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lets make a list of "you know your a diabetic when you "! example. You know your a diabetic when you freak out when your friend eats a ca…

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A free eBook to help you on your 1st year with diabetes

  Will Dubois is a Diabetes Author, Educator and Advocate and a diabetes patient himself. He dedicates his life to help people with diabet…

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No Words to Speak and Nothing to Say... I'm a T1 Diabetic.

I'm a newly dx'd T1 who as a professional communicator can find no words to express how I feel. It's been a little over a month since being…

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I just found out I have diabetes. I had to go to the doctor for a girl problem, she took some blood tests and said I might have diabetes. S…

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Head in the Sand? Stunned.

Hi all I am new to this site and also newly diagnosed with type 2. I am also a total idiot I think, I cant believe I fell for the media rub…

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Another new person joining the club

Hello everyone! I'm Elena, female, 40, and was diagnosed Type 1 (or maybe LADA) on 9/30/2014. It's been an interesting ride since then, to…

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Just received a new diagnosis

At this mornings doctor appt I asked my Dr. what my insulin levels were and he said 9 months ago it was 2.6 and since my numbers have becom…

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Update On My Diabetes...

Thought I would give an update as to my case. Short Summary: 33 year old Family Medicine physician Diagnosed in June 2014 with HgbA1c of 6.…

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Looking for some info

Well to start off i'm a 18 yr old dairy farmer/ diesel mechanic. I'm 6'2 and weigh 165 lbs so i;m a healthy weight. Diabetes and very bad h…

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You know youre a diabetic when.....

lets make a list of "you know your a diabetic when you "! example. You know your a diabetic when you freak out when your friend eats a ca…

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Normal People Snacks

Had a baby shower for co-worker yesterday, THOUGHT I was being good and bypassed the cupcakes and cake and went for the rice krispie treat.…

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37 Dec 31, 2014
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New to Diabetes...

Hi All, I'm new here. Was looking for a support group and found this place. This is a little difficult for me because I'm actually a 33 yea…

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91 Dec 24, 2014
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getting rid of bubbles in syringes - small dose

Is there a good video that demonstrates how to get rid of bubbles from insulin syringes? (especially for low doses - I only use 1 to 1.5 un…

Started by lh378

7 Oct 3, 2014
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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

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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