Trudy's Blog – September 2010 Archive (2)

CRISIS on the Second Day of Autumn

Just when I decide I'm becoming weather obsessed and have to try to do better, a day like yesterday occurs. At 1:30 P.M. my husband went off to do some errands; at 1:35 the power went off with some significant popping and flashing of lights and computers. As usual, he had left his cell phone at home. (What if there's an emergency? I always say.) Meantime fire engines and police cars gather in front of the house, sirens blowing and traffic blocked. "Is there something I should know about?" I ask… Continue

Added by Trudy on September 25, 2010 at 6:30am — 9 Comments

My Diabetes Brain, II

I have previously posted about my Diabetes Brain, the small organ sitting atop my pancreas, sending out instructions and controlling/complicating my life according to its own moods. It made its presence known again Friday. I was leaving home to go to the library when it reminded me that I should take some backup insulin. Right, I thought, that's sensible, I've been taking my Apidra vial and Levemir pen in an insulated carrier all summer. So I packed them up and went off. Later that day my blood… Continue

Added by Trudy on September 21, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF 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)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
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Gary (has type 2)

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