Live Interview with Bill Woods, aka 1HappyDiabetic

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Live Interview with Bill Woods, aka 1HappyDiabetic

Time: January 25, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: TuDiabetes homepage
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Event Type: live interview
Organized By: Emily Coles
Latest Activity: Jan 25, 2013

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4-5pm EDT
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Bill is the founder of a website that encourages people with diabetes to live a happy and healthy life with diabetes.  Our motto for 1HappyDiabetic is that “it’s all about your attitude,” 

Diagnosed when he was 8 years old, Bill has been through many life stages dealing with diabetes.  Through it all, has been his energetic attitude living with diabetes that has been his biggest strength.

Bill created his first diabetes video in 2007, now his videos have been seen over 1 Million times!  

Bill was awarded the 2009 Creative Mind award voted on by the diabetic online community.   His award winning videos for “Making Sense of Diabetes” led the way in spreading awareness of diabetes through internet video creation.

Bill Woods is a member of the Diabetes Online Community.  He has an active role in the Diabetes Hands Foundation’s Diabetes Advocates program includes diabetes bloggers and diabetes online communities working together to conduct outreach programs.  Bill has done speaking engagements about the impact of social media and diabetes.

Bill is also on the Board of Directors for the Central CT and Western MA JDRF chapter.  

Bill currently works as a Community Manager for Glu, diabetes non-profit social network with a purpose to accelerate research and outcomes for people touched with type 1 diabetes.

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Diabetes Hands Foundation Team


Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, 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)


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


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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