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Would you ever date / marry someone with diabetes?

This is going to sound bad but, here goes ... I have type 1 diabetes and even though I have it and know the ins and outs of it, I could ne…

Started by Lana

99 Jan 21
Reply by mohe0001

How do you handle diabetes burnout?

I can't say as I've ever had diabetes burnout, not in the literal sense. I mean, it's a form of depression that stems from being overwhelme…

Started by Lana

11 Jan 20
Reply by acidrock23

the new levemir pen

I recently got a new prescription for levemir. It was different than the old pen design. The drum where you would "push" the plunger to del…

Started by Christalyn

1 Jan 13
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Viva Las Vegas!!: Diabetes Unconference March 13-15 2015

There was a flurry of activity about the Diabetes Unconference on FB yesterday so I figured I'd share the event here to chat about it. Are…

Started by acidrock23

36 Jan 9
Reply by acidrock23

Hebrew language resources for Type 1 family?

Happy New Year Everyone! I'm trying to help a newly Diagnosed family with some Type 1 resources, but their first language is Hebrew. Does…

Started by Jessica05

4 Jan 5
Reply by angivan

Men, how do you carry your diabetes supplies around with you?

I was just wondering how do you men carry your diabetes supplies around with you? For us women, it's pretty simple we can just put it all…

Started by Cayla

25 Dec 19, 2014
Reply by acidrock23

10 Best iPhone & Android Apps for Diabetics

Published in HealthlineAugust 28, 2012   According to the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, over eight percent of Americans have diabetes…

Started by Emily Coles

8 Dec 11, 2014
Reply by Sarah

Infusion Set Site: Blood Beneath

So I have the tandem insulin pump and currently have a cannula attached to my left side. Today I noticed there is a bit of blood seeping in…

Started by DFresh

10 Nov 25, 2014
Reply by elizabetta

Kamala the Ugandan Giant

Some of you old time WWF wrestling fans may remember Kamala the Ugandan Giant. He has fallen on hard times and has a few videos and article…

Started by Christalyn

0 Nov 23, 2014

For Women w T1 - Question Regarding Infections

My daughter is a freshman in college & she went to a small school 5 hours from home. She just turned 18, diagnosed at 14 as a high scho…

Started by samsmom

29 Nov 22, 2014
Reply by samsmom

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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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