Mila Ferrer

Writer, Consultant, and Social Media Manager in Orlando, Florida

Mila started to blog about type 1 diabetes on July 2011, five years after Jaime, her youngest son, was diagnosed with type 1 at the age of three. She lives every single day advocating for more and better education about diabetes, not only for the people affected by this condition and their family but for the general population.

Through her blog Jaime, mi dulce she shares her experiences and provides peer-to-peer support for our Latino community. Mila is a well-known advocate for educating Latino parents who have children with diabetes through her renowned blog, active social media presence, and participation in health conferences. Mila has been a Huffington Post (Spanish) blogger since 2015.

She has been recognized as “Diabetes Leaders” by the IDF(International Diabetes Federation), and as a Top Latina Influential Blogger, by LATISM, as Community Champion by , as Hispanics making a positive impact by CNN en Español, and Women of the Year by Ford Motor Company. She is a Board Member for T1-Today, Transitions Diversity Advisory Board and it's a past Board Member of the American Diabetes Association Miami chapter.

Mila is the Director of Communities and Social Media for Diabetes Hands Foundation the largest patient organization in the diabetes sector, and also runs a Consulting company in the diabetes industry whose mission is to find innovative ways to raise awareness among Hispanics about better ways to stay healthy.#Dtipo1 #Diabetes #LatinoHealth #Jaimemidulceguerrero #diabetesESP