dStigmatize: Ending Diabetes Stigma

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Natalie Sainz diaTribe is launching a new website, dStigmatize.org, to provide a comprehensive resource for understanding, reducing, and ending diabetes stigma. Reducing diabetes stigma starts with education and advocacy. People with diabetes are all too familiar with stigmatizing comments or jokes centered around their weight […]

Stigma and the Stories We Share

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza Matthew Garza joined the diaTribe Foundation in 2020 after graduating from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Garza is the Managing Editor of diaTribe Learn. One of the most powerful ways to change a person’s mind is to have a […]

Realistic Goal-Setting and Avoiding Stigma: One Mom’s Perspective

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Bonnie O’Neil The title of the article arrests my attention, compelling me to read further. The Numbers of Shame and Blame: How Stigma Affects Patients and Diabetes Management. I shudder as I read the results of a study by the diaTribe Foundation. “Diabetes stigma affects 76% […]