Dr. Phyllisa Deroze is a diabetes lifestyle blogger and literature professor who enjoys writing about the intersectionality of health, black women, and literature. She started blogging at DiagnosednotDefeated.com in 2011 and a year later founded Black Diabetic Info. Phyllisa writes poetry, short fiction, and academic essays. Additionally, she was a Fulbright scholar to the United Arab Emirates and lived there for six years.
What My Diabetes Diagnosis Taught Me about Health Inequity
Phyllisa Deroze, 2 years ago 4 4 min read
The term “health equity” may seem abstract until we connect it directly to personal experiences. Since being diagnosed with diabetes,…