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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

'Rents talks 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. Scott with present the results of past as well as current clinical studies with this dual hormone system. He will also share the plans for the final pivitol studies and submission to the FDA.
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On-Demand Episodes

DSMA en Vivo! con Los co-anfitriones Bea y Christina con el invitado especial LizMari. Lizmari blogs acerca de su vida con diabetes tipo 2 y más en http://theangrytype2diabetic.blogspot.com.

'Rents talks with driver Ryan Reed as he gets ready to bring Drive to Stop Diabetes to the the NASCAR Natiowide Series in his first race with Roush Fenway Racing. Win a Fiesta. Drive to Stop Diabetes Sweetstakes.

DSMA Live with Niya (daughter of Cherise), Scott K. Johnson, George Simmons and Cherise Shockley (Founder of Diabetes Social Media Advocacy)

DSMA Live with Will "Lee" Dubois and co-host Scott K. Johnson, George Simmons and Cherise Shockley About Will William ?Lee? Dubois is a diabetes columnist and the author of four books about diabetes that have collectively won... more

DSMA Live 'Rents: talks with Debbe Bach, a.k.a. Kerri Sparling's mom about diabetes care, being the mom of an adult with type 1 and the emotions of parenting.

DSMA Live with Peter Smith, Customer Champion at Ginger.io. ******* Peter works with providers, researchers, and participants to drive customer success at Ginger.io. Previously, he was the Director of Clients Services at Savored, a... more

DSMA en Vivo!

Tune in to DSMA Live with Christina Roth, CEO and Founder of the College Diabetes Network (CDN) to learn about their programs, and how CDN hopes to make your child's life a little easier by making sure they receive the help,... more

'Rents talks with UberGeek and Mom of Bean about Learning, Living and Hoping. Denise, aka Mom of Bean, and Ubergeek, entered the world of type 1 diabetes when their daughter, Bean, was diagnosed in June of 2010. It's been a... more

Alanna is a communications professional by trade, specializing in public relations and social media use. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1990 and is still going strong. She blogs about diabetes at Life on T1. Alanna on her blog, ?I... more