"No-Sugar Added Poetry" is now available. You can get your copy at:

Here are the comments about the book from some folks in the diabetic community:
"Nothing in this world is as soothing as a window into the psyche of others who share your struggles, that no one else can grasp. This book is chicken soup for your diabetes soul!"

- Amy Tenderich

“In remembering the great American poet Robert Frost, President Kennedy recalled that Frost wrote, ‘I have been one acquainted with the night,’ and that only through knowing the deepest darkness of midnight could Frost understand the triumph of the human spirit. In reading No-Sugar Added Poetry, we bring different perspectives, but we can all gain the same enlightenment – an appreciation of the challenge of diabetes and the enormity of the triumph in living well with it.”

- Jeff Hitchcock

"This book shines a light on the full palette of the diabetes experience: scatterbrained feeling of a hypoglycemia, turbulent relationships with food, the fear of bearing a healthy baby, schisms with family and the support they share."

- David Edelman

"No Sugar Added Poetry stirs those hidden emotions that people with diabetes have kept safely locked away for many years! It comes straight from the heart of those living with diabetes and speaks directly to the soul of those living with diabetes. The importance of the emotional health of people with diabetes is finally being recognized in a positive way. People with diabetes truly are a unique and talented group of people and this book proves it!”

- Brandy Barnes, MSW
Founder, Executive Director

“No Sugar Added Poetry is a must read for any caretaker, loved one, or professional who yearns to understand what it's like to live with diabetes. It’s as raw as it is insightful and educational as it is compelling. As a reader you are urged to feel the emotions of these precious lives; but more importantly these incredible writers have supplied a window to their heart so we may only begin to scratch the surface in understanding their soul. I cried, I ached, I loved, I cherished, and most importantly: I learned. Thank you TuDiabetes.”

- DiabetesDad, Tom Karlya
Vice President, Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Inc.

“I wouldn’t have wished for diabetes, yet my life has been enhanced by the diabetes community — it reaches out and wraps its arms around you. You will find a piece of yourself here, as I have, and let us not forget there is also pride in rising to the challenge of diabetes.”

- Riva Greenberg
Type 1 patient 38 years and counting

"No-Sugar Added Poetry" is now available. You can get your copy at:

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Comment by Xanthasun on February 10, 2010 at 5:29pm
thanks for the update!
Comment by Sweeter Cherise on February 11, 2010 at 5:49am
I can't wait to read it! TuDiabetes is doing great things for the diabetes community:)
Comment by Mike Greenblatt on February 11, 2010 at 4:25pm
Will we know which poems made it in to the final product before the book comes out?
Comment by Sohair Abdel-Rahman on February 13, 2010 at 5:15am

My dream come true,at last.Cannot wait.
Comment by Sohair Abdel-Rahman on February 13, 2010 at 5:18am

In my third published poetry book,I wrote the name of our community in my CV in the book.I will do that in all my next published books.
Comment by Sohair Abdel-Rahman on February 13, 2010 at 9:47pm

Comment by No-Sugar Added® Poetry on July 14, 2010 at 11:29am
Thank you everybody, please share your thoughts about the book here! :)


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