After being diagnosed with diabetes (type 1) as an adult in 2017, Rena Rossi found DiabetesSisters and the Part of DiabetesSisters (PODS) Meetup program. Rena knew that she needed peer support for her own life with diabetes, and wanted to become more involved with the diabetes community, but the closest PODS Meetup was more than an hour (and a different state) away. Plus, she wanted to create the first PODS Meetup in Rhode Island.
A big part of summer fun is travel! Vacations, weekend getaways or even just day trips - summer is the time to hit the road. Before you head out, make sure you are set with everything you need to keep diabetes on track so you can get on with having fun. We've put together some resources to get you in the know - then off you go!
Sharon Bretzfield was diagnosed with diabetes right after she finished college, so she didn’t grow up managing it. She had never met another person with type 1 diabetes who was diagnosed as a young adult, and wondered if she was the only one – at least the only one in the Arlington, VA/Greater DC area. She started looking online for others with the same diabetes story, particularly those striving to be healthy, exercise, eat, and live with diabetes.
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Hello from Chef Robert The Happy Diabetic! Eating healthy and happy is all about showing a friend or that special someone just how much you love him or her. Bless their hearts and their taste buds by giving them the gift of a healthy, delicious dish. This recipe of love can even be for those who have little experience cooking.
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