We all remember when we were told of our diabetes diagnosis, but imagine being told twice. Our very own certified diabetes educator (CDE), Coach Alicia, shares the story of her double diagnosis.
Living with Diabetes
Getting the right diagnosis: My 6 year diagnosis story
6/6/2018 by Alicia Downs
As mySugr’s very own certified diabetes educator (CDE), Alicia’s diverse nursing career has given her experience with a broad range of clients and a variety of health conditions in addition to diabetes. She’s a fierce advocate for the needs of her patients, whether it be in overcoming insurance restrictions, obtaining community resources, or coordinating with school systems and medical providers.
When not helping others, she can be found acting on stage, singing with local bands and creating award-winning steampunk and cosplay designs for herself and her family.
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