Jess's Page

Latest Activity

Jess commented on beth's group 'Diabetic Artists'
"Hello, I am a painter. Type 1 too. I work with watercolor and oil mainly. Here is one of my watercolors on Etsy. orchidsI used to work as a graphic designer and just jumped back into painting full time. Wondering if anyone else has heard of or knows…"
Aug 20, 2013
Jess replied to bluefrango's discussion 'What has made you feel the most supported?'
"I don't share much with people about my type 1, but I have run into colleagues at work or in school who will see me testing my blood sugar and say, 'I'm diabetic too'. Then we might have a little chat about how we are managing.…"
Aug 6, 2013
Jess might attend Emily Coles's event

Live interview with Kerri Sparling, Diabetes Advocate and creator of the blog SixUntilMe at TuDiabetes homepage

July 25, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Watch the recording here! Kerri Morrone Sparling was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on September 11, 1986, and for much of her life, she was the only diabetic she knew.She started Six Until Me in May of 2005 because she was tired of Googling "diabetes" and coming up with little more than a list of…See More
Jul 23, 2013
Jess updated their profile
Jun 17, 2013
Jess replied to acidrock23's discussion 'The Good Wifeabetes?'
"I hope this gets resolved for the parents and child, it sounds like they are doing everything they can to give her the best care possible. It's such a shame so many educators are so ignorant and unwilling to do what's best for the child.…"
May 2, 2013
Jess might attend Emily Coles's event

Live interview with Retina Specialist Randall Wong, MD at TuDiabetes homepage

March 1, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
1-2pm Pacific timeWhat time is this where you are?Dr. Wong introduces himself:"I am a retina specialist practicing in Fairfax, Virginia, USA.  As a retina specialist, I diagnose and treat retinal disorders such as macular degeneration, retinal detachments and diabetic retinopathy.I started a website about 4 years ago.  It has over 450…See More
Mar 1, 2013
Jess joined Manny Hernandez's group

US - Northwest Diabetes

If you live in Oregon or Washington states and you are touched by diabetes, this group is for you.
Feb 8, 2013
Jess replied to Megasaurus_Rex's discussion 'a cry for help'
"Hello, Yes I believe there is hope for you. I used to be afraid of going low all the time so I would also allow my blood sugars to run high. When I was in college the first time I would beg out of activities or not do things with other people…"
Feb 1, 2013
Jess posted a status
"Woke up early because of elevated blood sugar. Does that happen to anyone else?"
Feb 1, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Jess
"Hello! How Do You Do, and singing HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Artistetes.... Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Sep 1, 2012
Jess joined beth's group

Diabetic Artists

Are you an artist of any kind, or an art enthusiast? Has chronic illness influenced your imagery or perception of art? Post your work here for all of us to see!
Jul 19, 2011
Jess joined Caoilte Pickle's group

We want real food!

For all those diabetics who are tired of tasteless, drab and generally unappealing recipes aimed at us. I'm taking a stand--who wants to join me? Post your healthy, but TASTY recipes that you love!
Jul 19, 2011
Jess joined Danny's group


This group is basically to share photo's and comments of travel destinations we have visited. It doesn't matter if it's a road trip or The Great Wall
Jul 19, 2011
Jess joined Thierry's group

Seattle Type 1 Diabetes

If you live in the Seattle area, this forum is for you to talk to locals living with type 1 diabetes. Exchange ideas, tips. What works for you or does not.
Jul 11, 2011
Jess joined jessica's group

Oh! BABY!!!

A group for those of us who are hoping, wishing, praying, wanting to be pregnant one day. A source of pregnancy web links, helpful tips. frustration, support, happy thoughts, etc.See More
Jul 11, 2011

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?
Friendship, Advice
Date diagnosed
March 28, 1993
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Minimed Paradigm
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)

Comment Wall (5 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 5:25am on September 1, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and singing HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Artistetes....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing
info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!

At 5:24pm on July 7, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome to the circle artistetes....
At 11:27am on July 7, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 8:18am on July 7, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!
At 7:32am on July 7, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO ONE OF THE BEST DIABETIC FAMILIES YOU CAN FIND MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are here to help each other and lend an ear if needed. If you have a question just post it on our Forum where you will get a diversity of opinions, or just ask any of us on our pages and we will try to help you out.

Here's a link to help our new member's learn more "About Us":



From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

#OpposeAB1893: California Bill that Burdens People with Diabetes on Insulin

A couple of days ago I learned that the California State Assembly is considering AB-1893 Sharps waste, which in (if approved) will mandate that: “Sharps sold to the general public in California shall be sold with a sharps waste container Read on! →

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! →

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)


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.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service