Type 2: Heart-to-Heart Talks

Informative and inspirational talks that touch on common concerns for those with type 2 diabetes and heart disease that aren’t often addressed in a clinic visit. Hear how mental health impacts physical health, ways to reimagine cooking and eating, and an inspirational message from one of our Know Diabetes by Heart ambassadors about overcoming heart health challenges as a result of diabetes, which claimed the lives of both of her parents and her younger sister.

Felicia Hill-Briggs

In this Type 2: Heart-to-Heart talk, Felicia Hill-Briggs, Ph.D., brings her expertise in psychology and behavioral medicine to shed light on the unique emotional load of managing type 2 diabetes. She highlights the human component of daily health management in the context of real life.

Eduardo Garcia

Food is distinctively connected to our heritage and culture, and a heart disease or diabetes diagnosis is often seen as a threat to our traditions. In this Type 2: Heart-to-Heart talk, Chef Eduardo Garcia shares how to reimagine how we cook and eat, taking a bigger bite out of this amazing life.

Christina Herrera

After losing her mother, father and younger sister to diabetes and heart disease, Christina knew she had to take control of her health and began to make lifestyle changes. As a Know Diabetes by Heart™ ambassador, Christina shares her “Take 2” moment and inspiration for living with a new purpose in this Type 2: Heart-to-Heart talk.

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