Age: 44 Year Diagnosed: 1980 Location: San Marcos, Ca

“1) Find a way to tell your story – There is SO MUCH POWER in your experience of living with diabetes! The world needs to hear what your daily walk with diabetes looks and feels like. Someone out there needs your voice. 2) Get connected with others – There are so many approaches and solutions to the problems and challenges we face with diabetes. Connecting with others exposes us to perspectives we never would have thought of on our own! It also gives us the opportunity to be inspired to push beyond what we ever thought possible. “