Kerri Sparling is a writer, poet, and author of Balancing Diabetes. Since 2005, she has been a leading voice in the patient advocacy space, focusing on her personal experience with type 1 diabetes. Through the power and passion of the patient narrative, Kerri found her voice and has worked to bolster the influence of patient stories in the healthcare space, from academic journals to keynote performances around the world.

She is best known for her work as a patient storyteller at and her next series of books will be available in the fall.

To connect with Kerri, you can email her at kerri (at) kerrisparling (dot) com.