Tue, Apr 18|
KTE - dStigmatizing Diabetes: Addressing Stigma and its Impacts
Learn more about what diabetes stigma is, what it looks like, as all as its effects on people with diabetes and our culture more broadly. Listen in on stories shared from the diabetes community that highlight stigmatizing experiences, particularly in the healthcare space.
Time & Location
Apr 18, 2023, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT
About the Event
Matthew Garza, Stigma Program Manager at the diaTribe Foundation will be presenting "dStigmatizing Diabetes: Addressing Stigma and its Impacts." He will cover what diabetes stigma is, what it looks like, as all as its effects on people with diabetes and our culture more broadly. Matthew will be sharing some stories from the diabetes community that highlight stigmatizing experiences, particularly in the healthcare space, and discuss broadened recommendations around destigmatizing diabetes, framing conversations, language guidance and introduce us to diaTribe's anti-stigma resource, dStigmatize.org.
BIO: Matthew Garza | Stigma Program Manager | The diaTribe Foundation
Matthew Garza joined the diaTribe Foundation as an associate in 2020 where he worked on diaTribe Learn and the dSeries Executive Innovation Labs. In February 2022, he helped launch dStigmatize.org and diaTribe’s Stigma Program which he became program manager of in June 2022. Garza holds a certificate in Effective Writing for Healthcare from Harvard Medical School and he graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering in 2020 where he majored in Biomedical Engineering and minored in the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. He has a passion for understanding how stigma impacts health outcomes for marginalized groups including the LGBTQ population and those living with chronic conditions – including diabetes and obesity.
KTE - diaTribe Foundation$50.00+$1.25 service fee