The Power of YES—How to Thrive in Life Despite Diabetes

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Moira McCarthy

During a recent JDRF Facebook Live event, author and T1D mom Moira McCarthy shared how families can be active and thrive—even after the life-changing event of a child having been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

Sharing her family’s story of resilience, McCarthy provided timely advice for May—Mental Health Awareness Month—as well as for navigating the numerous stressors associated with the pandemic.

McCarthy’s talk included:

  • Life B.D. (Before Diabetes) and W.D. (With Diabetes)
  • The importance of education and community
  • How to incorporate the culture of YES into daily life

Watch the full, recorded livestream:

The Power of YES–How to Thrive in Life Despite Diabetes

Author and T1D mom Moira McCarthy gives her presentation "The Power of YES–How to Thrive in Life Despite Diabetes"

Posted by JDRF on Wednesday, May 13, 2020

By Maggie Barrett