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Fundraising for the JDRF

Well our cyclebetes website has gone live. We are on our way to becoming the biggest bike relay in the world and reaching our goal of 2 mi…

Started by Grant Daisley

0 Nov 7, 2008

PhD Student Unlocks Diabetes Insulin Mystery

By Tamara McLean | November 05, 2008 AUSTRALIAN scientists have uncovered a key clue in the mystery of how insulin works, bringing them clo…

Started by Cheryl (aka - Superfox)

1 Nov 6, 2008
Reply by saundra barragan

SmartInsulin Aims to Begin Clinical Trials Within Next 2 Years

I remember reading about it in Wired many years ago (around the time I was diagnosed, in 2002)... then I read about it again on this post b…

Started by Manny Hernandez

3 Nov 6, 2008
Reply by Brian Cuddigan


Just got word about this... very cool news! :) Longs to fulfill promise of a cure for his daughter, others with diabetes HOLLYWOOD, Flor…

Started by Manny Hernandez

0 Nov 6, 2008

Not taking no for an answer... continuing to push for a Diabetes Doodle!

Perhaps you read the great post written by Amy in DiabetesMine, where she shared her own effort to try to make the Diabetes Doodle a realit…

Started by Manny Hernandez

10 Nov 5, 2008
Reply by tmana

The Diabetes OC

Our first featured blogger is up on The Diabetes OC! Check it out... http://diabetesoc.blogspot.com If you have a diabetes blog and want t…

Started by Gina Capone

0 Nov 2, 2008

Obesity Leading Cause of Diabetes Article

Graphic shows new diabetes rates by state; three AP – Graphic shows new diabetes rates by state; three sizes; ATLANTA – The nation's obesi…

Started by Beth

0 Oct 31, 2008

Physician laments modern role of medical professionals.

In the Wall Street Journal (10/30) Doctor's Office column, Benjamin Brewer, M.D., writes, "Somewhere along the line, too many doctors stopp…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

5 Oct 31, 2008
Reply by Megan S

Data indicate rate of new diabetes cases in the US nearly doubled between 1995 and 2007.

The CBS Evening News (10/30, story 6, 0:20, Couric) reported that, on Thursday, the government announced "a big jump in diabetes, especiall…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

1 Oct 31, 2008
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

Bayer drugs combining aspirin, dietary supplements being marketed illegally, FDA says.

Bloomberg News (10/29, Blum) reports, "Pills made by Bayer AG that combine aspirin with dietary supplements to fight osteoporosis and high…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

2 Oct 29, 2008
Reply by Beth




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co-Founder and President, Steps Down

Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation 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)


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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