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Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Day

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Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Day

Time: April 14, 2008 from 12am to 11:45pm
Location: OC
Website or Map: http://tudiabetes.com/profile…
Event Type: Diabetes, Awareness
Organized By: Manny Hernandez
Latest Activity: Apr 16, 2008

Event Description

On April 14th, the type 1 diabetes community is encouraged to RAISE YOUR VOICE to educate people about their disease. Post a link on the comment wall to any posts you write about this.

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Comment by Penny R. on April 16, 2008 at 7:46am
I attended, but I was late.

You can read Better Late Than Never over at my blog "My Son Has Diabetes".
Comment by Manny Hernandez on April 14, 2008 at 9:15pm
Today was a great example of the power of a community effort!

We should all thank Kerri for being the driving force behind it.
Comment by Bethany on April 14, 2008 at 3:40pm
Raised my voice at my blog Sunshine Me
Comment by Donna on April 14, 2008 at 3:39pm
I wrote about a day in the life of Donnabetes. You can visit my blog at http://donnabetes.blogspot.com. Thanks!
Comment by Glucoholic on April 14, 2008 at 3:10pm
We raised our voice at glucoholic.com!
Comment by Terry Keelan on April 14, 2008 at 10:10am
I made an announcement at our company meeting and sent this company-wide e-mail:

Today is "Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Day." The short article linked below may help you understand more about this disease:


http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-myths.jsp

And from my personal hit list:

Top Five Annoying Things People Say to Type 1 Diabetics

1. Should you be eating that?
2. I had an aunt who had that. She lost her fingers and toes, went blind and died. She was 33.
3. You must have ate too much sugar as a kid.
4. I could never inject myself.
5. Should you be eating that?


Terry Keelan
Publications Director
Comment by David and Elizabeth Edelman on April 14, 2008 at 9:48am
This day was simply a fantastic idea. (Thanks, Kerri!) I wrote about those of us that love a type 1 and Elizabeth wrote about how diagnosis as an adult has made her stronger. -David
Comment by Bernard on April 14, 2008 at 9:41am
I wrote on my personal blog:
http://tinyurl.com/4vkauy
I also had an interesting suggestion at:
http://www.diabetesdaily.com/farrell/2008/04/raising-our-voices.php
Comment by landileigh on April 14, 2008 at 9:30am
here is a link i wrote on my personal blog:
http://landileigh.wordpress.com/2008/04/14/i-am-other-woman/
Comment by Manny Hernandez on April 14, 2008 at 8:18am
Here is a link to the post I wrote on my personal blog:
http://manuelhp42.blogspot.com/2008/04/april-14-type-1-diabetes-awa...

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(Co-Founder, has LADA)

Emily Coles (Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
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(Head of Experience, has type 1)

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(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

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