Episode 21: #dPodcastWeek

In this episode Corinna Cornejo speaks with Mike Hoskins about the upcoming #dPodcastWeek. Mike is the associate editor of Diabetes Mine and lives with Type 1. He’s written about the resurgence of podcasting in the DOC

Conceived by Stacey Simms, #dPodcastWeek will take place during the week of February 1, 2016. Diabetes podcasters will team up and spread the word about the Spare a Rose, Save a Child campaign. Spare a Rose asks people to buy one less rose for Valentine’s Day and make a donation to the International Diabetes Federation’s Life for a Child program which provides insulin and supplies to children living with diabetes in the developing world.

If you are a diabetes podcaster who would like to participate in #dPodcastWeek send a message to DPodcastWeek@gmail.com. The deadline is Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

If you are a listener wanting to find out which diabetes podcasts are participating, keep an eye on #DPodcastWeek and look for announcements at Stacey Simms’ blog.

Everybody Talks Diabetes Podcast Corinna Cornejo


Episode 6: Online Peer Support

Corinna and Mike talk this week about online peer support for people with diabetes including the emerging DOC article from Baylor University, Elena Sainz’s dissertation based on members of EsTuDiabetes.org and we play an interview we did with Michelle Litchman about her dissertation on the topic.

This week we also talk about a document that can help people get started online. Download it here: http://diabeteshandsfoundation.org/doccolor/

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TuDiabetes Live Interview: Michelle Litchman – Peer Health in the Diabetes Online Community

Join us as we interview Michelle Litchman, PhD, FNP-BC and board certified Family Nurse Practitioner about the research she has done about the diabetes online community.
About Michelle: Michelle Litchman, PhD, FNP-BC is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in diabetes care at Wasatch Internal Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has a unique practice in which she sees patients 1) in the clinic for one-on-one and group visits; and 2) in the home for older adults and mentally ill individuals who have difficulty getting to the clinic. She is an advocate for diabetes related technology and peer support for chronic disease management. Through her PhD studies at the University of Utah Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, she researched the role of the Diabetes Online Community among individuals with diabetes. She is a co-founder of the Diabetes Mixer, a social networking event for young adults with type 1 diabetes and founded the Fakebetes Challenge in which healthcare poviders were paired with individuals with diabetes to better understand the experience of living with diabetes.

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TuDiabetes Live Interview Scott Johnson; writer, diabetes consultant, blogger and more!


Scott K. Johnson was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in April of 1980. He has been writing about his struggles and successes with diabetes since late 2004. Currently blogging at Scott’s Diabetes (scottsdiabetes.com), working as the Communications Lead, USA for mySugr, and contributing to many other diabetes related projects, Scott stays busy connecting with others living with diabetes. Scott works full time as a freelance writer and diabetes consultant, and says, “I’m your average guy living with type 1 diabetes. I don’t have it all figured out, and sharing my struggles with diabetes helps by showing people that it is okay to still be trying to get it right, even after nearly 35 years.” Scott lives with his family near the Minneapolis, MN area.

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TuDiabetes Live Interview with Deborah Greenwood


This Live Interview has been sponsored by OmniPod – The world’s first tubing-free insulin pump.

Deborah is a Nursing Science and Healthcare Leadership PhD Candidate at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, Sacramento, California. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in nursing and from Boston College with a master’s degree in curriculum development and instruction. Deborah started her diabetes career at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Massachusetts working as a Certified Diabetes Educator. She is currently employed as the ADA/AADE Program Coordinator of Sutter Health Integrated Diabetes Education Network (SHIDEN), and Clinical Nurse Specialist at Sutter Medical Foundation in Sacramento, CA. Deborah has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and was recently elected President-elect of AADE and will begin her 3 year term in 2014 assuming the role of President in 2015.

Deborah’s research interests involve the use of Health Information Technology to increase access to and improve the quality of diabetes education. Her dissertation research evaluates the feasibility and impact of a telehealth remote monitoring intervention on A1C in persons with type 2 diabetes, utilizing paired SMBG testing. She is also very interested in the emerging concept of the e-Patient and how diabetes educators can collaborate with the Diabetes Online Community (DOC).

Deborah currently serves on the editorial board of Diabetes Spectrum magazine and has been a past guest editor of Diabetes Health Professional. She has served on the California Diabetes Educators Tobacco and Diabetes Taskforce, the Diabetes Coalition of California, the World Diabetes Day committee through the Sacramento American Diabetes Association. She is also a member of the American Telemedicine Association, the Health Information and Management Systems Society and the American Medical Informatics Association. She is a Jonas Scholar, Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence and recently received the Leadership, Education and Policy (LEAP) Fellowship from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

Deborah is a certified diabetes educator and a clinical nurse specialist, Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management. She is also a Fellow of AADE.

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