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The Diabetes Zone is a space for people with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes to courageously share their stories and for those who hear those stories to feel less alone. I am your host, Virginia Garner. I created this space for them, because they matter. I've had a decades long career as a Registered Nurse. People challenged by the self care required to minimize the devastation of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes benefit from awareness early on. Change can happen when people share their stories. Welcome to The Diabetes Zone. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/virginiagarnr/support

The Diabetes Zone Virginia Garner, MPA, BSN, RN

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The Diabetes Zone is a space for people with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes to courageously share their stories and for those who hear those stories to feel less alone. I am your host, Virginia Garner. I created this space for them, because they matter. I've had a decades long career as a Registered Nurse. People challenged by the self care required to minimize the devastation of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes benefit from awareness early on. Change can happen when people share their stories. Welcome to The Diabetes Zone. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/virginiagarnr/support

    Jobie Slade’s decision to ask for help with a venous stasis ulcer resulted in the awareness of his type 2 diabetes.

    Jobie Slade’s decision to ask for help with a venous stasis ulcer resulted in the awareness of his type 2 diabetes.

    Listen to how he navigated his follow up visits during the Covid pandemic and how he championed his health.

    I'm Virginia Garner, a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience. My mission is to passionately inspire men with type 2 diabetes to improve and sustain their vitality by managing their condition through self care in order to minimize the suffering caused by this disease. This is not a resource for medical advice. There is no nurse to patient relationship with the podcast guests. Please seek and follow the advice from your physician. Kindly subscribe to and share this podcast with others so that they too can be inspired and feel less alone as they care for their type 2 diabetes.

    To learn more about managing type 2 diabetes join us on Clubhouse and please go to www.diabetesdisrupters.com and sign up for our newsletter.

    Podcast: http://diabetesdisrupters.com/podcast/

    To sign up and share your story: http://diabetesdisrupters.com/podcast/

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    Clubhouse: @virginiagrn

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    • 50 min
    Here's why Virginia thinks that every family should be talking about type 2 diabetes as a result of the Ricardo Colon podcast episode.

    Here's why Virginia thinks that every family should be talking about type 2 diabetes as a result of the Ricardo Colon podcast episode.

    In this episode we learn about the millions who are unaware that they have either prediabetes or a diagnosis of diabetes. Virginia talks about the peril in not knowing, and she provides suggestions on how the viewer as well as their friends and loved ones can gain awareness.



    Virginia Garner is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience. Her mission is to passionately inspire men with type 2 diabetes to improve and sustain their vitality by managing their condition through self care in order to minimize the suffering caused by this disease. This is not a resource for medical advice. There is no nurse to patient relationship with the podcast guests. Please seek and follow the advice from your physician. Kindly subscribe to and share this podcast with others so that they too can be inspired and feel less alone as they care for their type 2 diabetes.



    To continue the conversation join her every Wednesday at 4:00 PM on Clubhouse @virginiagrn.



    To learn more about how to manage type 2 diabetes please go to www.diabetesdisrupters.com and sign up for our newsletter.



    Podcast: http://diabetesdisrupters.com/podcast/



    To sign up and share your story: http://diabetesdisrupters.com/podcast/



    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/virginiagarnr/



    Clubhouse: @virginiagrn



    TikTok: http://www.tiktok.com/@userdiabetesdisrupters



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/virginia-lynn-garner-mpa-bsn-rn-54138b96?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base_contact_details%3BPoKVBEyPSt28bAqVZjwUXg%3D%3D



    Twitter: http://www.tiktok.com/@userdiabetesdisrupters


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    • 15 min
    How Ricardo Colon’s reality checking experience led to the weight loss surgery that ultimately helped his type 2 diabetes.

    How Ricardo Colon’s reality checking experience led to the weight loss surgery that ultimately helped his type 2 diabetes.

    Ricardo Colon found out about his diabetes at a medical exam for a job promotion. Have a listen to the choices that he made to prioritize his health and improve his self care so that his type 2 diabetes is controlled.  

    I'm Virginia Garner, a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience. My mission is to passionately inspire men with type 2 diabetes to improve and sustain their vitality by managing their condition through self care in order to minimize the suffering caused by this disease. This is not a resource for medical advice. There is no nurse to patient relationship with the podcast guests. Please seek and follow the advice from your physician. Kindly subscribe to and share this podcast with others so that they too can be inspired and feel less alone as they care for their type 2 diabetes.

    To learn more about how to manage type 2 diabetes please go to www.diabetesdisrupters.com and sign up for our newsletter.

    Podcast: http://diabetesdisrupters.com/podcast/

    To sign up and share your story: http://diabetesdisrupters.com/podcast/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/virginiagarnr/

    Clubhouse: @virginiagrn

    TikTok: http://www.tiktok.com/@userdiabetesdisrupters

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/virginia-lynn-garner-mpa-bsn-rn-54138b96?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base_contact_details%3BPoKVBEyPSt28bAqVZjwUXg%3D%3D

    Twitter: http://www.tiktok.com/@userdiabetesdisrupters


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    • 39 min
    The Diabetes Zone Trailer

    The Diabetes Zone Trailer

    I'm Virginia Garner, a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience. My mission is to passionately inspire men with type 2 diabetes to improve and sustain their vitality by managing their condition through self care in order to minimize the suffering caused by this disease. This is not a resource for medical advice. There is no nurse to patient relationship with the podcast guests. Please seek and follow the advice from your physician. Kindly subscribe to and share this podcast with others so that they too can be inspired and feel less alone as they care for their type 2 diabetes. 

    To learn more about how to manage type 2 diabetes please go to www.diabetesdisrupters.com and sign up for our newsletter. 

    Podcast: http://diabetesdisrupters.com/podcast/

    To sign up and share your story: http://diabetesdisrupters.com/podcast/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/virginiagarnr/

    Clubhouse: @virginiagrn

    TikTok: http://www.tiktok.com/@userdiabetesdisrupters

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/virginia-lynn-garner-mpa-bsn-rn-54138b96?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base_contact_details%3BPoKVBEyPSt28bAqVZjwUXg%3D%3D

    Twitter: http://www.tiktok.com/@userdiabetesdisrupters




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