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No-Sugar Added® Poetry is an ongoing program of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit that runs TuDiabetes, connecting people touched by diabetes and raising diabetes awareness.
In 2010, the first No-Sugar Added® Poetry Book was published. A collection of 39 diabetes poems written by members of TuDiabetes.org, YES, our community, compiled by the Diabetes Hands Foundation with a foreword by Dr. Bill Polonsky and an introduction by Lee Ann Thill.
Let's keep letting the world know about diabetes with poetry! Together!
We've found poetry in a life with diabetes
A collection of 39 poems written by members of TuDiabetes, compiled by the Diabetes Hands Foundation with forward by Dr. Bill Polonsky and introduction by Lee Ann Thill.
Insulin pump beeps, "Test Now. Low Battery. Change Sensor." Glucose-meter beeps,
"End. Hypo. Jammed strip."
They crescendo. Fugue.
I do a Nina Simone by turning my back to them,
playing my music, Then walking away.
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