Life, love, and loss with Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

What do you do when your world turns upside down? That’s a question many families with diabetes ask themselves after diagnosis. Carb DM turned to Dr. Lucy Kalanithi for answers and inspiration. Dr. Kalanithi is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Her late husband, Dr. Paul Kalanithi, wrote … Continued

Top 10 Things to look forward to in 2018

2018 is an exciting year for a diabetes community eagerly awaiting medical research developments. Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G became available last year. The FDA has begun reviewing Tandem’s first automated insulin delivery device. The FDA also approved Dexcom’s G6 CGM which no longer requires fingersticks. What other developments are out there? For answers, we turned to … Continued

Introducing Krystle Samai, Carb DM’s new Executive Director

A few months ago we shared the news that Carb DM founder Tamar Sofer-Geri had decided to step down from her role as Executive Director of Carb DM. Today, we are excited to introduce Krystle Samai as Carb DM’s new Executive Director. Krystle comes to Carb DM with many years of deep involvement with the … Continued

New meets old at the 2018 Mother Daughter Weekend

Another Mother Daughter Weekend has gone down in the history books, and we are thrilled to see that so many moms and daughter had a great experience. Here are just some of the enthusiastic comments we’ve received: — It was life changing. The speakers were top notch, the activities for the girls were so inclusive … Continued

10 Things to look forward to at the 2018 Bay Area Diabetes Summit

Who’s excited for the 2018 Bay Area Diabetes Summit? The premier event for Northern California’s diabetes community is just 10 days away. Registration is still open, so it’s not too late to sign up. Wondering whether this event is right for you? The 2018 Bay Area Diabetes Summit is open to the entire community of type … Continued

Parties, prom, and pumps

Prom season is almost here! If you’re a teen (or a parent to a teen) planning for prom, you’re making a checklist of everything you want on that special night: hair, makeup, corsage, limo, photos… and, of course, THE DRESS. Juniors and seniors are already on the hunt for the perfect prom outfit. There are already “prom dress … Continued

Top reasons to attend Mother Daughter Weekend 2018

The Mother Daughter Weekend 2018 is just two weeks away! This two-day conference is a wonderful learning and networking event for girls with type 1 diabetes ages 12+ and their mothers (or female caregivers). Attendees will learn about all aspects (physical, emotional, social, etc..) of managing diabetes during a girl’s teen years. Moms and daughters will explore their … Continued