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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).

On-Demand Episodes

Hannah McDonald is the author of the geekiest diabetes blog anywhere, Dorkabetic. Advocate. Poet. Social media enthusiast. Office support. Writer of all kinds of things. Bragging rights BA in Communications, 2nd Most Emo Poet in... more

Mike Lawson is a self-proclaimed social media junkie, and a doctor-proclaimed Type 1 Diabetic. Since his Type 1 diagnosis, Mike has used social media to find and give emotional support to others that are living with diabetes. Mike... more

DSMA en Vivo con Mila Ferrer, Christina Rodriguez, Beatriz Dominguez

Doug Masiuk is a long-distance runner and the first type-1 diabetic to run across the US. He is a recognized spokesperson for diabetics and advocate for a healthier lifestyles worldwide. Diagnosed at age 3, Doug has never accepted... more

FRANCINE R. KAUFMAN, M.D. Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Medtronic Diabetes Francine Ratner Kaufman, M.D. has had a 30 year distinguished career in diabetes care, research and advocacy. In 2009, she... more

DSMA Live will be a featured guest at DiabetesSisters Weekend for Women Conference in San Francisco, California.

Christopher Snider is no stranger to the diabetes online community (DOC) and podcasting. He has created a name for himself in other communities and patient centered conferences. We are looking forward to spending an hour with Chris... more

DSMA en Vivo con Mila Ferrer, Christina Rodriguez, Beatriz Dominguez

Mike Sevilla, MD is a community based Family Physician in Salem, Ohio. He has been a national speaker on the topics of social media and Family Medicine and has the website "DrMikeSevilla.com." He has also been interviewed on the... more

'Rents with Tina Ghosn From her recent Blog Post: The Green Bracelet Post We now officially have 3 kids and all 3 kids have Type1 diabetes. I don't know why. People will ask lots of questions that I don't know the answers to. They already... more