by Ginger Vieira Ginger Vieira, the author of five books: When I Go Low, Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes, Dealing with Diabetes Burnout, Emotional Eating with Diabetes, and Your Diabetes Science Experiment and freelance journalist wrote a story about diabetes and used me as an example of someone who has lived with the disease for many (over 50) years. Here is how…
This is when it all began. Problems with my feet having cellulitis and osteomyelitis.
My vision for a world without T1D will be featured on JDRF Illinois’ social media channels on November. Every dollar raised will go to our shared mission to improve lives today and tomorrow by accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. I hope you’ll support my #OneDay campaign today and fund life-changing breakthroughs by making…
Locked up in my home for a good part of every day, like everyone else, I am grateful to live on the Chicago Lakefront. You never know who you might bump into.
With diabetes, heart disease and a kidney transplant I was considered a high-risk Coronavirus patient but I survived.
Diabetes affects everyone; those of us diagnosed with the debilitating disease as well as our friends and family.
I have worn a Medtronic insulin pump since the year 2000. It has made a huge improvement in the quality of my life.
Episodes of low blood sugar have caused me to pass out all around the world.
November is National Diabetes Month. It is great to promote conversation and awareness about a disease affecting nearly 30 million people in the US, so I thought it timely to focus on the unaffordable cost of insulin and other medications needed to treat this potentially debilitating disease. Having been a Type 1 Diabetic since 1967 I’ve seen the price of…
The Islets of Langerhans, commonly referred to as “islets” (pronounced “EYE-lets”), are scattered throughout the pancreas.