William Sansum Diabetes Center’s Diabetes Educator Mary Conneely receives the Intergenerational Effort of the Year award from the Area Agency on Aging. A thirty year journey of educating, impacting and inspiring has brought Mary Conneely to where she is today. She's not just a diabetes educator, but like family to those struggling with diabetes. “To be an educator you can teach, but it is required to have this heart to be able to do that,” says Conneely.
And heart she has and shares with the community. Conneely’s role at the William Sansum Diabetes Center involves outreach and education to the uninsured with diabetes. Originally from Bolivia, Conneely began as an educator more than thirty years ago. She organized women in Bolivia, taught them through literacy programs and trained the leaders of the community. ... See MoreSee Less
William Sansum Diabetes Center honors Anne Smith Towbes by naming a Phalaenopsis orchid after her SANTA BARBARA, CALIF.—MARCH 2, 2016—The William Sansum Diabetes Center is excited to host its annual Gala Preview Party as part of the 71st Annual Santa Barbara Orchid Show on March 3, 2016, 5:30-8:00 PM, at Earl Warren Showgrounds, Santa Barbara, […]Read More »