Our Community Stories

In a world of statistics and numbers, the voice of the patient may not be heard.

Our stories show the reality of living with diabetes.

In this gallery, you will find the face of access told through individual’s stories of disruption. Access is one of DPAC foundational concerns, as the right to tools, education, care, and medication are critical to successful diabetes care. We believe that diabetes care is as varied as the community that lives with it. DPAC sees successful self-care is the best path to both quality of life and long-term cost effective care. Share your story.

The facts and figures support the importance of access. A recent peer-reviewed study in Diabetes Care provides the facts and figures that disruption to testing supplies, increased, ER visits, hospitalizations and even mortality.