On December 1st, 2012, Roche and DiaLeb organized a friendly and educative event for people with type 1 diabetes. The event took at the Crystal Conference Room of Le Royal Hotel, Dbayeh and was attended by close to 30 people affected by the disease. Mrs. Doris Chawi and Mr. Rudy Aoun briefly talked about Roche's work and its upcoming projects and events related to diabetes awareness. Dr. Jackie Maalouf, president of DiaLeb, gave an overview about DiaLeb's past events and future plans. She also shared her personal experience as a parent to a daughter with type 1 diabetes with the audience. Guest speaker, Dr. Joumana Kamar gave an interactive presentation about diabetes management and emphasized on carbohydrate counting and healthy eating habits. All attendees were treated to dinner at the Titanic Restaurant and Bar of Le Royale Hotel where all participants were able to meet, socialize and share expeiences.