TuDiabetes Live Interview with Marina Tsaplina, clown and puppeteer with diabetes

Marina is the founder and catalyst of The Betes. She has lived with type 1 diabetes since she was 2 years old. When she was little she wanted to be an artist, a dancer, a teacher and a diabetes doctor. The Betes is her doing precisely that, with a twist: directing the power of theater in service to one of the greatest health crises of our time.

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TuDiabetes Live Interview with Andrew Deutscher, D-parent and author of Typecast

Andrew Deutscher is the author of Typecast: Amazing People Overcoming the Chronic Disease of Type 1Diabetes, an inspiring book he wrote after his two-year-old son was diagnosed with the disease. Andrew is an active volunteer with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Diabetes Association.

He is the Vice President of Business Development at The Energy Project, a company that guides organizations to optimize the productivity of their teams through the science of high performance.

A charismatic and energetic speaker, Andrew has delivered keynote addresses and lead workshops for companies worldwide, including Coca Cola, Apple, Genentech, PWC, Lego, GE Healthcare, American Express, and many others. Andrew has served as a speaker and moderator at events for the New York State Broadcasters Association and the National Association of Broadcasters. He has been a regular guest lecturer at the University of Georgia MBA program, and has also lectured at Cornell, NYU, and Syracuse.

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Live dance class with Fik Shun and Janette Manrara, of So You Think You Can Dance and T2 Dance Crew

July 26th is National Dance Day in the US, and we’re preparing for it with a LIVE dance class on the TuDiabetes home page, featuring famous dancers Fik Shun and Janette Manrara, from the TV show So You Think You Can Dance!

We’ll meet these two incredibly accomplished dancers and learn a short and simple choreography to get us moving! Don’t miss it.

This is a collaboration with the program T2 Dance Crew, a national education and wellness program launched by Janssen Pharmaceuticals together with famed dancer, choreographer, and actress Debbie Allen and the television show So You Think You Can Dance. This program aims to help millions of people with type 2 diabetes tap into the natural joy of dance and add movement to their comprehensive diabetes management approach.

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TuDiabetes Live Interview with Dr. Denise Faustman, Director of Immunobiology

Denise L. Faustman, MD, PhD, Director of Immunobiology, Massachusetts General Hospital & Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Denise Faustman, MD, PhD, is Director of the Immunobiology Laboratory at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is currently leading a human clinical trial program to test the efficacy of the BCG vaccine as a treatment to reverse long-term type 1 diabetes. They are currently preparing to enroll patients in a Phase II study. Dr. Faustman’s research has been highlighted in publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Scientific American. She earned her MD and PhD from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and completed her internship, residency, and fellowships in internal medicine and endocrinology at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Diabetes Advocates #MasterLab 2014 – @AskManny Wrap up and calls to action

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Wrap up and calls to action — Manny Hernandez (DHF)

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab took place on July 2, 2014 in Orlando, Florida as part of the Children With Diabetes Friends For Life Conference.

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab is about building a sense of what is possible. It’s a chance to learn from veteran advocates for other health issues. The MasterLab is about creating a formula for successful diabetes advocacy in the future.

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Diabetes Advocates #MasterLab 2014 – @davidstrasberg Making a successful ask, Role Plays

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Making a successful ask, Role Plays — David Lee Strasberg

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab took place on July 2, 2014 in Orlando, Florida as part of the Children With Diabetes Friends For Life Conference.

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab is about building a sense of what is possible. It’s a chance to learn from veteran advocates for other health issues. The MasterLab is about creating a formula for successful diabetes advocacy in the future.

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Diabetes Advocates #MasterLab 2014 – Understanding Diabetes – Kelly Close, Adam Brown @diatribenews

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Understanding Diabetes: Knowledge & Solutions – Kelly Close, Adam Brown (Close Concerns, diaTribe)

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab took place on July 2, 2014 in Orlando, Florida as part of the Children With Diabetes Friends For Life Conference.

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab is about building a sense of what is possible. It’s a chance to learn from veteran advocates for other health issues. The MasterLab is about creating a formula for successful diabetes advocacy in the future.

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Diabetes Advocates #MasterLab 2014 – How #diabetes can do it too: a roadmap for diabetes advocacy

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Manny Hernandez and Bennet Dunalp – How diabetes can do it too: a roadmap for diabetes advocacy

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab took place on July 2, 2014 in Orlando, Florida as part of the Children With Diabetes Friends For Life Conference.

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab is about building a sense of what is possible. It’s a chance to learn from veteran advocates for other health issues. The MasterLab is about creating a formula for successful diabetes advocacy in the future.

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Diabetes Advocates #MasterLab 2014 – @ManganielloHCM What has been accomplished by other patients

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What has been accomplished by other patients (and how) – Michael Mangianello (HIV/AIDS activist,HCM Strategists)

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab took place on July 2, 2014 in Orlando, Florida as part of the Children With Diabetes Friends For Life Conference.

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab is about building a sense of what is possible. It’s a chance to learn from veteran advocates for other health issues. The MasterLab is about creating a formula for successful diabetes advocacy in the future.

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Diabetes Advocates #MasterLab 2014 – Roundtable: "What I wish patient advocacy looked like"

http://diabetesadvocates.org/masterlab/
This panel consisted of
Mike Swearingen (Moderator)
Panel: Christel Aprigliano (PWD),
Andy Balo (Dexcom),
Bruce Taylor (Roche),
John Agos (Sanofi),
Melissa Schooley (Medtronic),
Stayce Beck (FDA)

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab took place on July 2, 2014 in Orlando, Florida as part of the Children With Diabetes Friends For Life Conference.

The Diabetes Advocates MasterLab is about building a sense of what is possible. It’s a chance to learn from veteran advocates for other health issues. The MasterLab is about creating a formula for successful diabetes advocacy in the future.

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TuDiabetes Live Interview Ginger Vieira: Dealing with Diabetes Burnout

Dealing with Diabetes Burnout: How to Recharge and Get Back on Track When You Feel Frustrated and Overwhelmed Living with Diabetes is an inspiring and empowering guide to managing the daily work and pressure of diabetes management – guilt and shame for imperfect habits, stressful daily decisions around food, the constant pricking of your fingers, technology frustrations, teaching friends and family how to be supportive, and more – that can lead to burnout. Vieira provides the tools and encouragement needed to help readers get back on track and make diabetes management a rewarding priority. Chapters directly address burnout in relation to: food, exercise, insulin dosing, blood sugar checking, fear of low blood sugar, being a caregiver/spouse of a person with diabetes, communicating more effectively with your doctor, taking a healthy “vacation” from diabetes, and creating realistic expectations and goals.

Author of Your Diabetes Science Experiment and Emotional Eating with Diabetes, Ginger Vieira has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999. Today, she is an avid freelance writer and motivational speaker with a background as a certified cognitive coach, personal trainer, and Ashtanga yoga instructor specializing in coaching people with diabetes. She creates diabetes video blogs at her YouTube Channel and produces regular freelance content for various diabetes websites including DiabetesDaily.com and ASweetLife.org. In 2009 and 2010, Ginger set 15 records in drug-tested powerlifting with her best lifts including a 308 lb deadlift, 190 lb. bench press, and a 265 lb. squat. Today, she lives in Vermont with three dogs and her fella.

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TuDiabetes Chat with Joe Solowiejczyk RN, MSW, CDE

Joe Solowiejczyk is a healthcare professional who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for 52 years. He is President and founder of A Mile in My Shoes, a company that publishes books & produces videos on patient self-management and psychological coping as well as providing counseling and training to patients, families and health care professionals.

Having worked in the filed of diabetes for over 35 years, Joe’s work focuses on translating his personal & professional experiences into unique patient care programs. As a nurse, diabetes educator and family therapist, he specializes in assessing how family dynamics impact the management of diabetes and designs interventions that result in more effective coping and optimal metabolic control.

Joe works extensively with both patients and professionals on the Family-Approach to Diabetes Management. He works with pediatric patients and their families in hospital clinics and private physicians’ offices, and conducts workshops nationally and abroad for parents to help them cope with their child’s diagnosis and daily challenge of living with diabetes. He designs educational and counseling programs for both children and adults with diabetes, as well as seminars for health care professionals on integrating family therapy into clinical practice.

Joe’s new e-book “A Type 1 Diabetes Guide to the Universe” comes online in April, 2014!

A Type 1 Diabetes Guide to the Universe is a new and unique e-book diabetes management manual by Joe Solowiejczyk RN MSW CDE which integrates the psychological and family dynamics aspects of coping & living with diabetes into the core of medically managing it on a daily basis. The emphasis here is on helping you and your family learn how to manage diabetes as independently as possible!

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