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Corinna Cornejo

Patient Advocate

Corinna Cornejo is a Latina, diabetes patient advocate, and patient-centered health and healthcare content writer. Diagnosed in 2009, Corinna blogs about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness while living with type 2 diabetes at Type 2 Musings. You can also find her thoughts and musings on Twitter @Type2Musings.

Latest by Corinna Cornejo

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Medication

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Insulin

When you live with diabetes, deciding to start insulin medication can be intimidating. Here's everything I wish I knew before I made the transition.

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Insulin

Starting Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

When a person starts taking insulin it brings a new level of complexity to treating type 2 diabetes. Find out everything there is to know about using insulin.

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Cost of Care

Is Frequent Blood Sugar Testing a Waste of Time?

Despite the findings of a new study, doctors and patients say daily glucose monitoring can help certain people with type 2 diabetes. Find out if it could be right for you.

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Medication

Managing New Diabetes Prescriptions

A type 2 diabetes diagnosis often comes with new prescriptions. Learn how to adjust your daily self-care routine to include prescription medications.

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Letters

20 Years After My Gestational Diabetes

Two decades after being diagnosed with gestational diabetes, here’s what I would tell my younger self about how I should have takeen better care of my health.

Woman with diabetes testing her blood sugar at work.
Work

Diabetes in the Office: A Supervisor’s Guide

Do you supervise an employee with diabetes? Learn about your responsibilities as an employer under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Living With

4 Tips For Disclosing Diabetes at Work

If you're thinking about disclosing your diabetes at work, consider these four things before you speak up.