Adult T1D Reception & Presentation on Diabetes, Social Media & Patient Empowerment

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Adult T1D Reception & Presentation on Diabetes, Social Media & Patient Empowerment

Time: March 7, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Solarium
Street: 55 Second Street
City/Town: San Francisco
Website or Map: http://www.jdrfbayarea.org/bl…
Event Type: reception
Organized By: JDRF
Latest Activity: Mar 4, 2013

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JDRF Bay Area invites type 1 adults (plus loved ones) to a reception and presentation by Manny Hernandez, President, Diabetes Hands Foundation, the non-profit behind TuDiabetes and the Big Blue Test.

Last fall, Manny gave a keynote address at the acclaimed Joslin’s Diabetes + Innovation 2012 Conference. Lucky for us in the Bay Area, Manny is willing to do a repeat performance in San Francisco!

Learn about the ability of diabetes social media outlets to accelerate the sharing of information and peer education among patients, and how more engaged and empowered patients can effect change in the healthcare system. Because of diabetes networking sites like TuDiabetes, healthcare is more and more a conversation between patients, providers, researchers and pharmaceutical companies. Q & A plus group discussion to follow.

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Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, has type 1)
Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)

 

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