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DivaTalkRadio is a service of Divabetic, a national health and wellness nonprofit, a forum for education, empowerment and encouragement for those living with, at risk of and affected by diabetes and a channel on a mission to glamorize good health. Hosted by the happiest health care "MC," Max “Mr. Divabetic” Szadek, DivaTalkRadio will change attitudes, boost spirits, encourage hope and motivate others to stay healthy with a feather boa, a smile and fabulous sense of style! DivaTalkRadio is the epicenter of the circle of care, a link between patients and their health care providers, a translator of clinical speak and a bridge between denial and acceptance, fear and confidence. Divabetic was inspired by the late music legend, Luther Vandross and created in 2005 by Max Szadek, who, as Vandross’ assistant of 14 years, witnessed his boss, mentor, and friend struggle in silence and solitude with the diabetes and its related complications. President Barak Obama, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter have acknowledged Divabetic for its dedication and determination on behalf of the diabetes community. Through education, support and a Glam More, Fear Less philosophy, Divabetic encourages a predominately-female entourage to become wellness and health ambassadors to their families and their communities. Visit Divabetic on the web: www.divabetic.org.

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We're talking about 'THE SWEETEST TABOO' aka 'SUGAR' with musical inspiration from Sade. Sugar is everywhere. But do we really understand the impact it has on our diabetes health? If asked to name sugary foods, you may think of sweets, chocolate, sodas, table sugar, and perhaps even fruit. But sugar also appears in savoury foods such as ready meals, soups, salads and sauces; as well as ‘healthy' foods such as breakfast cereals and yogurt. Furthermore, starches such as bread, pasta, rice and potatoes also convert to sugar in our bloodstream, having the same impact on our bodies. These ‘hidden sugars' can add a surprising amount to our daily intake. Guests include Patricia Addie-Gentle RN, CDE, Tameka Milline, Catherine Schuller AICI, CIP. Kathy Dolgin aka 'High Voltage', and Stephanie MacKendree. Throughout the podcast we will be featuring music from 'The Essential Sade' album courtesy of SONY Music.
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When the happy healthcare host, Mr. Divabetic heads to the Gotham City Ballet Company's box office to fix a mix up with his ‘Swan Lake' tickets he's faced with a even bigger problem – a MURDER! To make matters worse,... more

We're talking about feeling LIBERATED from the initial struggles, setbacks and obstacles in diabetes self-care with musical inspiration from Christina Aguilera. Do you treat setback as failures? Too many of us seem to forget this and try to... more

We're celebrating Divabetic's 8 Year Anniversary of Diabetes podcasting with musical inspiration from Patti Austin. Grammy Award-winning Singer Patti Austin is in constant demand globally for live performances, thanks to a legacy of... more

Tonight we're talking about having 'NO REGRETS' with musical inspiration from Edith Piaf. We all have regrets. It is part of human nature. However, hanging onto regrets takes up space and keeps us from enjoying the present moment. The... more

We're talking about ‘PRE-DIABETES, PCOS & REGAINING YOUR POWER' with musical inspiration from Angie Stone. Pre-diabetes means you have blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not high enough to... more

We're honored to celebrate Luther Vandross and his musical legacy as well as raise awareness for diabetes health-related complications (such as stroke) on our annual Luther Vandross Tribute podcast. From Thursday, May 10 to Sunday,... more

We're talking about different ways to ‘SPICE UP' your diabetes life with musical inspiration from the "Queen of Salsa?, Celia Cruz. Celia Cruz was one of the most accomplished singers of the 20th century. She was known for her... more

Tonight we're talking about spouses living with diabetes with musical inspiration from Country Music superstars, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill. Throughout this podcast we will be playing selected songs from Tim McGraw & Faith Hill's 'Rest Of Our... more

We're taking about MINDFULNESS with musical inspiration from Pink. Mindfulness is a technique adopted to becoming aware of moment-by-moment thoughts, emotions and physical sensations in a non-judgmental way. ... In the... more
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