global diabetes advocacy Archive

Making A Diabetes Difference In Haiti 2014: Part II

A couple days ago, Dr. Kaufman shared her initial thoughts as she arrived to Haiti for the fourth time with her husband, Neal, to help out the first ever diabetes camp for the third year.Today, Dr. Kaufman reflects on her four-day journey helping to improve diabetes care and outcomes for children in Haiti.

Making a Diabetes Difference in Haiti 2014: Part I

For the third year in a row, Dr. Kaufman and her husband, Neal, returned to Haiti for their fourth time to provide aid to the country's first ever diabetes camp, determined to bring better diabetes care and outcomes for Haitian children. In the first entry of this two-part series, Dr. Kaufman shares her initial

World Diabetes Day, The Blue Circle And So Much More

In honor of World Diabetes Day, we have a special treat for you! Meet Debbie Jones from the International Diabetes Federation. She has an extremely impressive resume (which you will hear about below) and is a true asset to the diabetes community. Here's what Debbie has to say about this special day with

Haiti 2013: Diabetes Management And The Magic Of Laughing Children

Editor's Note: Last year, we shared with you a three-part-series from Dr. Francine Kaufman about her experiences visiting Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake and helping with their first-ever diabetes camp (Return to Haiti Part 1, Return to Haiti Part 2, Return to Haiti Part 3. This year, Dr. Kaufman and her

This Valentine’s Day, Spare A Rose And Save A Child

At Medtronic, we love seeing when the diabetes community gets involved with a campaign that can help people with diabetes and "Spare a Rose, Save a Child" is no exception to this. This community initiative was created by Kelly Close, Manny Hernandez, Bennet Dunlap, Kerri Sparling, and Jeff Hitchcock, with the following premise: