Mon, 15 September 2008
Phil Riley is Communications Manager for the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). He is Campaign Director for the World Diabetes Day campaign, a role he assumed in 2005 for the first year-long campaign: ‘The IDF Year of the Foot’. Led by Phil, the World Diabetes Day campaign team were awarded the MIXX Award in 2007 for Best European New Media Campaign.
Phil was a member of the project management team that drove Phase 1 of the Unite for Diabetes campaign, which resulted in the passage of United Nations Resolution 61/255 in December 2006. He was Deputy Chair of the Promotion and Awareness Working Group that planned and executed the campaign’s media and PR strategy.
Prior to joining the Federation, Phil taught Business Communication at the University of Antwerp, where he pursued an academic career with an interest in how discourse, particularly conversational discourse, is shaped by features of context.
Phil Riley has lived with Type 1 Diabetes for almost 20 years.
Mon, 1 September 2008
Three type one's, Evan Speight, Jamie Logan (from show # 20), Nick Moreno, talk about the realities of daily life with type one Diabetes. The pump, dating, work, family life, social life, sex, hypo, hyper, childhood and much more...