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Latest Diabetes Hands Foundation Stories

2014-03-11 08:30:21

Special fund established to support initiatives for grandparents of, parents of, and young people living with diabetes BERKELEY, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Diabetes Hands Foundation now hosts GrandmaSandy.com among its online sites and has established the Grandma Sandy Fund. This special fund, named in honor of "Grandma Sandy" Hollenberg, will support initiatives and activities aimed at grandparents of, parents of, and young people living with diabetes. Sandy...

2014-02-11 12:27:23

Developing and delivering innovative health programs for Latinos touched by diabetes BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) and LIFT- Levántate (LIFT) are partnering to develop bilingual/multicultural strategies, deliver programs, and produce materials aimed at benefiting underserved Latinos living with diabetes and those at risk. Through this partnership, DHF and LIFT will collaborate to develop and deliver innovative health...

2014-01-31 16:24:02

Diabetes Online Community Encourages Public to Support International Diabetes Federation's Life for a Child Program BERKELEY, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One rose, one month of life. A dozen roses, a year of life for a child with diabetes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/MN56922) For the second consecutive year, the Diabetes Hands Foundation, is joining with the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) to encourage people to buy one less rose this...

2014-01-08 08:29:12

Dr. Ken Moritsugu, Dayton Coles, Robert Geho Strengthen Foundation's Commitment to Patient-centered Diabetes Advocacy BERKELEY, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) announced the election of Dr. Ken Moritsugu, Dayton Coles, and Robert Geho to the organization's board of directors. Collectively these new directors strengthen the foundation's commitment to patient-centered diabetes advocacy. Each brings personal experience as a diabetes patient,...

2013-12-18 08:28:14

LabStyle on track with 2014 global roll-out plans for the Dario(TM) diabetes management platform RAMAT GAN, Israel, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB:DRIO), developer of Dario(TM), a cloud-based, mobile health platform for diabetes and blood glucose monitoring, announced that diabetes advocate and opinion leader David Edelman has joined the company as the new director of product strategy. He is also the newest member of the company's scientific advisory...

2013-10-29 12:28:18

Diabetes Hands Foundation positioned to become a key champion, raising the voices of people touched by diabetes with policymakers, regulators, and industry BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust awarded a $200,000 grant to the Diabetes Hands Foundation to increase the Foundation's organizational capacity and enhance its IT infrastructure. Through this grant, the Diabetes Hands Foundation will expand the educational...

2013-10-07 08:24:56

Diabetes health campaign encourages physical activity while providing life-saving diabetes supplies and services to people in need BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 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 the Big Blue Test between October 15 and November 14 and sharing the experience online at BigBlueTest.org, participants trigger a grant to non-profit...

2013-09-30 08:30:47

Does the medical community need evidence from studies or have patients already proven the role social media plays in patient care? BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Diabetes Hands Foundation will join the debate on the role of social media in diabetes care at the Joslin Diabetes Center's Diabetes Innovation 2013 conference, October 3-5 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC. Three members of the Diabetes Advocates, a program of the Diabetes Hands...

2013-09-18 16:25:53

BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Medical School-affiliated Joslin Diabetes Center, the world's largest provider of diabetes-focused clinical care, research and education and the producer of Diabetes Innovation 2013, has joined the Clinton Foundation to boost efforts to prevent diabetes and to improve treatment quality and reduce costs for those with the disease and its related conditions and complications. Joslin will lead diabetes-focused efforts organized by the...

2013-09-10 12:30:14

Sept. 9 Forum Outlines Proposed Mandatory Surveillance Program of Blood Glucose Monitors; Patients Call for Greater FDA Enforcement BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Hands Foundation commends the Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) for its proposed plan to develop a post-market surveillance system to ensure the accuracy and quality of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) systems. The proposed mandatory surveillance program was outlined at a Sept....