One of the lessons I've learned through having Type 1 diabetes
for nine years is that you can't under any circumstance compare yourself to another person... Read More
Because we are Muslim, every year for one month my family observes the fast for Ramadan. Fasting occurs from dawn until sunset; any time before and after we can eat as normal. I've been fasting for the month for as long as I can remember... Read More
About a year and a half ago I attended a Children with Diabetes (CWD) conference in Marco Island, Florida, where there was a session held by someone from JDRF regarding the potential for a cure and what a cure might actually look like. I could tell from the start of the session that it wasn't going to be one I particularly enjoyed... Read More
For five days in June, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) conference was held in my beautiful city, Philadelphia. I checked out the scene and gathered some interesting stuff to write about... Read More
We all have at least one song that really gets us going. A song that comes on and gets you so pumped, so motivated, to just... GO! For me, that song is "I Can't Stop" by Flux Pavilion. I use the same mentality when it comes to diabetes. I can't stop. (Literally...) Read More
This past Thursday I saw an amazing documentary in Philadelphia with my mom, cousin, and two of my friends, called Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World.
In all, it was a really fantastic night…aside from my uncooperative blood sugars... Read More