Carmel, Ind., July 6, 2015 – Lisa Oberndorfer, executive director of Will’s Way, a nonprofit serving young people with type 1 diabetes, received a scholarship to attend the MasterLab advocacy sessions in Orlando presented by Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit organization that brings together people touched by diabetes for positive change.
The MasterLab sessions are a few of the educational sessions presented during the Children with Diabetes 16th annual Friends for Life conference July 6 – 12.
According to the Children with Diabetes’ website:
“Children with Diabetes presents our 16th annual Friends for Life conference! Join our international group of world-renowned clinicians, researchers, physicians, adults, children, and families with diabetes to learn the most current information in diabetes care. Attend educational sessions and get cutting-edge diabetes management ideas…”
Diabetes Hands Foundation awarded 19 scholarships to attend its sessions at the conference.
“I am extremely grateful to have been awarded this scholarship,” said Oberndorfer. “It is important for us at Will’s Way to know the latest in type 1 diabetes management and technology so we can facilitate the best possible care to the families we serve.”
Will’s Way is a local 501 (c) 3, which provides grants to children who suffer from type 1 diabetes, have insurance and cannot afford to purchase the necessary medical devices. In its first year of inception, the nonprofit distributed grants to 10 children.
For more information about Will’s Way, visit www.diabeteswillsway.com or call 317-912-4962.
ABOUT WILL’S WAY
Will’s Way is a nonprofit located in Carmel, Ind. serving young people in the United States who are affected by type 1 diabetes and are underinsured (those who have insurance, but have providers that do not cover adequate type 1 diabetes supplies).Will’s Way provides two types of grants; a durable medical equipment grant and an emergency cash grant.
Diabetes Hands Foundation, through the Diabetes Advocates program, covered the costs of Oberndorfer’s travel, registration and lodging while at MasterLab through a scholarship. That being said, the views and opinions expressed on Will’s Way website or social media channels belong solely to the individual author and do not reflect the views of any associated organization.