Managing diabetes is a full time job that can easily lead to stress, anxiety, depression, and even eating disorders. These mental health issues frequently occur with diabetes, yet usually remain unrecognized and untreated in patients.
An app to allow people living with diabetes to connect and find their right Diabuddies for mutual support.
Provides one-on-one matching with a Diabuddy based on location, age, gender, etc.
Add location, age, distance, type of diabetes, etc.
Share your diabetes stories with your diabuddies!
"There’s power in people coming together."
“It’s really cool to be able to find someone who understands.”
"This would be the switch from being controlled by your diagnosis to in control of your diagnosis."
"I would sign up today!"
"I love being a part of a community, especially one where there are specific needs and only certain people “get it.”
“Social support is one of the biggest struggles. It’s really cool to be able to find someone who understands.”
We are a non-profit founded by Amy Hsieh, who is living with Type 1 diabetes. Alongside her are a team of female entrepreneurs from USC Iovine and Young Academy with shared expertise in design, marketing, healthcare, and software engineering. The team is passionate about helping people with diabetes and are very proud to bring Diabuddies to the world.