Eugenia Araiza


Eugenia is a nutritionist and diabetes educator who has been living with Type 1 diabetes since 1995. In 2019, she started Healthy Diabetes, a project that includes educational resources to support and empower people living with diabetes. She is the author of the book Soy Diferente y me Gusta (I am Different and I Like It), which preaches about acceptance when living with diabetes. She recently co-authored a book called Había una vez una Diabetes (Once Upon a Time There was Diabetes) which addresses diabetes burnout in diabetes from a professional perspective and with a personal and unique twist. Eugenia is co-founder of Diabetes and Co, an online educational platform for the different types of diabetes.

Written by Eugenia Araiza

Woman, left, and young boy, right pose in motocross helmets.

Screening My Kid for Diabetes: A T1D Mother’s View

For Eugenia, the decision to get her teenage son Indigo screened for T1D autoantibodies wasn’t an easy one.MORE

Life for a Child Provides Families in Mexico Vital Resources for Diabetes Management

We spoke with María Elena Mota to learn how Life for a Child and the Mexican Diabetes Association work together to help young people with diabetes in need.MORE

“Diabetes Does Not Limit Us”—Organizing for T1D in Ecuador

One of the participants at Life for a Child's global art contest, Christian José Muñoz Araneda talks about living with type 1 diabetes in Ecuador.MORE

8 Tips for Empowering and Being Empowered Women with Diabetes

In this session, Marina shared a topic that she likes to talk about both personally and professionally: women, empowerment, and diabetes.MORE

Low-Carb Pan de Muerto: A Delicious Mexican Tradition

We have great news for you. You can easily prepare your Pan de Muerto without sugar; here is the recipe:MORE