Summer 2018: T1D community events

School’s out, summer is here, and the possibilities are endless. Long, sunny days make summer the perfect time to explore a new place, visit friends and family, or kick back and relax. Unfortunately, diabetes doesn’t take a summer break, so why not stay one step ahead and head to one of the many summertime events … Continued

How to create your own Diabetes Heroes Fundraiser

You don’t need to wear a cape and tights to be a superhero! Anyone can be a hero. A Diabetes Hero. You can be like our Diabetes Heroes Krystle and Jacob and help raise funds for Carb DM. The funds you raise will make it possible for Carb DM to continue running the programs and services … Continued

Intro to the iLet™ bionic pancreas

One year after the commercial launch of the MiniMed 670G system, another technological breakthrough promises to rock the diabetes world. On May 21, Boston-based Beta Bionics Inc announced that it received FDA approval to begin recruitment for home-use studies testing its version of an “artificial pancreas”. Trials for the iLet ™ bionic pancreas start in the … Continued

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