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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).

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We have resceduled our talk with Scott K Scolnick, M.Ed. Scott has had type 1 diabetes for nearly 40 years. In his professional life, he has worn many different hats. He has his Masters in Counseling Psychology with a focus on marriage and family therapy. He worked in that area for 18 years. He has worked for two pump companies for over 12 years. During this time, he did talks around the country on dealing with the Emotional Impact of Diabetes. In 2013, Scott had the opportunity to be a subject in the Beacon Hill Study, in Boston, using the Bionic Pancreas. Most recently, he joined Boston University and is working in the College of Biomedical Engineering where is working with Ed Damiano and his team on the Bionic Pancreas. http://sites.bu.edu/bionicpancreas/
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On-Demand Episodes

Join Cherise, George and Scott for a conversation on test strip accuracy, bionic pancreas and more.

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DSMA Live catching up with George Simmons, Scott K. Johnson and Cherise Shockley.

"Taking the online offline" Social Media Meet-Up featuring DSMA Live (& Bennet from our 'Rents show!) coming to you live from Chicago! Featuring special guest, Bruce Taylor, from Roche Diabetes Care, who will chat with us about test strip... more

As the Manager for Glu Community Outreach at T1D Exchange, a T1D online community, Anna works to provide the type I community with continual resources and ongoing connectivity for people affected by type I diabetes. In 2009 she... more

Join Cherise, Scott and George for a conversation with Dr. Robert Ratner, Chief Scientific and Medical Officer for the American Diabetes Association on the Scientific Sessions in Chicago.

Co-founder and Head of Product Management at mySugr, Fredrik Debong is having fun and helping people with diabetes lead better lives. Fredrik works with an amazing team of people at mySugr to make diabetes information... more

Conversation with Dr. Jen Dyer ( Ped-Endocrinologist) and Dr. Kitchens (ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon) Dr. Jennifer Shine Dyer is a pediatric endocrinologist in private practice in Columbus Ohio, an accomplished... more

Mollie Busby serves as the Executive Director of ROI—an international nonprofit organization that serves to empower, activate and connect the global type 1 diabetes community through shared experience and action sports. For... more