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Jun 10, 2014, 17:29 ET

Diabetes Online Community Blazes New Trail at American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions

Korey Hood, PhD and a select group of patient advocates from the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) will deliver a trailblazing session on the...

May 23, 2014, 14:39 ET
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Diabetes Advocates call for Greater Attention to Diabetes and Depression.

Diapression – Connect with help. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Diabetes Advocates, a program of the Diabetes Hands...

Mar 11, 2014, 08:09 ET

GrandmaSandy.com Finds New Home at Diabetes Hands Foundation

The Diabetes Hands Foundation now hosts GrandmaSandy.com among its online sites and has established the Grandma Sandy Fund. This special fund,...

Feb 11, 2014, 11:07 ET

Diabetes Hands Foundation and LIFT-Levántate Formalize Partnership to Benefit People Living with Diabetes

The Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) and LIFT- Levántate (LIFT) are partnering to develop bilingual/multicultural strategies, deliver programs,...

Jan 31, 2014, 17:05 ET
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Spare a Rose to Save a Child This Valentine's Day

One rose, one month of life. A dozen roses, a year of life for a child with diabetes. For the second consecutive year, the Diabetes Hands...

Jan 08, 2014, 08:53 ET

Notable Diabetes Advocates Join Diabetes Hands Foundation Board

Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) announced the election of Dr. Ken Moritsugu, Dayton Coles, and Robert Geho to the organization's board of...

Oct 29, 2013, 10:43 ET
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Continued Support From Helmsley Charitable Trust Funds Diabetes Hands Foundation Effort To Expand Online Educational Tools And Develop Advocacy Resources

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust awarded a $200,000 grant to the Diabetes Hands Foundation to increase the Foundation's...

Oct 14, 2013, 13:31 ET
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Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces 2013 Big Blue Test Grant Recipients

This year Diabetes Hands Foundation has pledged US$10,000 in Big Blue Test grants, continuing support for programs aimed at providing lifesaving...

Oct 07, 2013, 07:14 ET
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Fifth Annual Big Blue Test Encourages People To Help Others As They Help Themselves

Starting on October 15, when people get active they can also help improve the lives of people with diabetes living in need. By participating in...

Sep 30, 2013, 08:49 ET
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Diabetes Hands Foundation Advocates Debate Social Media in Diabetes Care at Diabetes Innovations 2013

The Diabetes Hands Foundation will join the debate on the role of social media in diabetes care at the Joslin Diabetes Center's Diabetes...

Sep 10, 2013, 13:13 ET

Diabetes Hands Foundation Commends the Diabetes Technology Society (DTS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for First Steps to Protect Diabetes Patients

Sept. 9 Forum Outlines Proposed Mandatory Surveillance Program of Blood Glucose Monitors; Patients Call for Greater FDA Enforcement The...

Sep 06, 2013, 11:37 ET

Diabetes Hands Foundation Advocate To Speak At Diabetes Safety Meeting To Address Blood Glucose Monitoring

Experts and Patient Advocates Convene to Discuss Diabetes Meter Accuracy Post-Market Surveillance for Blood Glucose Meters and Strips The...

Feb 12, 2013, 14:23 ET

This Valentine's Day, Diabetes Online Community Urges Public to "Spare a Rose, Save a Child"

 Roses have a new meaning this Valentine's Day for people touched by diabetes around the world.  A group of diabetes advocates are...

Nov 21, 2011, 11:06 ET

Big Blue Test 2011 Provides Life-Saving Insulin and Supplies to More Than 8,000 People in Need

The Diabetes Hands Foundation announced today the donation of $75,000 to six diabetes charities that help people with diabetes in need in...

Nov 01, 2011, 12:00 ET

Do the Big Blue Test and Change The World of a Person with Diabetes

People with diabetes will help change the lives for others with diabetes in need as they do something in unison -- exercise. Every time someone...

May 26, 2011, 14:52 ET

Diabetes Hands Foundation Wins Two Telly Awards

Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) announced today that it is the recipient of two Telly Awards for the diabetes awareness video Big Blue Test...

Nov 02, 2010, 09:00 ET

Watch This Video and a Child With Diabetes Gets a Week of Life-Saving Insulin

What started a year ago as a creative way to encourage people with diabetes to stay active has grown into a global campaign to raise awareness...

Aug 02, 2010, 09:40 ET

No-Sugar Added Poetry Book Tells Diabetes Like It Is

BERKELEY, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- No-Sugar Added Poetry, a breathtaking and beautiful new collection of 39 poems written by people touched...

Nov 10, 2009, 14:28 ET

Thousands Take The Big Blue Test on World Diabetes Day

November 14 is World Diabetes Day. On that day, at 14:00 hours (2 pm, local time), thousands of people with diabetes will test their blood...