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“Are you sure you have to go abroad now?” “Why don’t you just travel within the United States?” “Can you even travel with diabetes?” When presented with the opportunity to travel to abroad, many of my well-intentioned family and friends asked me plenty of questions like these in an attempt to convince me to stay […]

Volunteering with AYUDA

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This past summer, I had the opportunity to be involved in two AYUDA programs in the Dominican Republic. The first was Ganémosle la Carrera a la diabetes (Let’s Beat Diabetes campaign), in which volunteers such as myself work closely on a national diabetes prevention and exercise campaign, which culminates in a fitness event including a […]