Bill Woods was born in Bristol Connecticut. He is married to his loving wife Chrissi and a proud father. Bill attended Bristol Eastern High School where he was a successful three sport athlete and National Honor Society member. He was inducted into the National Collegiate Academic Hall of Fame in 1998.
In College Bill went on to play Division II football at Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts. At Bentley University Bill excelled in athletics and academics. Bill was Vice President of Bentley’s Marketing Association, Student Government Academic Affairs officer, Member of the Bentley Leadership Council, and Health Services Student Representative. He graduated on the President’s List with a Marketing Degree in 2002.
Bill has been involved with the Diabetes Online Community since 2006. He founded www.1HappyDiabetic.com a website that encourages people with type 1 diabetes to have a positive attitude! Bill's creative motivational diabetes videos have won several awards, and have been seen globally more than 1 million times!
Bill is the proud president of the Young Leadership Committee for young adults with type 1 diabetes for the Central CT and Western MA JDRF chapter. Bill is also on the Board of Directors for the Central CT and Western MA JDRF chapter.
When Bill isn't enjoying is passion of helping others with diabetes he has a successful sales career which he has been reward several National Sales Representative of the Year awards amoung many others.