The Sweet Blessing: My Adventures in Diabetes

The Sweet Blessing: My Adventures in Diabetes

by Trisha Porretti


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Diabetes is no laughing matter. But while reading "The Sweet Blessing: My Adventures in Diabetes" you will find yourself laughing out loud. With humor and candor Trisha shares her experiences with Type 1 Diabetes. Accompany her as she travels this unknown landscape. She is the author of two articles "My Pump Holiday Was No Vacation" and "Can Laughter Lower Your Blood Glucose?" Her experience as a stand-up comic inspired her to transform personal tragedy into diabetes comedy. Throughout the US she has shared her optimistic message that diabetes is a blessing rather than a curse. Her book will educate, motivate and inspire patients and their families to lighten up a bit. Diabetes is serious but laughter is good medicine. She reminds us to laugh, for the health of it!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781511902656
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/19/2015
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.32(d)

About the Author

Trisha Porretti, RN, BSN, CDE, is a humorist. She was a young single mother of three when she was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. This changed the direction of her life. She transitioned from bartending to nursing. She is a Registered Nurse, a Certified Diabetes Educator, an Insulin Pump Trainer, a Laughter Leader, a former Key Opinion Leader for Johnson & Johnson's Internal Speakers Bureau and a Certified Yoga Teacher.
She has educated people of all ages who are challenged by diabetes. She began publicly speaking and writing about her own life experiences in 2003. She focuses on the positive diabetes outcomes that are achievable with acceptance, faith and humor. She is considered an expert in her field. As a motivational speaker at conferences and events throughout the United States, she has encouraged and inspired audiences to let laughter lower their blood sugar!

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