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 receives $200,000 grant from Novo Nordisk

Grant given to support programs aimed at bringing together people touched by diabetes for positive change BERKELEY, CA: December 4, 2014 – Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) has received a grant of US$200,000 from Novo Nordisk to support programs aimed at Read on! →

Guest Post: World Diabetes Day 2014 on Twitter… sifting through the data

At Symplur we track hashtags, keywords, user accounts, and pretty much anything else on Twitter that has to do with healthcare. We collect the data and then build countless ways to slice it up so that we’re able to better Read on! →

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Manny Hernandez
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Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

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Marie B (has type 1)

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