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Diabetic on the Margin: Phyllisa

I can’t remember how I first stumbled upon Phyllisa’s platform. It may have been a moment where I casually searched Instagram for ...

Reflections and Recommendations: Diabetics on the Margin (Part II)

The following article is a continuation of recommendations outlined in Part I (here). These takeaways are in response to the Diabetics ...

Reflections and Recommendations: Diabetics on the Margin (Part I)

  During the Diabetics on the Margin event hosted in partnership with Beyond Type 1, panelists voiced concerns that ...

A Visual Recap: Diabetics on the Margin Event

      On Saturday, September 15th, I co-hosted “Diabetics on the Margin” with Beyond Type 1. Their support allowed us to house the event at Homepolish’s beautiful headquarters in NYC. As a result of their partnership, we also received sponsorship from the following companies: ...

Diabetics on the Margin: Brunch and Panel Discussion

  “We live in a world where people of color are too easily and conveniently forgotten. For me, having the opportunity to join two other women of color living with type 1 diabetes, and show the world that we do matter was euphoric.” Gloria, T1D “I spent almost my entire life as a ...

NYC Meet-Up: Volume II

On Saturday, June 23rd, I hosted a NYC meet-up for folks with diabetes and those who support us. We were a diverse group--seasoned and young, and from all racial/ethnic backgrounds who convened at Pennsy Hall. I'm grateful to these friends--new and old, who braved unpredictable weather and gray clouds ...

Fatherhood and Diabetes: Meet Patrick

My final installment of the "Dads Who Are Enough..." series is Patrick--special education teacher, father of three and type 1 diabetic since the age of 26. I first stumbled upon Patrick's Instagram account during my nightly raids of diabetes-related hashtags. Not only was I excited to see a man of color ...