy Morales at The Girls Guide to Diabetes

At-length interview with DiabetesSisters' Founder, Brandy Barnes, and Angela Hampton about the 2011 Weekend for Women Conference on ABC 11 Eyewitness News Heart of Carolina Perspectives
April 17, 2011

DiabetesSisters' Weekend for Women
January 21, 2011
By Riva Greenberg at

2011 Weekend for Women Conference
January 12, 2011
By Scott Johnson at Scott's Diabetes

2011 Weekend for Women Conference
January 10, 2011
By Kerri Sparling at SixUntilMe

Women withDiabetes Unite: Raleigh in the Spring...
December 31, 2010
By KellyClose, diaTribe, Issue 28.

A Few Suggestions for Your Year-End Diabetes Donation Love
December 28, 2010
By Amy Tenderich at

New Study Reveals Low Sex Drive in Women With Diabetes; Micromass Research Documents Loss of Libido, Reinforces Need for Education and Support in Combating Negative Aspects of Disease
December 7, 2010
Comment on research from Founder, Brandy Barnes on

Doing Good and Doing Well: 12 People with Diabetes Who are Helping Others,
December 1, 2010
By Tracey Neithercott in Diabetes Forecast Magazine (December 2010 issue)

'I make a difference- and a living' Meet three women who found a way to help others and carved out an exciting new career at the same time, All Youmagazine
November 21, 2010

Women with Diabetes Unite
November 2010
Patient Education Newsletter (published by Milner-Fenwick, Inc.)

How Social Media Changes Lives
September 30, 2010
By DiabetesSisters member, Laura Watson, discusses her positive experience with the organization in

Peer Support from DiabetesSisters
September 28, 2010
Diabetes Health TV interviews Brandy Barnes, Founder of DiabetesSisters

The Diabetes Power Show
August 30, 2010
Interview with Brandy Barnes, Founder of DiabetesSisters (podcast)

Weekend for Women
June 10, 2010
By Bea on

Diabetes Sisters Weekend
June 8, 2010
A guest post by Sarah on

Nicole Johnson kicks off DS's 1st Weekend for Women
May 27, 2010
By Riva Greenberg on The Huffington Post

DiabetesSisters Conference
May 27, 2010
By Sarah Kay on

This Conference Could Save Your Life
May 19, 2010
By Micromass Communications on the Weekend for Women

Mindeliver Media's 5on5 Expert Blog Series
May 18, 2010
Interview with Brandy Barnes

Members of DiabetesSisters discuss the value of the sisterhood on WRAL CBS 5
May 17, 2010

DiabetesSisters and first national Weekend for Women featured on NBC 17
May 14, 2010

At length interview on the founding of DiabetesSisters on ABC 11 Eyewitness News Heart of Carolina Perspectives
May 12, 2010
With Angela Hampton

Brandy Barnes, Guestwriter forBusy Mommy Media, explains the differences in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
May 1, 2010

Laura Ely, DS Newsletter Coordinator, profiled on VSP Blog
April 23, 2010

Brandy Barnes guest blogs on The Lemonade Life
February 24, 2010

DiabetesSisters Sets Conference (The Herald Sun)
February 22, 2010

What's She Doing? News About Women in The Triangle (Carolina Woman Magazine)
February, 2010

DiabetesSisters Weekend
January 27, 2010
By Kerri Morrone Sparling of Six Until Me

Consumer Reports Health mentions DiabetesSisters as online resource for adults
January 23, 2010

DiabetesSisters is Pleased to Announce Open Registration for Weekend for Women
January 3, 2010
In Diabetes Health magazine

2010 Weekend for Women
October 10, 2009
In Diabetes Health magazine

D-Blogger Summit De-brief
July 24, 2009
In DiabetesMine

Diabetes Social Media: My Thoughts
July 24, 2009
By Manny Hernandez of TuDiabetes

Network of Women Supporting Women
June 11, 2009
In Philanthropy Journal

Organizations Aim to Empower Women with Diabetes
April 22, 2009
In Triangle Tribune

March/April issue Sharing Life with Diabetes
April 2009
In Carolina Alumni Review, p. 62

From the Basketball Court to The World Stage
Dec. 31, 2008
By Brandy Barnes, Founder/Executive Director in Diabetes Forecast, January 2009

Thinking of Kids? Here's Some Tips for Handling Pregnancy & Diabetes
Nov. 18, 2008
In Diabetes Health

DiabetesSisters Day of Action Focuses on Nurturing Health and Nourishing Spirits
September 7, 2008

End the Isolation...Build Strength
August 15, 2008
In DiabetesMine

New Social Networking Site for Diabetes Selects Intelecare to Power its Reminder Program
February 17, 2008