Samsmom's Blog – August 2011 Archive (1)

Gotta Be Better Than Diabetes

It's been a tough summer. Samantha has been playing softball, her favorite sport -- at which she has always excelled -- but she has been off her game. Several people warned us this would happen as she learns to live with her T1 diagnosis and gets to know everything it takes to feel good on the playing field. She's had problems in the outfield due to vision problems related to blood sugar. Her batting has been in the dumps. The overwhelming heat forced her to sit out during an afternoon… Continue

Added by samsmom on August 2, 2011 at 4:09pm — 6 Comments

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Meet The 2014 Big Blue Test Grant Recipients

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Kim Vlasnik: The Patient Voice

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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

Brian (bsc) (has type 1)


Administrators

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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