DSMA Live: Riva Greenberg
Diabetes Patient-Expert, Author, Speaker and Health Coach
Riva has lived successfully with type 1 diabetes for forty years, since the age of eighteen, and ten years ago become a key influencer in the diabetes community. She also advises several pharmaceutical companies.
Riva is the author of three diabetes books: Diabetes Do’s & How-To’s, 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life and the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It and The ABC’s Of Loving Yourself With Diabetes. She writes a diabetes health column on The Huffington Post, and blogs on her web site, Diabetes Stories.com.
Since 2004, Riva has interviewed more than 150 patients, loved ones and providers to inform her research and work. She is an international speaker at health conferences, hospitals and corporations for both patients and health care professionals, and conducts workshops on “flourishing with diabetes,” knowing that by holding a different mindset patients can do more than merely “cope.” Riva also guides medical professionals to help patients adopt healthier behaviors through a series of online presentations called “Ask the Patient” on QuantiaMD.com.
Riva is a peer-mentor with Sanofi’s A1C Champion program, an advisory member of the Diabetes Hands Foundation and a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
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