‘Tis the Season for Giving: Top 10 Reasons to Give to Carb DM
Don’t ask us—ask them!
#10: “Counting carbs and adjusting insulin are only a small part of managing diabetes. Maintaining a positive outlook is equally important. Carb DM does exactly that. It is a natural extension of our efforts in clinic, bringing people together in ways we cannot.”
Saleh Adi, MD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Director, the Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes, University of California San Francisco. Carb DM Advisory Board Member.
#9: “Carb DM is appreciated and respected by the medical community. Patients come to their appointments prepared and knowledgeable with information they received through Carb DM. There is no other program like this.”
Marina Basina, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Endocrinology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Carb DM Advisory Board Member.
#8: “Carb DM fills the gap between the care provided by the medical professionals and demands of daily life faced by individuals with diabetes and their families.”
Jennifer Olson, MD, Director, Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland.
#7: ”Through Carb DM, families know what it means to feel supported, smarter, and able to live life with diabetes. Face to face connections are the original Facebook!”
Lisa Shenson, Parent Advocate and mother of Cara, diagnosed at age 6, 1998.
#6: “Carb DM has made accepting this condition so much easier. My son feels so at home among the other kids with T1D and the bonds just get deeper and deeper every time he sees them. Carb DM is a blessing in our lives.”
Kristy Brown, mother of Nathan, 5, diagnosed 09/2013.
#5: ”Carb DM create magic: People feel supported, hopeful, and energized to keep plugging away at diabetes management.”
Korey K. Hood, PhD, Associate Professor, UCSF, Clinical Psychologist, the Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes, Carb DM Board Member; living with T1D for over 10 years.
#4: ”Quite honestly Carb DM might be the best thing to happen to diabetes in the Greater Bay Area since fast-acting insulin!”
Mary Wright, Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Endocrinology at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. Living with T1D for over 20 years.
#3: ”Carb DM helps put a compassionate and deeply human face on the mystery and challenges of T1D. To know above all we are not alone–is transformative, powerful, and quite literally has changed our lives and given us hope.”
Jonathan Spalter, father of Willa, 10, diagnosed 2011.
#2: ”Carb DM and having support is what influences A1Cs more than anything else.”
Bruce Buckingham, MD, Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology, Stanford University
#1: ”The world is a better place because of Carb DM.”
Carol Sontag, School Nurse, Palo Alto Unified School District.
Need We Say More?
Karen Jordan, President of the Board
Tamar Sofer-Geri, Founder and Executive Director