Kerri Sparling is a writer, speaker, and the author of Six Until Me: Essays from a life with diabetes (2022), Rage Bolus & Other Poems (2021) and Balancing Diabetes (2014). 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 SixUntilMe.com and there's a chance she might be appreciated someday for her fictional stories, as well.

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

Other Works

  • Rage Bolus & Other Poems

  • Balancing Diabetes: Conversations about happiness and living well