Former dLifeTV Cohosts
Information, Inspiration, and Connection for Your Diabetes Life
Nicole Johnson Baker, former dLifeTV host
Pittsburgh resident Nicole Johnson was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1993, and she has been promoting diabetes awareness and education since. In 1999, Nicole was crowned as Miss America - the first ever with diabetes in the pageant's history. Since that achievement, she has become one of our nation's most visible and effective diabetes advocates. Read More.
Dr. Emily Senay, former dLifeTV cohost
Dr. Emily Senay is a physician, medical and public health educator, broadcast journalist, and author. Currently she serves as director of the Master of Public Health Program and an assistant professor of medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. In addition, she anchors CBS Healthwatch on Westwood One Radio with Prevention magazine. Read More.
J. Anthony Brown, former dLifeTV cohost
Comedian, actor, and radio personality J. Anthony Brown was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1990. With a grueling schedule that includes a daily morning show, clothing business, television series, comedy tours, and various other ventures, J. Anthony faces unique challenges in maintaining his diabetes control, challenges he speaks candidly about on dLifeTV. Read More.
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Many people say that depression is a side effect or complication of diabetes. Without discounting the association of the psychological condition with the physical one, I'm not convinced that our high and/or unstable glucose levels are directly responsible for that change in our mental state. My belief is that the unrelenting need for self-care, for following the sort of care schedules that can drive licensed, professional caregivers crazy, is what overwhelms us...