All Blog Posts Tagged '5' (3)

It's the 5th birthday of TuDiabetes! Give us $5 (or more if you can)

In March of 2008 2007, we started TuDiabetes because we saw that too many people with diabetes were feeling isolated instead of benefiting from the shared experience they could have by connecting to other people touched by diabetes.

Today, Diabetes Hands Foundation's networks allow members to find support locally and globally. Our more than 23,000 members…


Added by Manny Hernandez on March 26, 2012 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Birth Announcement---sorry so late


Announcing Trysten Donald-Paul Peterson. So I gave birth on August 23rd, 2011 at 34 weeks and 1 day by emergency c-section due to my pre-eclampsia going from mild to severe in less than 12 hours. My son weighed 6 lbs 12 ozs and was 19 inches long. Now at 8 weeks he's weighing almost 10 lbs and measuring between 21 and 22 inches long. I will know exacts on the 24th when he has…


Added by Cherise on October 19, 2011 at 2:09pm — 6 Comments

5 Weeks Pregnant

Hello everyone! My whole life changed when I got pregnant. I've wanted to have a baby for awhile. I didn't because of my situation, and because of my health, and all this time I worried that I couldn't have one. I miscarried twice. Once in 2009 and once again earlier this year. Both were very early-term. At 5 weeks I am still pretty terrified that I will lose my baby. But I am trying to tell myself it is normal to be worried and that the best thing I can do for my baby is control my diabetes…


Added by Kд§$ị (ИσvΔ) on September 11, 2011 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

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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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