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Comment by Marsha Weiss on July 11, 2013 at 1:16pm

I can be found on Twitter with @MarshaWeiss03

Comment by Alicia on May 2, 2013 at 3:58pm
@aliciamagliocco is my twitter username :)
Comment by WyoWiseGuy on May 1, 2013 at 8:06pm
Hey... I can be found on the twitter verse @wyowiseguy . I typically follow back, unless you talk nonsense (my definition... Not yours :-p).I enjoy interaction and hope you do too
Comment by MikeMack on April 3, 2013 at 6:10pm

I'm @HighsandLows2, where I tweet about life with diabetes. Just started last week. Hope to connect with all of you!

Comment by Hanneke van Proosdij on March 24, 2013 at 11:58pm

I'm @creativeTD1. Have been on twitter for a while with my arts group, just started my own account to connect with the diabetes community on twitter. Looking forward to your tweets!

Comment by Mocha on April 19, 2012 at 2:46pm

For all those who don't know, there's a twitter meetup on Wednesday evenings, 9PM Eastern. Follow the hash tag #dsma, and @DiabetesSocMed to join the discussion. There's also a live discussion on Thursday evenings, same time. Oh, and I'm @PurdueMocha. :-)

Comment by mother4peace - Christine on April 19, 2012 at 1:24pm

I made the plunge to start tweeting and have found some people who live with diabetes out there. My account is @motherforpeace. I happen to be Type 1 but value the support and lean from everyone touched directly and indirectly by this disease.

Comment by Marie B on March 15, 2012 at 8:29am

Manny says they are no longer updating @tudiabetes. Updates in English they are posting @diabetesHF occasionally using the #tudiabetes hashtag.

somehow I didn't get this message earlier

Comment by Scott on December 2, 2011 at 6:42am

I'm a parent of a child with type I on Twitter at @ArdensDay.

My website is at

Comment by HeidiD on December 1, 2011 at 5:10pm

Hello everyone! My twitter account is


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From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Joins Diabetes Advocacy Alliance

Diabetes Hands Foundation is incredibly honored to join the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, an organization with the drive and potential to affect a powerful, positive impact on diabetes and healthcare policy. Diabetes Advocacy Alliance is a 20-member coalition of leading professional Read on! →

Helmsley Charitable Trust Renews Support for DHF

HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS SUPPORT TO DIABETES HANDS FOUNDATION FOR FOURTH YEAR  Funding in 2015 to support major transitions in programs and leadership at Diabetes Hands Foundation BERKELEY, CA: February 18, 2015 – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team


Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, 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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