Sometimes diabetes patient advocacy takes a decidedly artistic bent.
Sometimes diabetes advocacy looks heroic.
Diabetes is not a personal failure… Wise words from #AADE17
Spoken at #AADE17 by Alison Evert MS, RD, CDE
Rendered by @MelissaJoyRD
Life, an unalienable Right
Today’s Diabetes Blog Week prompt:
Share an interest, hobby, passion, something that is YOU. If you want to explore how it relates to or helps with diabetes you can. Or let it be a part of you that is completely separate from diabetes, because there is more to life than just diabetes!
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I feel like I’ve been writing outside the lines all week. So, I guess I won’t stop now.
What is my passion?
I’m a policy wonk.
I believe that politics matter because government can do good for the people—or it can do bad.
My voice and my vote is how I influence my government to do good.
Politics and government are difficult subjects to bring up in polite company. Especially these days when the country if so polarized and seems to be experiencing collective PTSD over the legitimacy of those in power.