Jessica Apple's Bio

 

jessica_apple_bio_picJessica Apple is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online diabetes magazine ASweetLife.org.  Her essays and stories have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times magazine, The Financial Times magazine, and The Southern Review.  She and her husband both have autoimmune diabetes.

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by Nicole Purcell
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