Bill Woods of 1 Happy Diabetic
Type 1 Diabetes, December 1988
1 Happy Diabetic is video content based site that promotes creating a positive attitude with your Diabetes. Its All About Your Attitude!
In College Bill went on to play Division II football at Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts. At Bentley University Bill excelled in athletics and academics. Bill was Vice President of Bentleys Marketing Association, Student Government Academic Affairs officer, Member of the Bentley Leadership Council, and Health Services Student Representative. He graduated on the Presidents List with a Marketing Degree in 2002.
Bill was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of eight, at Uconn Medical Health Center. Bill has over 22 years of personal Type 1 Diabetes experience. His passion for Diabetes awareness and positive encouragement for other people with Diabetes has been his personal mission.
Bill made his first video on living with Diabetes in 2007. Since that time Bill has become the most recognized Diabetic Vlogger on the internet. With Bills positive attitude and creativeness his videos have surpassed over 500,000 views. His videos have been featured on multiple Diabetes sites including, TuDiabetes.org, Diabeticconect.com, DiabeticRockstar.com, WebMD, DiabetesDaily.com, ChildrenwithDiabetes.com, and many more.
Bill is the founder of 1HappyDiabetic.com a website that encourages people with Diabetes to live a happy and healthy diabetic life. 1HappyDiabetic.com is a social website for people with Diabetes and family members to share their Diabetes experiences and learn from each other. 1HappyDiabetics motto is that its all about your attitude, a place where you can find a friend with Diabetes.
Bill was awarded the 2009 TuDiabetes.org Creative Mind award voted on by the diabetic online community. His award winning videos for Making Sense of Diabetes led the way in spreading awareness of diabetes through internet video creation.
Bill Woods is a member of the Diabetes Online Community. He has an active role in the Diabetes Hands Foundations Diabetes Advocate program. The Diabetes Advocate program includes diabetes bloggers and diabetes online communities working together to conduct outreach programs.
Bills Real Stories video is featured on the Global Diabetes Handprint foundation website. This foundation is designed to bring people touched by Diabetes together. The Global Diabetes Handprint Foundation is sponsored by OneTouch.
Bill is the proud President of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Young Leadership Committee focusing on networking, social events, and fundraising for research to cure Diabetes.