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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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Howard Look of Tidepool.org talks with DSMALive 'Rents about connecting our diabetes data and lives. What is Tidepool you ask? Solid question. They are an open source, not for profit, developer of diabetes software that reduces the burden of living with type 1 diabetes. From their site: Giving data a home and you the keys. Right now, we're living in the dark. Without constant, real-time, accessible information about what's happening inside our bodies—we're left guessing. But when the stakes are this high, guessing isn't good enough. We don't need averages, we need specifics. We need a way to connect the dots. Join us and find out how Tidepool connect dots. Howard Look is President, CEO and Founder of Tidepool. Previously, Howard was on the founder's team at TiVo where as VP of Software and User Experience he led the efforts that made TiVo as easy to use as it was disruptive. He was also VP of Software at Pixar, where he led the team developing Pixar's proprietary film-making system, and at Amazon where he ran a secret software project to develop devices that leverage cloud services. At Linden Lab, he led the team that delivered the open-sourced Second Life Viewer 2.0 project. Howard has a BS in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. His teenage daughter has T1D.
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On-Demand Episodes

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

DSMA Live with special guest Sean Busby, Co-host Scott K. Johnson, George Simmons and Cherise Shockley (Founder DCAF/DSMA) Riding On Insulin founder, Sean Busby, is a professional backcountry snowboarder with type 1... more

DSMA en Vivo con Christina Rodriguez y Beatriz Dominguez. El tema de esta noche son las complicaciones de la diabetes.

Cherise, Scott and George discuss life with diabetes, upcoming events, diabetes blog week and more.

Crystal Jackson of the American Diabetes Association joins us to chat about safe at school. Summer is the best time to get ready for the next school year. With a lille more time and a more relaxed pace getting plans in place for next year is... more

Scott, Cherise and George interviews Melissa Baland Lee. Melissa was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1990 at the age of 10. She is a wife, mother, diabetes advocate, writer, professional singer and voice instructor.

DSMA en Vivo!

Tonight Scott and George talk with Wil Dubois. Wil is a diabetes columnist and the author of four books about diabetes that have collectively won 16 national and international book awards. He pens the edgy Dear Abby-style advice column... more

Speical episode! The first time we will be in the same place doing the show! 'Rents Live from Indianapolis! 'Rents Quarterly "Co-Host" Show where Lorraine and Bennet chat with each other and anyone who happens jumpin. Expect a... more