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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 Weight Loss Journeys & Diabetes with musical inspiration from Jennifer Hudson in honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month. We've watched Jennifer Hudson soar to stardom as her powerhouse pipes have taken her from American Idol back in 2004 to coveted roles in film, theater and TV, including as a judge on The Voice. Throughout that journey, the singer has also had another major life change: She went from a size 16 to a size 6, dropping 80 pounds. The star followed poor dieting practices and finally chose to approach her weight loss in a healthy way after giving birth to her son, David. While studies show most people who drop significant pounds regain the weight they lose, Jennifer Hudson has managed to keep her svelte figure for the past nine years. "I'm very careful and cautious of what I'm eating, so I just try to pace those meals throughout the day,? said Jennifer Hudson. Jennifer Hudson supports the Barbara Davis Center (BDC). BDC's mission is to provide state-of the-art care to children and adults with type 1 diabetes and to teach patients how to prevent or delay complications. Their research is devoted to finding prevention, cure, and most effective treatment of diabetes and associated disorders. Guests include Vanessa Hunter, Dr. Wendy Rapaport PsyD, Dr. Stewart Harris, Patricia Addie-Gentle RN, CDE, and Autumn Reed. Throughout this podcast we will be featuring music from Jennifer Hudson's self-titled album, 'Jennifer Hudson' courtesy of SONY Music. Diabetes Late Nite is a fast-paced, full-filled hour of diabetes education and wellness advice that encourages listeners to ?laugh a little, learn a lot."
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We're talking about diabetes hot topics on Diabetes Late Nite with music from today's biggest superstars courtesy of SONY Music. This month, we're spotlighting music from Destiny's Child. It's the 20th Anniversary of their second... more

Enjoy Divabetic's 6th Annual Diabetes Mystery Podcast, Gingerbread Men Prefer Blondes. The mystery is set in the fictitiously decadent world-renowned Gingerbread Men Cookie Baking Competition in New York's Central Park Zoo.... more

We're talking about ‘Diabetes, Sleep & Mental Health Issues' on Diabetes Late Nite with musical inspiration from the iconic Phyllis Hyman. Phyllis Hyman was a sensational singer-songwriter and actress. Deep-voiced and statuesque,... more

Join us for Divabetic's 9th Year Anniversary Diabetes Late Nite Podcasting Celebration with musical inspiration from P!nk. P!nk's new album, Hurts 2B Human features the singer teaming up with Chris Stapleton, Khalid and more on... more

We're talking about 'Diabetes & Pride' on June's Diabetes Late Nite podcast with musical inspiration from Ricky Martin. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Stonewall Uprising (June 29, 1969). It is widely considered to be the single most... more

We're talking about 'hush hush' topics in diabetes wellness such as intimacy issues, fears and food phobias with musical inspiration from H.E.R. courtesy of SONY Music. H.E.R. chooses to keep her true identity a secret but that's... more

Tonight we're celebrating the music legacy of Luther Vandross and raising awareness for diabetes health-related complications (such as stroke) on this podcast. In the years since Luther's passing, one constant has remained to... more

We're talking about 'HEART HEALTH & DIABETES' with musical inspiration from the rock band "Heart". Adults with diabetes are two to four times more likely to die from heart disease than adults without diabetes. People with insulin... more

We're talking about Self-Acceptance & Diabetes with musical inspiration from Dolly Parton. "Netflix's Dumpin' film has an emotionally impactful message of self-acceptance, wrapped in a charming coming-of-age story & steeped in Dolly... more
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