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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 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: Parents Talk empower,connect, support people affected by diabetes. Monday (bi-weekly) at 9 PM EST: DSMA Live: Parents Talk Tuesday (bi-weekly) at 9 PM EST: DSMA en Vivo Thursday at 9 PM EST: DSMA Live DSMA Live: Parents ('Rents) Talk, DSMA en Vivo and DSMA Live is provided by Diabetes Community Advocacy Foundation (DCAF).

Upcoming Broadcasts

Katy Killilea, who writes at "Bigfoot Child Have Diabetes" joins us to talk about diabetes, LADA, TrialNet, celiac and more. Katy started writing the blog Bigfoot Child Have Diabetes from her son Briggs's hospital room the day he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2011. Since that day, her older son has become a test subject in a drug trial to prevent Type 1 diabetes, she has been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes herself, and her younger son has been diagnosed with celiac disease. The boys are now eleven and thirteen years old.
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On-Demand Episodes

Join Cherise, Scott and George as they discuss life with diabetes, diabulimia (ED-DMT1), advocacy and more with Asha Brown, Founder and President of www.wearediabetes.org. Asha is an advocate for healthy and happy living with... more

Amber was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes over twenty years ago. In 2011, she was diagnosed with gastroparesis. January 2014, she received a gastric neurostimlator from UCSF. October 2014, she received a feeding tube. Amber... more

Join Cherise, George, Scott and special guest Luisa Martinez for a special hour of DSMA Live. About Luisa Luisa Martinez is a 36 year old professional living with diabetes. Her journey began with a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and a complete... more

¿Cuáles son tus creencias sobre la diabetes tipo 2? Por favor comparte tu opinión a través del siguiente cuestionario: http://go.ncsu.edu/encuestadediabetes ¡Tu opinión cuenta! Las... more

Sandy Struss joins Lorraine and Bennet to share here experiences, some of the nuances of the Canadian health system and Spare A Rose. Diagnosed as a teen Sandy has brought diabetes along through her life's adventures. Including... more

Join George, Scott and Cherise as they discuss access to care, health literacy and benefits.

Join Cherise, George and Scott for an entertaining hour of jokes, laughs and hot button topics.

Join Cherise, George and Scott as they discuss diabetes goals, upcoming conferences and more.

Lorraine and Bennet look back on 'Rents in 2014 and share a few of our favorite things.