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Regenerative Cellular Therapy for Type-1 Diabetes

Hi, I've been looking into the treatments offered by this facility: for Type-1 diabetes. I've studied quite a few different a…

Started by Paul

15 Apr 5
Reply by earthling

First appointment

Hi everyone, this is my first post on this forum. I stumbled on this website looking for information on diabetes. I have my first appointm…

Started by GailD

32 Mar 28
Reply by GinaY

Bret Michaels on Revolution

Bret Michaels was on last night's episode of Revolution! I enjoy this show, BUT... The basic premise of the show is that due to a mistake i…

Started by AngelaC

11 Feb 1
Reply by AngelaC

Survey on How Mentors Affect Type 1 Diabetics During Diagnosis

To whom it may concern: Hello! My name is Gianni Figueroa, and I am a fellow Type 1 diabetic. I was diagnosed at the age of four, and being…

Started by DomCobb1

3 Jan 22
Reply by DomCobb1

Best app to record…lots of things??

I have started searching for an app that enables me to record and track all info that I think is relevant to my self-management. I have fou…

Started by Dan F

8 Jan 5
Reply by Jag1

Diabetes and Dental Care Habits

I've recently seen some folks stating that they brush their teeth every time they have anything sugary, because of Diabetes.  I have to adm…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

19 Dec 14, 2013
Reply by Kristi


I am wondering how Optifast impacts on blood sugar levels.Although I am losing weight,feeling better and have better blood pressure,cholest…

Started by Sarahtrust

15 Nov 26, 2013
Reply by jims

Pew Research Report - The Diagnosis Difference

45% of U.S. adults live with chronic disease   Living with a chronic disease has an independent effect on people’s technology adoption and…

Started by Brian (bsc)

4 Nov 23, 2013
Reply by twinchick

Life Insurance & Diabetes

I dropped life insurance many years ago because of the policies expense. I had both whole life and term at various times. Does anyone have…

Started by beechbeard

6 Nov 8, 2013
Reply by beechbeard


I am a TYPE 1--going on 33 years and is my story...I would love to have discussions with folks in similar situations and/or…

Started by The Rocket Mom

0 Oct 21, 2013




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →

An Open Letter from @AskManny, @DiabetesHF to @NYTRosenthal, @NYTimes

Dear Ms. Rosenthal: I am a person living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 30. I am also the President and co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at connecting and mobilizing the diabetes community. Seeing Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team


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
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Heather Gabel
(Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


Lead Administrator
Bradford (has type 1)

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)


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