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The Los Angeles California based Diabetes Prevention Source (DPS) (www.DPSHealth.com) is looking for a skilled and committed individual with the passion to help reverse the epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people. This person will work part-time to help us expand the type 2 diabetes components of the highly acclaimed Children with Diabetes (CWD) website.

CWD is a very successful website for children and youth with Type 1 (childhood) diabetes and their families. DPS is working with CWD to expand their website to meet the needs of (a) children and youth with type 2 diabetes (adult onset) and (b) children and youth with Type 1 diabetes at risk for becoming obese and getting type 2 diabetes later in life.

The ideal candidate will have:

  1. Personal and/or professional experience with obesity and type 2 diabetes, preferably in youth
  2. Experience with internet-based education and support approaches
  3. Strong interpersonal skills
  4. Excellent writing abilities
  5. Ability to relate to youth and parents
  6. Spanish speaking fluency

As part of your application please briefly describe (less than 1 page) why you think CWD is such a successful website and how it might be modified to create an effective type 2 diabetes presence.

Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experiences.

If you are interested, please submit your resume AND the one page report about CWD to HR@diabetespreventionsource.com.

Posted February 4, 2006



                 
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