Category: Type 1 diabetes (Page 2)

Diabetes Social Media Advocacy

Cherise Shockley of Diabetes Social Media AdvocacyType 1.5 Diabetes (LADA), June 2004 Twitter Chat/BlogTalk Radio: Simple questions, thought provoking responses, strengthening the Diabetes Community one tweet and episode at a time. Diabetes Social Media Advocacy Diabetes Social Media Advocacy (DSMA) connects, support, and educates people living with Diabetes by encouraging open and meaningful discussion of […]

Diabetes Daily

David and Elizabeth Edelman of Diabetes DailyElizabeth; Type 1 Diabetes, February 2005 Diabetes Daily is an online support network and educational platform that helps people with Diabetes live a better life. Diabetes Daily Diabetes Daily is an online support network and educational platform that helps people with Diabetes live a better life. Diabetes Daily features […]

Diabetes Hands Foundation

Manny and Andreina of Diabetes Hands FoundationManny; Type 1 Diabetes, October 2002 Connecting people touched by Diabetes, offering support and information and raising awareness through programs like Big Blue Test and No-Sugar Added Poetry. Diabetes Hands Foundation The Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization that connects people touched by Diabetes and raises Diabetes […]


Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMineType 1.5 Diabetes (LADA), May 2003 Type 1 journalist, author & advocate with a quirky personality. Amys editor-in-chief of, sometimes called The NY Times of Diabetes. DiabetesMine Amy Tenderich is a journalist / patient blogger who started after her diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes in 2003. Her site has become […]

Diabetes Sisters

Brandy Barnes of Diabetes SistersType 1 Diabetes, 1990 We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the health and quality of life of women with and at risk of developing Diabetes. Diabetes Sisters Brandy Barnes, MSW is the Founder/CEO of Diabetes Sisters. She was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 1990 as […]

Diabetes Dad

Tom Karlya of Diabetes DadSon; Type 1 Diabetes, 2009Daughter; Type 1 Diabetes, 1992 VP of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, Diabetes Dad writes about living as a parent in a world of Diabetes and his unyielding pursuit of a cure. Diabetes Dad Tom Karla has been active in Diabetes causes since his daughter, Kaitlyn, was […]

Diabetes in Spain

Mike Young of Diabetes in SpainType 1 Diabetes, April 1998 A Pancreatically Challenged being, who works in Healthcare Social Media & Diabetes Advocating via his Diabetes in Spain website. Diabetes in Spain Healthcare Social Media Consulting bringing together brand awareness, reputation management and user engagement. Diabetes Advocacy in Spain and Europe.


Leighann Calentine of D-Mom BlogDaughter; Type 1 Diabetes, May 2008 The sweet life with a diabetic child. Hear our story of counting carbs, carrying juice boxes, and navigating school & sports with our active daughter. D-Mom Blog D-Mom Blog is a website for parents raising children with Type 1 Diabetes. We count carbs, we carry […]


(l to r) Genevieve RobertsChristina ConatyLindsey InserraVenus Galarza of Adults Coping with Type 1 DiabetesType 1 Diabetes Adults Coping with Type1 Diabetes puts the emphasis on the unique needs of members in their day to day lives through support, outings, events and community. ACT1 While most organizations focus on finding a cure, Adults Coping with […]

Aliza with Diabetes

Aliza Chana Zaleon of Aliza with DiabetesType 1 Diabetes; November 2001 About my day to day life living with type one diabetes, while attending college and striving to lead as normal a life as possible. I also have multiple other medical problems that complicate my d-life, but Im thriving and living positively! Diabetes doesnt have […]