Social Media + #Diabetes

Are you hopping on to social media for diabetes-related info/support and completely lost? Here’s a quick guide to get you started.

Diabetes Social Media Advocacy: They host weekly live chats on Twitter, a live radio show and it’s where Blue Fridays (where we all wear blue on Fridays to create diabetes awareness) was born!

Shawn Shepheard aka. Sugar Free Shawn has a book launching in February 2014 and is also the star of his own web tv series, the Sugar Free Shawn Show.

You Can Do This Project: “We are a grassroots video movement by and for people with diabetes: hope, validation, and encouragement through honest talk.”


Rich the Diabetic’s “Diabetes Hash tags“. Learn all the hash tags that are associated with diabetes.

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