Meet Diabetes Hero Jacob

Thank you to everyone for supporting our annual Diabetes Heroes! This campaign is all about celebrating people who give back to the Carb DM diabetes community. Our heroes appreciate the positive impact that Carb DM has on their lives, and want to keep that community going. Today’s Diabetes Hero is 2 year-old Jacob. Living with type 1 … Continued

Meet Diabetes Hero Krystle

Carb DM is excited to launch our Diabetes Heroes Campaign, celebrating people who give back to the Carb DM diabetes community. Our heroes appreciate the positive impact that Carb DM has on their lives, and want to keep that community going. Who better to kick off this year’s Diabetes Heroes campaign than Carb DM’s new Executive Director … Continued

Be a Diabetes Hero

There’s no shortage of heroes in the diabetes community. From researchers who work to save lives, to triathletes who inspire us all, to parents who come home from a long work day and check their kid’s blood sugars at 3:00 am, to a little boy who bites his lip to keep from crying because he … Continued

Tamar’s message to the community

These past few months have been a time of transition here at Carb DM. We have been gearing up for a new fiscal year, with new programs, new events, and a new Executive Director. Through it all, our founder and former Executive Director Tamar Sofer-Geri has been an invaluable resource.  Tamar gave her farewell speech … Continued

Thank you Tamar

In seven short years, Tamar Sofer-Geri has grown from being “just a D-mom” to one of the best-known advocates of the diabetes community in the Bay Area. As the founder and Executive Director of Carb DM, she has been instrumental in making sure that people with type 1 diabetes get the tools and support they … Continued

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