I’m an 18 year old from Auckland, New Zealand! I was diagnosed at the age of 13 on Christmas Day. I was sick and we put it down to just over eating, Little did I know that the very same night I was rushed to hospital with ketoacidosis. I enjoyed playing sports all the way through school and when I was diagnosed I was told I might not be able…
The Faces of Diabetes – Kickstarter Officially Launched!!!!
We are in the middle of a Kickstarter to help finish the funding we need for TFoD book! Please check out the page, see what it’s all about, and grab some very unique rewards while they’re still available! http://kck.st/2f9Mzu5
Peer Diabetes Mentoring Summit
My good friend Daniele Hargenrader has put together an online diabetes mentoring summit featuring some of the most rad people thriving with diabetes! The summit is coming up in the first week of November and I’ll be a part of day 3! THIS IS A FREE EVENT! FREEEEEEE! There are also give aways! Just sign up and see some great people talking about their stories and what their organizations are…
Jeeps 4 Diabetes
Come out to Filet and Vine on Saturday, October 1 to our first ever Jeeps 4 Diabetes! Jeeps 4 Diabetes is our first ever Jeep competition in Montgomery, AL. Each Jeep is $30 to enter and there will be a first, second, and third place. We also have raffle tickets to sell for $5 where you can win two Yeti thermos’ and a Yeti cooler and a ton of other…
Beyond Type 1 App
Diabetes apps…DIABETES APPS!!! There are a PLETHORA of diabetes apps available to help us in our every day lives, but as a diabetic myself I find about 90% of these absolutely useless for connecting people or just not well designed. Aren’t you tired of combing through the diabetes hashtag looking through food, and pieces of cake just to try and search for someone you hope to connect with? The Beyond…
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What is the weirdest question you’ve been asked about your diabetes, and how did you respond? Somebody asked me if I got diabetes because I ate too many cupcakes… I simply responded by asking if I looked like I ate too many cupcakes. I am 13 and only weigh 70 pounds… so no I didn’t get diabetes by eating cupcakes, I got diabetes because I was born with it. Would…
The Photos for the book…DONE!
After two and a half LONG years and thousands of miles traveled the photo’s that are going into the Faces of Diabetes book are now complete! We are now in the process of designing and putting the book together and are very excited to have everything coming together! Stay tuned for more info as we complete more steps and as always THANK YOU for your continued support!
The Faces of Diabetes Interview!
Had the local news come by and do a story on what we are trying to accomplish. We are also in the works of adding more to the diabetes community! Stay tuned!
We are officially a 501(c)3 Tax Exempt Non-Profit Corporation!
After a lot of paper work, money, and time we finally have confirmation that we got tax exempt status for the Faces of Diabetes! It was a lot of work and well worth the wait! In case you don’t know, 501(c)3 status makes it to where people can donate money and items that we need and write the donation off on their taxes. This will hopefully bring more people to…