Posts tagged "media"

Slim pickings: A better life or better disease

I watched the MTV True Life episode. Within the diabetes community, everyone was talking about it. There were a lot of mixed reviews, too. Some said they used scare tactics. Others claimed that diabetes was shown as being so depressing and not at all like the reality. Me? Well, I have a lot of thoughts... Read more »

What in the Diabetes World?!

What in the Diabetes World?!
Hey everyone! So the past two weeks has been an eventful and crazy one. I have taken a new job and am now the Managing Editor at Extra Newspaper. It’s been tiring but exciting. Look for the boxes on your local street corners. Hopefully, there are papers in there! They get filled every Friday. I... Read more »

Representation in the Media

Anyone else feel like Diabetes isn’t represented correctly in the mainstream media? I’ve had this discussion with a list serve of diabetics I’m a part of nation wide, and we’ve felt that there is always a weird skew on articles or portrayals of diabetics.  Here’s a story on a cyclist from the LA Times. The story... Read more »
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    As a person with Type 1 diabetes for the last 20 years of her life, Christina or "Kiki" for short, decided to take it upon herself to write about her findings, experiences and struggles with her disease. Her inspiration to educate people about all types of diabetes can be found communicated in this blog.

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