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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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Jack Terschluse, a junior at Washington University in St. Louis, founded Penpals United in 2011. Penpals United, a 501(c)(3) organization, provides online support groups and pen-pal opportunities to more than 250 kids and teens with type one diabetes in India, Rwanda, Uganda and Mexico. The organization continues to grow. A 2012 Coca-Cola Scholar, Jack currently studies pre-law, participates actively in his local JDRF chapter and had the honor to serve as delegate to JDRF's 2011 Children's Congress. Jack also holds a leadership position in his fraternity, Alpha Delta Phi. He was diagnosed with type one diabetes in 2005 and currently wears an insulin pump and a continuous glucose monitor.
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'Rents - DSMA Live: Parents Talk Alexis Newell 9:00 PM Eastern 1/21/13 Alexis Newell is a mother of two boys Justice age 10 (type 1 and a JDRF youth ambassador), and Synsyre age 7, and wife to Terrence. Although her advocacy... more

Founder, Ethan Lewis was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 12. Like all people with diabetes, Ethan has always struggled to manage his blood sugars and is always on the look out for new solutions. With a lack of... more

DSMA en Vivo con Co-anfitrión Christina "Kiki" Rodríguez y Beatriz "Bea" Domínguez.

DSMA Live with special guest Jonny White, co-hosts Scott K. Johnson, George Simmons and Cherise Shockley, Founder of DSMA.

DSMA Live: Parents Talk Chris Angel 9:00 pm 1/7/13 Christopher is the Founder and CEO of GlucoLift All-Natural Glucose Tablets. On the show, he shared with us his diagnosis (and misdiagnosis) story. He explained how he got started... more

DSMA Live with special guest Riva Greenberg, co-hosts Scott K. Johnson, George Simmons and Cherise Shockley. Riva is a columnist with the Huffington Post, an advisor to Roche and CanAm Care, Advisory Member of... more

Join the co-hosts of DSMA Live as they reflect on past episodes, guest, diabetes technology and every day living with diabetes during 2012.

Bennet is the father of four, two of which are type 1 insulin dependent diabetic teens. He has been an active member of the diabetes online community forums since the first of the two children was diagnosed in 2003. He founded his blog... more

Únete a Cristina y Bea en una discusión sobre cómo vivir con diabetes durante las vacaciones. No deje que la diabetes le impida disfrutar de la temporada navideña.

DSMA Live 'Rents: Scott Benner 12/17/12 9:00 PM eastern Scott has been a stay-at-home dad since Cole (their first) was born in the early part of 2000. He began to write about being the parent of a child with type I diabetes in the... more