TuDiabetes Talks Episode 9 – Overcoming Destructive Anger

This week Cynthia gets ANGRY and talks with Dr. Bernard Golden about his book: Overcoming Destructive Anger – Strategies That Work.

We also chat about some exciting forum topics and give away prizes. Join us LIVE each Wednesday at 5pm Pacific at TuDiabetes.org/Live

TuDiabetes Talks Episode 8 – Diabetes Artist Justus Harris

This week Cynthia talks to artist Justus Harris about his diabetes-related art and the intersection between creative expression and living with a chronic condition.

Join us each week for a LIVE TuDiabetes Talks Episode on Wednesdays at 5pm Pacific. TuDiabetes.org/Live

You can also view the archived episodes on TuDiabetes.org/video and search “TuDiabetes Talks” in iTunes for the audio podcast.

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TuDiabetes Talks Episode 4 – Film Writer Neil Fleming on “Banting and Best” Diabetes Film Project

Neil Fleming is a British writer of stage plays, movies, TV, poetry, and fiction, and a theatre translator from German and French.
The author of Wild Justice, The Consultant, Musik, and Sphinx, he is a former journalist and publishing executive. He is principal writer, general manager, and a company director of Hydrocracker Theatre Company, which he co-founded in 2003.

His 2011 play The Consultant ran to sell-out audiences for two month’s at London’s Theatre503. In 2005, Neil’s Musik, an adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s 1905 play of the same name, appeared for three months at the Arcola Theatre London, after a first run at Plymouth Theatre Royal in 2000. The play was published by Oberon Books in 2005.

He is currently working on a series of new plays on the theme of revenge, Wild Justice, the first in the series, premiered at the Brighton Festival in 2014, where it won an Argus Angel Award.

Neil’s script for a feature film, Unspeakably Wonderful, about the 1921 discovery of insulin, is under option in 2016 to UK film company Angry Man Pictures.

He is currently contracted to write a six-part television series, provisionally entitled A Barren Land, for UK film and TV company Clownfish Films. He is also writing a young adults’ science fiction novel, Connie, and an espionage feature film set in the 1970s, Cold Fire.

He won the 2005 Kent & Sussex International Poetry prize and was shortlisted for the 2008 Bridport Prize. His poetry has been published in leading UK poetry magazine The Rialto.

Neil has also made a number of translations of contemporary German plays, most recently Do Not Pass Go, from Ulrike Syha’s Herr Schuster Kauft Eine Strasse, originally commissioned and performed in 2010 by the German National Theatre in Mannheim. Neil’s translation was performed as a reading in February 2015 by Voyager Theater in New York, and appeared in the October 2014 issue of US translation journal Asymptote.

His translation Fish Soup, of German playwright Paul Brodowsky’s play Stadt Land Fisch was performed in August 2005 as part of the international Tampere Theatre Festival in Tampere, Finland. and again in 2007 at New York ‘s HotINK festival in January 2007, alongside Superheroes, Neil’s translation of Austrian playwright Ewald Palmetshofer’s Helden. Digging, translated from Austrian playwright Christian Winkler’s Graben, was performed at the 2010 HotINK festival.

A journalist for 17 years before turning to creative writing, Neil worked in East Africa, South Africa, the Middle East and Britain, reporting on wars, famines, wildlife, politics, business, and the international energy industry. In 1995, he was awarded the International Association of Energy Economist’s prize for energy journalism. From 1997-2002 he was global editorial vice-president of McGraw-Hill energy information business Platts.

He holds a First Class Honours degree in Modern and Medieval Languages from Trinity College, Cambridge; and spent a post-graduate year studying Theatre History at the University of Vienna as a post-graduate.

Married, with three children, he lives in Suffolk in the UK.



#MasterLab 2016 – Don’t Forget About You: Taking Care of Yourself While Advocating for Others

Dr. Mark Heyman is a diabetes psychologist, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Founder and Director of the Center for Diabetes and Mental Health.

Mark believes that addressing psychological health is a critical, and oftentimes missing piece of the diabetes management puzzle. ow as a psychologist and Certified Diabetes Educator, Mark is committed to tackling these complex issues by providing education and evidence-based clinical treatment to people with diabetes, cutting-edge training to health care providers, and innovative program development and strategic consulting services to the diabetes business community.

Mark received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University and completed his psychology internship at the UCSD School of Medicine. He is a voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSD Department of Psychiatry. Mark has been living with type 1 diabetes since 1999.
MasterLab 2016 took place on July 6th in Orlando, Florida. We had a packed house. There were over 115 advocates from more than 28 states and 8 countries.

Find out more about this event, and download the activity workbook at: DiabetesAdvocates.org/MasterLab2016

#MasterLab 2016 – AADE and the Diabetes Advocates

Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM has been a dietitian and diabetes educator for nearly forty years. She currently operates a consulting practice, Hope Warshaw Associates, LLC, in Northern Virginia.

Her work today spans from corporate consulting to freelance writing and individual diabetes education and pump training. Hope has authored numerous consumer focused books published by American Diabetes Association including Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy and Eat Out Eat Well – The Guide to Eating Healthy in Any Restaurant. She’s the contributing editor for Diabetic Living magazine and writes the Nutrition Q&A column in The Washington Post.

Warshaw was an early adopter of social media and through this vehicle she’s been engaging with the Diabetes Online Community since 2010. She’s been an avid promoter of its value to people with diabetes and healthcare providers in the ensuing years. During 2016 Warshaw is serving as President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
Kurt Anderson is the Director of Federal and State Advocacy at AADE. He has close to 20 years of experience in legislative and government affairs.

Before working at AADE, Kurt was assistant legislative chief of staff for former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. Working for Governor Quinn, Kurt played a key role in Illinois’ implementation of the Affordable Care Act. He also guided and managed highly effective lobbying programs for the Department of Human Services, Department of Health Care and Family Services, Depart of Again, Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Insurance and Department of Public Health, and the Health Facilities and Services Review Board, among other agencies.

Kurt also served as the director of intergovernmental affairs with the Service Employees International Union, Illinois Council. There he created and administered the union’s grass-roots oriented legislative and PAC program, directed lobbying assignments and trained local members on the legislative and political process. He also co-created and guided the long-term legislative agenda and briefed leaders on all pending initiatives.
MasterLab 2016 took place on July 6th in Orlando, Florida. We had a packed house. There were over 115 advocates from more than 28 states and 8 countries.

Find out more about this event, and download the activity workbook at: DiabetesAdvocates.org/MasterLab2016