Mothers' Day Live interview with Mila Ferrer, Diabetes Advocate, blogger, and mom

Mila Ferrer is mother of three children; one with type 1 diabetes, his name is Jaime. Mila has a blog called Jaime, Mi Dulce Guerrero (Jaime, My Sweet Warrior) in which she writes about the personal experience of a family raising a child with type 1 diabetes.

Every day through her blog, Mila tries to educate families about the condition showing how you can live a normal life and informing on the causes and complications of diabetes and how to prevent them. Her work is worthy of admiration and respect for she devotes much of her time to this blog. Mila has a great sense of responsibility towards her children and Puerto Rican families which she has shown through her work.

Mila is also the community manager for the Spanish language social network EsTuDiabetes, the sister site to TuDiabetes!

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Comment by Roger on May 22, 2014 at 4:43pm

Thanks Emily and Mila for this video, and for spend your time learning and teaching about living with Diabetes. It will be grate to have a book in SPANISH talking about DIABETES, this will help Latin community, not only the all family with somebody with Diabetes, will help the DOCTORS in Latin-American. Thanks for all your help.

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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

Bradford (has type 1)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)

 

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