Our Mission – To strengthen, educate, and empower young people with type 1 diabetes and their families.
Video – a story
of one family
What is Diabetes Counts Network?
We are Families. We are Individuals. We are a Network. A diagnosis of type 1 diabetes is often met with resignation. Through the experiences of the members of our Network, we know however, that a diagnosis of type 1 can be a relief, and an answer to a nagging set of symptoms. We've been there, and we're here to share. Read More: Are you newly diagnosed?
Founder's Story. "Type 1 Diabetes is not well understood among the populace, and people who are type 1 often do not want to openly share about their disease. Unless the person is wearing an insulin pump, there are no obvious signs that he/she is diabetic. This can lead to isolation and loneliness, especially with young diabetics."
This all-too-personal void led the Turner family to consider other people in their situation and it sparked an idea. This idea. A Network for type 1 support and advocacy. Read More...
Who are we?
Diabetes Counts Network is a grass-roots organization made up of parents of children with T1D and medical professionals enriching the lives of our young type 1 community through fun and educational events, peer support, mentoring and access to information and resources. Check out our Board and Board Bios!
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Diabetes Counts Network wouldn't be possible without the help of our partners. We thank Community Hospital Foundation and Colorado Mesa University for their support.
Watch a quick video on all the ways you can join Diabetes Counts Network, or get involved.
You will be taken to Community Hospital's Foundation Site where you must select Diabetes Counts. Click this text to see an example.
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