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
The term “health equity” may seem abstract until we connect it directly to personal experiences. Since being diagnosed with diabetes,…