Author Luncheon 2019: a Conversation with Rep. Jackie Speiers

Earlier this month, Carb DM supporters and their friends gathered at the Women’s Club of Palo Alto for Carb DM’s Annual Author Luncheon. This year’s guest was Congresswoman Jackie Speier, U.S. Representative for California’s 14th congressional district since 2008. Speier began her political career as  a congressional staffer for Congressman Leo Ryan. In 1978, she joined … Continued

Celebrate Community. Celebrate Carb DM with Sydney Kim.

Since 2011, Carb DM has been creating a supportive diabetes community in the Bay Area. It’s a community like no other, and to keep it going, we need your help. Carb DM runs on a shoestring budget, so your contribution of any amount makes a big impact. To see the impact we’re making, look no … Continued

10 Reasons to attend the 2019 Bay Area Diabetes Summit

The 2019 Bay Area Diabetes Summit is less than 2 weeks away! We can’t wait to welcome the diabetes community to Chabot Community College for a day of education, networking, and community building. Online registration is still open, so come and join us on April 14 at Chabot Community College. Here are 10 reasons why you … Continued

All I want for Christmas is…

Christmas is just one week away, and Carb DM is hoping to be on everyone’s Nice List! Learn how you can help make our holiday wishes come true…

Join the #GivingTuesday Movement

On November 27, we’re joining a national day of generosity: #GivingTuesday. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable giving season. Last year, individuals gave over $300 million to their favorite causes on #GivingTuesday, with over 1 million social shares. How can you be a part … Continued

Celebrating 7 Years of Carb DM, Community, and Connections

On November 12th, Carb DM celebrated its 7th year of service to the Bay Area diabetes community. A strong, supportive T1D community is just as important today as it was seven years ago. Research continues to show that social support is one of the influential and important factors for successfully managing diabetes. At Carb DM’s … Continued

5 Days of Diabetes Challenge

According to Dr. Michael Harris, research shows that the most robust factor relating to morbidity and mortality in any health condition is social support. The level of social support that a person has is one of the number one predictors of progression of disease! Type 1 diabetes can be exhausting, both physically and mentally. Having … Continued

Help bring the Carb DM Holiday Tree to Life

Carb DM is kicking off the holiday season with some exciting news! For the first time ever, we are decorating a Holiday Tree at San Jose’s Christmas in the Park. Thousands of visitors head to Plaza de Cesar Chavez each holiday season to enjoy the lights, exhibits and trees.  One of the most enjoyable parts … Continued

Celebrate Diabetes Awareness Month with Carb DM

November is National Diabetes Month! All month long, individuals, health care professionals, organizations, and communities across the country are working to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. There are many ways to take part, from wearing blue to attending a Wellness Fair at Stanford to spreading the word on social … Continued