DSMA January Blog Carnival: What’s next?

On January 26, 2012 by Cherise Shockley

What is the one thing you are looking forward to in 2012?  (diabetes related)

Personal:  Last year, my diabetes management wasn’t the best. I didn’t to take care of myself or my diabetes like I should have. I would forget to test first thing in the morning and eat things I know would cause self inflected wounds or high blood sugars.  I’m tired of being tired and making excuses. It’s time for me to do something and take action.  In 2012, I’m looking forward to working on myself and taking the steps I need towards owning my it.  I also plan on going back to college.

I’m also looking forward to all the new diabetes technology and diabetes meet-ups.  I highly recommend d-meet ups. Online interaction is amazing but meeting someone in person..wow!

 What DSMA is looking forward to in 2012…

-We are excited to announce Gary Scheiner MS, CDE author of “Think Like a Pancreas” and Dean of Type 1 University has joined our Advisory Board. Gary will serve as the Medical Advisor for DSMA.

 - We’ve teamed up with health and diabetes coach Ginger Vieira, an author (Your Diabetes Experiment) and competitive power lifter who lives with type 1. She will answer your questions on health and diabetes in a monthly Q&A session. If you have any questions for Coach G, you can email them to admin@diabetessocmed.com.

 -One on One-connecting connecting you with people you should know. Be on the look out.  We want to interview you!!! and you  do not have to have a blog.

 -DSMA Salutes: Recognition program for people who make a difference in the diabetes community

 -Webinars- informative presentations from DSMA participants, DOC experts and Health Care Professionals

 -DSMA Presents (Youtube Series)

 -World Diabetes Day Blue Friday Initiative:  We also purchased a separate website for Blue Fridays-  I will keep you all posted when it’s live.

We have a lot of things planned for 2012. We are extremely excited and cannot wait to share and have you be apart of it all.

“This post is my January entry in the DSMA Blog Carnival.  If you’d like to participate too, you can get all of the information at http://diabetessocmed.com/2012/january-dsma-blog-carnival/

Be Blessed


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