DC Area to Host DiabetesSisters Conference in April

DiabetesSisters will hold its seventh 2014 Weekend for Women Conference at the Embassy Suite Hotel in Old Town Alexandria, VA, just outside Washington, DC, April 25-27. “This year, we’re recharging our Weekend for Women Conference,” said DiabetesSisters founder and CEO, Brandy Barnes. “We’re expanding the event to include three education tracks, and adding engaging session topics like advocacy and social media. We want the conference

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Last Call! Weekend for Women Starts Friday

Want your voice to be heard as a champion for the diabetes community? Or connect with others committed to improving the lives of people with diabetes? A new event at the DiabetesSisters Weekend for Women San Francisco Conference will give those impacted by diabetes that opportunity. For the first time, the group will host the DiabetesSisters’ Social Media Meet-up featuring DSMA (Diabetes Social Media Advocacy)

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Katie’s Experience at the DiabetesSisters Conference

Since 2010, DiabetesSisters has welcomed more than 750 women with diabetes to its annual Weekend for Women Conference. This signature program draws women ages 18 to 80 from across the United States and Canada to learn from each other as they share their experiences living daily with diabetes. The next Weekend for Women Conference will be Oct. 4 to Oct. 6 in San Francisco. Building

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Partners Involved, too, at DiabetesSisters’ Weekend for Women

DiabetesSisters believes no woman should be alone in her diabetes journey and will host women with diabetes from across the United States and Canada for the 2013 San Francisco Weekend for Women Conference Oct. 4 to Oct. 6. But the weekend also extends support to their loved ones through the Partner’s Perspective Program. DiabetesSisters introduced the Partner’s Perspective Program in 2012. It offers a unique

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Good Reasons to Attend Weekend for Women Conference

Three days of networking with more than 100 other women like you who have diabetes. Two days of interactive sessions with diabetes advocates and experts. One transformational weekend for women with diabetes and their families. The 2013 Weekend for Women Conference, hosted by DiabetesSisters Oct. 4 to Oct. 6 at the Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, CA, is the only conference focused exclusively

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Women’s Diabetes Conference to Focus on Health, Wellness, and Transformation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA-It’s the only conference in the world focused on bringing together women with diabetes for a weekend that will educate, connect, and strengthen them in their journey. DiabetesSisters announces the sixth Weekend for Women Conference to be held at the Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, CA, from Friday, Oct. 4 to Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.  The theme of the conference is

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My Life Partner Has Diabetes

Chris Barnes in’t only the husband of a famous woman with diabetes, Brandy Barnes. He’s also the leader of the “Partners Perspective Program,” a new segment of the DiabetesSisters Conference Brandy founded several years ago. His partnership with Brandy, spanning more than 20 years, has given him a graduate credential in how to live supportively with a spouse who has diabetes while also taking care

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