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Diabetics on the Margin

Diabetic on the Margin: Aisha

“I spent almost my entire life as a type 1 diabetic (15 years) not seeing myself.  Furthermore, as a woman, especially a woman of color, we're taught not to take up space.  And as a diabetic, we're trained to be strong... to not be afraid in the face of life or death situations.”  --Aisha, T1D for 15 ...

Diabetics on the Margin: Celebrating Diversity Within the Diabetes Community

Photography by Alfred Sarpeh of Royal Light Photography     The purpose of this project, Diabetics on the Margin: Celebrating Diversity Within the Diabetes Community, is to elevate the narratives of diabetics of color. I wanted to bring awareness to our existence, as young black and brown women, living ...