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Drawing Diabetes: our second project for Diabetes Art Day on February 3rd!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jen Jan 21. 1 Reply

Diabetes Art Day is a web-based initiative for the Diabetes Online Community to “tell a story” about life with diabetes…Continue

Tags: diabetes, Diabetes Art Day, DAD, sketch, draw

Diabetes Art Day is coming! Join in with a Word in Your Hand

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Diabetes Art Day is September 1st... Who's in?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Express Your Diabetes Aug 30, 2010. 3 Replies

I hope my TuDiabetes friends are getting ready for Diabetes Art Day!  If you need more details, please check out…Continue

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Jen replied to Express Your Diabetes's discussion 'Drawing Diabetes: our second project for Diabetes Art Day on February 3rd!'
"I used to draw so much when I was a kid. In fact, during my hospital stay I kept a "drawing journal" that documented my experiences. If I can find the time, maybe I will try to come up with something to contribute!"
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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Creativity and self expression!
Date diagnosed
August 12, 2010
 

Welcome, Creative Minds!

Express Your Diabetes combines the artistic expression and creativity programs developed by Diabetes Hands Foundation:  Drawing Diabetes, Diabetes Supplies Art and Word In Your Hand. This space also serves as a channel for DHF to partner with other groups and individuals raising diabetes awareness through art.


Share your works of creative visual expression in the "comments" section on this page, and in the programs below, as applicable.  Then, on September 24th, use the pieces you have created to participate in Diabetes Art Day 2012.

The names of the people who post their art on September 24th will be entered into a drawing to win one of 5 copies of “No-Sugar Added Poetry”.  Get creative, inspire each other, and your artistic creation could earn you the TuDiabetes poetic creation!

Word In Your Hand

The premise of the project is simple: take a picture of your hand showing a word (or words) that describe how you feel about diabetes.  See the video

 Diabetes Supplies Art

Art created using diabetes supplies: insulin syringes, insulin pump infusion sets, blood sugar test strips, insulin vials, etc.  See the video

 

Drawing Diabetes→

A place to come together and celebrate the wonderful lessons the members of our community are sharing with us. A place to share the stories of love, pride, awareness, care, responsibility and hope.  See the video

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HAPPY,HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Express Your Diabetes. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

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Express your Diabetes happy birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

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Art Fun Challenge #2

Posted on August 28, 2012 at 3:23pm 2 Comments

Okay folks, here's our next Art Fun Challenge, in preparation for Diabetes Art Day on September 24th:

"Diabetes makes me feel..."

Finish this sentence, using a piece of art that YOU create.  It can be a drawing, painting, photo, sculpture, video...  Any visual expression of how you would complete that sentence.

When you've made your piece, take a photo and upload it to the comments section of the member…

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Art Project Challenge #1

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

August is Art Month on TuDiabetes!!

 

This week's art challenge:

  1. Collect all your diabetes supplies, or those of your loved-one with…
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So You Say You're Not an Artist?

Posted on August 27, 2010 at 11:19am 0 Comments

The artist is not a different kind of person, but every person is a different kind of artist.” ~ Eric Gill



A few days ago, one of my Facebook connections,…

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Announcing Diabetes Art Day!

Posted on August 19, 2010 at 8:30pm 2 Comments

Lee Ann Thill at The Butter Compartment has declared September 1st the very first official Diabetes Art Day. If you would like to participate, between now and September 1st, break out of your linguistic comfort zone, bust out some art materials, and make a piece of artwork – painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, an installation piece, a mixed media something or other, or whatever you can… Continue
 
 
 

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US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF 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)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Bradford (has type 1)


Administrators

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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