Category Archives: Life with Diabetes

Tandem Diabetes Care showcases People Behind the Pump

Have you ever wondered who makes or designs the pump or infusion set that you rely on every day? Tandem Diabetes Care’s People Behind the Pump initiative features Tandem employees sharing a little bit about themselves and the reasons they are … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Art: Shiraz’s Story, Part 2

A few days ago we introduced you to Shiraz, an 8th grader who loves soccer, sewing, crafting, hiking, watching movies, hanging out with friends, and art.  Shiraz recently celebrated her first dia-birthday (anniversary of T1D diagnosis) on March 1, 2015.  … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Art: Shiraz’s Story

Diabetes puts a lot of wear and tear on the body, but the body isn’t the only part that suffers: diabetes also causes a lot of mental and emotional wear and tear. Having the support of family and friends can … Continue reading

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Tamar Sofer-Geri wins JFCS Fammy Award

Caring is an essential human trait. Everyone has something they care about: whether it’s friends, family, education, environment, poverty, politics or something else, everyone has a cause. But there’s a difference between caring about an issue and dedicating yourself to … Continue reading

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Carb DM receives Community Grant from Los Altos Community Foundation

Last month’s Bay Area Diabetes Summit was a huge success, bringing together over 300 individuals from the local diabetes community together and connecting them with the medical professionals, research professionals, community organizations as well as vendors and companies serving the … Continue reading

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The Year In Review: Bay Area Diabetes Summit 2015 Opening Talk by Dr. Saleh Adi

It has truly been an exciting year for the type 1 diabetes community. In the time since Carb DM’s last Bay Area Diabetes Summit, quite a few advancements have been made in the care, treatement and yes, even the cure, … Continue reading

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Last weekend, the Carb DM community was given a real treat: to start off the 2015 Bay Area Diabetes Summit, former American Idol contestant Adam Lasher performed at a special pre-summit party.  Adam performed some of his own music, including … Continue reading

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Connecting, Learning and Thriving at the 2015 Bay Area Diabetes Summit

What a weekend it was for the Bay Area type 1 diabetes community! Over 400 adults and 150 kids gathered at the Palo Alto JCC for the 2015 Bay Area Diabetes Summit. It was truly a day of connecting, learning, … Continue reading

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Vendor Fair List for the Bay Area Diabetes Summit 2015

Yesterday we gave readers a sneak peek at what’s in store for everyone at the Vendor Fair of  our 2015 Bay Area Diabetes Summit (which starts tomorrow!).   To help attendees plan their day, we’re releasing the full list of organizations participating … Continue reading

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Thank You Bay Area Diabetes Summit Sponsors!

The 2015 Bay Area Diabetes Summit is just TWO days away!  Amazingly, we have almost 450 people registered to attend, and we’re looking forward to welcoming each and every one.  A conference with this many people requires lots of planning … Continue reading

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