Diane Dike, Ph.D.


Featured on Oprah's OWN, Mystery Diagnosis, The Woman Whose Legs Turned Black.

Have you ever felt broken? Gracie & Diane have HOPE for you!

Diane Dike, Ph.D. is an award-winning speaker, singer, author, certified foster/adoption mom, CVO spokesperson and humanitarian who is known for her inspirational, humorous and joyful spirit. Dr. Diane is the Second Chance Radio Show host who is regularly featured in a variety of print, radio and TV syndications around the world. As founder and president of Second Chance with Saving Grace and the Cryoglobulinemia Vasculitis Organization.
Diane is impacting the world for good and helping people cope with medical issues.

All ages connect with Diane, who knows what it is to be broken, homeless and hopeless. She was an elite athlete, teacher, professor and coach when pain became her constant companion at the tender age of 23. After suffering for three years she was diagnosed with a debilitating, rare incurable blood disease called cryoglobulinemia vasculitis for which there is no cure. In the midst of her despair, Diane found the secret to happiness and she shares that secret daily around the world while challenging ​people to "Stay Strong and Courageous-no matter what!" Diane is an expert in perseverance and overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

Diane's experienced terrible tragedy, yet prevails with uncommon courage, her husband, Paul, her growing family and her rescued Italian greyhound service dog, Gracie.

Against all odds she lives a life of impact, purpose and victory. She's dedicated her remaining days to being a light in the darkness, and helping as many people as she can! She'll dare you to do the same with a smile, a service dog and a second chance.

Schedule them to speak at your event. (Diane is a member of AWSA, Advanced Writers and Speakers Association and recipient of the Invisible Disabilities Advocate 2008 Inspiration Award).

Visit DianeDike.org to review her Media Kit, order her books, contact her booking and/or book agent.

Diane’s experiences led her to write and publish two books: Gracie

  • Work
    • Second Chance with Sacing Grace
  • Education
    • Ph.D.