Everyday People — Type 2

Robert A. Dacey — Worked in marketing, advertising; artist

Sia Figiel — Charter school director, author, weight loss success story

Mary Jessup — Village Clerk-Treasurer, Tax Collector; Businesswoman 

Camille LoParrino — Health Literacy Coach

Ina Mendoza-Wilson — USDA Personal Property Manager

Kristy Morrill — Artist

Beverly Zaler — Longtime person with type 2 diabetes

Last Modified Date: July 03, 2013

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...