Diabetes Self-Management

S. EPATHA MERKERSON ON LIVING WITH AND LEARNING ABOUT DIABETES

Tony- and Emmy-nominated actress S. Epatha Merkerson is just like the rest of us. She’s human this time of year. “I’m not going to tell you that I don’t falter when it comes to staying on track during the holidays,” she admits, “but I’ve learned not to beat myself up.”

It’s a refreshingly real perspective from someone in the public eye who has lived with type 2 diabetes for more than a decade. “It’s a struggle, but fortunately, I’ve been able to keep my A1C below 7%, I’ve lost weight, and I’ve changed my diet,

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