Truth Over Stigma

Truth Over Stigma

Life with diabetes demands an extraordinary amount of effort. In addition to those demands, women of color living with diabetes often face stigma, shame, and ignorance from others. We asked women to share their stories of culturally challenging and empowering experiences with diabetes, stigma and its impacts, and the importance of peer support and community.

 

These Are Our Stories

 
Shailja M

Shailja M

Shailja believes in creating change and is driven to make a meaningful impact in the community. She is ardent about teaching and learning and hopes to continue positively impacting New Jersey residents lives.

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Alejandra M

Alejandra M

Alejandra has lived with diabetes since the age of 12. She is Venezuelan, now living in North Carolina, and is passionate about helping and connecting with people.

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Liz C

Liz C (En Español)

Liz C es una Mexicana Americana, hija de inmigrantes, de 30 años que vive con diabetes tipo 2. A través de su propio viaje con su salud, ella ha aprendido la importancia de la autorepresentación.

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