Featured Interview

My guest is Chrystal from L.A.. She is just one of many positive diabetics making a huge difference in the diabetes community. She is a chemist, and diabetic activist. After Chrystal's diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in November 2007, she created SexyDiabetic.com; and donates a good portion of her time connecting and sharing experiences, both inside and outside the online diabetic communities.

Chrystal has shared with us her personal experiences living with diabetes; her role in the diabetic community; some of her current diabetic project she's working on during black history month.

We talked about some of the struggles we we face, getting the African American communities and all other people of color educated on the dangers of diabetes; as well as the fears and discrimination that still exist for diabetics today.

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Richard A. Vaugn

For 2012 I thought it would be wonderful to start the year off with a positive interview!

My guest is Richard A Vaughn. He has written an awesome book called "Beating The Odds - 64 years of Diabetes Health". In this book, he takes us on a journey through his diabetic life.

From the moment he was diagnosed with type 1 at the age of 6, all the way up through completing his masters degree, @ a time when people thought diabetics shouldn't go to college (because diabetes was considered a disability then).

Richard also talks about his wonderful family and grand children, in addition to participating in the Joslin Medalist Study, funded by the JDRF & National Institute of health..

Richard is definitely an inspiration to us all. He has showed us insulin dependent people, how to live healthy emotionally & physically by example, with either no, or the least amount of complications possible; coming from a time when life expectancy for a diabetic was no later than 40 years old.


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You can purchase Richard's book by clicking on the graphic of his book below.

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Diabetic PlayList


What's in your headphones? We all know how important exercise is to any diabetic, however, the music you exercise to is also just as important too! Music can make the difference between a 3 minute workout, and a 30 minute workout. Personally, I am an oldies guy, and my musical tastes are pretty eclectic and diverse. The above playlist consist of music I am listening to on my Anddroid when I exercise or power-walk. As my mood changes, so shall the playlist.


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In this section, I’ve posted the best thought provoking articles I’ve written, and videos I have done.


Podcast Episode 50 – Reflecting, Diabetes & Descrimination

Podcast Episode 44 – How To Help Your Doctor, Help You!!

Podcast Epiosde 41 – Belief Systems, Galileo, and Diabetes

Podcast Episode 39 – Don’t Put A Tiny Band-Aid On A Huge Wound!

Podcast Episode 38 – No! It’s Not A Credit Card

Special Edition – Diabetes Etiquette – What You Need To Know About Diabetes

Podcast Episode 33 – Your Power

Podcast Episode 31 – Forced Trust

Podcast Episode 28 – Glucagon Kit

Podcast Episode 20 – My Experience Growing Up in HS. And Diabetes

Podcast Episode 16 – Where Your Blood Sugars Should Be?

Podcast Episode 14 – Preparing For Emergencies

Podcast Episode 13 – When Feelings Are Deceiving??

Podcast Episode 10 (Parts 1-3) Life After Cataract Surgeries

Podcast Episode 7 – Personal Responsibility

Podcast Episode 4 – When Religion Gets in the Way of Diabetes!

Podcast Episode 3: Building Meaningful Relationships

Podcast Episode 2: Diabetic Education

Podcast Episode 1: Cataracts & Diabetes


Diabetic Starvation

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Remembering Where I Came..

The Truth About Vitamins……..

Taking Care Of Ourselves

Being Motivated

The Thoughts Of A Diabetic…….

Reading Is Fundamental!!

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