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Scripps, La Jolla

Is there anyone who lives in San Diego and goes to the Scripps, La Jolla Type 1 Diabetes Center? If so, any recommendations for an endo, as…

Started by Sarah

9 Jan 14
Reply by artwoman

insurance just approved MODY genetic testing!

My insurance just approved the full MODY panel of genetic testing for me, I think the list price is $6K, performed by Athena Diagnostics. I…

Started by niccolo

29 Jan 13
Reply by niccolo

Need a hand figuring out where to store my insulin.

It turns out our fridge has been intermittently freezing my insulin. (figured this out after finding water bottles next to it with ice in t…

Started by Kevin H

25 Jan 13
Reply by meee

Here's to all of you who get nervous at 150....


Started by mohe0001

98 Jan 13
Reply by David (dns)

Fire Fighter Discrimination - Appeal

Approximately 18 months ago the Fire Commissioner (Queensland, Austrlia) stood me down from ops due to T1D. Having been on pump and CGM for…

Started by David Barbuto

8 Jan 13
Reply by mohe0001

Get the most outta your infusion sets!

So, I have found a way to get the most life out of your infusion sets. So, order the Sure T infusion sets from medtronic. These are manuall…

Started by TheGr8Things

5 Jan 11
Reply by Dave

Daily BG checking

Hi all, currently i check my bg levels between 3-6 times a day, some days i just check 3 times per day, I'm also in my honeymoon period and…

Started by Adele

19 Jan 11
Reply by Leah

Type 1's in Toronto

Hello I have been a type one diabetic for over eight years (I'm 20). My doctor just switched me to humalog and lantus. (I used to be on reg…

Started by Grace

0 Jan 11

High Intensity Exercise and Blood Glucose Levels

Hello All. I'm currently experimenting with P90X, Insanity and several different workout programs. For months my blood sugars raise sharply…

Started by Flynn Simon

3 Jan 10
Reply by mohe0001

Artificial Pancreas Study

Hi all.. I'm a research participant in the DiAS product... its an LG Nexus phone running Android and talks Bluetooth to a Roche pump and De…

Started by Steve Mann

4 Jan 10
Reply by Mike Ratrie




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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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