Diagnosis Zach was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of three, on Father's Day, 2007. Spending four days in the hospital, learning how to check blood sugars and give shots, Lisa watched her little guy finally smile again. He had been the moodiest little boy, and now she understood why. They spent their time in the hospital on the same floor as little kids … [Read more...] about Diabetes Diplomats – Lisa & Zach Treese
DRI - Diabetes Research Institute
What is a Diabetes Diplomat? A Diabetes Diplomat is anyone who has decided to get involved with raising money and advocating for the Diabetes Research Institute. The Diabetes Diplomats group has a laundry list of proven ideas that you can use. There's no shortage of ideas - they just need people to give the ideas some legs. Whatever you choose, they will guide you … [Read more...] about What Is a Diabetes Diplomat?
I support the Diabetes Research Institute (and disclosure), and they recently made a pretty huge announcement that I wanted to share with everyone. It started with the Walgreens stores in South Florida. About 260 of them. But it has expanded across all of Florida - all 852 Walgreens stores in Florida are participating and promoting the "Walk with Walgreens Walkathon and … [Read more...] about Walk with Walgreens? Walk with WALGREENS! Wow!
I mentioned recently that I'm doing some part-time work with the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation's Diabetes Diplomats program. One really fun campaign that launched on Monday is "Be Part of the Cure". It's a HUGE photo collage that will literally spell the word "CURE" and will hang within the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami. With a minimum … [Read more...] about Be Part of the CURE