All Episodes

September 15, 2020 48 min

This conversation with Mary Van Doorn covers her  journey from her initial type 2 diabetes diagnosis to becoming a leader among type 2 diabetes patients, a fitness instructor, and an inspiration for thousands of diabetic women who find support in her social media and fitness groups. We discuss taking control of your care, overcoming obstacles, managing friends and family who aren’t ready for the change you want to make, and living a richer life with healthier habits. We also talk about falling down and getting back up, and the non-linear journey to a healthier lifestyle. Mary discusses how diabetes affects every part of a patient’s life, how to partner with your doctor, and how she still faces daily challenges even in her experienced leadership position. 

Mary Van Doorn is a fitness instructor, type 2 diabetic, and the founder of Sugar Mama Strong, an online diabetes support community for women. She lives in the Atlanta area with her husband and children. Visit her website at SugarMamaStrong.com.

(This episode is sponsored by Healthenly.org, a free community for conversation and collaboration on health issues -- where you can find help or help others -- with ad music by Hallelujah the Hills.)

Share
Mark as Played

Chat About Healing Together

Advertise With Us

Popular Podcasts

Crime Junkie
Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know

If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald

Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald

You know what's long, tedious and boring? Surgery. You know what isn't? This new podcast! Join Scrubs co-stars and real-life best friends Zach Braff and Donald Faison for a weekly comedy podcast where they relive the hit TV show, one episode at a time. Each week, these BFFs will discuss an episode of Scrubs, sharing behind-the-scenes stories and reminiscing on some of their favorite memories from filming. They’ll also connect with Scrubs super fans and feature beloved show cast members for exclusive interviews.

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.

    Connect

    © 2021 iHeartMedia, Inc.