• Male
  • Berkeley, CA
  • United States
Share on Facebook

Mike's Friends

  • Matti
  • Ramla
  • Lilli
  • MtngrrlfromtheShore
  • CNobleGo
  • Jenn Mama Bear
  • Diabetty
  • bryly
  • Lyna
  • 明けてく空
  • Eb
  • LovelyBoricua
  • Yerachmiel Altman
  • Caren
  • Juancho

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
I hope to connect with others that live the life of a pin cushion.
Date diagnosed
October 22, 1776
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
Tell us more about you (optional)
My pancreas don't work and that makes me want to make YouTube videos.

Mike's Discussions


Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 Jan 8. 1 Reply

Diabetes Advocates MasterLab in Orlando!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard157 Jun 15, 2014. 1 Reply

Diabetes Hope Conference

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laddie May 19, 2014. 8 Replies


Mike Lawson's Got Dieabeeeetus.

Mike's Blog

This Week, We Did It!

Posted on March 12, 2013 at 12:30pm 2 Comments

The This Week I Will campaign just concluded and thanks to the awesome efforts of TuDiabetes members, The Diabetes Hands Foundation raised $25,000.

This week we DID...thanks to your help!

Thank you to anyone that logged on an made a pledge to make a lifestyle change for the week. Not only did you help yourself, but you were also…


Latest Activity

Mike replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Share your Manny stories!!'
"I was headed to a JDRF event in Phoenix where I knew that I would meet a bunch of people from the DOC that I had never met in person before. I grabbed coffee and in the car ended up spilling it down the front of my shirt. When I got there, we were…"
acidrock23 replied to Mike's discussion 'QUESTION OF THE WEEK: January 8th'
"My wife and daughter. They have always supported me. They've accepted some risk. Fortunately, the time I hypoed loading the car and fell into the dog food, I was able to hand junior off to mom to avoid horrible injuries, although the dog food…"
Jan 8
Mike posted a discussion
Jan 8
lotsofshots left a comment for Mike
Dec 20, 2014

Mike's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (94 comments)

You need to be a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes to add comments!

Join Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes

At 7:45pm on December 20, 2014, lotsofshots said…

At 11:06am on March 19, 2014, Doris D said…


At 7:02am on January 1, 2014, Linda G said…


At 2:39pm on October 26, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Hello Mike. Thanks for wanting to be a friend. For age 86 a, very active in TU. I have company now a cousin from Maine and I will write you in detail later.

Have a good evening.


At 4:33pm on October 20, 2013, jrtpup said…

If you haven't seen him, check out Jesse the dog's latest ;)

At 8:50pm on April 6, 2013, Linda G said…

Evening Mike!! Luv the sketches of little TuD and family! You know what would be neat....to animate them!!!
What do you think???

At 4:53pm on March 19, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Mike. I wish for you a most wonderful day. I do the birthdays every day and they did not get t M....why I am late. Hope you have a great time. ENJOY!!! Reed


At 11:17am on March 19, 2013, Heather Gabel said…

Happy Birthday Mike Lawson! :-)))))

At 8:23am on March 19, 2013, Marie B said…

Mike, I see it's your birthday! hope you have a fantastic day!

At 9:49am on March 12, 2013, Trudy said…

Hi Mike. I'm going to enjoy being your friend and trying to keep up with 6 y.o. TuD. I've know him, so to speak, for about 3 years.




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co-Founder and President, Steps Down

Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →

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)


LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word


This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2015   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service