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VIDEO: Advocacy organization provides resources for women with diabetes

SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, speaks with Anna Norton, CEO of DiabetesSisters, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the health and quality of life of women with all types of diabetes, including prediabetes. DiabetesSisters offers online and in-person support to more than 12,000 women annually and has 500,000 visitors to its website DiabetesSisters.org.

The organization has resources available to diabetes educators about topics such as body image and eating disorders, menopause, bridging the gap between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, healthy pregnancy and mental health.

 

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