I write a regular column for the Huffington Post, and occasionally I find me on TV, in a magazine or blog. More on my Author Page. SharecareNow ranks me among "Top 10 Influencers in the Online Diabetes Community."
Named among the 17 Best Diabetes Blogs of 2012.
June 2012. A great interview with the International Diabetes Federation - A Blogger's View with Riva Greenberg.
A profile of my work and being an A1C Champion, Sanofi Discuss Diabetes, May 2012.
An interview with DiabetesCare.net Learn more about what I'm doing in the diabetes industry and community.
Jessica Apples gives a great review of my and Kim Lyons' TCOYD program on diabetic foot pain in "Talking About Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy"
Diabetes Monitor picked my brain for "Five things you should know about diabetes" and you can bet they're not what you read everywhere else. Oct 18, 2011. Here's two: 1) Hope is a powerful tool and 2) Healthier habits are possible. Find out more at the link above.
Interview with the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance, October 2011 on type 1 diabetes.
Acknowledged as a Public Speaking Super Power. Surprising, and true.
Turn in for an awesome 30 minute interview with wellness coach Heather Clute and internist Jeff Horacek of 'Transforming Diabetes.' We're talking about turning pain into purpose and flourishing with diabetes.
The Chicago Tribune asked me about the rift between type 1s and type 2s in "Diabetes' civil war" and to come up with a new name for type 1 diabetes.
OrganizedWisdom: When I first put up this page, I couldn't know that in three short years when I google myself, I would no longer pull up the name of a character in a Russian novel, but me - all over the internet. Here's extremely soul-satisfying recognition that I'm accomplishing my mission and am ranked among the 5 top diabetes patient experts.
Fellow diabetes blogger, Scott Johnson of DiabetesDaily, used to leave me comments on my blog so frequently I began to look for them, always hoping I'd find one. When I asked him to review my book, "50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life," he actually wrote a tribute to me that has profoundly touched me.
January 19th this year I had the pleasure of chatting for twenty minutes with Kitty Castellini and Dr. Joseph J. Fallon Jr., the hosts of Diabetes Living Today® On the podcast (Jan. 26, 2010) you'll hear lively banter between the co-hosts, and I come in about twenty minutes into the program.
A Sweet Life's Catherine Price gives "50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life" a great review and includes my answers to her insightful questions about living with diabetes and how to stay positive.
What a thrill to sign 2,000 of my books at the 20th World Congress of the International Diabetes Federation conference in Montreal.
DiabetesPowerShow.com- An incredible group of four passionate people sharing diabetes education online and in the greater Las Vegas area had me on this September as a guest talking about all things diabetes: how I got diabetes, the value of the right attitude, how you see diabetes in your life and the diabetes myths most people believe. Take a listen. Thank you Charlie Cherry.
Fellow blogger, Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMine posted the first review of "50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life and the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It" saying, "There are numerous books that aim to dispel myths about diabetes, but Riva's stands out as a frank, thorough, and deconstruction of the fifty most prevalent misbeliefs about diabetes." Full review.actionable
"The faces of diabetes" in Diabetic Living magazine, profiles me and doctor Steven Edelman in the summer 2009 issue. So nice to be in such good company. Diabetic Living is from Better House and Gardens and has the bright and colorful motif of a woman's magazine with great info and stories. This summer issue is on newstands till July 28th. Look for it at Wal-Mart or chain grocers.
April 11, 2008 I was on WBAI's radio program, 'Healthstyles' with Jane Seley, diabetes nurse practitioner, talking about the emotional aspect of living with diabetes. What a great opportunity to shed light on the other half of the equation living with diabetes - managing your head as well as your meds.
Diabetes Education Center of the Midlands, 23rd Annual Diabetes Seminar. It was a day-long annual event of educational presentations from physicians, cdes and physiologists, this year held in Omaha and I participated. I was the 'real person' addressing more than 200 people.
I had my own two minutes of fame featured on DiabetesMine. Award-winning blogger, Amy Tenderich, and I sat down for a glass of wine and a chat in New York City.
In 2008 I was on dLife TV with diabetes specialist, Dr. Richard Bernstein, (pictured here) renown for his revolutionary thinking in diabetes management. I participated in a test for measuring gastroparesis.