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Diabetes Social Media Advocacy Live


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The mission of DSMA (Diabetes Social Media Advocacy) is to promote social networking in all its forms (Facebook, twitter, YouTube, etc.) in order to educate and support all people affected by diabetes. The diabetes online community provides the opportunity to share and understand the challenges of physical, mental and emotional needs of this chronic condition. In an effort to share the mission of DSMA with the community, we decided to offer DSMA Live, DSMA en Vivo and DSMA Live: 'Rents to empower, connect, support people affected by diabetes. DSMA Live: 'Rents, DSMA en Vivo and DSMA Live are provided by Diabetes Community Advocacy Foundation (DCAF).

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Christopher Snider joins Bennet and myself to discuss My Diabetes Secret, a forum he created on Tumbler, inspired by this post from Kerri Sparling on her blog, Six Until Me. My Diabetes Secret, and the other communities like... more

DSMA Live: 'Rents has created it's first precorded show. We invite you to visit our website at www.diabetescaf.org to this link hear the full recording and reference all the links mentioned in the show. Our guest for this edition is my son,... more

Christel Marchand Aprigliano was diagnosed in 1983 with Type 1 diabetes and spent her early years wishing it would simply "go away." She now devotes her efforts to many diabetes advocacy and peer support initiatives as the CEO of... more

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Cherise, George and Scott discuss the past, present and future of DSMA Live.

Bennet and Lorraine discuss a recent article about The National Minority Quality Forum's finding regarding Medicare and Medicaid and DiabetesMine.com's post on do it yourself artificial pancreas'. Backrgound links: DIY AP... more

In this episode, Bennet and Lorraine share their opinions on incenting children to care for their diabetes. We touched upon this briefly in Episode 68 with Mike Hoskins, referring to this article on the topic, but we take this opportunity to... more

Are schools doing enough to keep students safe at school? We talk about a recent article published in The New York Times which has spurred on much discussion in various forums including this conversation at DHF's tuDiabetes.... more

Random conversations with Cherise, George and Scott about life with diabetes, technology and more.