TuDiabetes Talks: Mindfulness and Siren Care Socks! Episode 22

This week we have a MasterChat from Elisa Brier Cruz PhD. She talks to us about mindfulness and diabetes care.

Then we talk to Ran Ma and Veronica Tran about their really cool socks developed at Siren Care. Take a look and check them out at Siren.Care and use the offer code ILoveTuDiabetes for $20 off!

TuDiabetes Talks: Surviving Hospitalization with Diabetes

This week we get the chance to play the MasterChat we lost last week. The topic is SURVIVING HOSPITALIZATION WITH DIABETES. It’s a topic that nobody wants to need, but you’ll be glad that you planned ahead if you do need it.

Mike Lawson and Cynthia Rogers also chat about their Thanksgiving plans and discuss their opinions on Sugar-Free and Low-Carb foods.

TuDiabetes Talks: Omnipod Challenge – Episode 20

We run into some technical problems and lose our guest Jacqueline. We will work on bringing her back for a second try.

Instead Mike & Cynthia talk about Diabetes Hands Foundation staff taking the Omnipod Challenge!

TuDiabetes Talks: Holiday Meal Planning! – Episode 18

This week we host another great speaker for our MasterChat series. We talk about holiday meals and tips on how to survive the holidays as people with diabetes.

We also play an old video from Mike Lawson on the same topic, with a humorous spin.

Remember to join us each week for a LIVE stream of TuDiabetes Talks and interact with the chat room at: TuDiabetes.org/Talks – Wednesdays at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern.

TuDiabetes Talks: Diversity – Episode 17

After Cynthia talks about what’s been happening in the TuDiabetes forum, we have a great discussion with Alexis Newell, Chelcie Rice and Mike Lawson about race, diversity and the diabetes online community.

During the talk we discuss a few different URLs. Here they are:

* The A Sweet Life article – http://asweetlife.org/feature/diabetes-doesnt-discriminate-neither-should-you/
* DOColors Tumblr: http://docolors.org
* DOColors Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/docolors
* DOColors Twitter page: http://www.twitter.com/docolors

TuDiabetes Talks Episode 16 – Navigating Adolescence and Puberty

This week we have the pleasure of speaking with Trish Comrie-Scheer, RD, CD-N, CDE from Teacher’s College, Columbia University. We talk about navigating adolescence and puberty with young people with diabetes.

We also talk about the College Diabetes Network and feature a few of their students from chapters all across the country.

As part of a course requirement, students present ‘Master Chats’ on a variety of diabetes-related health topics. They will be featured this October and November on TuDiabetes Talks

All of the topics this year have been generated based on TuDiabetes community member feedback!

TuDiabetes Talks Episode 15 – #BigBlueTest with Mike Lawson


Join the movement! This week we talk with Mike Lawson, the Senior Director of Programs and Marketing for Diabetes Hands Foundation about the #BigBlueTest. We get into it all. We start with Mike’s background and then we talk about diabetes, physical activity, and more!

TuDiabetes Talks Episode 13 – Jane Dickinson talks about the MasterChat and the Online Graduate Program in Diabetes Education and Management at Teachers College Columbia University

Join us for another episode of TuDiabetes Talks – this week we discuss the MasterChat series with Jane K. Dickinson. We also get into the Online Graduate Program in Diabetes Education and Management at Teachers College Columbia University. Read more at: www.tc.columbia.edu/diabetes

Join us each week and find all our episodes at: TuDiabetes.org/Talks

Jane K. Dickinson is a nurse and certified diabetes educator. She has been living with type 1 diabetes since 1975 and helping others live well with diabetes since 1995. Jane is the Program Director for the Master of Science in Diabetes Education and Management Program at Teachers College Columbia University. She has been with Teachers College since they launched the program in 2011. Jane also provides diabetes education in Northwest Colorado, and consults for various diabetes-related organizations and projects. Jane lives in Colorado with her husband and two teen-age kids. She loves to walk, hike, and snowshoe, and in her spare time she blogs at www.janekdickinson.com.


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