Sara Nicastro
Diabetes advocate

About Me


Sara Nicastro was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in February of 2003, the week before her birthday and during her senior year of college.
She found the diabetes online community a few years after diagnosis and as a result, has become a passionate diabetes advocate. She currently writes at, serves as the Social Media Committee Chair on the Advisory Board of the Diabetes Community Advocacy Foundation, is a member of the Advisory Board for the You Can Do This Project, and co-founded and runs the monthly Best of the 'Betes Blogs project for the diabetes online community. She is also a Volunteer Manager for her local JDRF chapter.
Over the past ten years she has worked in many different areas of higher education and currently works full time as a human resources manager. She lives in southern Nevada.


At Medicine X 2015

Saturday, September 28 12:20 pm (LK 120)
Participatory medicine: a catalyst in reducing medical errors
“To err is human, to cover up is unforgivable, and to fail to learn is inexcusable.”  – Sir Liam Donaldson Medical errors or adverse events happen when there is a misstep in a chain of activities... Read more
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