ACT-1: Adults Conquering Type 1 with guest speaker Laura Barba, Nurse Practitioner, CDE, CDCES at UC San Diego Health

August 10, 2022
6:30 pm

Come meet other adults with type 1 diabetes and embrace the support gained from being in a group where everyone "speaks the same language."

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ACT1 (Adults Conquering Type 1)

Our special guest speaker for the evening is Laura Barba, Nurse Practitioner, CDE, CDCES at UC San Diego Health.

Laura has enjoyed working as a Nurse Practitioner in Diabetes at UC San Diego Health and Rady Children’s San Diego and has about 20 years of experience. Working with people of all ages and addressing the complexities of day-to-day life with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are areas of emphasis. Laura’s main interests in the field includes assisting people with type 1 diabetes transition from pediatric to adult care, optimizing technology use in easing the burden of diabetes in one’s life, and assisting vulnerable individuals/populations access quality diabetes care.

When Laura is not working, she enjoys spending time with her Husband Doug and their two adult children Gavin and Sam as well as babysitting grandnephews and sharing time with extended family and friends.

Whenever possible you can find Laura on long walks in the hills around her home, playing golf with her husband Doug & friends and finding calm and peace though Yoga while living her fullest life with Type 1 diabetes.

**If you have a topic you would like Laura to discuss or have questions for Laura, please email Deanna at

Hosted by JDRF volunteer Kevin Gabriel

Join us for an opportunity to meet other adults with type 1 diabetes and embrace the support gained from being in a group where everyone “speaks the same language.” Exchange ideas for living well with diabetes and meet some new friends during these creative and informative evenings.

We appreciate everyone who joins ACT1 and is interested in the group conversation. As a reminder, please keep comments brief and succinct to allow everyone who wishes to comment or ask a question to do so. Thank you.

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JDRF Southern California: San Diego
858-294-0743 |

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