Day 38 (5/16)
Dear Sue Progress Report(PR) followers,
Tonight we need you all to pray for a procedure that Sue is having done very early in the morning. At 3:30, when I arrived, Sue and I met with two gals from AMH who spelled out what decisions had to be made today in order for Sue's Physical Therapy Treatment to continue. Sue had to weigh all the options and I helped her, as well as her own…
TuDiabetes member Sue, aka catlover, had an operation on Tuesday, April 9th. She could not wait to have it performed, but she did not want to tell many people about it. She did not tell…Continue
Francine Ratner Kaufman, M.D. has had a 30 year distinguished career in diabetes care, research and advocacy. In 2009, she stepped down as director of the Comprehensive Childhood Diabetes Center, and head of the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles to become Chief Medical Officer and VP of Global Clinical, Medical and Health affairs at Medtronic Diabetes (Northridge, CA).
Below is a…Continue
American Diabetes Association® Alert Day® is a one-day "wake-up call" asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2…Continue
I'd like to introduce you to TuD! TuD turns 6 years old this month.
Many of you have given us feedback that when you look at a person's profile you'd like to know who in their life has diabetes, and you can't tell because the profile question says "I or my loved-one". So we've changed it! That statement has been replaced…Continue
I think Mr. Divabetic does a great job of celebrating women with diabetes. If you're not familiar with his monthly podcast, check out the latest one focused on inspiring women living with diabetes to feel beautiful. In this episode beauty experts and diabetes educators, along with Julie Fruscio from…Continue
Added by Emily Coles on February 15, 2013 at 12:01pm — No Comments
Hey TuDiabetes community!
Diabetes Hands Foundation (the parent organization to TuDiabetes) is looking for volunteers to join our Fundraising Grants Sub-Committee. If you are interested in helping us research and procure both foundation grants and government grants, please let us know by…Continue
From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog:
Valentine’s Day is approaching. It’s the season for sending flowers and chocolates. What if this year, you bought one less rose and saved a child’s life with the money you saved? What if this year, you could tell the person you admire that you…Continue
This year we're doing something a little different with the TuDiabetes member awards:
In the movies, the holidays always seem full of warm memories, quality time with loved ones, and gifts. But for many people, they may also be a time of stress and anxiety caused by financial pressures, time constraints, and menu…Continue
Added by Emily Coles on December 7, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
How exciting is THAT??!! Diabetes advocate, author and speaker Riva Greenberg wrote a great piece in the HuffPost about the Big Blue Test, which appeared on October 23rd. It talks about what that program is, who benefits and how they benefit, and how to participate. Indeed, the Big Blue Test is becoming a movement!!…Continue
This year, Diabetes Hands Foundation and Big Blue Test are joining forces with Dance Out Diabetes for their annual Dance-A-Thon, Health Fair and Fundraiser. This is a great event benefiting a fantastic organization, and now benefiting…Continue
Our founder and president, Manny Hernandez has been invited to be the presenter of the…Continue
There are more than a 366 million people with diabetes in the world. Of those, almost 100 million depend on insulin to live. November 14 is the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting (shown above), one of the main discoverers of insulin. His…Continue
I would LOVE to talk to some of my TuDiabetes…Continue
I recently had the pleasure of meeting fellow TuDiabetes member and comic extraordinaire, Nomi Kane, in person. Nomi creates comics on a variety of topics, and she gave me her book Sugar Baby to take a look at. Sugar Baby is about a young girl with type 1 diabetes and her everyday experiences, both those specifically diabetes-related, and others which are not.
I really enjoyed it! I must admit that I don't…Continue
Added by Emily Coles on August 6, 2012 at 10:44am — No Comments
I've got this dad, see. His name's Dayton... no joke. It's his first name. Actually it's his middle name, but he uses it like a first name because his actual first name is, uhm... weird.
Anyway, I've got this dad named Dayton, and you know how we think of dads as being protective of their kids? Well, I'm the baby in the family, and I was diagnosed with type 1 when I was smaller than our family dog and looked like a blonde, blue-eyed angel (I say it humorously, although apparently I…Continue
Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces DHF Seeds Grant Finalists
Public to vote on videos produced by finalists in phase two of grant application process
BERKELEY, CA: May 1, 2012 – Today Diabetes Hands Foundation announced the 16 finalists in the 2012 DHF Seeds micro-grant program. DHF Seeds, which will now award nine US$2,000 micro-grants, is made possible, in part, through funding…Continue
Beautiful videos. Funny, sad, touching, inspiring. All by people with diabetes. It's totally made my day and if you go look at it you won't regret it!