Type 2 Diabetes & The DOC

The Diabetes Online Community (DOC) was an intimidating place. I am no diabetes expert, which made it daunting to launch into a public conversation among the “real” diabetics out there. You know, the diabetics who have insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors. The diabetics who take shots and who use complicated math to manage their Read More…

When Diabetes Is Not Protected At Work

Despite the progress that has been made to protect the rights of workers in the United States, there is still discrimination in the workplace. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted to protect the rights of disabled people, but the law is far from perfect. Not all employers are covered by the ADA, and many of Read More…

iRD News: Woman To Sue Diabetes Support Group

Editor’s Note: This is not a real news story. It’s satire. iRD News: DENVER, CO. A Commerce City woman, and type 2 diabetic is seriously considering filing a complaint of discrimination against a popular, and award-winning diabetes support group in Colorado. Felicia Allen, a 23-year-old graduate student in foreign short film studies claims that she was harassed Read More…

iRD News: Trump Releases Plan To End Type 2 Diabetes

Editor’s Note: This is not a real news story. It’s satire. iRD News: DENVER, COLORADO – Through the personal blog of a low-level advisor to his senior political advisors, Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump released a plan this morning to end the type 2 diabetes epidemic in America. The 3-page, double-spaced document titled, “Mein Fat People” outlines Read More…

Your New Year’s Resolutions Sucked

It’s the end of January, which is the perfect time to evaluate your New Year’s resolutions. Be honest. It’s probably been long enough for you to migrate back to the comfortable patterns you had in 2015. Or perhaps you’ve already taken a head-first leap into the abyss. It’s okay if you’ve failed to keep your Read More…