12.28.20

Podcast 99: Changing Paths = Code For You Have To Start Giving Shots | Manny Hernandez

Manny Hernandez is a published author, recognized diabetes advocate, and speaker on the power of community for social impact who reminds us, while we are not on this journey by choice, it’s not a path we need to take alone. What better way to wrap up 2020 than with a brave soul who transformed his professional career to connect with others who understand similar challenges. 

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BIO:

A health advocate who has lived with diabetes since 2002, Manny co-founded and ran the Diabetes Hands Foundation through 2015. In May 2015, he joined Livongo, where he helped grow the company from 50 to 600+ employees. He was Product Manager for the first ever Glucose Meter with Over-the-Air capabilities; he created a Direct-To-Consumer channel for Livongo for Diabetes; and he built the company’s Learning & Development and Workplace functions from scratch, and led Diversity & Inclusion, Recognition, and Volunteering initiatives. Since April 2020, Manny has been VP of People and Culture at Tidepool.org.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Amber Clour was born and raised in Norman, Oklahoma. 21 days after her eighth birthday, she was rushed to Children’s Hospital where she spent two weeks learning how to live life with Type 1 diabetes. She has embraced the thought of being a #walkingscienceproject and hopes to score an A+ for her efforts to maintain a stable BG while living life to the fullest - whatever that means.

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